It’s hard for Kim McCullough to believe that this year will mark the eighth annual KENTucky Derby fundraising event, dedicated to the memory of her late husband, Kent, and set to be held at North Beach in Dewey on Saturday, May 4, from 4 to 8 p.m.
Gallery One in Ocean View recently announced their new art show, “Return of Spring,” which was scheduled to go on display March 26 and run through April 29. The 15 gallery artists will each present one work that depicts their interpretation of that theme.
The National Kidney Foundation of Maryland (NKF-MD) will hold its fifth annual Southern Delaware Kidney Walk on Sunday, April 14, at Cape Henlopen State Park (15099 Cape Henlopen Drive) in Lewes.
Organizers of the 2013 Photo Beach Bash (PBB) said that, if they were asked to describe the event, sponsored by the Coastal Camera Club, using just one word, that word would have to be “Wow!”
ResortQuest Real Estate recently announced the February 2013 top producers at its southeast Sussex County locations.
Bill Hand of the Marketplace at Sea Colony office received honors as the top listing agent for February.
Beazer Homes announced this week the grand opening of its newest neighborhood, Bishop’s Landing, to be held Saturday, April 6, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the community sales center located at the intersection of Windmill and Burbage roads in Millville.
For the last 45 years, Delaware has held its Great Delaware Kite Festival, and it all started because the governor was challenged to a duel — with kites, that is. Gov. Russell Peterson didn’t participate in the duel, instead charging Lt. Gov. Gene Bookhammer to participate in a kite-flying contest with a maharajah from Bharatpur, India.
Donations are being sought for the annual MERR (Marine Education Research and Rehabilitation) Institute yard sale and open house. The sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, rain or shine. The event will feature numerous items for sale, as well as tours of the rescue facility.
Representatives of The Peninsula at Indian River Bay announced this week that Wells Fargo would be taking ownership of the community early this summer, but they said the vision for the community is not changing.
Susan Clark, Broker/owner of Lighthouse Realty Group Inc. announced this week that the office has a new location, at 59 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 200, in Ocean View, across from Mariner’s Bethel United Methodist Church on Route 26.
ResortQuest Real Estate announced this week that Christina Meiklejohn Antonioli has joined the firm’s Marketplace office on Coastal Highway near Bethany Beach.
The Friends of the Millsboro Public Library Inc. will be hosting an antiques appraisal on Thursday, April 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the library on State Street in Millsboro. Any antiques may be evaluated, except for weaponry items (knives, guns or swords). The cost for each appraisal is $5 per item, or $10 for three items, cash only.
The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce’s 13th Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, March 30, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Marvel Carriage Museum in Georgetown.
Sea Colony Tennis Center, located just south of Bethany Beach, has announced it will host a trio of United States Tennis Association- (USTA-) sponsored tournaments in April and May.
On April 10, at 7 p.m., Jay Fleming will speak to the Coastal Camera Club (CCC) on “Understanding Your Subject: Telling a Story through Photographs.”
Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple Inc., once said, “To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.” Those disciplines necessary to succeed in business are the focus of a new Entrepreneurial Enlightenment Program offered to students as part of Delaware Tech’s Academic Challenge Program at the
Lou Ann Rieley is a businesswoman, a farmer, a teacher, a wife, a woman of faith and, perhaps most importantly, a mother. And, recently, Rieley was named Delaware Mother of the Year by the Delaware Association of American Mothers.
Five students from the Indian River School District have qualified to compete at the Business Professionals of America (BPA) National Leadership Conference in Orlando, Fla., set for May 8-12.
The following students received High Honors for grades between 93 and 100 during the most recent marking period at Indian River High School:
“Dirt, grime, food soil, mold, mildew, and even bacteria are your tile and grout’s biggest enemies,” said Dave Vincent of Beach Brite Hard Surface Restorations.
The staff at Bayhealth Inpatient Rehabilitation Center, Milford Memorial, have assisted thousands of people to get back on their feet, literally. And, since late February, they’ve had the opportunity to care for a patient of a different sort: Galaxy, a 4-year-old black Lab. Galaxy, a guide dog, is staying at the hospital with William McCafferty of Georgetown.
Millville United Methodist Church will host Kolleen Lucariello, author of “The ABC’s of Who God Says I Am,” on April 6 from 2 to 4 p.m., for a book signing. Books will be available for purchase at the church. Lucariello will also be sharing her message at the 6 p.m. service that evening at the church. The church is located at 36405 Club House Road in Millville.
Andrew Evan, an eighth-grade student at Millsboro Middle School, has been selected as a Delaware Carson Scholar for 2013.
Delaware Superior Court Judge T. Henley Graves on Monday ruled that Delaware sheriffs do not have full constitutional authority to exercise all powers necessary to conserve the peace, such as the power of arrest and the power to enforce motor vehicle laws.
The Town of Frankford recently received a notice from the Delaware Division of Public Health’s Office of Drinking Water that it was in violation of standards for total trihalomethanes (TTHMs) in its water system. Trihalomethanes are a byproduct of water disinfection with chlorine, but excess exposure over long periods can pose health risks.
What do Pat Benatar, Sheryl Crow and Darius Rucker have to do with Delaware? This year, a lot, thanks to the Freeman Stage at Bayside.
Last week, members of the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Lodge 16 presented Lord Baltimore Elementary School with an emergency trauma kit.
By Monica Scott
The Sussex County Council decided this week to defer for one additional week any action on the public hearing results for the proposed Route 26, Phase III portion of the Millville Sanitary Sewer District expansion, to further notice property owners in the immediate area.
The Millville Town Council discussed the first draft of next year’s budget at great length last week, hashing out details ranging from Pumpkin Festival expenses to holiday decorations. The main points discussed included possibly not continuing to designate 25 percent of their gross rental receipts tax to a “startup police fund” that has accrued about $340,000 to date.
Selbyville will test two newly drilled town wells again, after a test in one showed a spike in methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE). Erik Retzlaff, an associate with Davis, Bowen & Friedel Inc., who works for the town, said the wells will be re-sampled by independent laboratories and the Town will “go from there.”