On Thursday,, Feb. 14, the Cordrey Center will be hosting its first “Love is Here to Stay” dinner and cabaret night.
One Billion Rising is inviting women, and those who love them, to get up and dance this Valentine’s Day in Millville. The free night of dance fitness, self-defense lessons and stories will help raise support and awareness about violence against women.
Sussex Academy of the Arts and Sciences (SAAS) is inviting eighth-grade students, their parents and guardians to an open house for next year’s potential ninth-graders.
On Friday, Feb. 8, the Indian River Life Saving Station will be offering a unique way to celebrate Valentine’s Day.
In a review of Carolyn Kuhn’s book “Suffering in Silence,” one reader, “CindyS,” wrote: “I picked this book up late one evening to ‘start’ and a couple hours later I had ‘finished’ it. I could not put it down. Every emotion that someone could possibly feel was felt while reading this book. You feel anger. You feel sympathy. You cry. You laugh… all of this in just 100 pages.
Valentine’s Day — a day that ranks right up there with Thanksgiving Day for sharing love with family and friends — is one week away. Although my loving husband always takes me to dinner at a fine restaurant, I like to prepare a special dinner just after Valentine’s Day to show him how much he’s loved and appreciated.
Just days away from the end of their regular season, Indian River High School wrestlers may get a chance to catch their breath, at least until conference tournaments begin. And they’ll need it. In one busy week, they’ll have wrestled six teams, including three in one day.
Marquel Knight has officially closed his football career at Indian River High School by opening a new chapter, at Delaware State University. Surrounded by family, coaches and teammates in the IR library Feb. 13, Knight signed a letter of intent to join the DSU Hornets in the fall of 2013.
Indian River School District residents voted on Tuesday to give students more room to learn when they approved a two-part major capital improvement and current expense referendum.
Delaware Department of Transportation officials, community leaders and state legislators gathered in Millville on Jan. 29 for the second Route 26 Working Group meeting ahead of construction of the Route 26 Mainline Improvements project. Even DelDOT Secretary Shailen Bhatt attended.
Bethany Beach officials are moving expediently on a request from developer Jack Burbage to clear the way over some zoning hurdles that could keep him from transforming the Bethany Arms motel into a beachfront Marriott or Hilton hotel.
Anything can seem easier with a friend by your side, which three local Boy Scouts realized en route to becoming Eagle Scouts — the highest Boy Scout rank.
Bethany Beach will be adding a third trolley to its fleet of summertime transportation this summer, with the approval by the town council this week of a contract to purchase the third trolley for $166,917. The third trolley isn’t planned for use simultaneously with the existing two trolleys, but it will help keep two trolleys in service at all times.
Sussex County will hold an additional public hearing on the proposed expansion of the Millville Sanitary Sewer District. The expansion would include an additional 82 parcels located along Route 26 that are contiguous to the existing sewer district.
The Town of Ocean View is preparing to make one neighborhood a little more pedestrian-friendly. The Town and Delaware Department of Transportation have designed Phase II of the Pedestrian Improvements Project under the Federal Transportation Enhancement Program.
Addressing issues raised in a Board of Adjustments hearing last month, Bethany Beach Planning Commission members on Jan. 9 worked to develop an improved definition of an “accessory structure,” aiming to make it entirely clear in the town code what constitutes an attached garage and what does not.
Melissa King, a 2012 Indian River High School graduate who lives in the Bethany Beach area, was recently crowned Miss Delaware Teen USA 2013. King will represent Delaware in the Miss Teen USA contest in July, with her platform of “Finding the Balance.”
When the Indian River girls’ basketball team hit the road to Delmar on Jan. 29, they faced serious competition. Not only was Delmar preparing for a grudge match — having lost three weeks earlier at IR, 70-44 — but their star player was aiming to break a 1,000-career-point record.
The Indians weren’t upset because they lost to Delmar on Jan. 29. They were upset because they didn’t feel they really got to play, eventually falling on their own turf, 62-74.
A high wind warning has been issued by the National Weather Service for 7 p.m. Wednesday evening to 4 a.m. Thursday. Winds are predicted to be from the south at 25 to 35 mph, with gusts up to 55 mph.
The strongest winds are expected between 10 p.m. Wednesday and 4 a.m. Thursday, just ahead of a cold front crossing Delaware and southern New Jersey.
The Indian River School District's public referendum meeting originally scheduled for Jan. 24 has been postponed due to inclemenent weather. It has been rescheduled for Monday, Jan. 28, at 7 p.m. at East Millsboro Elementary School.
District officials will give a presentation outlining the various referendum initiatives and the public will have the opportunity to ask questions.
For the fourth year in a row, Beebe Medical Center has received the Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence. Beebe is the only hospital on Delmarva to receive the award four years running, and the distinction puts them in the top 5 percent of hospitals nationwide.
Sussex County officials reported this week that the County had “netted a modest $854,000 surplus for County taxpayers,” according to the audit report for the 2012 fiscal year.
Same-sex marriage? Check. Gun control? Check. IRSD referendum? Check.
On the cold, rainy afternoon of Jan. 18, about 40 emergency responders geared up at Ocean View Police Department to prepare for an event they hope never happens. They were finishing a two-day seminar on managing casualties in a large-scale emergency.
Many people may know her as the “Bandstand Lady,” but Gloria Farrar is much, much more than that. And after more than a dozen years with the Town of Bethany Beach as its entertainment director, she said she has decided to pass the baton on to someone else.
The time has come for area residents to make a decision about the future of Indian River School District. On Tuesday, Jan. 29, the district will host a major capital improvement and current expense referendum, which seeks funding for 38 additional classrooms, new teachers and supplies, to manage the rapid recent increase in district enrollment.
The Millville Town Council voted this week to spend $7,500 to have a Wilmington company design a fire-suppression system for town hall. The council for years has talked about the sprinkler system, and the Town has had money budgeted for design and installation of such a system since last year.
The importance of technology is growing exponentially in today’s world, and Indian River School District Board of Education got a small glimpse this week of how IRSD students are harnessing that technology in the classroom.
There’s a new advisor in town — as Hoover Financial Services opened its doors to the public, offering more than three decades of experience. In November, David Hoover opened his second financial services office in Millville.