The Morning News for August 9, 2010

by Dave on August 9, 2010

The Morning News for Monday, August 9, 2010:

Look, up in the sky! It’s that new bridge (Delaware Online)
From a distance, the 250-foot-tall towers of the new Indian River Inlet Bridge rise above the cedars, the dunes and even the rigging on the sport-fishing boats at the local marina. (MORE)

Local police warn of sweepstakes check scam (Coastal Point)
Ocean View police this week warned residents of a scam in which residents receive a check from Northern Lights Direct Response Television Ltd. (MORE)

Peterson withdraws from campaign (Coastal Point)
Bethany Beach Town Council candidate Chuck Peterson announced on Aug. 2 that he was withdrawing from his campaign to run for a town council seat. (MORE)


Delaware weather: Going to extremes (News Journal)
Record snowfalls in February. Record heat in July. In 2010, Delaware shoveled and sweated through the most drastic winter and summer seasons that it’s seen in years. (MORE)

Bethany focuses on drainage issues (
As part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ investigation into the drainage problems along Pennsylvania Avenue, the town has mailed a survey to residents regarding flooding in their neighborhoods. (MORE)

No Inland Bays Fish Kills Reported Yet This Year (CBS 3)
Delaware officials say no fish kills have been reported in Delaware’s inland bays this year. (MORE)

Frankford water plant set to go online soon (Coastal Point)
After years of concern, confusion, controversy, effort and, finally, construction, Frankford’s new water plant is about to come online. (MORE)

Suspects sought in local thefts (Coastal Point)
The Delaware State Police are asking for the assistance of the public in identifying suspects in a series of thefts from vehicles in the Millville and Selbyville areas this week. (MORE)

Temporary beauties in the sand (Delaware Online)
More than 100 teams and 800 participants created works of art that soon would vanish into the sand as they vied for bragging rights Saturday in the 32nd annual Sandcastle Contest in Rehoboth Beach. (MORE)

Getting away: Rehoboth Beach, Delaware (
Joe Lombardi, his wife, Trish, and their three teenage children start their summer weekends like many others lured to swaths of sand lapped by the mighty Atlantic. (MORE)

OV holds first business meeting (Coastal Point)
The Town of Ocean View held its first Business Breakfast meeting, in conjunction with the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce, on Thursday, July 29. (MORE)

MERR pursues marine life license plate (Coastal Point)
Delaware drivers may soon be able to support local marine life in style. (MORE)

Three chances this week to see the Rehoboth Summer Childrens Theatre’s presentation of The Wizard of Oz! Monday in Bethany Beach, Tuesday in Dewey Beach & Thursday in Rehoboth Beach. Call 227-6766 for information.



  • Fenwick Island Farmer’s Market 8:00 am
  • Rehoboth Summer Childrens Theatre: The Wizard of Oz 7:00 pm
  • Comedy Club at Irish Eyes 8:00 pm
  • Family Movie Night on the Beach 8:30 pm

Enjoy your day,   Dave Burris Coastal Sussex Morning News

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