Picture of the Week


Spectators lined the streets of Bayside on Friday, Sept. 7, as various local first responders and service organizations led the way for families honored at Operation SEAs the Day to the special concert held at Freeman Stage for the Very Important Families (VIFs).

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 1:29pm

VIFs helping VIFs

Coastal Point • Kerin Magill: Gathering by a trailer they helped load with goodies for this year’s Operation SEAs the Day participants are Warrior Week alumni, from left, Omy Emami, Nima Emami, Jonell Gottlieb and Sara Klopfenstein. Along with...

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 7:02pm

Ballet at the beach

Coastal Point • Maria Counts: First State Ballet Theatre offered their season-opening performance to guests at The Freeman Stage at Bayside on Thursday, Aug. 23.

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 6:41pm

Millville's history makes a mural

Coastal Point • Tyler Valliant: Artist John Donato works on a mural in Millville Town Hall on Tuesday, Aug. 21. The mural is located in the town council meeting room and features aspects of the town’s history. The town seal is a focal point of...

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 5:28pm

Flipping over summer

Coastal Point • Tyler Valliant: RELYance Skim Camp drew a crowd on Tuesday, Aug. 14, and there was plenty of action. See A58 for more photos.

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 5:54pm

And, they're off!

Coastal Point • Tyler Valliant: Runners get off to a good start at the blare of the horn for the beginning of the Athletes Against Alzheimer’s Run in Bethany Beach on Sunday, Aug. 5.

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 6:27pm

And, they're off!

Coastal Point • Tyler Valliant: Runners get off to a good start at the blare of the horn for the beginning of the Athletes Against Alzheimer’s Run in Bethany Beach on Sunday, Aug. 5.

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 6:27pm

The new Coastal Point website

The Coastal Point is pleased to introduce you to the new and improved version of your favorite site for all things related to our little corner of the world, www.coastalpoint.com.

We...

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 12:33pm

Ready to roll

Coastal Point • Tyler Valliant: Members of the Host team (Georgetown) stand ready at introductions before the opening game of the 2018 Senior LEague Softball World Series in Roxana on Monday, July 30.

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 12:22pm

Following their 4-2 win over Maine on Tuesday, July 24, members of the Lower Sussex Little League’s Major League Softball team engaged their fans with a chant of ‘Dela-who,’ and the fans responded with ‘Dela-Ware.’

Still rolling

Coastal Point • Susan Lyons: Following their 4-2 win over Maine on Tuesday, July 24, members of the Lower Sussex Little League’s Major League Softball team engaged their fans with a chant of ‘Dela-who,’ and the fans responded with ‘Dela-Ware.’...

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 7:58am

State Champs!

Coastal Point • Shaun M. Lambert: Members of the Lower Sussex Little League Major League softball team celebrate their 14-1 win over District 1’s Camden-Wyoming team to win the Delaware state championship. The team now advances to the Mid-...

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 12:14pm

Monarch butterfly

Coastal Point • Tyler Valliant: The Sussex chapter of the Sierra Club hosted a monarch butterfly event at Birdsong Gardens’ monarch preserve on Sunday, July 15.

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 2:24pm

The annual Bethany Beach Fourth of July Parade celebrated the past and the present with all-American small-town charm.

Yankee Doodle Bethany

Coastal Point • Tyler Valliant: The annual Bethany Beach Fourth of July Parade celebrated the past and the present with all-American small-town charm. For more coverage of the Fourth in our community, turn to page A32. 

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 6:55pm

Independence Day got off to a great start at the Stars & Stripes event in Millsboro on Saturday, June 30.

Light up the night

Coastal Point • Tyler Valliant: Independence Day got off to a great start at the Stars & Stripes event in Millsboro on Saturday, June 30.

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 2:23pm

Runners push off at the starting line to begin the Bethany Beach Lifesaving 5K in downtown Bethany Beach on Sunday, June 24. The fundraiser benefitted the Ed Dean Foundation and scholarship.

