The Morning News for June 4, 2010

by Dave on June 4, 2010

Today’s Sponsor: Vicki Tull invites you to “Please Join Us For A Special Open House in Point Farm this Saturday, June 5, from Noon to 3.” The home is located at 100 Pepper Point, Point Farm, Dagsboro.

The Morning News for Friday, June 4, 2010:

Ocean currents likely to carry oil along Atlantic coast (UCAR)

A detailed computer modeling study released today indicates that oil from the massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico might soon extend along thousands of miles of the Atlantic coast and open ocean as early as this summer. The modeling results are captured in a series of dramatic animations produced by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and collaborators. (MORE)

Wilmington Trust CEO stepping down (Philly.com)

Wilmington Trust Corp. said chairman and chief executive Ted T. Cecala, 61, is retiring after a 31-year career at the company. His successor as CEO, effective immediately, is board member Donald E. Foley, 58, who was senior vice president and treasurer of ITT Corp. (MORE)

Delaware lawmakers studying immigration reform (News Journal) Delaware lawmakers are researching legislation in other states that could be the basis of an immigration bill here, including Arizona’s controversial new law and Oklahoma’s 2007 measure, which once was considered the most restrictive in the country. (MORE)

State declares ‘Code Orange’ air quality today in Delaware (News Journal)

State officials are warning of poor air quality across Delaware today. An “Air Quality Action Day” will be in effect from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. (MORE)

Odds favor consensus drug bill (News Journal)

A bill that would revamp Delaware’s drug laws and eliminate some of the state’s minimum-mandatory sentences was introduced Thursday in the House. (MORE)

Jusst Sooup founder sets sights on buying former bed and breakfast (Cape Gazette)

Dale Dunning of Lewes deals in miracles on a daily basis. She says all of her work with Jusst Sooup Ministry is based on a strong faith in God. (MORE)

Rehoboth’s Stingray permit of compliance denied (Cape Gazette)

The Rehoboth Beach commissioners unanimously denied a permit of compliance for Stingray Sushi Bar and Asian Latino Grill. (MORE)

Hip-hop superstar Lil Kim books last-minute gig at the Cork (Beachcomber)

In what may be the year’s most unexpected music booking at a local nightclub, a hip-hop superstar will perform a last-minute concert Sunday at the self-proclaimed Greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll Bar in the World. (MORE)

Lewes BPW considers energy grant application (Cape Gazette)

Lewes is hustling to apply for an energy efficiency and conservation block grant that could provide the city with $500,000 to $1 million. (MORE)

Volunteers needed for Inland Bays Cleanup June 19 (DelmarvaNow.com)

The state Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is seeking volunteers for the Sixth Annual Cleanup of the Inland Bays beginning at 9 a.m. and finishing up about 2 p.m., Saturday, June 19. (MORE)

Restaurant Week, Taste of Lewes gives multiple chances to dine out (Beachcomber)

As the summer season commences, Lewes and Rehoboth Beach are celebrating what their local restaurants have to offer. (MORE)

NATIONAL HEADLINES OF INTEREST

THIS WEEKEND’S LOCAL EVENTS

  • Friday
  • 72nd RAL Members’ Fine Art Show Opens
  • Georgetown Farmers Market 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Saturday
  • Masters Of Movement Dance Recital
  • South Side Shootout
  • 3rd Race For The Ribbon 10k, 5k, & 1m walk 7:30 am
  • Historic Lewes Farmer’s Market 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Milford Farmers Market 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • 2010 Bethany Beach Seaside Craft Show 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • 7th Annual Governor’s Summer Bash 12:00 pm
  • Delaware By Hand Masters Exhibit 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • LOVE LETTERS at Milton Theatre 8:00 pm
  • Sunday
  • Rehoboth Beach Restaurant Week begins
  • South Side Shootout
  • Taste of Coastal Delaware
  • RB Great Strides 5K Run & 1m Walk 7:30 am
  • Taste of Lewes 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  • LOVE LETTERS at Milton Theatre 2:00 pm
  • Lil’ Kim @ Bottle & Cork 8:00 pm

Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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