The Morning News for June 2, 2010

by Dave on June 2, 2010

Vacationers Return to Md., Del. Coastal Towns (WBOC)

A year ago, subtle signs of recession hovered like a cloud over the beach towns of Delaware and Maryland. Tourists delayed making hotel reservations, then stayed for two or three days instead of a week. The breadman kept selling out of hot dog buns used for backyard and beach grilling, but had a surplus of restaurant dinner rolls. (MORE)

Extra funds may go to street aid (News Journal)

Municipalities in Delaware that lost state road maintenance money could get a partial restoration as lawmakers decide where to spend extra revenue in the last weeks of the legislation session. (MORE)

Robinson named interim Cape superintendent – now on the job (WGMD Radio)

David Robinson has been hired as the interim superintendent of the Cape Henlopen School District. Robinson is the former superintendent of the Caesar Rodney district – his $150,000 contract with no benefits begins today.  School officials will continue their search for a permanent superintendent. (MORE)

Casino legislation stalled until 2011 (Cape Gazette)

A measure to allow more casinos in Delaware has stalled after Gov. Jack Markell asked sponsors to hold the bill until 2011. House Majority Leader Rep. Pete Schwartzkopf, D-Rehoboth Beach, cited language revision and other legislation as reasons for the delay. (MORE)

Police Reportedly Ask Transgender Topless Sunbathers To Put Tops Back On (FOX 5 DC)

Rehoboth Beach lifeguards requested police assistance late Saturday afternoon for a situation involving a group of transgender men who had their breasts exposed according to a report by the Rehoboth Weekend Update. (MORE)

Shop owners fight back against theft (

In the 15 years he’s owned Quiet Storm Surf Shop, Dale Loeser has learned the importance of safeguarding his merchandise from shoplifters. “Sometimes it’s people I know and have had long relationships with,” he said. “That’s one of the hardest things about this business and it’s what really affects me personally.” (MORE)

Local tennis camp ranked 17th in the world (Cape Gazette)

Dave Marshall Tennis Academies has been named the 17th best tennis camp in the world by In operation for 25 years in southern Delaware, the academies relocated to the Lewes-Rehoboth area less than a year ago. (MORE)

Cape students go international (Cape Gazette)

It’s made of pipes, wires and science-lab materials. It’s low budget and not very fancy. It has pneumatic arms and simple switches and is powered by bilge-pump motors. It’s a robot designed to work underwater and it’s going to Hawaii this summer with the seven Cape Henlopen High School students who designed and built it. (MORE)



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Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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