milfordbeacon.com http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20120929/NEWS/120929816/-1/Top%20stories milfordbeacon.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 01:17:51 +0000 Today in the News: Ferry captain, 2 crewmembers arrested http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419659/0/Top stories?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:00:00 +0000 http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419659/0/Top stories News to know

The captain and two crewmembers who were operating the South Korean ferry that crashed have been arrested, USA Today reported. The captain, Lee Joon-seok, 68, was charged with negligence of duty and violation of maritime law. The charges against the crewmembers weren't announced. Officials say the ferry was going [...]]]> April Business Mixer at Jellystone Park April 24 http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140418/CCH/140419662/0/Top stories?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:49:47 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140418/CCH/140419662/0/Top stories Bayhealth to hold skin cancer screenings http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140418/CCH/140419663/0/Top stories?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:44:24 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140418/CCH/140419663/0/Top stories Antiques Market at Silver Hill set for May 3 http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140418/CCH/140419664/0/Top stories?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:36:18 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140418/CCH/140419664/0/Top stories Heritage at Milford hosted Easter Egg Hunt http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140418/CCH/140419668/0/Top stories?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:13:45 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140418/CCH/140419668/0/Top stories Morning Jolt: Evacuation order came too late for many on sinking ferry http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419672/0/Top stories?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:51:30 +0000 http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419672/0/Top stories In the news

An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel after it started to list amid confusion and chaos, a crew member said Thursday.

The first instructions from the captain [...]]]> Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87 http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419677/0/Top stories?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:42:08 +0000 By The Associated Press http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419677/0/Top stories MEXICO CITY — Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and inequality, died at home in Mexico City around midday, according to people close to his family. He was 87.

Widely considered the most popular Spanish-language writer since Miguel de Cervantes in the 17th century, Garcia Marquez achieved literary celebrity that spawned comparisons to Mark Twain and Charles [...]]]> Today in the News: Chelsea Clinton says she's pregnant http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419675/0/Top stories?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:47:45 +0000 http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419675/0/Top stories News to know

Chelsea Clinton says she and her husband are expecting their first child later this year. The daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced at a Clinton Foundation event in New York that she and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are "very excited" to be having their first child later this year. The former first lady says she's "really excited" about becoming a grandmother and it makes the work of [...]]]> Today in the News: Search continues for those missing from ferry disaster http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419673/0/Top stories?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:50:35 +0000 http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419673/0/Top stories News to know

Some 160 coast guard and navy divers searched for survivors inside the wreckage of a ferry that sank off of South Korea this morning. Cho Man-yong, a coast guard spokesman, said 16 divers approached the ferry Wednesday night but failed to get inside because the current was too strong. He said the water was very muddy and visibility [...]]]> Delaware Waterfowl, trout stamp contests set for April 24 http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419721/0/Top stories?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:32:59 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419721/0/Top stories Delaware farm stands, markets opening for season http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419725/0/Top stories?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:55:46 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419725/0/Top stories Delaware personal income tax due April 30 http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419729/0/Top stories?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:45:13 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419729/0/Top stories Nearly 150 attended CCGM's Best Awards Dinner http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419747/0/Top stories?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:25:56 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419747/0/Top stories Alzheimer's/Dementia Caregiver Workshop set for April 23 http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419752/0/Top stories?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:15:56 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419752/0/Top stories Morning Jolt: 292 missing in South Korea ferry disaster http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419755/0/Top stories?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:58:35 +0000 http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419755/0/Top stories A ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters. At least four people were confirmed dead and 55 injured. The high number of people unaccounted for — likely trapped in the ship or floating in the ocean — raised fears that the death toll could rise drastically, making it one [...]]]> Food Bank of Delaware celebrates second Milford culinary class graduation http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419761/0/Top stories?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:32:06 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419761/0/Top stories Today in the News: Sub dives again in search of missing plane http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419772/0/Top stories?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:00:00 +0000 http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419772/0/Top stories News to know

A robotic submarine looking for the lost Malaysian jet began its second mission Tuesday after cutting short its first because the ocean waters where it was sent were too deep, officials said. Monday's planned 16-hour search lasted just six and none of the data collected by the U.S. Navy's Bluefin 21 submarine [...]]]> Boston Marathon bombing: One year later, a city still heals, runs http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419799/0/Top stories?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:01:47 +0000 http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419799/0/Top stories Highway safety officials urge caution after four fatal crashes occur in one weekend http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140415/CCH/140419825/0/Top stories?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:58:56 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140415/CCH/140419825/0/Top stories Morning Jolt: Deep water thwarts first search for missing airplane http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419826/0/Top stories?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:54:15 +0000 http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419826/0/Top stories In the news

A robotic submarine hunting for the missing Malaysian jet aborted its first mission after only six hours, surfacing with no new clues when it exceeded its maximum depth along the floor of the Indian Ocean, officials said Tuesday. Search crews sent the U.S. Navy's Bluefin 21 into the depths Monday to begin scouring the seabed for the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 after failing for six days to detect any new signals believed to be coming from its black [...]]]> milfordbeacon.com http://www.milfordbeacon.com/article/20120929/NEWS/120929816/-1/Top%20stories milfordbeacon.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 01:17:51 +0000