The Morning News for January 21, 2011

by Dave on January 21, 2011


Jay Leno picks Delaware’s “booger” ice cream (Second Helpings)
Rehoboth Beach’s booger ice cream is getting national exposure Friday night. On “The Tonight Show” airing at 11:35 p.m., host Jay Leno and his guest Hoda Kotb will dip spoons into the ice cream that’s served at Chip Hearn’s The Ice Cream Store on Rehoboth Avenue. (MORE)

Leadership change at the DRBA (
A First State commissioner has been elected as the new chairman of the Delaware River and Bay Authority. William E. Lowe III, of Lewes, Del., was unanimously chosen this week by members of the board of the bi-state authority for the leadership post. (MORE)

Ex-Cape coach’s rape trial delayed (Delaware Online)
The trial of former Cape Henlopen High School football coach Thomas Ott, accused of raping a teenage girl, has been pushed back to March. (MORE)


Lewes thinks it can be bike friendly (Newsworks)
Right now Newark is the only certified bike friendly town in Delaware.  Lewes wants to lay claim to that as well. (MORE)

Issues with first Ruddertowne Public Workshop (WGMD)
Concerns are being addressed after out-of-town seasonal property owners in Dewey Beach were turned away at the doors of the Dewey Beach Lions Club during the first public workshop on the Ruddertowne settlement on January 15. (MORE)

Sponsor reworks bill on Del. lawmakers’ lobbying (Bloomberg)
The sponsor of a bill that would require Delaware lawmakers to wait at least one year after leaving office before becoming lobbyists has agreed to revise the measure in response to concerns from colleagues who could be affected. (MORE)

Delaware A-G concerned over military foreclosures (Newsworks)
Delaware Attorney-General Beau Biden wants all banks to look over their mortgage practices in light of  what happened at J.P. Morgan Chase and their foreclosure of some military family mortgages. (MORE)

Sussex Democrats attend historic swearing in of new state treasurer (Cape Gazette)
A number of Sussex County Democrats attended the swearing-in ceremony of State Treasurer Chip Flowers Jan. 4, at the Delaware Art Museum. (MORE)

The Lewes Building Co. makes custom affordable (Cape Gazette)
Even though news reports are full of stories about the troubled housing market, one local builder is optimistic and is offering custom-built homes for buyers looking for quality and value. (MORE)

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Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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