The Morning News for July 23, 2010

by Dave on July 23, 2010

The Morning News for Friday, July 23, 2010:

MD, Del govs ask feds to buy into offshore wind (Baltimore Sun)

Maryland’s and Delaware’s governors have called on the Obama administration to buy into developing wind projects off the mid-Atlantic coast. (MORE)

The Delaware State Fair is Back (NBC Philadelphia)

A carnival, Paula Deen, Brad Paisley, a rodeo, circus, Lynryd Skynyrd, racing pigs and the list goes on. (MORE)

New housing guide provides information on comprehensive resources in Delaware (Cape Gazette)

The Delaware Housing Coalition recently released the latest version of “Housing in a Hurry, A Guide to Finding Room in Delaware.” (MORE)

Sea level rise could doom Delaware resources (Delaware Online)

The levees and dikes that hold in fresh water to create waterfowl habitat and protect communities like historic Old New Castle  from flooding wouldn’t stand up to a 3-feet rise in sea level, according to a scientist who worked on a climate change report issued Wednesday by the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary. (MORE)

Delaware Courts Ban Baggy Pants And Short Skirts (WJZ 13)

Dressed for court is something judges are taking seriously. Superior Court judges in Kent County, Del., don’t like what they are seeing from bench. (MORE)

Rehoboth Art League’s juried exhibit to open with Friday, July 23 reception (Cape Gazette)

The Rehoboth Art League’s 3rd Biennial Regional Juried Exhibition, sponsored by PNC Wealth Management, will open with a public reception from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, July 23, in the Corkran and Tubbs galleries. The show will be on display through Monday, Aug. 23. (MORE)

No injuries after car drives into Beebe Medical Outpatient Center in Rehoboth (WGMD)

A Millsboro man has been cited for reckless driving after he crashed into the Beebe Medical Outpatient Center on Route 24 in Rehoboth just before noon today. (MORE)

Special Olympics In Delaware (WMDT)

Over forty athletes throughout the state of Delaware are competing in the 10th annual Special Olympics. It’s a summer camp like no other. (MORE)

Lewes man arrested for trying to pass fake $50 (WGMD)

Rehoboth Beach Police have arrested a Lewes man for trying to pass a bogus $50 bill at a local Boardwalk business on July 12. (MORE)

Lewes man arrested after fleeing police (WGMD)

A man accused of drunk driving tries to get away from police, was arrested, and now faces several charges. Those charges include resisting arrest, DUI, driving the wrong way on a one way road, and failing to stop at a stop sign. (MORE)

LEWES: A city in bloom (Coast Press)

The city of Lewes is ready for its close-up. Bright, colorful floral displays are erupting all over town. Hayracks along the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal Bridge, boxes along Savannah Road, barrels at St. Peter’s Church and the beach parking lot and planters at City Hall are filled with diverse annuals. (MORE)

Heat and predators take toll on chicks(Coast Press)

The summer heat and predators have taken a toll on this year’s crop of piping plover chicks, according to the state Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. (MORE)

Flurry of big shows on Bottle & Cork stage (Delaware Online)

The owners and operators of the Bottle & Cork nightclub in Dewey Beach are at it again. (MORE)

Beach homes open up for visitors at 19th annual tour (Beachcomber)

For some stunning beach views aren’t only found in the sunrises and sunsets, but the decorations that adorn their very own homes. (MORE)

Fenwick Island to host annual bike parade (Coastal Point)

On Saturday, July 31, the Fenwick Island Yacht Club will hold its 5th annual Fenwick Island Boat Parade. Beginning at 5:30 p.m., the parade will start at Sea Island, off of Schultz Road in Fenwick, and travel down numerous lagoons and, water willing, out to the mouth of the bay and back. (MORE)

Numbers up for Bethany’s farmers’ market (Coastal Point)

The Bethany Beach’s Farmers’ Market has been luring in shoppers and providing local farmers, growers and producers with an outlet for their products for four years now. (MORE)

CIB offers reports on cleanliness of Inland Bays waters (Coastal Point)

Whether doing cannonballs off the boat, taking off from the dock on a personal watercraft or swimming in the open bays, it’s nice to know how clean that water really is. (MORE)

Bethany Beach receives stellar audit report (Coastal Point)

Bethany Beach Audit Committee member Don Doyle called the 52-page audit document for the Town of Bethany Beach’s 2010 fiscal year “an educational trip through the finances of the Town of Bethany Beach.” (MORE)

NATIONAL TOP NEWS:

THIS WEEKEND’S LOCAL EVENTS:

  • Friday

    3rd Biennial Regional Juried Show Begins (Rehoboth Art League)

    Fenwick Island Farmer’s Market 8:00 am

    Georgetown Farmers Market 3:00 pm

    Blue Jupiter 7:00 pm

    Clear Space Productions: Annie Get Your Gun, musical theater 7:00 pm

    The Lemonheads LIVE 8:00 pm

    The Pork Roll Project 8:00 pm

    Saturday

    5th Chad’s Run 5k & 1m walk 7:30 am

    Historic Lewes Farmer’s Market 8:00 am

    Milford Farmers Market 9:00 am

    Blue Jupiter (Childrens) 10:00 am

    Free Alley Oop Skim Clinic 10:00 am

    Kids Day Historic Lighthouse Tour 12:00 pm

    Clear Space Productions: Annie Get Your Gun, musical theater 3:00 pm

    Clear Space Productions: Annie Get Your Gun, musical theater 7:00 pm

    Concert On The Green: The Local Stones 7:00 pm

    Drew Stevyns LIVE 8:00 pm

    Sunday

    28th Y.M.C.A. 5 Mile Run & 1m walk 7:30 am

    Bethany Beach Farmer’s Market 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Clear Space Productions: Annie Get Your Gun, musical theater 3:00 pm

    Laurie Morvan Band 8:00 pm – 9:00 am

  • For details and the full calendar, click here.

Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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