Two simple words.
A recurring theme of The Wall That Heals.
Words that Vietnam veterans longed to hear; words that some 58,000 men and women never made it home to hear.
Words that echoed across the...
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 10:32pm
Vietnam War memorial replica arrives in Ocean View for visit
Around 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 1, shouts of “Here it comes!” rang out on Cedar Neck Road in Ocean View as flag-waving crowds craned their necks to see down the road.
First, an escort of law-enforcement officers on motorcycles, sirens...
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 1:23pm
Like a veteran actress making a comeback in a new role, the Dinker-Irvin Museum in Bethany Beach is ready for its close-up — almost.
The historic beach home has been moved down the street and has been partially renovated in preparation for...
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 12:30pm
American Legion Post 28 hosted a car show on Saturday, Sept. 14. It was sponsored by Bay Area Hot Rods, and proceeds benefitted the Legion.
Friday, September 20, 2019 - 11:36am
It’s about 11 miles from the Marketplace at Sea Colony to the Bayside community west of Fenwick Island. The trip takes about 15 to 30 minutes, depending on traffic.
On Friday, Sept. 6, starting around 4:45 p.m., in blustery, damp weather...
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 2:30pm
Local residents help welcome Very Important Families to the beach
Being a host family for Operation SEAs the Day’s Warrior Family Beach Week is a life-changing experience, according to two local couples.
“We, as volunteers, get so much more back, having the experience of getting to know the families and...
Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 11:20am
Coastal Point • Susan Lyons
Ben and Sarah Hammaker, of York, Pa., spent a little time in South Bethany with their family last Thursday, Aug. 8. They decided to take in a sunset over the Little Assawoman Bay, and who can blame them? It’s...
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 1:45pm
After fatality, public questions safety of South Bethany canal road
After a local woman drove into and drowned in a South Bethany canal last month, some residents are demanding better safety precautions.
York Road has no signage indicating that it dead-ends roughly 8 meters from open water. The paved...
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 2:15pm
Coastal Point • Tyler Valliant
The Senior League Softball World Series is right now taking place in Roxana, and we have you covered. Check out our special Homeplate publication, then get off the couch and go see some of the best young...
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 12:51pm
OVPD bolstered by roster of volunteers
Among the seven volunteers at the Ocean View Police Department, the joke is that one task is of utmost importance: keeping the coffee fresh and the pot on.
“If we run out of coffee, don’t bother coming back. Whatever the chief likes,...
Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 11:52am
Millsboro looks to retain small-town quaintness amidst growth
Downtown Millsboro is the kind of place where you can stop by the local barbershop and share a laugh with the owner while he’s snipping and trimming.
That’s what Starting Line Up owner Brian Reeves was doing one recent afternoon,...
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 2:05pm
The first-graders of Rita Williams’ class at Lord Baltimore Elementary School take their spots around Brielle’s Bench. Brielle Monroe Farlow passed away in 2018, just a few days after starting first grade. For more on her story, please see http...
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 1:02pm
Beth Ann Cayhall and Gerry Hocker sing ‘Shallow’ as a brother-sister duet during the 37th Annual Springtime Jamboree on Saturday, May 4, at the Indian River High School auditorium. Cayhall missed last year’s jamboree and was happy to be back...
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 2:05pm
Millsboro Middle conductor wins IRSD Teacher of the Year
At Millsboro Middle School, Arthur Henry believes that celebrating diversity has made his band students grow into better people, while becoming better musicians. That attitude helped him earn the honor of Indian River School District’s Teacher of...
Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 1:13pm
Bear Trap, Fort Miles Association spruce up WWII site
One driving down Magnolia Street in Bear Trap may easily miss a wooded area with a small concrete block building with a big history, but the community’s homeowners’ association is working to change that.
“This was one of Delaware’s mobile...
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 11:47am
Coastal Point • Tyler Valliant
Participants in the Lower Sussex Community Easter Egg Hunt jumped right into action at the Lower Sussex Little League facility on Saturday, April 6, unofficially kicking off the ‘egg-hunt’ season for the...
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 2:00pm
Serendipity quilting supply shop in Dagsboro held a community quilting event at their store on Saturday, March 23. The event saw approximately 150 quilt squares assembled for Quilts of Valor, an effort that sees quilts given to military veterans...
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 12:57pm
After 14 years of sun, sand and salt, it’s time for a little spring refurbishment for the iconic Bethany Beach boardwalk clock. Town Manager Cliff Graviet said the clock has been sent back to its manufacturer, the Verdin Clock Company of...
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 4:05pm
Coastal Point • Shaun M. Lambert
The Frankford Volunteer Fire Company executed a controlled burn on Saturday, March 9, at a residence on Thatcher Street in downtown Frankford. The exercise began around 8 a.m. with a number of small fires...
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 1:21pm
The Friends of the Selbyville Public Library presented a Mardi Gras Benefit on Saturday, Feb. 16, to fund children’s programs, technology upgrades and capital improvements at the library. For more photos, turn to page 30.
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 1:37pm
Coastal Point • Susan Lyons
Last week’s chilly temperatures brought snow and ice on land and water, creating this picturesque view over the Rehoboth Bay near Dewey Beach.
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 1:14pm
It doesn’t matter what time of year it is — cornhole is being played one way or another around here. Last weekend’s Fire & Ice Festival, hosted by the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce, was a smash.
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 11:45am
One of the most mesmerizing aspects of spending time at the Indian River Inlet is the opportunity to get lost in infinite possibilities to the east. Plus, it’s the Inlet. You don’t really need any other reasons to be there.
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 2:21pm
Participants got fortunate with some unseasonably warm weather on Tuesday, Jan. 1, as they ran into the ocean as part of the Leo Brady Exercise Like the Eskimo event.
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 3:14pm
Charlie Lynch, left, performed at a Christmas Hymn Sing as Mark Marvel watches on at St. George’s United Methodist Church in Clarksville, on Sunday, Dec. 23.
Thursday, December 27, 2018 - 3:08pm
Southern Delaware School of the Arts invited the public to sketch with John Donato, a professional artist who will lead a school-wide art project. The Moving Pastels Project lets people create their own colorful self-portraits as a fish, paired...
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 4:10pm
The Southern Delaware School of the Arts recently brought to life Tim Burton’s ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas.’ The Nov. 30 dance performance featured students in grades 5 to 8 in the now-iconic story of Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King, who...
Friday, December 7, 2018 - 9:14am
At the Lighthouse Christian School’s ‘Honoring Our Veterans’ program on Friday, Nov. 16, students lined up to thank the many veterans in attendance. This year’s program focused on Korean War veterans. Veterans from that era received special...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 3:57pm