New Year’s Day Ranks Among Deadliest Days on U.S. Roadways


The New Year’s holiday consistently ranks among the year’s deadliest days for alcohol-related traffic fatalities. “According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) 13,384 people died in drunk driving crashes in 2021.” Jana Tidwell, who is the manager of Public and Government Affairs for AAA Mid-Atlantic says with many people celebrating the New Year and then…

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UPDATED: Additional Woodland Ferry Closure Dates


UPDATED – 01/02/24 – DelDOT officials will close the Woodland Ferry at 11:30am Wednesday, January 3rd for the day and at 11:30am Thursday, January 4th for the day. ===================================================== ORIGINAL STORY – 12/29/23 – The Woodland Ferry will be closed from December 30th through New Year’s Day, according to DelDOT. The ferry will also be…

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DART Adjusts Services For Holidays


DelDOT and DART have released schedule updates for the Christmas and New Year’s Day weekend: Reduced “Holiday” Service would be offered in New Castle County on Routes 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 25, 28, 31, 33, 40, 44, 46, 47, 54, 55, 64 and 301 operating its Saturday schedule, on…

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First Day Hikers Welcome At State Parks

Photo courtesy of DNREC

If you are planning to take part in a First Day Hike on New Year’s Day, earlier might be better than later. Rain looks likely for the afternoon. State parks across the nation welcome visitors each January 1st to take to the trails. This year’s hikes will be self-guided. Visitors to Delaware State Parks are…

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OC Buses Will Be Free Thursday


Riding the bus will be free in Ocean City on the final day of 2020. Ocean City buses will run New Year’s Eve from 6:20 a.m. Thursday until 1:00 a.m. Friday. Later New Year’s Day, service will resume with a special offer to ride all day for three-dollars. Buses will run every 20 minutes Thursday…

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