The Morning News for August 5, 2010

by Dave on August 5, 2010

The Morning News for Thursday, August 5, 2010:

Couple cited for disrobing in public at boardwalk shower (WGMD)
Police cited a man and woman for disrobing in public after receiving a complaint around 8:25 a.m. Wednesday. (MORE)

A Sleeper Race in Delaware? (
To read reports back in February when New Castle County Executive Chris Coons dared to jump into the Senate race to challenge one of Delaware’s most popular politicians, Republican Rep. Mike Castle, the young Democrat might as well have been committing political suicide. (MORE)

Dewey planners reject right-of-way measure (Cape Gazette)
After months of public hearings and discussions, Dewey Beach planners will recommend that town council not adopt an ordinance dealing with objects in the right-of-way. (MORE)


Bicyclist Crashes into ‘Jolley Trolley’ in Dewey Beach (WBOC)
Dewey Beach police say a 20-year-old bicyclist is in the hospital after he crashed into a “Jolly Trolley” van Tuesday night. (MORE)

Bethany residents seek beach restoration input (
Now that the town’s beaches are set to receive an $8.2 million, federally funded beach replenishment, residents are voicing their concerns about how the new beach will look. (MORE)

State Agencies Join Together To Better Support Youth Aging Out of Foster Care (Coastal Sussex)
Six members of Governor Jack Markell’s Cabinet came together this morning at the annual Youth Advisory Council Conference to sign an agreement that outlines each agency’s role in providing necessary support and services to youth who age out of the Delaware foster care system. (MORE)

Delaware Drinking Water at Risk: Prescription drugs on tap from major suppliers (News Journal)
Newly released details from a state drinking water study show that prescription drugs and personal care chemicals have crept into water supplies used by every major water utility tested. (MORE)

Cape cuts 22 paras, says some teachers may return (Cape Gazette)
The Cape Henlopen School District has notified 22 paraprofessionals that their positions have been cut. (MORE)

Student dean to replace police at Cape High (Coast Press)
The changing face of Cape Henlopen High School’s football coaching staff will also yield a change in personnel, as the new hires have been appointed to various staff positions. (MORE)

Institute of Lifelong Learning Announces New Name, Fall Schedule (Coastal Sussex)
The Osher Institute of Lifelong Learning of the University of Delaware in Lewes (formerly known as SDALL) has issued its fall schedule. (MORE)

Weather lucrative for beach parking (
While recent dry weather conditions have caused many to sweat, municipalities and state parks are attributing increases in visitors and parking revenue to a warm season with clear skies. (MORE)

Fallen Cape student to be remembered through new scholarship efforts (Cape Gazette)
Brad Owens is $2,000 short of establishing a foundation in memory of his sister, Jordyn Owens, a 2008 Cape Henlopen High School graduate who died in a drunk-driving accident. (MORE)

Build the castles of your dreams on Rehoboth sand (Coast Press)
Put on your thinking cap and prepare your shovels and buckets — the 32nd annual Rehoboth Beach Sandcastle Contest is right around the corner. (MORE)

The legend of Capt. Kidd’s treasure in Cape lives on (Coast Press)
When Captain William Kidd arrived in Lewes, colonial authorities were clamoring for the arrest of the notorious buccaneer. (MORE)

Rehoboth Art League outdoor show to be held rain or shine (Cape Gazette)
The Rehoboth Art League will hold its 37th Annual Members’ Outdoor Fine Art and Fine Craft Exhibition from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 7, 8, 14 and 15, at its 3 1/2 acre campus in Henlopen Acres. (MORE)

‘You don’t just send anybody’ (
Fenwick Island Beach Patrol Capt. Tim Ferry is well aware of the importance of a strong performance in the United States Lifesaving Association’s National Lifeguard Championships. (MORE)

Tennis courts heat up for Del. Resort Cup (Coast Press)
The Delaware Resort Cup, scheduled for Aug. 7, will be held at Bayside Golf Resort in Fenwick Island. Teams from all area tennis facilities will compete against each other to take home the cup. (MORE)

Photo Gallery: Hetfield’s Class at Bethany Blues (Coastal Sussex)
Photos from Mr. Hetfield’s Rock and Roll Summer Camp performance at Bethany Blues-Lewes Monday August 2. (MORE)



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Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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