The Morning News for June 8, 2010

by Dave on June 8, 2010

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The Morning News for Tuesday, June 8, 2010:

Rehoboth Elections Cancelled (WMDT)

Elections are officially cancelled this year in Rehoboth Beach.

The city manager, Gregory Ferrese, says there will be no election since the two commissioner seats only had one candidate file for each position, and they were the incumbents. (MORE)

Belltown’s history dates back to middle 1800s (Cape Gazette)

Belltown’s history dates back to the Civil War era, when African-Americans established their own self-supporting villages apart from white society. Motorists, busy to get to another destination, pass through the hamlet daily without a thought about its past. (MORE)

Shark sighting off Rehoboth Beach (WGMD)

This year’s summer beach season on Delmarva just got started, and  there are reported that a shark was sighted. A lifeguard just north of the Henlopen Jetty spotted it swimming along the beach Saturday. One person said it appeared to be sick. They had to get people out of the water. Yesterday the shark washed ashore off Prospect Street. (MORE)   Lewes to discuss restoration of Bay Avenue today (Cape Gazette) Bay Avenue in Lewes has certainly seen better times. Potholes abound in the roadway bordered on both sides by contemporary and traditional homes. Aging water and sewer lines beneath the avenue are in need of replacement. (MORE)

Collick to coach football at Cape (News Journal)

Bill Collick will be the new head football coach at Cape Henlopen High, pending his “all but sealed” approval, district superintendent David Robinson said Sunday afternoon. (MORE)

Sussex canal dredging extended (Delaware Online)

The long-delayed Assawoman Canal dredging project has received another extension, with the deepening work now expected to be finished by the end of July. (MORE)

Bicycle safety checkpoints return to Sussex (News Journal)

The sixth year of bicycle safety checkpoints in Sussex County, which includes inspecting bicyclists for safety gear as well as equipment inspection, is set to begin this month and continue into July. The initiative, a partnership between Sussex Cyclists, Delaware State Police and the Delaware Department of Transportation, will be along Del. 1, between Five Points and Dewey Beach. (MORE)

Beach Arcade rings in 25th year in Rehoboth Beach (Cape Gazette)

For most families, a day at the beach cannot pass without a stop at the video arcade. One Rehoboth Beach arcade is not only providing good family fun, but fun that won’t break the bank either. (MORE)

Pa. woman arrested for hit and run in Rehoboth (DelmarvaNow.com)

A Pennsylvania woman was arrested after fleeing the scene of an accident at the traffic circle on Rehoboth Avenue. (MORE)

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Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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