And, they’re off!

Coastal Point • Tyler Valliant: Runners push off at the starting line to begin the Bethany Beach Lifesaving 5K in downtown Bethany Beach on Sunday, June 24. The fundraiser benefitted the Ed Dean Foundation and scholarship.

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 3:39pm

Hey, when traffic gets heavy, blaze your own trail. Editor’s Note: This was a joke. Do not start driving through local farms.

Tractor in a field

Coastal Point • Susan Lyons: Hey, when traffic gets heavy, blaze your own trail. Editor’s Note: This was a joke. Do not start driving through local farms.

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 3:22pm

Beefy the dog enjoys the sunny weather, ‘pawsing’ from his regular duties as unofficial mascot at the U.S. Coast Guard Station at the Indian River Inlet.

Always on guard

Coastal Point •Laura Walter: Beefy the dog enjoys the sunny weather, ‘pawsing’ from his regular duties as unofficial mascot at the U.S. Coast Guard Station at the Indian River Inlet.

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 4:26pm

Ocean View Police Department OFC AnnMarie Dalton plays the good sport in a dunking booth at Lord Baltimore Elementary School’s field day earlier this week.

Slam dunk

Coastal Point • Shaun M. Lambert: Ocean View Police Department OFC AnnMarie Dalton plays the good sport in a dunking booth at Lord Baltimore Elementary School’s field day earlier this week.

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 6:32pm

Students from the Indian River High School Class of 2018 enjoy the happenings at their graduation ceremony on Tuesday, May 29.

‘Don’t stop here, Class of 2018’

Graduation sends 180 IRHS students into the world

Look out, world. The Class of 2018 is coming for you.

A weekend of torrential thunderstorms, followed by a morning fog and power outages cleared into a perfect spring night, just in time for Indian River High School’s graduation on Tuesday...

Friday, June 1, 2018 - 3:32pm

Members of the National Guard set up flags at Lord Baltimore Elementary School for this weekend’s ceremony.

Southern Sussex Rotary honoring fallen heroes

This Monday marks Memorial Day, a day to honor Americans who fell while serving their country in the armed services. To commemorate their ultimate sacrifice, the Southern Sussex Rotary will be holding a ceremony on Saturday, May 26, at 1 p.m. on...

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 3:38pm

Members of the Salt Air Gardeners work on a rain garden at the Indian River Life-Saving Station last week.

Improving the community, one flower at a time

Although the Salt Air Gardeners of Bay Forest have only been in existence since late 2016, they’re already making a big impact in their local community.

Last year, the club began a multi-phase improvement project at the Indian River Life-...

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 1:38pm

Old Glory

Coastal Point • Shaun M. Lambert: Old Glory waves in the wind at the Indian River Life-Saving Station.

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 5:21pm

Bill McGowan, a community development consultant, discusses the vast size and different personalities of Sussex County at South Coastal Library as part of the 38th District Democratic Committee’s ‘Lower Sussex Conversations’ series.

Talking Sussex

Bill McGowan may be a native Delawarean, but having grown up in Wilmington and moved to Sussex County in 1980, he’s still considered a “brung here” — having moved to the areas for a job.

McGowan — now a community development consultant —...

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 4:16pm

Indian River Inlet bridge inspection

Coastal Point • Shaun M. Lambert: Filed as one of the few items in ‘Things our editor wouldn’t do for a taco,’ the Indian River Inlet Bridge received a regular safety inspection last week.

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 4:24pm

State Sen. Gerald Hocker, center, addresses the crowd during the annual Springtime Jamboree at Indian River High School last weekend. The Millville Volunteer Fire Company was the beneficiary of this year’s event.

We have ourselves a Jamboree

Coastal Point • Maria Counts: State Sen. Gerald Hocker, center, addresses the crowd during the annual Springtime Jamboree at Indian River High School last weekend. The Millville Volunteer Fire Company was the beneficiary of this year’s event.

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 3:31pm