The Morning News for August 26, 2010

by Dave on August 26, 2010

morningnewslogoThe Morning News for Thursday, August 26, 2010:

Delaware GOP Senate Primary, Who Can Beat Coons? (NPR)
Voters are said to be in an anti-incumbent mood this year, and Republicans are looking for conservative champions. Delaware’s biggest electoral prize may go to Rep. Mike Castle, a former governor who’s spent 18 years in Congress as a Republican moderate. (MORE)

Jones-Potter gets checks from state, city (Delaware Online)
State Treasurer Velda Jones-Potter has been paid $108,400 in consulting fees by the city since 2007 to teach leadership skills to 40 city employees, according to city records. (MORE)

Indian River Adult Education Classes Safe For Now From Budget Axe (
The Indian River School Board won’t cut adult education classes, at least not for now. (MORE)


Hogan returns to hero’s welcome (
Jack Hogan left Bethany Beach on June 21 to ride 3,800 miles across the country to raise money for Sussex County Habitat for Humanity and Contractors for a Cause (CFAC). (MORE)

Rehoboth plots five-year capital improvement forecast (Cape Gazette)
Rehoboth Beach officials are working on a five-year capital improvement forecast that would highlight the city’s future infrastructure needs. (MORE)

Appelbaum will not run in Sept. election (Delaware Coast Press)
Commissioner Marc Appelbaum said Wednesday that he will not run for re-election in the Sept. 25 Dewey Beach Town Council election, citing poor health. (MORE)

Dewey Beach filing deadline tomorrow (Delaware Wave)
The filing deadline for candidates in the town’s upcoming municipal election is tomorrow at 5 p.m. (MORE)

Should Dover Street be changed to Viking Street? (Cape Gazette)
As part of a new traffic signal project on Savannah Road in Lewes, area residents found it odd that a sign went up announcing Dover Street as the back entrance to Cape Henlopen High School. (MORE)

False alarms at beach carry big price (
Several rescue agencies flooded the beach Saturday evening when a call came in regarding a distressed swimmer. (MORE)

Cadbury Quilt & Arts Festival September 10 & 11 in Lewes (
Jim and Anne Rouse, Cadbury residents and this year’s hosts of the Cadbury Quilt & Arts Festival, are extending a personal invitation to join them at Cadbury at Lewes, located on Gills Neck Road, on September 10th and 11th. (MORE)

Coast Day Essay Contest asks students how they make most of coast (UDaily)
Entries for the 2010 Coast Day Essay Contest, which is open to any fifth grader in Delaware, are being accepted until Monday, Sept. 20. The theme for this year’s contest is “Making the Most of Your Coast.” (MORE)

Dewey Beach-based skimboarding team scores well in Portugal (Cape Gazette)
A team of elite athletes representing the United States traveled to Santa Cruz, Portugal, to compete in the European Skimboarding Championship, part of the Ocean Spirit Festival held Aug. 7 and 8, celebrating ocean sports and music. (MORE)

National News:

Today’s Local Events:

  • FILM: Iron Jawed Angels
  • Doo Wop Celebration with The Bronx Wanderers

Enjoy your day,   Dave Burris Coastal Sussex Morning News

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