The Morning News for May 11, 2011

by Dave on May 11, 2011

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Bethany parking, smoking rules in effect (Delmarva Now)
Those who plan to visit Bethany Beach this weekend should leave their cigarettes at home and pack extra quarters. (MORE)

University Of Delaware’s Title IX Sports Cuts: Questions Still Linger (Huffington Post)
When the University of Delaware announced it was downgrading the men’s varsity track and cross country programs to club teams earlier this year, the administration said the decision was to keep the school in compliance with Title IX, the 1972 federal law prohibiting sex-based discrimination in educational institutions that receive federal funding. (MORE)

Tonight is the night everyone’s been talking about — the “Fork In, Fork Out” fundraiser at Striper Bites in Lewes. Come in and enjoy a fabulous dinner, ask for a “Give Back Slip,” and choose which charity will be the recipient of 10% of the proceeds of your meal. It’s that easy, and it’s a delicious way to help your community! Fork In, Fork Out. Tonight at Striper Bites in Lewes. **

High pollen counts level off with spring showers (Delaware Wave)
Tired of washing that yellow powder from your car? Blame the reproduction cycle of trees. (MORE)

Delaware governor proposes spending $10 million for farmland preservation (AP)
Gov. Jack Markell is proposing to spend $10 million from recent increases in projected state revenues for farmland preservation. (MORE)

Junior lifeguards take the stand in June (Delmarva Now)
For the last six summers, Hayden and Griffin McWilliams have looked forward to the Fenwick Island Beach Patrol’s junior lifeguard program. (MORE)

Sussex in violation of open meetings law (Cape Gazette)
The Delaware Attorney General’s Office has ruled that Sussex County Council technically violated open meetings laws in its ongoing search process to hire a new county administrator. (MORE)

Sea Colony, Dave Marshall among top tennis resorts (Delaware Wave)
Sea Colony in Bethany Beach and Dave Marshall Tennis Academy in Lewes were ranked 13th and 16th in the world, respectively, for their tennis camps in the annual rankings by Tennis Resorts Online. (MORE)

U-D head coaches visit Rehoboth on 2nd stop of annual Spring Tour (WGMD)
The 2011 University of Delaware Athletics Spring Tour made its second stop in Rehoboth Beach at the Applebee’s in the Tanger Seaside outlets May 9. (MORE)

Shipshape chip shop goes the full Brit (Delmarva Now)
Authentic English fish and chips are a rarity stateside. (MORE)

Sussex County Council honors Lewes officer Charles W. Futcher (WGMD)
The Sussex County Council has proclaimed Friday as a day to honor Charles W. Futcher as the council continues to recognize Delawareans for their contributions to the state and Sussex County. (MORE)

Perdue finds value in litter (Delmarva Now)
The company that pioneered brand-name chicken –Perdue Farms Inc. — is now trying to work similar magic with a less-appetizing end of the poultry industry: the mixture of woodchips and manure called litter. (MORE)

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Enjoy Your Day,
Dave Burris
Coastal Sussex Morning News

 

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