The Morning News for August 18, 2010

by Dave on August 18, 2010

morningnewslogoThe Morning News for Wednesday, August 18, 2010:

Study will examine rail service through Delaware to Ocean City (Middletown Transcript)
Sitting in bumper-to-bumper traffic on their way to the Delaware beaches, many are the drivers who imagine being whisked to their vacations on board a spacious and comfortable high-speed train. (MORE)

South Bethany advised on canals (Delaware Online)
A University of Delaware professor recently met with South Bethany officials to discuss ways to improve the health of the town’s 54 canals. (MORE)

UD Football Picked No. 16 in The Sports Network Pre-Season Media Poll (WBOC)
For the 18th time in the last 20 seasons, the University of Delaware has earned a pre-season Top 20 ranking in The Sports Network Pre-Season poll. (MORE)

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Oak Orchard Fire Under Investigation (CoastalSussex.com)
The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a dwelling fire that occurred on Tuesday, August 17, 2010 at 1:44 AM on the 32000 block of River Road in the Oak Orchard section of Millsboro, Delaware. (MORE)

How To Join Delaware’s Twitter Community (CoastalSussex.com)
I’m working with a lot of people who are starting to see the benefits of getting on Twitter and joining in the Delaware Twitter community. (MORE)

Poodle Beach named among top ten gay beaches in world (Delaware Wave)
Gaycities.com recently named Poodle Beach, located just south of the boardwalk, as the number one gay beach in the North East U.S.A., and number six in the world. (MORE)

Swimming water advisory issued near Dewey Beach (WTOP)
Swimmers are being asked to stay out of the water in an area just south of Dewey Beach. (MORE)

Bethany Beach gets a French twin (DelmarvaNow.com)
In the spring, Bethany Beach officially became the twin town of Périers, France, a small town with a large history. (MORE)

New Traffic Signal On Savannah Road in Lewes (CoastalSussex.com)
The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that the new traffic signal on Savannah Road at the back entrance to Cape Henlopen High School (Dover Street) will be put into initial operation in late August and will become fully operational before school begins. (MORE)

Players have fun at Resort Cup tourney (Delaware Wave)
Hello, tennis players! Last weekend, the 2010 Delaware Resort Cup was held at Bayside Resort Golf Club, featuring players from Lewes to Fenwick Island. (MORE)

Beebe School of Nursing Welcomes Class of 2012 (CoastalSussex.com)
The Class of 2012 nursing students attended orientation the week of August 9 as Beebe School of Nursing kicked off its fall semester. (MORE)

A tale of heroism (Delaware Wave)
The Congressional Medal of Honor is the highest award for valor that can be bestowed upon an individual serving in the armed forces. (MORE)

Study the September Night Sky at Delaware Seashore State Park (CoastalSussex.com)
For thousands of years, people from all over the world have gazed up at the night sky in awe. (MORE)

Today’s news is sponsored by Rehoboth Realtor Vicki Tull of Ocean Atlantic Sotheby’s. Learn more about Vicki and see her listings at VickiTull.com.
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TODAY’S LOCAL EVENTS:

  • Summer Concerts in the Park – “Big Hat No Cattle”
  • Indian River Life-Saving Station Lantern Tour

Enjoy your day,   Dave Burris Coastal Sussex Morning News

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