The Morning News for September 17, 2010

by Dave on September 17, 2010


Dewey Commissioner Hanson Accused Of Withholding Information During Hearing (
Dewey Beach Commissioner Diane Hanson today was accused of withholding critical information from Saturday’s town meeting, where commissioners passed a new ordinance clarifying the definition of the controversial phrase “relaxed bulk standards,” which could eventually determine the height of the redeveloped Ruddertowne parcel on Dickinson Street. (MORE)

New Interim Student Standards Approved (
To better measure the ability of Delaware’s children to succeed in a global economy, the Delaware State Board of Education today voted to implement new interim standards that require greater mastery of core subjects to achieve a rating of “proficient.” (MORE)

Sussex County Property Taxes Due Sept. 30 (
The deadline for Sussex County property owners to pay their 2010 taxes is only a few days away. (MORE)


Sussex County EOC warns of strong rip currents (
The Sussex County Emergency Operations Center is tracking the progress of Hurricane Igor, which forecasters expect to swing well away from the United States, but could cause rough surf and dangerous rip currents as far north and west as the Delaware coastline. (MORE)

Bethany urges residents to avoid planned Aryan rally (
Bethany Beach is distancing itself from a controversial rally planned for the town’s bandstand on Saturday. (MORE)

Rehoboth Beach tree study to start later this month (Cape Gazette)
A study of Rehoboth Beach’s public tree canopy is set to get underway in the last week of September and the first week of October. (MORE)

Work crew walk away back in custody (WGMD)
A man who ran from a work detail this afternoon was found in Rehoboth Beach and arrested. (MORE)

Sussex youths take lead in battle against obesity (Cape Gazette)
Sussex County is setting the pace in the battle against childhood obesity, and health officials say local children could one day be the healthiest in the nation. (MORE)

Fall calls for bold, cozy fashion (Beachcomber)
Fall is upon us and fashionistas should be making room in their closets. (MORE)

Artists open their studios for annual tour (Beachcomber)
Creative minds will gather for the 12th annual Lewes Artists’ Studio Tour, slated to take place Saturday at various locations throughout the city. (MORE)

Sept. 18 workshop will address safe sanctuaries (Cape Gazette)
The Lewes Charge Faith and Israel United Methodist Churches are promoting a community and church safety awareness day for all of God’s people, regardless of abilities, who can come together for worship, study, fellowship, recreation and service, with the assurance that they are safe and secure in the community of faith. (MORE)

Everclear to perform at the Bottle & Cork (
When singer-songwriter Art Alexakis formed Everclear in 1992, he never expected to one day have a teenage daughter who would be a rock fan. (MORE)

Gallery 50 trip to the Barnes Foundation (
In 2009 Gallery 50, in Rehoboth Beach, in association with Graphics By The Sea, in Lewes, launched “Coastal Art Connection” which sponsors regular trips to view art exhibitions in such regional art centers as Washington DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York City. (MORE)

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Today’s Local Events:

  • Introduction to Surf-Fishing
  • RBDBCC Dewey Beach Candidates’ Forum
  • Cape May Lewes Ferry Sunset Wine Cruise
  • IRHS Football at Caravel
  • “Moon Over The Brewery”

Enjoy your day,   Dave Burris Coastal Sussex Morning News

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