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Middletown Life Spring 2018 edition

Apr 11, 2018 07:52AM ● Published by J. Chambless

In this issue, we look at how a $268 million referendum will create the first and only comprehensive K-12 public school campus in the nation, right here in our region. We also feature a story about students in an Advanced Placement Studio Art course at Middletown High School who will be showcasing the best of their portfolios this month. We profile Brynn Close, the current Miss Delaware Teen USA, who lives in Middletown. We talk to chef Willie Enchill about his extraordinary offerings in the Delicious Craving food truck. We also talk to Brian Clossen, who is making a name for himself by creating pizza portraits at Little Italy Pizzeria in Townsend. The subject of the Q&A is Rep. S. Quinton “Quinn” Johnson, who serves as a member of the Delaware House of Representatives for the 8th District, which includes the greater Middletown area. We also look at the Middletown Historical Society's popular escape room, which allows groups to test their minds and solve puzzles related to history. And just in time for spring, our Photo Essay explores the 3,100 acres that make up the Augustine Wildlife Area. We hope you enjoy the issue!

A passion for volunteering - Mar 27 2018 0500PM

A passion for volunteering 

As Miss Delaware Teen USA, Brynn Close has a platform to encourage helping others Read More » 

 

New artists in historic Odessa - Mar 27 2018 0530PM

New artists in historic Odessa 

Students in an Advanced Placement Studio Art course at Middletown High School will be showcasing the best of their portfolios at the Historic Odessa Foundation from April 13-29 Read More » 

 

An educational model for the future The Fairview Campus breaks ground in Odessa  - Mar 27 2018 0533PM

An educational model for the future: The Fairview Campus breaks ground in Odessa 

What began years ago as merely an idea is now underway to become a one-of-a-kind reality that will serve as a hallmark of 21st-Century teaching and learning Read More » 

 

Brian Clossen has been enjoying more than 15 minutes of fame for his custom-made pizzas at the Little Italy Pizzeria in Townsend

The art of the pizza 

Brian Clossen has a flair with sauce, cheese and dough Read More » 

 

Find your next craving - Mar 27 2018 0511PM

Find your next craving 

Chef Willie Enchill goes beyond the ordinary and takes it on the road Read More » 

 

Finding your way through history      - Mar 27 2018 0521PM

Finding your way through history 

Groups test mind and mettle while solving puzzles Read More » 

 

Photo by Joe del Tufo  Back row Andrew Dingwall Melina Hudson Dounya Ramadan Avery Chambers Matthew Byer Tyler Keeler Front row Chelsea Anokye-Agyei Julian Clark Giovani Malcolm First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney Richard Matthews Whitney Grinnage-Cassidy Samuel McGarvey

Speaking up for poetry 

Julian Clark, a freshman at Middletown High School, took part in the Poetry Out Loud State Competition Read More » 

 

Q  A Rep S Quinton Johnson - Mar 27 2018 0537PM

Q & A: Rep. S. Quinton Johnson

State Representative, 8th District Read More » 

 

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