The Morning News for July 16, 2010

by Dave on July 16, 2010

The Morning News for Thursday, July 15, 2010:

NRG to shut off third boiler (News Journal)

Delaware regulators announced a pact Thursday that will leave only one big coal-fired boiler operating at the Indian River power plant near Millsboro by 2013, part of a deal that also will expand training programs for clean energy jobs. (MORE)

Driver charged with DUI crashes into Delaware state trooper (WGMD)

A driver now charged with DUI crashed into a state trooper around 1:15 this morning. The 29-year old from Ocean View faces a number of charges. Colin Herlihy is now at SCI. (MORE)

Federal report: Stimulus funds created 9,000 jobs in Delaware (News Journal)

A new federal report on results from the national Recovery Act estimates that economic stimulus spending created some 9,000 jobs in Delaware and cut taxes for 300,000 families — numbers higher than local tracking efforts suggest. (MORE)

State police major nominated as new U.S. Marshal for Delaware (Delaware Online)

Longtime Delaware State Police Major Joseph Papili was nominated Wednesday by President Obama to become the new U.S. Marshal for the District of Delaware. (MORE)

Seaside service in Delaware (Beachcomber)

We’re back at the beach with our scopes on, looking the way of the water for places to dine out, outside. We found seven spots from Lewes to Fenwick to a little spot called Oak Orchard that will satisfy your need to dine al fresco. (MORE)

Lifeguards compete in OC (

For the first time in nearly 20 years, the Ocean City Beach Patrol hosted a regional skills challenge for lifeguards, putting the resort back on the map as a destination for the U.S. Lifesaving Association. (MORE)

Hundreds Rock Dewey Beach for Oil Spill Benefit (WBOC)

Hundreds of people arrived at Delaware’s coast Wednesday evening to help communities at another coast hundreds of miles away. (MORE)

Future lifeguards hit the beach at Dewey (Cape Gazette)

More than 60 future lifeguards between the ages of 6 and 16 took to the beach at Dagsworthy Avenue Tuesday, July 6, to begin a rigorous Junior Lifeguard Program taught by Dewey Beach Patrol Capt. Todd Fritchman and Dewey Beach Patrol members. (MORE)

CIB science meeting set for Friday, July 16 at Biden Center (Cape Gazette)

Oxygen dissolved in the water is essential for the survival and health of fish, crabs and other aquatic life. (MORE)

Ocean View approves long-awaited comp plan (Coastal Point)

The Ocean View Town Council met on Tuesday, July 13, holding a public hearing for their 2010 comprehensive land use plan. The council voted 4-1 to approve the plan, following a discussion in which some residents expressed concern about future commercialization of the town and others expressed a desire for progress. (MORE)

Playing in the water comes with its own risks (Coastal Point)

“It doesn’t make any difference … whether you are in a pool, or the ocean. It only takes a matter of seconds.” (MORE)

Students’ struggle with reading gets worse statewide (Delaware Online)

A handful of Delaware’s persistently low-achieving schools made great gains in this year’s state assessment scores, but students statewide struggled in reading, continuing a downward trend in that subject area. (MORE)   NATIONAL TOP NEWS:


  • Friday

    Fenwick Island Farmer’s Market 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Wawa HoagieFest 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

    Georgetown Farmers Market 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

    Annie Get Your Gun 7:00 pm

    Annapolis Bluegrass Band 7:30 pm

    Milford Community Band 8:00 pm


    Historic Lewes Farmer’s Market 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Milford Farmers Market 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

    Free Alley Oop Skim Clinic 10:00 am

    Magnificent & Modest: A Milton Walking Tour 10:00 am

    Annie Get Your Gun 7:00 pm

    Fabulous Dialtones 7:00 pm

    Dan May Live 8:00 pm

    Gary Lloyd, Storyteller 10:00 pm


    72nd RAL Members’ Fine Art Show Closes

    4th Dewey Beach Liquors 5k at the Cork 8:00 am

    Bethany Beach Farmer’s Market 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Acoustic Dialtones 7:00 pm

    Remedy LIVE 8:00 pm

  • For details and the full calendar, click here.

Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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