The Morning News for September 9, 2010

by Dave on September 9, 2010


Rehoboth Beach Drag Volleyball Tournament Draws Thousands over Labor Day Weekend (MyFOXDC)
Not even Hurricane Earl could get in the way of one of the most entertaining sporting events of the summer. (MORE)

Four people pulled from Rehoboth Bay Monday evening (WGMD)
Numerous area fire companies were involved in a water rescue last night around 6:30 after four people went overboard near West Bay Park in the Rehoboth Bay – as their vessel circled out of control – with no one aboard. (MORE)

DNREC determines Indian River LLC permit to require 95 percent reduction in cooling water use (
The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has announced its intent to issue a water discharge permit to Indian River Power LLC’s Millsboro plant which will require a 95 percent reduction in cooling water use when the plant goes from three generating units to operating a single unit in 2013 – as called for in a consent agreement the company signed earlier with DNREC. (MORE)


‘SeaTalk’ podcasts answer coastal questions (UDaily)
The latest versions of SeaTalk announcements from the University of Delaware and the Delaware Sea Grant College Program are now available. (MORE)

The failure of David de Vries (Coast Press)
As the small Dutch ship neared Cape Henlopen, David de Vries noticed the land gave a sweet perfume as the wind came from the northwest. (MORE)

Hearings set on Tidewater project (Coast Press)
Two days of appeal hearings are planned in the battle over Tidewater Utilities’ bid for a Coastal Zone permit to build a huge commercial wastewater plant near Rehoboth Beach. (MORE)

Coons Releases Green Energy Plan (
US Senate candidate and New Castle County Executive Chris Coons today released a four-point plan aimed at building the green economy. (MORE)

Voter Pre-Registration Bill Signed Into Law (
Surrounded by the type of high school students who will benefit from this new law, Governor Jack A. Markell signed legislation on Wednesday allowing 16-year-olds to pre-register to vote when they apply for their driver’s license, becoming the sixth state to pass such legislation. (MORE)

Autism Delaware Program for Adults Receives National Recognition (WebWire)
Autism Delaware’s adult services division is one of three programs nationwide recently designated as an Effective Program by the National Advisory Panel of the Vocational Rehabilitation Services Model Project for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders. (MORE)

Sussex County reminds public that September is National Preparedness Month (
September is National Preparedness Month, and the Sussex County Emergency Operations Center reminds residents and property owners during this month’s national awareness campaign – and at the peak of the Atlantic hurricane season – of how important it is to always be prepared. (MORE)

Oktoberfest: A dozen Downtown Rehoboth Beach, DE restaurants participating (
Downtown Rehoboth Beach will be the place to be on September 24-26, as our downtown restaurants celebrate the 3rd Annual Rehoboth Beach Oktoberfest! (MORE)

Downtown Rehoboth Seeks Holiday Tree (
The City of Rehoboth Beach, in cooperation with Rehoboth Beach Main Street, Inc., is looking for a 35-40-foot evergreen tree for its annual holiday display at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand. (MORE)

UD Announces 2010-11 Men’s and Women’s Basketball CAA Schedules (WBOC)
The University of Delaware men’s and women’s basketball teams announced their Colonial Athletic Association schedules for the 2010-11 season on Tuesday. (MORE)

Let the fun begin (Coast Press)
The high school sports season is finally upon us, and the first week of games should bring some exciting play. (MORE)

Hola Awards Showcases the Best of Hispanic Community (
The Second Annual Hola Awards on Sept. 25 will showcase some of the most admirable Hispanic leaders in Sussex County, who, during part of the evening, will be serenaded by Billboard artist Prince Royce. (MORE)

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Enjoy your day,
Dave Burris Coastal Sussex Morning News

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