Millville


BREAKING WEATHER ALERT: Blizzard Warning until Monday morning -- 12-18 inches of snow now predicted

BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST MONDAY... ...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN...

Sunday, December 26, 2010 - 8:25am

WEATHER ALERT: Snow storm rapidly covering state; driving could be treacherous in all areas

The National Weather Service's Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 1 P.M., Monday, Dec. 27. Snow has been falling throughout the state and will become steadily heavier in the afternoon and evening. Accumulation of 8 to 12 inches is...

Sunday, December 26, 2010 - 8:00am

WEATHER ALERT: Beebe Medical Center announces closings due to snowstorm

Beebe Medical Center has canceled all elective surgeries for Monday, Dec. 27, due to the winter storm. All satellite facilities also will be closed, including Tunnell Cancer Center and Beebe Outpatient Surgery Center on Route 24.
 
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Sunday, December 26, 2010 - 7:52am

BREAKING NEWS: State braces for major snow storm; driving precautions urged statewide

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning that is in effect from 7 A.M. Sunday, Dec. 26, until 1 P.M. Monday, Dec. 27. There will be heavy, blowing snow throughout Sunday afternoon and evening, and there is the potential for...

Sunday, December 26, 2010 - 2:06am

WEATHER ADVISORY: Winter Storm Warning in effect through Monday; hazardous road conditions reported

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM SUNDAY TO 1 PM EST MONDAY...  THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM SUNDAY TO 1 PM EST MONDAY. THE...

Saturday, December 25, 2010 - 1:01pm

WEATHER ADVISORY: Winter Storm Watch in effect -- 6+ inches expected through Monday

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...  A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.  * PRECIPITATION TYPE: SNOW  * ACCUMULATIONS: POSSIBILITY OF SIX INCHES...

Saturday, December 25, 2010 - 8:07am

Millville votes to adopt revised town code

Two public hearings were held on Dec. 14 during Millville’s town council meeting. Council discussed ordinance 11-03 to “Adopt the Code of the Town of Millville,” which would enact revisions made during the “codification process of the Ordinances...

Thursday, December 16, 2010 - 3:14am

Millville town garage, pavilion discussed by council members

With the expansion of Millville’s town hall scheduled to be completed on Feb. 12, 2011, Mayor Don Minyon and the council at their workshop on Tuesday, Nov. 30, discussed the possible disposition of the freestanding garage.

Minyon asked the...

Thursday, December 2, 2010 - 3:50am

Local magician, wife stranded aboard Splendor

Magician Rich Bloch and his wife, Susan – owners of Dickens Parlour Theatre in Millville – were among those stuck aboard the Carnival Splendor, the cruise ship that became stranded this week off the coast of Mexico after an engine-room fire on...

Thursday, November 18, 2010 - 2:37am

Community comes together for Sophia

Sophia Zolotukhina, a 22-year-old who graduated from college in Siberia this June, is supposed to be back home in Russia already. Zolotukhina traveled to the beaches of the eastern U.S. to earn money immediately after graduating with a degree in...

Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 3:59am

Longaberger basket bingo event to benefit Lowe family

On Nov. 13, from 6 to 11 p.m., a Longaberger basket bingo fundraiser will be held at the Millville Fire Hall, to raise funds for Justin Lowe.

“We’re having this because Justin Lowe is a senior at Indian River High School and he plays...

Friday, October 22, 2010 - 5:02am

Harry Anderson's Halloween magic show to benefit Habitat

“Harry Anderson and Friend” – a special Halloween-weekend show of magic and theatrics, featuring magician and actor Harry Anderson – is set to offer chills and thrills on Friday, Oct. 29; Saturday, Oct. 30; and Sunday, Oct. 31, at Dickens Parlour...

Friday, October 22, 2010 - 5:00am

Millville considering residency requirements

The Millville Town Council will have a full plate at their Tuesday, Oct. 26, council workshop. Many items discussed at this week’s meeting will be revisited at the workshop for more consideration. On the agenda will be a continued discussion of...

Thursday, October 14, 2010 - 4:55am

Sea glass artwork symbolizes a collective move forward

It has often been said that nobody is perfect. And everyone has baggage. Some might have a neat little carry-on bag’s worth, and some might have a tractor-trailer full, but everybody has it.

What can be done about it is one of two things....

Thursday, October 14, 2010 - 3:50am

MillVols receive Governor's award for service

In less than two years, the Millville Volunteers – a volunteer organization made up of approximately 30 members from various Millville-area communities – have made quite a name for themselves.

On Oct. 28, the group will receive the 2010...

Wednesday, October 6, 2010 - 3:01pm

Banking some more recipes

The ladies at Millville’s County Bank branch are not just a bunch of top-notch money crunchers. They also know their way around the kitchen – my kind of people! Not only did all seven provide recipes for today’s column, they also donned aprons...

Wednesday, October 6, 2010 - 2:01pm

Millville council reluctant on price for OV policing

On Tuesday, Sept. 28, the Millville Town Council met to discuss the proposal it has received from the Town of Ocean View on that town providing Millville with policing and 911 services.

