The Morning News for September 29, 2010

by Dave on September 29, 2010


Shuman: Local business the best way to boost job growth (
It’s time to abandon our old ideas about creating jobs. That was the message from Michael Shuman, a keynote speaker at the Maryland-Delaware Downtown Revitalization Conference held in Rehoboth Beach. (MORE)

Delaware seen as wind power’s proving ground (Delaware Online)
The winds off Delaware’s shores could completely replace fossil fuels to generate electricity in the state, an environmental interest group said in a new report on the potential for offshore wind. (MORE)

Bethany clears final hurdles (Delaware Wave)
Despite an 11th-hour expansion of the project’s scope and costs, the town has cleared the final hurdles to the first phase of its streetscape revitalization project. (MORE)


State Police Probe Selbyville Home Invasion (
Delaware State Police investigated a home invasion Sunday on S. Sea Gull Road in the Swann Estates development in Selbyville. (MORE)

Sussex County grants airport lease for Delaware Tech to expand aviation program(
A year-old aviation maintenance education program at the Sussex County Airport will get a chance to spread its wings a bit more, thanks to support from Sussex County that will help provide new opportunities for residents and boost the local economy. (MORE)

Coast Day This Sunday In Lewes (
Coast Day has become a cherished Delaware tradition by providing opportunities to experience the wonders of the ocean and the latest marine research in a fun, family-friendly format. (MORE)

Sussex County Housing Market Heats Up – Schell Brothers Event Will Draw Over 325 to Beach Venue (
Imagine hosting an intimate dinner party and having over 325 guests in attendance, especially when you’re a home builder and word on the street is that we’re supposed to be in a down market. (MORE)

ResortQuest sells for $56 million (Delaware Wave)
A division of Wyndham Worldwide has agreed to acquire ResortQuest International for an estimated $56 million in cash, an expansion that opens the U.S. vacation-rental market to the hotel conglomerate and transfers management of the Sea Colony condominiums. (MORE)

Delaware National Bank to Merge With Sister Bank (MarketWatch)
R. Scott Smith, Jr., chairman and chief executive officer of Fulton Financial Corporation today announced that the boards of directors of two of the Corporation’s affiliate banks have reached an agreement in principle to merge. (MORE)

Salty, Stained Skin: Stories of Sailors Tattoos on October 10 (
For centuries, tattooing and sailing have gone hand and hand; most people even recognize classic nautical tattoos, but what do they mean? (MORE)

Cape May Lewes Ferry hosts “Tie the Knot Wedding Expo” (Shore News Today)
Cape May Lewes Ferry officials will host the “Tie the Knot” Wedding Expo at the Lewes ferry terminal on Sunday, Oct. 3 from 1 to 5 p.m. (MORE)

Verrazzano celebration planned in Rehoboth April 15-17, 2011 (Cape Gazette)
Rehoboth Beach officials have begun a fundraising effort to bring officials from Greve In Chianti, Italy, to “The Nation’s Summer Capital” to celebrate the first anniversary of the two cities’ sister cities agreement. (MORE)

National Top Stories

Today’s Local Events:

  • CHHS Cross Country at Tidewater Classic (MD) 4:00 pm

Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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