quote by Jim Gerlach

The Delaware Estuary has sustained a human population for thousands of years, but by the end of the 19th Century, increased population and industrialization had transformed much of the upper Estuary watershed.

— Jim Gerlach

Captivate Delaware quotations

Seeing the rebirth of the Delaware Estuary as a valuable natural resource is certainly encouraging, and I am encouraged not just by the progress made in the Delaware Estuary but in estuaries throughout the country.


In my home state of Delaware, we've done our homework and worked hard and, as a result, we've made great strides in cleaning up our own air pollution. Unfortunately, a number of the upwind states to the west of us have not made the same commitment to reducing harmful pollution by investing in cleaner air.

Upon arriving, meeting their teachers and signing up for classes, these students began to realize that their attendance at Delaware State University was not a goal achieved, but rather a dream being sewn - a first step, if you will.

If George Washington crossing the Delaware matters, so must his ruthless pursuit of the runagate Oney Judge.

Just the example Delaware State University graduates set by the way they live their lives, should be an inspiration to other high school students to go to Delaware State.


I was born on Delaware Street. We have never desired another home.

This is a value-added college education if I have heard one described.

And what is the most remarkable about Delaware State University graduates - is they just keeping giving back.

By climbing a steeper road, the value and appreciation Delaware State students took and continue to take from their education and their experiences is just as great, if not greater, than students attending ivy league schools.

On the evening of December 25, General Washington in a most severe season crossed the Delaware with a part of his army, then reduced to less than 2000 men in the whole.

Delaware's firefighters put their lives in jeopardy every day in an effort to keep families safe.


Increasing recycling in Delaware is an idea whose time has come and, if put off, may not come again.

Through the years you, the Delaware State family and your predecessors, have faced many challenges. You worked through them with fierce determination and good will, and you have made great progress.

Delaware: a state that has three counties when the tide is out, and two when it is in.

Our financial services and insurance cluster is one of Delaware's key economic drivers in the state.

Delaware State began as a school bent on service - teaching education, social services and nursing.


Delaware State is no longer a college for African Americans without other choices, it is a university of choice.

The vision of an ag park set forth in the BioCrossroads report includes livestock, ... In addition, the vision of an ag park set forth in the BioCrossroads report is aimed at counties that are more rural than Delaware County. We believe Shideler is too densely populated for an ag park.

And the university's reputation will only continue to grow as stories like Elaine's are spread. Delaware State University's motto 'a past to honor, a future to insure,' couldn't be any more fitting for this transitional period you are going through.

Typically, historical black colleges and universities like Delaware State, attracted students who were raised in an environment where going to college wasn't the next natural step after high school.

I [read] "The Book of Unknown Americans," which is by a friend of mine, Cristina Henriquez, and is about two Latino, immigrant families who live in Delaware. I'm interested in reading things from different perspectives.


General Motors could buy Delaware if DuPont were willing to sell it.

I had been in Chicago for 22 years, and my wife and I didn't want to see another Chicago winter. Its a wonderful town but the winters are brutal. My wife and I are both east coast people and we wanted to live someplace a little bit warmer but didn't want to live way down south. So Delaware seemed like a good compromise.

The Simpsons are going to Delaware!

I would stare at maps of Delaware for hours.

After completing a Delaware State education, they were afforded opportunities beyond anything they might have imagined - and they opened doors for themselves that surely would have remained closed if they only had a high school education.


Delaware State has established itself as an institution of excellence in its own right and attracts a diversity of students from various races, socio-economic status and locations.

Getting to where Delaware State is today was a challenge my friends - a challenge proudly met by the people of this community and the Delaware State family.

I could not agree more. The students of Delaware State often looked to the school as their chance, their hand up, their hope. And they gave their all.

Their families helped them realize that there was more out there for them.

These students came to Delaware State because of its inexpensive tuition, closeness to home, and solid reputation.

When Delaware State University was founded in 1890, it was not by choice, but by social reality.


With the establishment of a presence in all three counties of Delaware, recruitment in and outside Delaware and throughout the world and new master's and doctoral programs, Delaware State University will continue to grow and attract even more qualified students.

Working together we can strengthen Delaware State University and the students who attend it.

The Wilmington, Delaware, television station that bills itself as The Family Minded Station is Channel 69.

Israel is slightly smaller than New Jersey.

Moses in effect led the tribes of Israel out of the District of Columbia, parted Chesapeake Bay near Annapolis, and wandered for forty years in Delaware.