Chamber offers thanks, respect to guards
Thank you to the all the men and women who protect our beaches all summer and in the shoulder seasons. Year after year, our residents and visitors have the confidence to visit the beach and...
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 9:38am
Reader takes issue with previous letter
Editor’s note: The following letter is a response to a recent letter to the editor by the Rev. Cameron Swain in support of the death penalty.
Rev. Cameron Swain: Is the death penalty,...
Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 10:16am
Reader disagrees with previous letter
In response to Rev. [Cameron] Swain’s letter supporting capital punishment [Pastor supports capital punishment, Aug. 26 issue], I must say I’m shocked. What kind of interpretation is that? Who...
Friday, September 2, 2016 - 8:40am
Reader not a fan of road project
In a recent article published in the Coastal Point regarding the Route 26 widening project, it was stated that it is a “model” for future construction. This is a very scary thought.
Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 9:42am
Reader takes issue with previous letter
According to his letter named “Working families under attack,” printed Aug. 5, it appears that Bill McCauly has a problem with American diversity, starting with the statement that, “Diversity...
Friday, August 19, 2016 - 9:07am
Reader talks bike, walking safety
We are continually asked to watch out for bikers and pedestrians, but we never see anything about them being careful. By careful I mean obeying the rules. I often see bikers ride through a red...
Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 9:40am
Cottage Tour a hit, thanks to many
As chair of the 25th Annual Beach & Bay Cottage Tour, it is my pleasure to offer my most sincere appreciation and gratitude to everyone responsible for helping to make this year’s tour an...
Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 9:49am
Fenwick resident looks to new faces
I feel I must respond to the letter “Reader discusses Fenwick issues.” It is a shame that this reader decided to make baseless claims against an unnamed candidate. All of us in Fenwick Island...
Friday, July 29, 2016 - 6:53am
Coastal-Georgetown AAUW thankful for bill
On June 30, Gov. Markell signed into law House Bill 314, titled “An Act to Amend Title 19 of the Delaware Code relating to Unlawful Employment Practices.” This new law, better known as the...
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 10:31am
Reader agrees with previous letter
I am writing in response to the July 8 article and letter to the editor about the safety and traffic issues in the Cat Hill section of South Bethany. In the past year alone, there have been no...
Friday, July 15, 2016 - 6:44am
Elling responds to previous letter
Greetings, Sherry Brannon of West Fenwick: I liked your response to my letter regarding the IRSD ending their use of “Indian cartoon mascots.” I am not sure about the teacher from “Peanuts,” as I...
Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 10:30am
Chamber grateful for support with event
On behalf of the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, the Town of Selbyville and Chamber team, I would like to thank everyone who supported the 59th Annual Old Timer’s...
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 10:37am
Fenwick resident goes after council
Editor’s note: The following letter from 2015 Fenwick Island Town Council candidate Lisa Benn was addressed to town council members and sent to the Coastal Point for publication.
You were elected to be...
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 9:46am
Reader responds to previous letter
Regarding Mr. Elling’s letter in last week’s Coastal Point, “Will the Indian River School District apologize for slavery?” I must respond by saying, “Will the Coastal Point’s editor apologize for...
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 1:10pm
Elling: ‘Will the Indian River School District apologize for slavery?’
A few weeks ago, the State of Delaware House of Representatives apologized for the State’s role in slavery. The sponsor of the bill, Stephanie T. Bolden,...
Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 10:53am
On Saturday, May 28, Justin’s Beach House held its annual run/walk. The sun was shining as over 1,000 participated, raising funds to operate Justin’s Beach House.
Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 10:10am
The Board of Directors of the Bethany Beach Farmers’ Market would like to inform the Town of Bethany and all of our market patrons of our position on the pending legislation of House...
Friday, May 27, 2016 - 10:00am
I did indeed have a most pleasant lunch with Mr. [Lloyd] Elling, sharing various ideas and information about the IRSD. Much information is available on the website and through our very...
Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 11:12am
Beebe auxiliary offers thanks for assistance
The Beebe Medical Center Auxiliary extends its appreciation to those individuals and organizations that supported this year’s Annual Plant Sale and Family Fun Fair held at East Coast...
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 8:45am
On behalf of the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Chamber team, I would like to thank everyone who helped make the 27th Annual Ocean to Bay Bike Tour an...
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 8:43am
Thank you Coastal Point readers and staff for your continued support of our troops. The response by the community and the Coastal Point staff to our semi-annual collection...
Friday, April 22, 2016 - 10:57am
The Sixth Annual St. Joseph’s Day Italian Festival on March 19, sponsored by the Ocean City Lodge of the Sons of Italy and St. Luke’s/St. Andrew’s Catholic Church, was another big...
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 11:00am
I recently had a bad fall down my cellar steps. I now have a steel ball and rod in my arm. Of course this happened when I was alone and with no cellphone on me. My neighbor (Don) heard my...
Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 9:16am
The Indian River High School Band Boosters would like to publicly thank those who supported our two recent events:
• Bingo fundraiser (March 4) — Thank you to all sponsors,...
Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 7:45am
We would like to extend a sincere thank you for the show of support we received during our Bay Forest Chili Cook-Off annual fundraising event, which was held at our BF Clubhouse on...
Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 11:51am
I take exception to the mayor of Fenwick Island’s remark in the March 4 article, that “a myth exists that the council majority is pro-development.” Actions speak for themselves. The...
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 5:02pm
We, the property tax payers of the Indian River School District, are once again being asked to provide additional funds to accommodate the rapidly expanding population of...
Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 12:18pm
We have been Mediacom customers since 1989. Every winter season after I called Mediacom, we were only charged the season rate, which for us would be $79 — roughly half of our monthly “...
Friday, February 26, 2016 - 6:43am
Reader says Dems embrace socialism
I have found that while watching the Democrats debate that I am reminded of those during the earliest of the Russian conversion to communism led by the socialists. Those debates were between the...
Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 9:23am
On Feb. 3, 2016, President Obama visited a mosque in the U.S. for the first time in his seven-year presidency. He began his address by saying “thank you” to...
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 10:16am
Editor’s note: The following letter was addressed to state Rep. Ronald Gray and was sent to the Coastal Point for publication.
I have noted that you, once again, have voted No to the...
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 12:18pm
Frankford has their annual election on Saturday, Feb. 6, to elect three town council members. This is a very important election that I encourage all residents to be a part of by having...
Friday, January 29, 2016 - 7:42am
Editor’s note: The following letter is a response to a letter-to-the-editor from Donald Hattier that appeared in the Jan. 8 edition of the Coastal Point.
Donald, do you really believe that the...
Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 7:56am
Editor’s note: The following letter was addressed to Ocean View Mayor Walter Curran regarding the proposed ambulance subscription fee from the Millville Volunteer Fire Company and was sent to the...
Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 7:51am
There will be more mass shootings in this country, and there will be more children shot to death in our streets. This is now what Americans expect and what the rest of the world...
Friday, January 8, 2016 - 4:27am
I am writing this letter to share with you my concerns about the Dinker Cottage being moved to the Maryland Avenue location. My husband and I have owned a home in Bethany Beach for 15...
Wednesday, December 30, 2015 - 12:39pm
The Southern Sussex Rotary would like to say thank you to our sponsors! We had a very fun and successful Night at the Clayton. Proceeds are being donated to the Jackie Pavik RYLA...
Wednesday, December 23, 2015 - 8:15am
While I respect and appreciate the efforts of the Fenwick Island Town Council, it is my fear that they have put their own beliefs and interests above that of the best interests of the town...
Friday, December 18, 2015 - 4:08am
I attended the Rehoboth Commissioners workshop meeting on Dec. 7 where Matt Heim, outreach coordinator for Assateague Coastal Trust, gave a presentation on the Interior Department’s proposal to...
Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 5:19am
There are phrases that sound, for most of us, not only boring, but like they should be “someone else’s” concern: “off-shore drilling” and “seismic blasting.” But for those of us...
Friday, December 4, 2015 - 5:37am
A letter to your paper last week supported the idea of a new motel in Fenwick Island. Almost no one opposes a new motel on the existing Sands Motel site. What many, if not most, are...
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 8:52am
I am writing this letter on behalf of the members of the First State Pickleball Club, as well as hundreds of other pickleballers around Sussex County.
Pickleball is the fastest-...
Friday, November 20, 2015 - 8:26am
As a member of the board of the Ocean View Historical Society, I wish to acknowledge the Gardeners by the Sea for all of their efforts in helping to create an attractive setting at the...
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 11:45pm
On Tuesdays, I mentor a young man at the John Clayton Elementary School. On a recent visit, I was rather early and decided to sit in my car in the school parking lot and read a book...
Friday, November 6, 2015 - 5:20am
Cats Around Town Society of Ocean View held their annual National Feral Cat Day cat food and monetary donation drive on Saturday, Oct. 17. We wish to thank the businesses that allowed us...
Friday, October 30, 2015 - 8:52am
Thank you for reporting my testimony in support of our petition dealing with heavy truck traffic on Woodland Avenue.
Our petition was endorsed by residents of Briarcliffe and The...
Friday, October 23, 2015 - 10:34am
The Town Council of Fenwick Island is moving in the right direction to revise the zoning ordinance to permit the new owners of the Sands Motel to do the necessary renovation and...
Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 9:07am
Editor’s note: The following letter was addressed to the Magee family and was sent to the Coastal Point for publication.
We residents of the Dirickson Creek watershed volunteer with the Center for...
Friday, October 9, 2015 - 6:00am
On Sunday, Sept. 20, the very recipients of the funds generated by the 4th Annual Bethany Beach First Responders Triathlon-Duathlon-Aquabike, presented by Meris Properties, our first...
Friday, October 2, 2015 - 12:21pm
It has been reported that, at the September meeting of the Fenwick Island Town Council, there will be a first reading of a proposed zoning change relating to the density of hotel rooms. I...
Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 8:41am