The Morning News for August 31, 2010

by Dave on August 31, 2010

morningnewslogoThe Morning News for Tuesday, August 31, 2010:

Castle May Benefit From Delaware’s Affection for Long Political Résumés (Roll Call)
The Olde Tyme Peach Festival, an annual rite in this still quaint yet increasingly sprawling exurban town south of Wilmington, gives locals a chance not only to savor the summer fruit but also to sample this fall’s political fare. (MORE)

IR Bridge: Frustration grows over latest snag (Delaware Online)
State highway officials Monday shored up public assurances about new problems on a $150 million bridge over the Indian River Inlet, with two local lawmakers saying they were satisfied but wary. (MORE)

Sussex County advises public to prepare now for possible brush with Hurricane Earl (CoastalSussex.com)
The Sussex County Emergency Operations Center is advising residents and visitors to keep a watchful eye on the tropics and to prepare now, when the weather is calm, as the region could be affected later this week by strengthening Hurricane Earl. (MORE)

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Delaware OMB Reveals Consultant’s Security Breach (CoastalSussex.com)
The Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Division of Statewide Benefits’ consultant, Aon Consulting, has mailed letters to approximately 22,000 State of Delaware retirees informing them Aon inadvertently included Social Security Numbers, gender information and dates of birth in a Request for Proposal (RFP) the company prepared for the State. (MORE)

Deficit Leads To Hiring Freeze In Delaware Town (AP)
The town of Milton is imposing a hiring freeze and laying off an employee to help close a nearly $500,000 deficit. (MORE)

Man injured in surf off Rehoboth Beach (WGMD)
A man is badly hurt after he got caught in a riptide and tumbled on the bottom of the surf near Hickman Street off Rehoboth Beach. (MORE)

Lewes Police Issue Parking Warnings (City of Lewes)
Delaware Law Title Section 4180(a) states that “every vehicle stopped or parked upon a 2-way roadway shall be so stopped or parked with the right-hand wheels parallel to and within 12 inches of the right-hand curb or outside edge of the shoulder”. (MORE)

Public Safety Building sites studied (DelmarvaNow.com)
Soil bearings were placed on both proposed sites for the Fenwick Island Public Safety Building as part of a geotechnical survey in order to further study which location is better suited for the building. (MORE)

Delaware: A Craft Beer Mecca On The Rise (Mutineer Magazine)
When thinking of craft beer in Delaware, probably your first and only thought is Dogfish Head Craft Brewery in Rehoboth Beach and Milton. (MORE)

Delaware Grapevine: Democrats’ dream delegation (Dover Post)
A party can dream. The Delaware Democrats did it Saturday evening at Cape Henlopen State Park during the Sussex County Beach Jamboree, their traditional kickoff for the campaign season. (MORE)

Delaware Adjutant General Elected Chairman of Board of US National Guard Association (CoastalSussex.com)
Delaware’s top military officer, Maj. Gen. Frank Vavala, the Adjutant General of the Delaware National Guard, was elected Chairman of the Board of the National Guard Association of the United States (NGAUS) at the organization’s 132nd General Conference in Austin, TX. (MORE)

New Student Convocation welcomes Class of 2014 (UDaily)
More than 3,400 members of the Class 0f 2014 officially began their academic careers at the University of Delaware during New Student Convocation, held Monday morning, Aug. 30, in the Bob Carpenter Center. (MORE)

Music School of Del. Announces New Programs for Downstate Locations (CoastalSussex.com)
The Music School of Delaware, the state’s only nationally accredited community music school, is now enrolling children, teens and adults of all music levels for the 2010-2011 academic year beginning in September. The Music School of Delaware offers standard-setting instructional programs at statewide locations in Milford, Dover, Felton, Angola/Long Neck, Seaford, Wilmington, Pike Creek and Middletown. (MORE)


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Enjoy your day,   Dave Burris Coastal Sussex Morning News

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