The Morning News for August 16, 2010

by Dave on August 16, 2010

The Morning News for Monday, August 16, 2010:

Former Delaware Governor Tribbitt Dies at 87 (Coastal Sussex)
Former Delaware Governor Sherman W. Tribbitt, who served in the state’s top post from 1973-1977, died Saturday. (MORE)

Man found hiding in Rehoboth house (WGMD)
He’s described as a short white man with a crew cut and gray hair. It was reported that he broke into a house on Delaware Avenue in Rehoboth Beach around 4:10 pm Saturday. (MORE)

Sussex County businessman convicted of theft in land sale scheme (Coastal Sussex)
James Tennefoss, a Sussex County business owner, was convicted yesterday of two counts of felony Theft related to his sale of two Sussex County properties. (MORE)


State Police Probe Rehoboth Robbery (Coastal Sussex)
Delaware State Police Sunday August 15, 2010 responded to a robbery complaint on Church Street at the Entrance to Canal Corkran Condo Community around 1:30 a.m. (MORE)

DNREC will run Delaware energy program (Delaware Online)
A restart of Delaware’s troubled weatherization program has been delayed by about two months while the state transfers the operation to a different agency. (MORE)

Delaware research eam tries to get to bottom of ocean floor’s secrets (News Journal)
At dusk last week, a team of Delaware geologists and biologists set out from Roosevelt Inlet in Lewes to explore one of the mid-Atlantic’s least understood habitats: the ocean bottom. (MORE)

State Police Arrest Two Investigating Disorderly Crowd (Coastal Sussex)
Early Sunday morning around 2:39 a.m. August 15, 2010 Delaware State Troopers from Troops 4 and 7, Rehoboth Police, Dewey Beach Police, Lewes Police, Milford Police and DNREC units responded to the WaWa located at 35436 Wolfe Neck Road Rehoboth, Delaware. (MORE)

Bethany to honor visitors from French sister city (Coastal Point)
The Town of Bethany Beach will be holding a special concert on the bandstand Thursday, Aug. 19, at 7 p.m., to welcome honorary guests Gabriel Daube, mayor of Périers, France, and his wife. (MORE)

Fewer lifeguards, but still on guard (
One of the most relied-upon summer occupations is beginning to see a drop in employees, which could affect vacationers from Ocean City to Rehoboth Beach. (MORE)

In the air, with the waves below (Delaware Online)
Skimboarders from across the country gathered Saturday in Dewey Beach to compete in the East Coast Skimboarding Championship. (MORE)

Spendless summer for surf lesson-givers (
Even with Delmarva’s unpredictable weather, unreliable surf and unstable economy, surf instructors are still finding reasons to be stoked. (MORE)

Lewes shop keeps its prices healthily low (Delaware Online)
A new store has cropped up in Lewes that offers healthful snacks, baked goods and more. (MORE)

Photo Gallery: Lewes Tomato Festival, August 14, 2010 (Coastal Sussex)
The Historic Lewes Farmer’s Market put on their annual celebration of the tomato on August 14th, and it was bursting with tomatoes of all varieties. (MORE)

Coast to coast, Jack pedals for a cause (Coastal Point)
In an experience that most people can only begin to imagine, local hero Jack Hogan cruised into La Jolla, Calif., just outside of San Diego, late last week, atop a custom modified bicycle. Some 47 days and 3,800 miles after his journey began in Bethany Beach, Jack had done it. (MORE)

Inaugural Delaware Beer & Wine Festival Set for October 17 in Felton (Coastal Sussex)
Meet Delaware’s vintners and brewers and sample more than 30 Delaware wines and beers at the inaugural Delaware Wine & Beer Festival, set for Sunday, October 17 at Pizzadili Vineyard and Winery in Felton, DE, just minutes south of Dover off Route 13. (MORE)

It’s time once again to laugh it up at Irish Eyes in Rehoboth Beach tonight as Jay Black headlines Comedy Night! You must be 21, and tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Information and reservations are available by calling 227-5458. Click here for a full listing of Irish Eyes’ entertainment at all three locations.



  • Cape HS Sports Preseason Begins
  • Fenwick Island Farmer’s Market
  • Dairy Day At Hopkins Creamery
  • Comedy Club at Irish Eyes
  • Family Movie Night on the Beach

Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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