The Morning News for Friday, June 11, 2010

by Dave on June 11, 2010

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The Morning News for Friday, June 11, 2010:

Second teen claims abuse by former Cape coach (News Journal)

Days after alleged rapist and former Cape Henlopen High School football coach Tom Ott was released from the hospital and placed back behind bars, a second victim has surfaced. (MORE)

First Delaware table game numbers are in (WHYY)

The state of Delaware made $42,960 for the first week of table games at Harrington race track and casino.  That’s based on $1.2 million in bets.  Those who gambled won $1.12 million back. (MORE)

Bill to Allow Delawareans to Buy Wine Directly Killed, Again (Coastal Sussex)

Delawareans will not soon enjoy the convenience of having wine shipped directly to their homes. In a vote along party lines, a bill to allow the practice has failed to clear a key House of Representatives’ committee for the second time. (MORE)

Republicans push plans to trim Delaware’s work force (News Journal)

Republicans at both ends of Legislative Hall are taking aim at the state payroll, looking to downsize state government and save taxpayers money. (MORE)

Linking Lewes and Georgetown with the Half Moon Trail (Cape Gazette)

Joggers, cyclists and walkers of the Cape Region could have a new trail to explore: the Half Moon Trail, a proposed system of pathways that would span 16.8 miles from Cape Henlopen State Park to Georgetown. (MORE)

Taking the LEED with ‘green’ home (Delaware Online)

On the corner of Wilmington’s Wawaset and North Adams streets, near the Brandywine River, Matthew J. Peterson and Doug Warner look at a space where an old house once stood. One day it was there — and suddenly it wasn’t. (MORE)

Southern Delaware chapter of Cotillion wraps up season (Cape Gazette)

The Southern Delaware chapter of the National League of Junior Cotillions concluded its fourth season with its Grand Spring Ball in April at Rehoboth Beach Country Club. Approximately 50 participants attended the ball, whose theme was An European Tour. (MORE)

Oil-fearing vacationers flock north to East Coast beach (Washington Examiner)

Beaches along the East Coast are welcoming a surge of new business as vacationers abandon trips to the Gulf of Mexico’s oil-soaked shores. (MORE)

Gulf Oil Spill Affects East Coast Beach Businesses (WJZ 13)

Some East Coast beach businesses say they’re getting a boost from tourists who planned to visit beaches on the Gulf of Mexico but have changed plans because of the oil spill. (MORE)

Rehoboth Beach gets weird with Al Yankovic (Beachcomber)

The man famous for his parodies on popular hits will soon grace the stage at the beach. (MORE)

S. Bethany on new course (Coastal Point)

When South Bethany Mayor Jay Headman kicked off the town’s reorganizational meeting on Saturday, June 5, a new era had officially begun. Headman was recently elected to replace Gary Jayne, who had served as mayor of the town for the past six years and had stepped aside only after reaching the end of his allowed two terms without at least a year’s break. (MORE)

Musical production teaches kids how to be green (Coastal Point)

The Freeman Stage will feature the musical “It’s Not Mean to be Green,” based on the book by Jamie Kleman, on June 19 at 10 a.m. The show is free and open to all ages. (MORE)
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THIS WEEKEND’S LOCAL EVENTS:

  • FridayRehoboth Beach Restaurant Week

    Georgetown Farmers Market 3-6pm

    Bill Press Book Signing: Toxic Talk 7pm

    Cowboy Mouth & Carbon Leaf @ Bottle & Cork 8pm

    Saturday

    Rehoboth Beach Restaurant Week continues

    Sarah Ellison Book Signing: War at the Wall Street Journal 7am

    7th Annual DFRC Blue-Gold All*Star 5K Run/ 1 Mile Walk 8am

    Historic Lewes Farmer’s Market 8am

    Milford Farmers Market 9am

    Dewey Beach Lions Club Community Appreciation Day 10am-2pm

    Free Alley Oop Skim Clinic 10am

    Beebe Best of the Beach Art Auction 6pm

    MOSAIC: Second Saturday Art Walk 6-9pm

    Sunday

    James Diehl Book Signing 7am

    2nd Outlet Liquors 5k at North Beach 8am

    Los Lonely Boys @ Bottle & Cork 8pm

Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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