The Morning News for August 20, 2010

by Dave on August 20, 2010

morningnewslogoThe Morning News for Friday, August 20, 2010:

7th Offense DUI Driver Goes On Wild Ride (CoastalSussex.com)
Early Thursday morning August 19, 2010 Delaware State Police received a call about a hit and run vehicle from an accident fleeing the scene. (MORE)

Faces of the Fallen – Delaware (WashingtonPost.com)
As the military conflict in Iraq ends, a look at the lives lost in that conflict. (MORE)

OV continues to discuss revising land-use code (Coastal Point)
On Tuesday, Aug. 17, the Ocean View Town Council held the second public hearing and reading of an ordinance to revise the town’s existing land-use code. (MORE)

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Delaware warns Dr. Earl B. Bradley’s patients (Delaware Online)
Former Sussex County pediatrician Earl B. Bradley might have given diluted or expired vaccines to about 5,000 patients, state officials said Thursday. (MORE)

Discover the best-kept secrets of the boardwalk (Beachcomber)
Lying in the sun, feeling the sand between your toes and cooling off in the ebb and flow of the ocean is all part of a beach vacation, but many don’t realize the fun that’s awaiting them on the boardwalk. (MORE)

DNREC kicks off 2010 Delaware Coastal Cleanup on beach at state line (CoastalSussex.com)
On the beach at 146th Street at the Delaware-Maryland state lane, DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara joined sponsors and environmental representatives to kick off the drive for volunteers to support this year’s Delaware Coastal Cleanup, a statewide effort to clean up trash from Delaware’s shorelines set for 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 25. (MORE)

Honors for Rehoboth Beach Police (WGMD)
Rehoboth Police Cpl Tyler Whitman has been presented with a Life Saving Award after helping with a 90 year old patient who was in cardiac arrest. (MORE)

Rehoboth Beach Main Street to continue revitalizing storefronts in Downtown Rehoboth Beach (CoastalSussex.com)
Rehoboth Beach Main Street is a non-profit organization devoted to keeping Downtown Rehoboth Beach economically vibrant and looking great. (MORE)

Beat the dog days of summer (DelmarvaNow.com)
Before the leaves begin to shed from trees and the entrancing sounds of the Cicadas fade in preparation for a new season ahead, there is still plenty of time to make summer worthwhile. (MORE)

IRSD schools to host open houses in Aug. and Sept. (Coastal Point)
Schools throughout the Indian River School District will host a series of open houses during the months of August and September. (MORE)

S. Bethany to purchase park reversion clause (Coastal Point)
An issue that has divided citizens of South Bethany in recent months also divided the town council on Friday, Aug. 13. (MORE)

Grant to open Delaware insurer filings (News Journal)
Delaware’s shadowy process for regulating health insurance rates could be opened up to the public with the help of $1 million from the federal government. (MORE)

Dewey Beach Town Council Meeting on Saturday (CoastalSussex.com)
The Dewey Beach Town Council will meet on Saturday, August 21 at 6pm. (MORE)

Mini-grant applications due by Sept. 10 (Cape Gazette)
The Cape Henlopen Educational Foundation Mini-Grant Program was established in 2007 to provide a source of funds to encourage new, innovative educational projects within the Cape Henlopen School District. (MORE)

Dewey Beach pays tribute to rock bar (Beachcomber)
The Baycenter will honor Delaware’s greatest rock ‘n’ roll bar, The Stone Balloon, with a reunion party this Saturday. (MORE)

Ellen Rice Gallery event to benefit wounded U.S. soldiers this Saturday (Coastal Point)
The Ellen Rice Gallery is hosting the second of two Saturday events this weekend aimed at raising funds for a program that helps devastatingly disfigured U.S. soldiers who were injured in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. (MORE)

Nocentelli joins Lower Case Blues on stage in Rehoboth (Beachcomber)
You’ve heard the guitar stylings of Leo Nocentelli whether you know it or not. (MORE)

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Today’s Local Events:

  • FridayFenwick Island Farmer’s Market

    Georgetown Farmers Market

    Plain Beautiful – A Musical

    Groove Train LIVE

    Christopher Peterson’s Eyecons: Hooray for Hollywood

  • Saturday2nd SPCA Race for the Paws 5k & 1m walk

    Historic Lewes Farmer’s Market

    Milford Farmers Market

    3rd Annual Paddlin’ for the Bays Poker Paddle & Cookout

    Magnificent & Modest: A Milton Walking Tour

    U.S. Navy Sea Chanters

    Christopher Peterson’s Eyecons: Hooray for Hollywood

    Children’s Theater Workshop

  • SundayBethany Beach Farmer’s Market

    2nd Annual Greene Turtle Lewes 5k

    The Blue Tips Rhythm Revue

    Christopher Peterson’s Eyecons: Hooray for Hollywood

Enjoy your day,   Dave Burris Coastal Sussex Morning News

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