Highlands News

Highlands Community Association Spring Egg Hunt

The Highlands Community Association celebrated the return of spring with its annual Spring Egg Hunt Saturday, April 2, 2022, at the Delaware Art Museum. Beneath a brilliant canopy of blue…
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Local Artist Opens “Close To Home”

Wendy Hatch is a highly decorated visual artist with a rich tapestry of experiences including undergraduate printmaking at Syracuse University, and MFA at Pratt and Brooklyn, professorial stints including our…
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Highlands Neighbor Provides “Safe Harbor”

Rossana Arteaga-Lopenza is the President of Casa de Venezuela Delaware Valley, a bilingual nonprofit organization whose purpose is to advance the cultural heritage of Venezuela through a range of programs…
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Local Ecologist Dances For Environmental Education

Highlands Live hit the dance floor on Wednesday as Ecotonic Movement Founder and Managing Director at the Alliance for Watershed Education, Dr. Jamē McCray, shared insight, wisdom and expertise gleaned…
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LabWare Founder Shares Entrepreneurial Pro-Tips

Highlands Live went into overtime last week as LabWare Founder & CEO, and Goober’s Diner Proprietor, Vance Kershner, dispensed insight, wisdom and expertise gleaned from his more than half century…
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Community Leaders Discuss Northeast Wilmington Revitalization

In this lightly-edited transcript of Highlands Live from Wednesday, November 3, REACH Riverside Development Corporation Board Chair, Charlie McDowell, and his colleague, WRK Group CEO, Logan Herring, discuss progress-to-date on…
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What’s the Status of Bancroft Bridge?

The Director of Delaware State Parks, Raymond Bivens, met by Zoom with several groups on October 27, 2021, to discuss the Bancroft Footbridge connecting Alapocas Run State Park to Rockford…
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Mayor Reflects on Legacy & Opportunity

Wilmington Mayor and Highlands’ neighbor, Mike Purzycki, shows no sign of slowing as he rounds the bases on his second term. In this lightly edited transcript of the Mayor’s discussion…
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Crime, Traffic & Development Top Fall Meeting Discussion

Last week’s Highlands Community Association’s Fall Meeting featured wide ranging discussion on the state of our local community as it emerges from a pandemic and wrestles with challenges of crime,…
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