The Morning News for September 22, 2010

by Dave on September 22, 2010

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Poll: Coons Takes Big Lead in Delaware (Wall St. Journal)
Polls are showing Christine O’Donnell’s victory in Delaware’s GOP Senate primary to be, as Charles Krauthammer put it last week, “Stunning but Pyrrhic.” (MORE)

Fight for Milton Theatre will go on despite sheriff sale (CoastalSussex.com)
The Milton Theatre went to sheriff sale on Tuesday morning. No one bid on the historic Union Street building, so the property will go to the lender, the Delaware Community Investment Corporation (DCIC). (MORE)

State’s road plan under fire (Delaware Online)
The land between Millsboro and Frankford is home to many Sussex County poultry farms and cornfields, a quiet, rural area that has co-existed peacefully with U.S. 113 since the highway was built almost a century ago. (MORE)

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Biden secures the permanent closure of two Frankford drug houses (CoastalSussex.com)
Attorney General Beau Biden today announced the permanent closure of two Frankford properties that have been the site of constant drug crime and violence over a period of several years. (MORE)

Sussex County returns excess revenue to taxpayers, public safety (CoastalSussex.com)
Sussex County government is receiving some positive financial news, and that will mean more money in the pockets of police and fire companies and local taxpayers. (MORE)

Dagsboro Fire Kills 16,500 Chickens (CoastalSussex.com)
The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a poultry house fire that occurred on Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at 2:51 AM on the 29000 block of Piney Neck Road in Dagsboro, Delaware. (MORE)

Nature Conservancy gets helping hand to protect land near Prime Hook (CoastalSussex.com)
The Nature Conservancy has been awarded a $900,000 grant that will help preserve 507 acres almost adjacent to Prime Hook U.S. Wildlife Refuge. The land is known as the Island and Sanctuary Farms. (MORE)

Bethany appoints new officers, changes meeting times (DelmarvaNow.com)
The Town Council named two new officers for the next year and changed its meeting times to make them more accessible to residents. (MORE)

Delaware Meets New Law’s Overseas Ballot Deadline (AP)
Delaware election officials say they have met a new federal law’s mandate to mail all military and overseas ballots to voters at least 45 days before an election. (MORE)

MERR’s milestone worth celebrating (Delaware Wave)
In the last two years, nearly a dozen whales — and even more seals and dolphins — have come ashore in Delaware. When they do, the Marine Education, Research & Rehabilitation Institute is waiting in the wings. (MORE)

Triathlon to take place in Bethany on Saturday (Delaware Wave)
The 27th annual Make-A-Wish Triathlon is scheduled to take place Sept. 25 at Sea Colony. (MORE)

Beebe Support Services Group Plans “Walk to Remember” October 10 (CoastalSussex.com)
Beebe Medical Center’s Perinatal Loss Support Services will sponsor the Sixth Annual “Walk to Remember” at 2 p.m., Sunday, October 10, at George H. P. Smith Park, Block House Pond, in Lewes. (MORE)

Lewes hosts international opera star (Delaware Wave)
World-renowned opera singer Aprile Millo will make her first appearance in Delaware on Sept. 25 at the Cape Henlopen High School Theater. (MORE)

Sussex Safe Kids Coalition Plans Children’s Event (CoastalSussex.com)
The Sussex County Safe Kids Coalition will hold a Safety Event on October 23rd. The event will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and will be hosted by Lowe’s of Lewes. (MORE)

Minnick takes over as Vice President of Patient Care Services at Beebe Medical Center (CoastalSussex.com)
Beebe Medical Center announces that Paul Minnick, RN, MSN, NEA-BC, has been appointed Vice President of Patient Care Services. (MORE)

The CAMP Rehoboth Chorus wants you! (CoastalSussex.com Voices)
The CAMP Rehoboth Chorus is starting its second year this month and is ready to welcome new singers. (MORE)

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Today’s Local Events:

  • CHHS Cross Country Tri-Meet (H)
  • Southern Delaware Social Media Happy Hour

Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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