Residents living in and around the Ocean View community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture. Mariner’s Bethel United Methodist Church will host Life Line Screening on April 9. The site is located at 81 Central Avenue in Ocean View.
Attorney General Beau Biden on Tuesday marked the beginning of Child Abuse Prevention Month, which is recognized nationally each April, by announcing the recent indictments of two Millsboro men on child pornography charges following an investigation by the Delaware Child Predator Task Force.
Realizing that the Route 24 area needed a local pet shop, Joan Hall and Ginny Harding last month opened Crazy Grannies’ Pet Supplies.
Whether they’re a job seeker looking for work after a tough economic period or a business leader hoping to hire fresh faces, Delaware’s U.S. Congressional delegation is aiming to connect people at a job fair on Tuesday, April 30.
Republican voters in the 38th District will have a chance to talk with Delaware State Republican Party candidates at their 2nd Annual Covered Dish Supper and Straw Poll on Saturday, April 13, at 5 p.m.at the Roxana Fire Hall.
The Take Two Drama Club of Sussex Central High School this month will present the first Delmarva production of the Broadway hit “The Who’s Tommy.”
Registration has begun for the annual Justin’s Beach House Memorial Day Weekend 5K Run/3K Walk. This year’s event will see a few changes, ending the race with a grand finale where the finish line will be on the Bethany Beach boardwalk.
The race takes off Saturday, May 25, at 7:30 a.m.
Football fans don’t have to wait for the autumn season, as the Town of Ocean City, Md., is preparing a spring flag football league for adults. The 4-versus-4 game is played Monday nights from April 15 to June 17.
“Our goal in sports is just to get people involved, get them active, get them healthy,” said Ron Strickler of Ocean City Recreation & Parks.
Alli Sports, a division of the NBC Sports Group, this week announced the dates and locations for the 2013 Dew Tour, including the tour’s return to Ocean City, Md. Following a successful 2012 season, they said, the Dew Tour will continue with three large-scale events.
The Sussex County Council this week approved going ahead with the Phase III portion of the Millville Sanitary Sewer District expansion, including several additional properties in the Wingate Court subdivision.
Last week, the Greater Millsboro Chamber of Commerce announced plans to hold the first annual Millbilly Festival & Redneck Games on Sept. 21.
On Saturday, March 23, 32-year-old Millsboro resident Hakim Drake allegedly entered the Long Neck Road M&T Bank, wearing sunglasses and a cloth over the lower half of his face and brandishing what appeared to be a handgun. He then allegedly vaulted the counter and, according to police, demanded money from three tellers, who complied by turning over cash.
Emergency responders freed a driver from her car on Sunday, March 24, after an accident in which the Delaware woman grazed a utility pole at the intersection of Atlantic Avenue (Route 26) and Railway Road in Millville.
Girls are striding fearlessly into the science classroom, thanks in part to new groups that promote science and robotics. On a typical Thursday afternoon at Selbyville Middle School (SMS), a dozen sixth-graders flock to the Girls’ After-School Robotics Club, where they assemble and program robots.
No one was injured in Scotty’s Bayside Tavern or the Tobacco Outlet in West Fenwick Island when a Ford pickup truck drove through two walls of the building on Friday, March 22.
Just after 9 p.m., a truck in the parking lot plowed through the front of the tobacco shop, then got lodged in the side wall connecting it and Scotty’s.
Expecting an influx of all-day kindergarten students in September and awaiting construction of 38 new classrooms, the Indian River School District school board has decided to build four new pole barns to ease current space constraints.
Moving into its third year, the South Bethany Adopt-A-Canal/Road End program is currently looking for residents who want to help enhance the town’s beauty and water quality, while working together with neighbors.
Homelessness may not be an obvious problem in Sussex County, but it is a real one.
Beach Liquors has a new location in Fenwick Island, with a minor shift in ownership for the store, which is located in the Bay Plaza Shopping Center. Jerry Kappes, who owns Beach Liquors in Bethany Beach, explained that he and his wife, Jacque, and sons Michael and Scott, made the decision to buy the Bethany store on the Sunday of the Fourth of July weekend in 1999 and were open that Friday.
ResortQuest Real Estate announced this week that Michael Kappes has joined the firm’s Bethany Beach office on Coastal Highway.
The 2013 rental season is shaping up to be a plus for the local economy. And with the trickle-down effect, that should be good news to the many cleaning companies, equipment rental companies, restaurants and stores in the area that depend on the tourist season to make their living.
Families looking for some Easter fun can head over to Millsboro’s Cupola Park on Saturday, March 30, for the Greater Millsboro Chamber of Commerce’s annual Easter Egg Hunt.
This weekend, Roots Landscaping will be holding its 10th Annual Easter Egg Hunt, in conjunction with the Redmen of Selbyville and the Salem United Methodist Church.
How would you like to treat yourself to a relaxing spa night, all for a good cause? Local spas and salons are partnering for the first annual Beauty for the Beach House fundraiser, in memory of Elizabeth Shoemaker and benefiting Justin’s Beach House.
Birding, a pastime formerly known as “bird-watching,” is becoming more and more popular amongst many generations each year, according to Delaware State Parks officials.
New markets join in Bellefonte, Dover
The Delaware farmers’ market season launches this month, featuring new markets in Dover and Bellefonte, with farmers and markets fresh off a record-setting sales season of nearly $2 million last year.
Craftspersons from the area will show their wares at the Sixth Annual Artisans Fair, at the Lord Baltimore Elementary School in Ocean View on Saturday, May 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The air-conditioned setting will feature invitation-only artisans who create artwork, photography, jewelry, pottery, apparel and accessories, ceramics, wooden items, painted furniture and more.
Following a long-standing tradition, the Southeast Sussex Ministerium will hold an Ecumenical Easter Sunrise Service on Sunday, March 31, at 6 a.m., at the bandstand in Bethany Beach. In the event of inclement weather, the service will be held in the sanctuary of St. Ann’s Catholic Church on Garfield Parkway (Route 26).
One year after creating the Inland Bays Shellfish Aquaculture Tiger Team and naming E.J. Chalabala, restoration coordinator for the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays (CIB), to lead it, the CIB Board of Directors approved the final report from the team at their meeting on March 22.
Windows 8 users can now take advantage of the popular Delaware Fresh farm-market location app from the Delaware Department of Agriculture. The app is now available for all Windows 8 devices, from mobile phones and tablets to Windows 8 desktops, joining existing iPhone and Android versions.