Mayor Don Minyon opened the meeting by correcting...

Thursday, September 30, 2010 - 8:22am

PNC Bank inside Millville Giant robbed

Delaware State Police this week were seeking the suspect in the robbery of the PNC Bank branch located inside the Giant grocery store in Millville. Police said the suspect stole an undisclosed amount of money from the bank on Monday, Sept. 27,...

Thursday, September 30, 2010 - 7:52am

BREAKING NEWS: PNC Bank in Millville Giant robbed -- suspect sought by police

Delaware State Police on Monday, Sept. 27, were asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect in the robbery of the PNC Bank inside the Giant grocery store in Millville.

Police said the suspect – described as a white man, about 5 feet...

Monday, September 27, 2010 - 12:02pm

Millville awards contract for town hall expansion

Millville Town Council members this week discussed bids received for the planned town hall expansion project. Mayor Don Minyon started the discussion on Tuesday, Sept. 14, by thanking all those who participated in the biding process, before...

Thursday, September 16, 2010 - 6:05am

County to review meeting on Millville sewer

The Sussex County Council on Tuesday, Sept. 14, approved a review of the public meeting for the Millville Sanitary Sewer District, Contract F, Northwest Expansion. John Ashman, director of county utility planning, explained that they held the...

Thursday, September 16, 2010 - 4:26am

Hocker's and Mountaire to host 'Back to Natural' drive

On Saturday, Sept. 18, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mountaire will be teaming up with Hocker’s Supercenter for “Back to Natural.” The “Ole’ Timers Day Food Drive,” is designed to a fun-filled event and will be held in the Hocker’s parking lot in...

Thursday, September 16, 2010 - 4:24am

Mike and Paul's making move to Dagsboro

The recent slump in the economy has, without a doubt, had an affect on many small, privately owned businesses throughout the community. One locally owned name that took a hit was Mike and Paul’s Auto Repair in Ocean View. Now, owner Mike Blizzard...

Thursday, September 16, 2010 - 4:02am

Millville preparing for Great Pumpkin Festival

Millville’s 2nd Annual Great Pumpkin Festival will be held Oct. 9, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Millville Volunteer Fire Company grounds. The five-hour, town-wide event will feature hourly drawings, a pie-eating contest, lots of food and...

Thursday, September 16, 2010 - 3:59am

Emergency Operations Center: Sussex County 'dodged' storm-Updated 12:45 p.m.. Sat. Sept. 4, 2010

Tropical Storm Earl made landfall near Western Head Nova Scotia around 10 a.m. according to officials. Severe tropical storm conditions are affecting a large part of the province. Meanwhile, coastal Delaware is pleasant with sunny skies.

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Thursday, September 2, 2010 - 4:38am

Millville looking at numbers on joint policing possibilities

Ocean View and Millville officials this week confirmed that discussion of the possibility of joint policing of the towns has continued this summer, despite the cancelation of one planned meeting and a lack of externally visible movement on the...

Thursday, September 2, 2010 - 4:34am

Rotary hears from Carper on health care issues

Southern Sussex Rotary heard from invited guest U.S. Sen. Thomas Carper on Thursday, Aug. 27, regarding health care and recent insurance reforms. Carper explained that the idea of larger purchasing pools that the Bethany-Fenwick Chamber of...

Thursday, September 2, 2010 - 4:01am

Nature center offering kids a kayaking field trip

Children who have enjoyed the weekly lessons on marine life, wetlands and other fun outdoor activities at the Bethany Beach Nature Center – and those that have yet to see what the fuss is about – are being invited on a special free guided kayak...

Thursday, September 2, 2010 - 3:55am

Millville Streetscape project design completed

The Town of Millville held its monthly town council meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 24, at which representatives from the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) presented the preliminary plans for the first phase of the town’s streetscape...

Thursday, August 26, 2010 - 3:49am

Carper meets with local business owners to talk shop

Some area businesspeople got to sit down and pick the brain of U.S. Sen. Tom Carper on Friday, Aug. 21. Mike Nally of Miken Builders, along with some of his staff, and Mike Jahnigan of the Sun Group of Businesses, with some of his staff, each met...

Thursday, August 26, 2010 - 3:46am

Millville closer to streetscape

To many who visit the area, Millville is that little town on Route 26 that has some grocery stores, several banks and an enormous liquor store. It appears to be based solely on the retail of Route 26, just like many people from other areas...

Thursday, August 26, 2010 - 3:40am

Fox's Pizza pops up in Millville

Combine years of pizza-making and management experience with a Pennsylvania tradition four decades in the making, and you’ve got Fox’s Pizza Den, a new establishment in Millville that is quickly picking up a following. Throw in a 10-mile delivery...

Thursday, August 26, 2010 - 3:20am

South Coastal Library hosts annual book sale

The Friends of the South Coastal Library will host its largest book sale ever on Thursday, Aug. 19, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; on Friday, Aug. 20, from 1 to 5 p.m., and on Saturday, Aug. 21, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The sale will be held in the meeting...

