The Morning News for September 13, 2010

by Dave on September 13, 2010


PPP: Rehoboth’s Urquhart Leads GOP Congressional Primary (
Public Policy Polling, a North Carolina-based professional polling firm, released late Sunday night the results of their Delaware GOP primary polling in advance of Tuesday’s vote. (MORE)

Delaware Senate contest will hinge on turnout (The Hill)
For supporters of Rep. Mike Castle (R-Del.), all eyes will be on Delaware’s New Castle County Tuesday where the level of turnout in the state’s contested GOP Senate primary could make or break the longtime congressman. (MORE)

Mapping out clues to cancer mystery (News Journal)
A quarter century after Delaware found itself with the nation’s highest cancer death rate, health officials have narrowed their search for cancer clusters to the neighborhood level, where for the first time local rates of rare cancers could provide clues to environmental or other causes. (MORE)


Dewey passes “bulk standards” ordinance in fiery meeting (
Mayor Rick Solloway thinks another lawsuit may show up in his in basket this week. That’s because Dewey Beach passed a controversial ordinance related to relaxed bulk standards by a 3-2 margin at Saturday’s town commissioner meeting. (MORE)

How much are lawsuits costing Dewey Beach? (
The question of how much money Dewey Beach is spending on lawsuits has been an ongoing concern. (MORE)

Greenwood Woman Arrested; Accused of Embezzling $900K from Rehoboth Business (
Delaware State Police have arrested an employee after she was indicted for embezzling money from her employer, Rehoboth-based Bayside Builders. (MORE)

Cape honors Superior schools (
Two Cape Henlopen School District schools received banners honoring them as “Superior Schools” during the Sept. 9 school board meeting. Both Shields Elementary School and Milton Elementary School have received the honor this year. (MORE)

Commissioner Hanson Endorses Seitz, Laird in 9/25 Dewey Town Election (
Incumbent Dewey Beach commissioner Diane Hanson has endorsed incumbent Marty Seitz and challenger Jim Laird in the upcoming town election. (MORE)

DNREC Fish and Wildlife Enforcement reports busy 2010 summer season (
DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife Enforcement agents had a busy summer season that included 15 search and rescue operations and 24 rescues that saved lives, according to statistics released today. (MORE)

Fine Arts of the Beach (WMDT)
Saturday marked the 32nd Annual Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival.
Hundreds of artists displayed their fine juried paintings and craftwork, and this year they decided to expand to the streets, to add a wider array of items to the show. (MORE)

Clear Space to Host “Red Carpet” Event Before Sept. 30 Opener (
The Clear Space Theatre Company begins its new fall season later this month and they are pulling out all the stops. (MORE)

Shipwrecks, Storms and Science Program at Zwaanendael October 2 (
Visitors to Lewes, Delaware will have an opportunity to learn about Delaware’s fascinating maritime heritage in the program “Shipwrecks, Storms and Science” that will take place on Saturday, October 2, 2010, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., at the Zwaanendael Museum, 102 Kings Highway, Lewes, Delaware 19958. (MORE)

Festival to honor late artist (
With the summer of 2010 now squarely in the rear-view mirror, it’s time for Sussex County’s fall festival season to kick into high gear. (MORE)

Blessing of the Animals At Epworth UMC on October 2 (
Epworth United Methodist Church will hold a “Blessing of the Animals” service at 10 am on Saturday, October 2nd, celebrating the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi which calls to mind mankind’s connection with all living creatures and God’s great blessings on all the earth’s beings. (MORE)

Weekend Football Roundup (
Scores from the area’s “local” teams, high school, college & pro. (MORE)

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Enjoy your day,   Dave Burris Coastal Sussex Morning News

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