The Morning News for July 9, 2010

by Dave on July 9, 2010

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The Morning News for Friday, July 9, 2010:

Delaware soldier mortally wounded in Afghanistan war (News Journal)

A Delaware soldier died from injuries suffered in the Afghanistan war on the day Americans celebrated the freedoms the Sussex County man joined the military to defend. (MORE)

OV, Millville take step toward shared policing (Coastal Point)

The towns of Ocean View and Millville joined forces this week in a workshop to discuss public safety. Ocean View Town Councilman Bob Lawless opened up the discussion by saying that there is a “natural relationship there,” between the two towns. (MORE)

Second company bids for wind-power sites off Delaware (Delaware Online)

NRG Bluewater Wind has some competition in trying to win the rights to build its wind turbines off the Delaware coast. (MORE)

An old favorite returns to lower Delaware (Beachcomber)

About 10 years ago, Rep. Gerald Hocker closed a successful restaurant and ice cream shop to donate the space to the Cheer Community Center, a nonprofit agency that serves the needs of seniors. (MORE)

2010 Diamond Report outlines UD’s impact on state’s economy (UDaily)

The 2010 University of Delaware Diamond Report, which highlights the impact of the University on the state’s economy, is now available. (MORE)

New Lingo’s Market still a family affair (Delmarvanow.com)

Jessica Lingo canters down the aisles of Lingo’s Market, beneath poster-sized photographs of her ancestors, seeking out a box of paper plates for a customer. (MORE)

Cape submits Race to the Top plan (Cape Gazette)

Cape Henlopen School District has submitted its plans for improvements under the Race to the Top federal education-spending plan. (MORE)

Former Football Coach Charged With Rape Could Get Public Defender (WBOC)

A former football coach charged with raping and repeatedly sexually abusing a teenage girl will be needing a new attorney. (MORE)

Contestants aim to be king of the castle (Beachcomber)

As a volunteer coordinator for the Delaware Seashore State Park, Emily Hassel can’t wait to see the creations that result from the annual sand castle contest. (MORE)

UD Alumni Day event set for July 17 in Dewey Beach (Cape Gazette)

The University of Delaware Kent/Sussex Alumni Club and New Castle County Alumni Club will welcome Blue Hens, their families and friends from across the region to Dewey Beach for Alumni Day Saturday, July 17. (MORE)

Delaware man not selling $500K Babe Ruth card (Benched Press)

Like most kids, I grew up collecting basketball and football cards for fun, later saving those cards in the hopes that one would become a rare enough to be worth a small fortune that I could retire on many years later. (MORE)

Frankford approves budget, new water rate (Coastal Point)

The Town of Frankford held its yearly budget hearing on Monday, June 28. This was the second budget hearing for the proposed budget for the 2011 fiscal year. (MORE)

Bethany Surf Shop alleges trademark infringement (Coastal Point)

Jim McGrath has worked diligently for 30 years to establish Bethany Surf Shop as one of the longest-running retail businesses at the Delaware shore. This year, they celebrate that milestone year in downtown Bethany Beach. But perhaps McGrath has done too good a job of making the name a success, as he now asserts that another Bethany retailer infringed on that trademark. (MORE)

SB could clear way for proposed park project (Coastal Point)

With the controversy leading up to a planned-but-scrapped May referendum vote on the issue still fresh in their minds, will South Bethany officials move this week to definitively open the way for an enhanced park next to the town hall? (MORE)

NATIONAL TOP NEWS:

THIS WEEKEND’S LOCAL EVENTS:

  • Friday

    Fenwick Island Farmer’s Market 8:00 am

    Georgetown Farmers Market 3:00 pm

    Drums In Harmony 7:00 pm

    Ted Keegan: A Voice of Broadway 7:00 pm

    Tim Laushey Orchestra 7:30 pm

    The Real Geniuses 8:00 pm

    Saturday

    Lewes Historical Society Summer Craft Fair

    20th Seashore Strider 5k & S.S.R.S. Women’s Festival 7:00 am

    Historic Lewes Farmer’s Market 8:00 am

    Milford Farmers Market 9:00 am

    Delaware Seashore Sandcastle Contest 9:30 am

    Free Alley Oop Skim Clinic 10:00 am

    Harmony Street 10:00 am

    Touch-A-Truck 10:00 am

    Mud Flat Exploration 3:00 pm

    MOSAIC: Second Saturday Art Walk 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    4TH ANNUAL B.I.S.S. – Best In Summer Shorts Video Contest 7:00 pm

    Delaware Symphony Orchestra 7:00 pm

    US Navy’s Country Current 7:30 pm

    Tim Laushey Orchestra 8:00 pm

    Sunday

    10th North Beach 5k 8:00 am

    Bethany Beach Farmer’s Market 8:00 am

    Delaware Watercolor Society’s July Show Reception 3:00 pm

    Captain Quint – Jimmy Buffett Tribute 7:30 pm

    Tres Compadres 8:00 pm – 9:00 am

Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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