First for Friday, June 24, 2016

Fish food
For many, nothing beats a day spent fishing along the shore and soaking up the summer sun. For decades anglers have been limited in their ability to eat what they catch because of pollution in the water. In this week’s First Look, state leaders celebrate small improvements for those eating locally caught fish.

First Person: Mayor Dennis Williams
Wilmington Mayor Dennis Williams is no stranger to First viewers. We welcome him back as our first person guest this week.

The name pickleball may sound funny. It may not be an olympic sport yet, but we can say it is a game that is sweeping the country. That’s because it was created for all ages and its main objective is to have fun. As we learned during a recent visit with the First State Pickleball Club in Lewes, the social and physical takeaways make this game even more exciting.

The Bag Bill
Cutting down on the number of plastic bags we use is the idea behind a bill being considered by state lawmakers. If passed, Delaware would be the first state to enact a law charging a nickel for each plastic or paper bag used.

First Experience: Grant Massey
While attending art school, Grant Massey worked construction jobs to pay the bills. He continued in the building trade and worked for years building homes. About 20 years ago Grant decided it was time to try his art again. He never looked back. Combining glass, copper and wood he makes artwork in his Frankford, Delaware shop. First Experience shows you Grant’s work.

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