The Morning News for September 21, 2010

by Dave on September 21, 2010


DBE files another suit against Dewey Beach (
Dewey Beach Enterprises (DBE) filed another lawsuit against Dewey Beach on Monday, Sept. 20. (MORE)

Hanson Hits Back In Dewey, Says Accusations “Totally Incorrect” (
Dewey Beach Commissioner Diane Hanson today fired off an email to Commissioner Zeke Pryzgocki and Mayor Rick Solloway responding to accusations that she withheld the details of a conversation she had with State Planning Director Connie Holland prior to a controversial vote on a new ordinance at the Saturday, September 11th town meeting. (MORE)

Millsboro Man Held on Kidnapping/Assault Charges (
State Police have arrested a Millsboro man in connection with an assault and kidnapping that took place early Saturday morning. (MORE)


BEA: Delaware Personal Income Up 1.2% in Second Quarter (
Delaware posted the 11th-best personal income growth in the nation in the 2nd quarter of 2010, according to the US Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). (MORE)

Grad student aboard expedition exploring Mediterranean seafloor (UDaily)
Underwater landslides, deep-sea corals, ancient archaeological sites — these are just a few of the cool phenomena that Adam Skarke, a graduate student at the University of Delaware, may get to see firsthand in the Mediterranean Sea aboard an expedition led by famed explorer Robert Ballard. (MORE)

Former Bethany Mayor Joseph F. McHugh Passes Away (Town of Bethany Beach)
He served in the U.S. Air Force and was honorably discharged after four years with the rank of Captain. (MORE)

Jolly Trolley launches car service for 40th anniversary (Cape Gazette)
After 40 years of shuttling families from Rehoboth Beach to Dewey Beach and back again, the Jolly Trolley is stepping up its game with a chartered car service. (MORE)

Check expectations at door, says star soprano (Delaware Online)
She has sung in the finest opera halls in the world and, in recent years, at New York gems like Carnegie Hall and the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. (MORE)

10 Budget Backpacker Beach Destinations in America (
Delaware’s perpetual “bland” label falls by the wayside when you visit Bethany Beach. The diminutive resort community is a solid summer draw and a rather affordable one at that. (MORE)

Two-day conference focuses on sustainability from three perspectives (UDaily)
Environmental pollution, an increasingly obese population and a growing number of senior citizens. This week, a special two-day conference, “Sustainable Delaware 2010,” will look at how to design walkable, healthy and sustainable communities to address these major issues facing America today. (MORE)

“Treat the Beat” 5K Walk raises $29,000 (
Beebe Medical Foundation raised $29,000 at its first “Treat the Beat” 5k walk to support the Cardiac and Vascular Services at Beebe Medical Center. (MORE)

Freeman Foundation Donates $5,000 to the Lifelong Learning Institute of Delaware (
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute of the University of Delaware in Lewes (FORMERLY SDALL) was awarded a $5000 grant to fund computer upgrades from the Carl M. Freeman Foundation’s FACES (Freeman Foundation Assists Communities with Extra Support) grant program. (MORE)

Igor, DE Great Parks Pursuit, and Philanthropy ( Voices)
I spent the last week anxiously awaiting the arrival of swell from our friend Igor well off the eastern coast. (MORE)

National Top Stories

Today’s Local Events:

  • Special Session of Delaware State Senate
  • Rehoboth Beach Farmer’s Market
  • IRHS Field Hockey vs. Dover
  • CHHS Field Hockey vs. Delmar
  • CHHS Girls Volleyball @ St. Thomas More
  • DCT Family Comedy Jam
  • IRHS Girls Volleyball at Caravel
  • CHHS Boys Soccer vs. Seaford
  • IRHS Boys Soccer at Smyrna

Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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