The Morning News for August 6, 2010

by Dave on August 6, 2010

The Morning News for Friday, August 6, 2010:

Rise in crime shakes Rehoboth Beach (Delaware Online)

While arrests have been made in the rash of boardwalk assaults and robberies that shook this quiet resort town, officials say the investigation is ongoing. (MORE)

Scammers hit internet resort rental market (Cape Gazette)

Vacationers looking for a place to rent in Rehoboth Beach encountered a new problem this year – internet scammers looking to bilk visitors out of their cash via phony real estate listings on Craigslist. (MORE)

Arrests Made in Rehoboth Area Attempted Robbery/Vehicle Theft and Vehicle Break-ins (Coastal Sussex)

Delaware State Police over the past week have been investigating a number of thefts from vehicles and robbery complaints. Wednesday August 4, 2010 Delaware State Police received a break in some Lewes and Rehoboth area crimes. (MORE)

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A win for Castle in Delaware could cause succession problems (The Hill)

So what happens to Delaware’s at-large congressional seat if Rep. Mike Castle (R-Del.) wins a special election for Senate in November? (MORE)

Delaware reacts to Kagan’s appointment to SCOTUS (Dialogue Delaware)

Delawareans are weighing on the appointment of Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court. (MORE)

Delaware Seeks Volunteer Firefighters Through Ads (WJZ 13)

The Delaware Volunteer Firefighter’s Association is working to recruit more volunteers with radio ads and promotions airing at movie theaters. (MORE)

Five Delaware schools win $150,000 each in stimulus money (WHYY)

As part of the state’s new Academic Achievement Awards, five schools in the First State will have an extra $150,000 which can be used for a variety of things including improving curriculum, parent involvement or program improvement. (MORE)

Strict rules help to keep watercraft users safe (DelmarvaNow.com)

As summer thrill-seekers venture out on personal watercraft, officials hope the number of injuries and fatalities remains low. (MORE)

Institute of Lifelong Learning Announces New Name, Fall Schedule (Coastal Sussex)

The Osher Institute of Lifelong Learning of the University of Delaware in Lewes (formerly known as SDALL) has issued its fall schedule. (MORE)

Which House of the Day should win House of the Week? Rhinebeck, Laguna Beach, Bahamas, Rehoboth Beach (Wall Street Journal)

Oceanfront home in Rehoboth Beach featured in weekly Wall Street Journal series. (MORE)

Farmers Markets Grow 16% Nationally in 2010 (Coastal Sussex)

The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced that the 2010 National Farmers Market Directory lists 6,132 operational farmers markets, representing 16 percent growth over 2009 when the agency reported 5,274. (MORE)

Children’s Beach House barbecue set for Aug. 28 in Lewes (Cape Gazette)

Committee Chairwoman Eileen Clark and committee members are wrapping up the final planning stages for the 8th Annual Beach House Barbecue. (MORE)

Cafe Azafran Opens In Rehoboth (Coastal Sussex)

Cafe Azafran is now open in Rehoboth Beach. They opened their doors at 6pm on July 30, and are ready to take your reservations 7 days a week. (MORE)

Beebe Medical Center’s Tunnell Cancer Center Offering Free Breast Health Forum (Coastal Sussex)

Know your body, know your risks, love yourself and schedule your mammogram! (MORE)

Opera Diva Aprile Millo to Perform in Lewes, DE (Coastal Sussex)

Can you imagine an evening full of the flavor and music of Italy with world-renowned soprano Aprile Millo in Lewes, DE? (MORE)

Coast Day Video Contest deadline nears (Coastal Sussex)

Delaware high school students are invited to share their love of the coast and what they do to conserve it by entering the 2010 Coast Day Video Contest. (MORE)

NATIONAL TOP NEWS:

TODAY’S LOCAL EVENTS:

  • Friday
  • Fenwick Island Farmer’s Market
  • Rehoboth Beach Historical Society Guided Tour
  • Georgetown Farmers Market
  • Rythmic Circus
  • Happiness… A Thing Called Jazz Take 2
  • Jazz Ambassadors of the U.S. Army Field Band
  • Saturday
  • 37th Annual Outdoor Fine Art and Fine Craft Show
  • Rehoboth Beach Sandcastle Contest
  • 27th Dammill 5k
  • Historic Lewes Farmer’s Market
  • Milford Farmers Market
  • Volunteer Trail Day
  • Free Alley Oop Skim Clinic
  • Rythmic Circus
  • The Low-Fire Work of Ron Korczynski
  • CEUSA 3rd Annual Renewable Energy Fair
  • Music Man to Madame Butterfly
  • The Rat Pack Together Again
  • Volunteers of the U.S. Army Field Band
  • Sunday
  • 37th Annual Outdoor Fine Art and Fine Craft Show
  • Seafood & Arts Festival
  • 8th Classic Catering 5k at the Rudder
  • Bethany Beach Farmer’s Market
  • Sun, Surf, & ’65

Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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