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Coastal Point • Susan Lyons

Ben and Sarah Hammaker, of York, Pa., spent a little time in South Bethany with their family last Thursday, Aug...

News

School choice is not a guarantee.

Indian River School District officials made that statement loud and clear in July, when the school board rejected school choice applications to all but three schools.

With that shift, if families...

As the investigation continues to determine the cause of the house fire that killed three children — 4-year-old twins and their 18-month-old cousin — money continues to be donated to help their two young mothers, sisters who lived together in Pot...

A new development with 92 single-family homes received final site-plan approval from the Millville Town Council at its Tuesday, Aug. 13, meeting.

The Parkside community will be located off Windmill Drive and, as its name indicates, will be...

In anticipation of the first day of classes for local students, The River church is hosting its third annual Back to School Bash.

Planned for 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Wesleyan church near the intersection of Routes 17 and...

Millville has a new mayor. As of Tuesday, Aug. 13, former deputy mayor Steve Maneri has taken over the reins of the town’s government.

The council voted at its regular monthly meeting to elevate Maneri to the post, which became vacant with...

Steve Maneri is Millville's new mayor.

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With just a three-minute online survey, people can share their inland bays priorities with the Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control (DNREC).

Money is tight, but demand is high for dredging projects in the...

Workers dredge the Assawoman Canal in 2006. DNREC is conducting a study to prioritize future dredging projects, and is looking for the public’s help.

Construction is expected to begin in November on Shipwrecked Mini Golf & Ice Cream, with plans for the mini-golf course to open in the spring of 2020. First, though, a variance has to be approved by the Ocean View Board of Adjustment. The...

As plans continue to be developed for a new town hall in Millsboro, and more space for the overcrowded police department, the town council will meet early next month to review revised proposals and reduced costs from two architectural firms....

Lifestyle

Once again this year, a bumper crop of American flags signals the observance of Memorial Day as Flags for Heroes honors those who served their... See more...

Guests can eat well and have fun at the third annual Games Day fundraiser, benefiting women’s emergency shelters in Kent and Sussex counties.... See more...

When Joost Elling was 13, he went to the Netherlands to visit his paternal grandmother and fell in love with a particular Dutch sandwich cookie.... See more...

Business

Construction is expected to begin in November on Shipwrecked Mini Golf & Ice Cream, with plans for the mini-golf course to open in the spring... See more...

Mountaire Farms, the nation’s sixth largest chicken producer, recently awarded 28 students with $2,500 scholarships to help them pay for college.... See more...

Sports

Another successful year of baseball action is in the books for the District 3 Challenger Division, following their season-ending game on Saturday...

Players from the District 3 Challenger Division League were joined by the teams from U.S. Central and District 3 during the Little League Senior Softball World Series for their season finale contest. The players from Central and District 3 buddied with the Challenger players for the game, and made many wonderful memories for all involved.

Recently I went to the Bethany Beach bandstand, where a trio was playing jazz, and I just wasn’t in the mood for jazz, so I set up my boombox and...

The sounds of whistles echoed throughout the air on the ground of the Indian River High School athletic fields this week as coaches welcomed their...

Indian River’s football team was among the teams gearing up for the fall season. Chief among its concerns is replacing their starting quarterback, who suffered an injury during the baseball season.

 

A program that was in need of a jumpstart to revitalize itself may have found just what it needs to get that extra push when it comes...

Rick Hundley walks among his new cross-country charges. Hundley was recently named the head coach for both boys’ and girls’ teams.

The typical way to an ACDelco PSC Crate Modified driver seat starts with years of kart racing on local dirt tracks, followed by more laps turned...

Breaking with a traditional racing path, Matt Smith (middle) began racing six years ago, starting out in crate car racing.