Thursday, August 19, 2010 - 8:04am

Welcome Back Jack this Saturday

A party to celebrate the cross-country fundraising bike ride of Jack Hogan will be held on Saturday, Aug. 21, from 1 to 6 p.m. The event will be held at 47 Dukes Drive, in Millville, off Route 26, just west of the Fat Tuna. A $20 donation gets...

Thursday, August 19, 2010 - 8:02am

Business expansion all in the family for McCarthys

For close to a decade, McCarthy Stones has been one of the area’s leaders in exterior home improvements and landscaping, but recently they’ve expanded their services to cater to even more clients. Customers can now turn to the McCarthys for...

Thursday, August 12, 2010 - 8:41am

Suspects sought in local thefts

The Delaware State Police are asking for the assistance of the public in identifying suspects in a series of thefts from vehicles in the Millville and Selbyville areas this week. Police said the thefts occurred overnight from Saturday, July 31,...

Friday, August 6, 2010 - 6:37am

Police: Please practice prudence while peddling

Summertime is in full swing, and many have been heading to the shore for a relaxing getaway and time with family and friends. But the increased number of vacationers inevitably leads to higher volume of traffic on the roadways. And while cycling...

Friday, July 30, 2010 - 6:06am

NRG to shut down power plant's Unit 3

Bringing to a close discussions dating back to February, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) Secretary Collin O’Mara recently announced that the agency has finalized a consent agreement with NRG Energy Inc....

Thursday, July 22, 2010 - 6:29am

CIB offers reports on cleanliness of Inland Bays waters

Whether doing cannonballs off the boat, taking off from the dock on a personal watercraft or swimming in the open bays, it’s nice to know how clean that water really is. And the Center for the Inland Bays’ second Recreational Water Quality...

Thursday, July 22, 2010 - 6:22am

County could expand MIllville sewer district

Several communities along White’s Neck Road not included in the original Millville Sanitary Sewer District, including West Ocean Farms, White’s Neck Village and Bowerset could soon see county sewer. Sussex County Engineer Mike Izzo presented to...

Thursday, July 22, 2010 - 6:17am

Vacation Bible School a tradition

It was that time again this week: time for Ecumenical Vacation Bible School. In the Bethany Beach area, ecumenical means several churches working together for this annual vacation tradition, and the time in the middle of summer that some kids...

Thursday, July 22, 2010 - 5:42am

Locals find a new favorite spot at Perucci’s

At the old Millville post office, a new Italian restaurant has caused a flurry of attention from locals and visitors alike. Perucci’s is a little bistro owned by Lynn and Jim Rickards, the former owners of Bethany Beach Diner.

Coastal...

Thursday, July 22, 2010 - 5:36am

Millville by the Sea breaks ground with new developer

It was a “happy occasion” on Thursday, July 1, as Millville Mayor Don Minyon and Deputy Mayor Gerry Hocker broke ground on the latest phase of Millville By the Sea, along with officials from the large scale development’s new builder, Virginia-...

Wednesday, July 14, 2010 - 3:39pm

OV, Millville take step toward shared policing

The towns of Ocean View and Millville joined forces this week in a workshop to discuss public safety. Ocean View Town Councilman Bob Lawless opened up the discussion by saying that there is a “natural relationship there,” between the two towns....

Thursday, July 8, 2010 - 4:41am

Ocean View, Millville to discuss public safety

Those interested in listening in on public safety discussions between the towns of Ocean View and Millville will get their chance on Tuesday, July 6, at 6 p.m., when representatives from the Millville and Ocean View town councils will meet in a...

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - 6:05pm

Route 26 detour construction project to begin next week

On Monday, June 28, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) held an informational public workshop on the Route 26 Detour Routes Project. DelDOT officials were on hand to answer questions and to explain the process of both the detour...

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - 6:01pm

Millville to hold town-wide yard sale Saturday

On Saturday, July 3, from 8 a.m. to noon, the Town of Millville will hold its first community-wide yard sale and merchant sidewalk sale.

Mayor Don Minyon has been planning the event for a few months and said this week that he hopes that...

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - 5:34pm

Millville votes against C-2 rezoning

The Millville Town Council met on Wednesday, June 16, and held a public hearing and vote on the possible rezoning of four applicants’ properties from C-1, commercial, to C-2, large-scale commercial, zoning.

Attorney Vincent Robertson of...

Thursday, June 24, 2010 - 4:57am

Workshop set on Route 26 detour project

The long-awaited Route 26 Mainline improvements project can’t happen without some preliminary work first being done on the back roads that will be the detour routes while the larger project is under way. And while right-of-way acquisition for the...

Thursday, June 24, 2010 - 4:52am

From the Farm dinner to benefit Milton Theatre

“Farm-to-table.” The popular term in the culinary world refers to dishes that include local, seasonal and fresh ingredients – preferably from area farms. Chefs build entire menus around the philosophy, and farm-to-table dinners in restaurants are...

Thursday, June 24, 2010 - 3:54am