The American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 24, would like to share a summary of the donations and support given to the community in 2014.
We have proudly donated to the Home of the...
Friday, September 18, 2015 - 5:38am
The Board of the Bethany Beach Farmers’ Market Inc. would like to express its appreciation to the BBLA (Bethany Beach Landowners Association) for their support of the market since its...
Friday, September 4, 2015 - 5:26am
I have been reading, with much interest, the feedback from the community, regarding the implementation of the aquaculture farming project being planned for several sites along...
Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 10:56am
Residents of the Dirickson Creek area in Sussex County are being invited right now to take an online opinion survey being conducted by the Delaware...
Friday, August 21, 2015 - 9:03am
I understand that Don Hattier is a respected community leader and offers his wisdom and skills both as a practicing chiropractor, a proud member of the IRSD Board, an active volunteer at the...
Friday, August 14, 2015 - 4:25am
Delaware is home to a growing influx of people age 50-plus who want to enjoy their next chapter of life. They seek out the state’s beaches, great restaurants and access to major...
Friday, August 7, 2015 - 5:05am
Bethany parade a hit, thanks to many
Praise has rolled in for the 2015 edition of our Bethany Beach July 4th parade.
The parade committee wants to thank the many involved, including Julie Malewski (events director/media...
Friday, July 31, 2015 - 10:52am
One person committed a crime with a confederate flag in the background and all h___ breaks loose. So the PC Police come out in full force.
I have news for them. Digging up...
Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 9:52am
As a retired marine biologist from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, I would like to add a couple of points to the oyster aquaculture debate. Oyster aquaculture has been...
Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 7:51am
On behalf of the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and staff, I would like to thank everyone who helped make the 58th Annual Old Timer’s Day an absolute...
Friday, July 3, 2015 - 9:13am
The 11th Annual Bethany Beach Seaside Craft Show was held on Saturday, June 6. Once again, this juried show presented dozens of crafters with a wide variety of offerings on our boardwalk and...
Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 12:56pm
Again this year, the Lord Baltimore Lions Club presented three one-year $1,500 scholarships to students graduating from Indian River High School. The awards were presented at the school’s...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 9:46am
On behalf of the Indian River High School graduating class of 2015, its officers and my fellow class advisors, I would like to thank the community for your generous support over these...
Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 11:05am
The 8th annual Artisans Fair, held on the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend and sponsored by the South Coastal DE chapter of AARP, was a huge success. More than 1,200 area residents and...
Friday, June 5, 2015 - 5:52am
Through the generosity of our guests and the donations from our supporters at the May 5 “Fashion Fiesta” event, the Lord Baltimore Lioness Club will be able to continue its scholarship...
Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 10:55am
I went to Dover this past week to support the bill to repeal the death penalty coming out of committee to be discussed and voted on. There were many people testifying to why they...
Friday, May 22, 2015 - 12:30pm
On May 3, a benefit was held for Robin Murchie by friends and family. Robin is a member of the Ladies’ Auxiliary, Unit 24, and sadly, lost all of her belongings due to a building fire...
Friday, May 15, 2015 - 9:29am
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7234 in Ocean View is hosting a Welcome Home to honor and thank all Vietnam veterans and their spouses and families on the 50th anniversary of...
Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 10:42am
Annual CROPwalk set for this weekend
Can one step make a difference? Many of us walking together to make our community, our country and our nation a better place, through a hands-up program, can. Join us on May 3 at the...
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 4:46pm
Thank you to everyone who has supported the Cordrey Companies over the years! Here is brief history of the company and what is new on the horizon.
Twenty-five years ago, Sen....
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 12:02pm
Here’s a modest proposal triggered by the recent debate among Bethany Town Council members over the appropriateness of spending what most people would consider a lot of money on two...
Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 5:57am
Last week you had a writer commenting on the educational status and preparedness of students graduating the Indian River School District and entering colleges and universities. He was of...
Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 12:16pm
University of Oklahoma President David Boren said in a statement the two students were dismissed for creating a “hostile learning environment for others.”
What happens when you are...
Friday, March 20, 2015 - 10:36am
The Friends of the South Coastal Library (FOSCL) thank all of the 35-plus volunteers who helped make the Winter 2015 Book Sale such a great success. We also thank the library staff, the...
Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 8:58am
Reader: Bilingual candidates needed
The time has come for our IRSD Board of Education president, Charles M. Bierley, to step aside as the longest-serving member of any Board of Education in the USA. Yes, the present Indian River...
