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Commentary: Managing anxiety in the time of COVID-19

Commentary
By Neil S. Kaye, MD Anxiety is normal. It is the body’s way of protecting us, an alarm system that triggers when we sense danger.  Anxiety can have a host of symptoms: rapid or pounding heart, shortness of breath, sweaty palms, shakiness, impaired sleep, fear, a sense of doom, and impaired focus, attention and concentration.  […]

Delaware State News

Speak Out: Government, Delaware legislators

Commentary: Our government: Not a joke and not our enemy “The people that work for our federal, state, and local governments are not the “deep state” some claim, or faceless bureaucrats, or mindless paper-pushing regulators. They are our public servants, who work for us, often – as we now see so well – at the […]

Delaware State News

Letter to the Editor: Limit human interactions during seal season

Letters to the Editor
Responders from Marine Education, Research and Rehabilitation Institute, Inc., (MERR) were monitoring an approximately 2-month-old gray seal pup last week at Broadkill Beach. Although most residents and beachgoers were respectful of the seal and the information our volunteers were providing, one beach walker refused to abide by the 150′ distance. She also had a large […]

Delaware State News

Gross Misrepresentation

To the editor: I am utterly disgusted by the ensuing attempts of GOP functionaries to rewrite the history of the Trump Administration’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic in their disingenuous efforts to disclaim the Trump Administrations responsibility for and to…

Kent County News

FBI earned an F for FISA

While COVID-19 is taking up much of the news cycle, there are other things that must be attended to as well. This week’s report by the FBI Office of the Inspector General gives the FBI a zero for its performance…

Star Democrat (The)

Commentary: Pandemic fears could threaten freedom, economy

Commentary
By David T. Stevenson Time will tell whether selective business closures and shelter in place orders by governors around the country will have been any more effective than pleas for voluntary actions requested in most states.  More certain is the immediate impact on laid off employees, lost business income, and loss of freedom.  There are […]

Delaware State News

Commentary: There are unsung heroes in COVID-19 war

Commentary
By Arthur E. Sowers The biggest story these days is the current medical and economic suffering from the coronavirus pandemic. The continual world-wide increase in the sicknesses and deaths from this disease finally became great enough to lead to a world-wide social and economic lockdown. Behind this story, however, is another story. It is less […]

Delaware State News

A call for Main Street rent relief

When describing a quintessential Eastern Shore scene, many people will talk about the crab feasts and boating of summer or street festivals in autumn. But for me, it’s always been those crisp mornings and warm afternoons in March and April,…

Star Democrat (The)

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