The Morning News for December 16, 2010

by Dave on December 16, 2010


This Week’s COASTAL SUSSEX WEEKLY Magazine (Coastal Sussex)

Features on Striper Bites’ “Fork In, Fork Out” fundraiser, Sussex County Realtors’ benefit for needy kids, the Southern Delaware School of the Arts, “Giving Local” and more. (Click here for to read on your computer screen) or (Click here for the printable PDF document)

Slaughter Beach fire under investigation (WGMD)
The Delaware Fire Marshal is investigating a fire that destroyed a local fishing store in Slaughter Beach. (MORE)

Frederica couple charged in Rehoboth outlet embezzlement (WDEL)
A Frederica couple who worked as managers at a Sony outlet store in Rehoboth Beach have been charged in an embezzlement scheme. (MORE)


Fire causes $800,000 damage to South Bethany homes (Delaware Online)
A fire that caused $800,000 damage to a South Bethany home and adjacent dwellings began in a vehicle parked under the home, the state Fire Marshal’s Office reported Tuesday. (MORE)

Rehoboth will fund Chamber drainage repairs after flooding (Coast Press)
Over the summer, a multitude of storms producing heavy rain proved costly for the Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce building. (MORE)

Dewey Beach to find out about DNREC loan approval (WGMD)
DNREC has approved a supplemental loan request from the town that will allow it to move ahead with a construction project that will help to reduce flooding in the area of Bayard Avenue and Bellevue Street. (MORE)

Schools prep for new tests (Coast Press)
With the implementation of a new state testing program this year, educators are bracing for lower test scores and other ramifications of the new system. (MORE)

Assistance available for low-income Delawareans with their utility bills (Newsworks)
Delawareans who are having trouble paying their utility bills have a place to turn. (MORE)

Food Bank supply down (Delmarva Now)
Despite collecting nearly 300,000 pounds of food this year, officials at the Delaware Food Bank say the organization is struggling to feed the hungry. (MORE)

Delawareans are encouraged to Recycle Christmas Trees (Delmarva Town Crier)
Delawareans are encouraged to get in the recycling spirit this holiday season by delivering their Christmas trees to a yard waste drop-off site in New Castle County or to a state park in Kent or Sussex County. Trees, free of ornaments, wire and tinsel, can be dropped off at any of five locations statewide from Sunday, Dec. 26 through Monday, Jan. 27, 2011. (MORE)

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Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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