The Coastal Point covers news and events in Bethany Beach, South Bethany, Fenwick Island, Ocean View, Millville, Frankford, Selbyville and Dagsboro, Del., as well as the larger area of southeastern Sussex County, from the Delaware state line north to the Indian River Inlet and from the coast inland to Millsboro.
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Sussex County’s senior population got a boost recently when the Quiet Resorts Charitable Foundation (QRCF) presented its largest donation ever to help fight hunger through Cheer’s Meals on Wheels.
For the past five years, Mariner’s Bethel United Methodist Church in Ocean View has been offering a different kind of service during the holiday season — because, while the Christmas season is one of joy and hope for many, for some it may be a sad time of year.
The Sussex County Planning & Zoning Commission this week recommended denial of the three applications by Castways LLC that would pave the way for Castaways Bethany, a proposed development consisting of a campground, multi-family duplex residential units and a water park, located off of Cedar Neck Road in Ocean View.
The Ocean View Town Council has begun to work on the town’s budget for the 2014 fiscal year.
For more than a decade, Mariner’s Bethel United Methodist Church has been offering the community a chance to share in the Christmas story, through their Live Nativity.
“As you look upon your Nativity set, may you remember and celebrate God’s love for His creation. To show His abundant love, mercy and forgiveness, He became a person like us. This is what the creche symbolizes.”
The Ocean View Board of Adjustment met last week and unanimously approved variance requests from the land use and development code.
Man arrested after allegedly fleeing police
A 27-year-old Millsboro man was arrested recently after allegedly fleeing from Ocean View police on Nov. 5.
Suspects sought in park vandalism
Police are seeking help identifying the individuals responsible for damaging property at John West Park in Ocean View. According to police, unknown people have damaged and vandalized park property on multiple occasions over the past two months. Picnic tables and electrical outlets have been broken and the park bathrooms have been vandalized.
From South Bethany to Bethany, Ocean View to Dagsboro, little Southeastern Sussex is full of artists willing and able to open up their working studios and galleries to people who are interested in seeing them in action, creating their masterpieces. This weekend, as they have for the past 18 years, artists will welcome guests to start the holiday season right after Thanksgiving.