78-year-old cyclist suffers heart attack and dies

A blue light and LED indicator glow on the roof of a police vehicle. (© Daniel Karmann/dpa/symbol image) Münster (dpa/lhe) – – After a heart attack while driving, a 78-year-old cyclist died on Sunday in Münster in southern Hesse. The man fell off his bike, police said. Resuscitation measures by first responders and the rescue […]

Fire in the town hall in Weiterstadt

A fire service vehicle. (© Philipp von Ditfurth/dpa/symbol image) Weiterstadt (dpa / lrs) – – In the community center of Weiterstadt in the district of Darmstadt-Dieburg it burned on Sunday night. There were no injuries, the police said. Shortly after midnight, the emergency services were told that there was heavy smoke coming from the storage […]

Eintracht women surprisingly fail in the round of 16

Coach Niko Arnautis is on the edge of the field. (© Sebastian Gollnow/dpa/archive image) Leipzig (dpa/lhe) – – The soccer women of Eintracht Frankfurt surprisingly failed in the round of 16 of the DFB Cup. Second in the Bundesliga table, they lost 2-1 (1-0) at second-division leaders RB Leipzig on Saturday and were eliminated. National […]

Wheel loader catches fire: one injured

A fire engine of the fire brigade drives to an operation. (© Jens Büttner/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa/Symbolbild) Otzberg (dpa / lhe) – – A wheel loader caught fire on the premises of a sawmill in Otzberg (Darmstadt-Dieburg district). The fire therefore spread to wood that was stored nearby; however, the sawmill building was not damaged. Employees tried to […]

Alternative program instead of the Qatar World Cup for football fans

Watch World Cup or not? A difficult question for many football fans. Some Hessian pubs and clubs have decided to boycott. It’s supposed to be boring… A pub owner taps beer in a restaurant. (© Christoph Soeder/dpa/symbol image) Frankfurt/Main (dpa/lhe) – – Film evening instead of football broadcast: Several pubs, clubs and cultural institutions in […]

Biblis demolition: RWE welcomes planned disposal obligation

A diagram provides information about the demolition measures at the Biblis site. (© Andreas Arnold/dpa) Biblis/Wiesbaden (dpa/lhe) – – The energy supplier RWE has welcomed the planned disposal obligation of the Büttelborn landfill for demolition material from the Biblis nuclear power plant. “We would like to use our disposal routes in accordance with the legal […]

Tests against Swiss clubs: Darmstadt timetable is available

Darmstadt’s coach Torsten Lieberknecht walks across the field before a game. (© Uwe Anspach/dpa/archive image) Darmstadt (dpa/lhe) – – Second division soccer team SV Darmstadt 98 is adapting to the unusually long World Cup break and is splitting the preparation for the second half of the season into two parts. As the league leaders announced […]

Darmstadt “dazz” festival wants to mobilize forces

The festival shows the range of the genre at different locations in Darmstadt on ten festival days right in the new year. With the pianist Vladyslav Sendecki and the drummer Jürgen Spiegel, two heavyweights of the European jazz scene are guests at the “dazz” festival. (© Steven Haberland) DARMSTADT – Although cultural work is sometimes […]

Exhibition in Gross-Umstadt

Elena Primavera and Lothar Steckenreiter show their works in Groß-Umstadt. In 2018 Lothar Steckenreiter showed his work in Mörfelden-Walldorf. (© Archivfoto: Frank Möllenberg) LARGE-UMSTADT – In the columned hall, an exhibition will be presented until December 4th under the theme “Weightful lightness”. Works by Elena Primavera, painting, and Lothar Steckenreiter are on display. According to […]

78-year-old threatens 24-year-old with pistol

A blue light shines on the roof of a police patrol car. (© Christoph Soeder/dpa/symbol image) Darmstadt (dpa/lhe) – – A 78-year-old man threatened a 24-year-old employee of a telephone company in Darmstadt with a blank gun. The 24-year-old rang the senior’s bell on Thursday evening, after which he asked him to leave at gunpoint, […]