First for Friday, February 21, 2014
A good start
Governor Jack Markell’s budget calls for less than two-tenth’s of one percent in new programs. One of the programs the Governor wants to add is the Nurse Family Partnership. The program could be a better way to help first time, low income mothers improve their parenting skills. In our First Look, we went along for a home visit to see how the program works. In Delaware, Lt. Gov. Matt Denn has been working to increase the number of first time mothers helped by this program and he joins us this week on First to talk about the program.
First Person: Transportation Secretary Shailen Bhatt
Snow removal, a ten cent a gallon gas tax increase along with strengthening Delaware’s infrastructure, those are some big ticket items. That’s why Delaware Transportation Secretary Shailen Bhatt is here as our First Person guest this week.
We all learn from each other. Seems like a simple thought, but the group ‘Connecting Generations’ has found a way to put it into practice on a large scale. Once known as ‘Creative Grandparenting’, this organization has taken mentoring to another level. Our video partner, Content Delaware explains.
First Experience: The Clayton Theatre
The Academy Awards are coming up on March 2nd, so we thought it would be a perfect time to take you to the movies. For 65 years the Clayton Theatre has been a part of Dagsboro. The theatre, which shows movies on film, spent 2013 trying to move into the digital future. First Experience heads to the movies, showcasing the way things were in 1949.