Friday, March 6, 2015 - 10:32am
Many changes take place in our daily life — however, one constant is that many people are battling cancer and many others are supporting their loved ones each and every day. These...
Friday, February 27, 2015 - 3:56am
Editor’s note: The following letter was addressed to Gov. Jack Markell and was sent to the Coastal Point for publication.
Just about now, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is deciding whether...
Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 8:53am
I am publically but respectfully requesting that the Fenwick Island Town Council limit the amendments to Chapter 88 to the approval of the FEMA flood plain map. I am also adding my...
Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 2:44pm
On behalf of the Dagsboro Christmas Parade Committee, I would like to say a huge thank-you to everyone who played a part in the return of the Dagsboro Christmas Parade on...
Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 7:05am
On a recent trip to Baltimore, we stayed with our daughter, who lives in the city’s Roland Park neighborhood. Turning into her road, we noticed a white bike, flowers streaming over its...
Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 7:58am
The first rule of wildlife conservation is you cannot save species if you do not save habitat. For those of us who are conservative, we should regard that ethos and preserve our...
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 7:47am
On Jan. 5, DNREC Secretary David Small decided to allow the City of Rehoboth Beach to move forward with plans to remove the City’s wastewater treatment plant discharge from Rehoboth...
Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 7:59am
On Jan. 21, at 2 p.m., a meeting will be held at the Fenwick Island Town Hall. The general purpose of this meeting is an effort by the Town to reach out to the business community for...
Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 8:05am
We are all fortunate to have so much public land around the Inland Bays. In fact, there are seven areas managed by DNREC’s Division of Parks within the bays’...
Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 7:42am
Reader wants hiked fees used wisely
DNREC’s Division of Parks and Recreation is proposing increases in certain user fees.
Maybe they can use some of the increase to remove the trees that they killed several...
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 8:53am
Reader offers opinion on oyster project
For many of us who enjoy kayaking and other water sports on Little Assawoman Bay, the proposal by the State of Delaware to use oysters and clams to help clean up the bay seemed...
Friday, December 5, 2014 - 4:30am
Steen family grateful for community support
We would like to express our gratitude for the monumental outpouring of support on behalf of our family and Steen’s Beach Service.
On Friday, Nov. 14, the mayor and...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 3:15pm
What possibly fooled the 200 citizens who attended the Oct. 6 meeting in the Millville fire house into thinking that proposed aquaculture in Beach Cove and Little...
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 8:29am
Reader appeals for Town not to take over beach rentals
I am writing in support of my friend and former employer, Steen’s Beach Service. On the agenda for the workshop on Monday and open for further discussion at the...
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 8:09am
A special thank-you to Sara Gilmour! On behalf of the students and families that Pathways to Success Inc. serves here in Sussex County, we thank Sarah Gilmour, Pathways to Success outreach...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 11:25am
During the past five months, I have traveled the roads of Sussex County from east to west. In listening to old-timers and newcomers, I’ve learned the history and distinctive...
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 9:42am
This letter is in response to a recent letter from a gentleman with a name similar to mine. I want to set the record straight. I will be voting for George Cole in this election for...
Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 9:52am
Thanks to the many attendees of the 8th Annual Go Red for Women Luncheon & Fashion Show, which was recently held at Baywood Greens and was our most successful to date.
We want to...
Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 1:03pm
Reader concerned about ecology laws
On Jan. 1, 2014, a very quiet but significant storm struck the State of Delaware. In time, its affect will impact each and every one of us.
Thoughts from a land planner on...
Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 3:15pm
This year’s Bethany council election was disappointing, to say the least, for those of us who believe that town government needs independent, questioning council people. As soon as I...
Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 6:49am
Although the heat index topped triple digits, the Arts Festival, presented by ResortQuest, was red hot with the 100 artists showcasing their talents in full force. From potters to...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 9:43am
As the online promotions chairperson of this year’s American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Coastal Delaware, I would like to thank everyone for their generosity and support!...
Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 8:00am
Republican Club’s annual event a hit
I would like to thank the state, county and local Republican candidates, as well as the community, for their support and enthusiasm at the 3rd Annual 38th Republican Covered Dish Supper...
Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 1:55pm
Bethany’s election to fill four Town Council seats will be held on Sept. 6 from noon until 6 p.m. at Town Hall. Candidate Bruce Frye is ready to serve all of us now, and I urge you to...
Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 9:06am
In accordance with Coastal Point editorial policy, the last issue in which letters to the editor regarding the Sept. 6 Bethany Beach Town Council election and Sept. 9 primary races will be published is our Aug. 29 issue. All letters regarding...
Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 9:32am