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You know we’re getting close to Halloween when these repugnant, vile... um, beautiful creatures start showing up around the area.

SoDel Concepts’ new, 200-seat Ocean View Brewing Company is expected to open in March, providing about 80 new jobs and with Duck Fat Popcorn and Sloppy Joe Eggrolls on the menu.

The Maryland PSC denied a motion filed by Baltimore law firm Venable, LLP, and lead counsel, J. Joseph Curran and partners, to disqualify U.S. Wind’s application for additional round two wind turbines to be sited off the coast of Ocean City. Because Ørsted contended they will not produce win…

The Delaware Restaurant Association (DRA) will host the 19th Annual Restaurant Industry Cornerstone Awards on Monday, Oct. 18, at the Lighthouse Cove Events Center in Dewey Beach, with an after-party immediately following at The Lighthouse. Each year, the DRA celebrates the contributions of …

On the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, in 1963, Kathy Salamone was an eighth-grade student in a Catholic school in New Jersey. A high school boy in a different building, but on the same campus, ran to break the shocking news. The president had been shot.

On Saturday, Oct. 16, Veterans of Foreign Wars Mason Dixon Post 7234 will mark 75 years of service to veterans and our community since the Post was established in 1946 after World War II.

Many artists and artisans take a somewhat unconventional path when it comes to finding their passion. Dozens of those talented creators will once again have a chance to show off their work and tell their stories this weekend, as the annual Artisans’ Festival returns to Bethany Beach for its …

The whole area is a little slice of heaven, and we've got our own little slice at the Coastal Point office in Ocean View, where a look out the window offers a glimpse of a variety of wildlife. (While our resident Eskimo took this photo, it is a cardinal, not a seahawk, though we have those, too.)

I’m enjoying the changing weather. These cool evenings and low-humidity days tell me fall is really here. It’s a wonderful time of year to enjoy walking and taking advantage of these days for the many outdoor activities that are still very doable around beautiful Delmarva.

Who doesn’t love the glowing reds, yellows, oranges and all the other colors that make autumn so beautiful? Did you ever wonder what the mechanism is, or how to get more of that beauty in your yard?

The process of using pen and ink to make a drawing is practically as old as art itself, dating back to 7th and 8th century China. It is considered one of the most visually intense and compositionally complex forms of drawing. At the same time, aside from pencil, pen-and-ink drawing is probab…

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Tickets for the second annual Whimsical Woods trick-or-treating event will go on sale on Oct. 1. The event is set to take place Oct. 26-27 at Lord's Landscaping in Millville, with proceeds and donations again benefitting the Ball4All Foundation.

The Delaware Restaurant Association (DRA) will host the 19th Annual Restaurant Industry Cornerstone Awards on Monday, Oct. 18, at the Lighthouse Cove Events Center in Dewey Beach, with an after-party immediately following at The Lighthouse. Each year, the DRA celebrates the contributions of …

Representatives from the Chesapeake Bay watershed states, the District of Columbia, the Chesapeake Bay Commission (CBC) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) gathered recently to discuss the impacts of climate change on the 64,000-square-mile Chesapeake Bay watershed — stretching fro…

The Delaware Division of Public Health Bureau of Oral Health & Dental Services (BOHDS) has partnered with the Delaware Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (DEAAP) to promote literacy and good oral health habits by encouraging parents to find a dentist for their child by age 1.

The Lord Baltimore Lions Club celebrated their 75th anniversary year of service with a dinner and ceremony held at the Cripple Creek Golf & Country Club near Dagsboro on Thursday, Sept. 30. Lions representing other clubs in Delaware District 22D were also joined by Lions from Maryland to…

October marks the start of the 2021-2022 influenza season, and given the State’s ongoing fight against COVID-19, officials with the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) said it is more important than ever for Delawareans to protect themselves and loved ones by getting the flu vaccine as …

Crafters can show and/or sell their craft or hobby works at CHEER’s Fall Holiday Craft Show, on Saturday, Nov. 6, at the Warren L. and Charles C. Allen Jr. CHEER Community Center, located at 20520 Sand Hill Road, east of Georgetown, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

The Friends of the Millsboro Public Library are conducting a quilt raffle. Tickets are available the second week of each month (9 a.m. until 3 p.m.) at the Millsboro Public Library, 217 West State Street in Millsboro. For successive months, the second week and similar times will be maintaine…

The Millsboro Public Library will host a reading by local author David Salner and a discussion of historical fiction, at the library on Saturday, Oct. 16, at 1 p.m. Salner will read from his newly published novel “A Place to Hide” and discuss the relevance for today of historical fiction.

Mums are what everyone things of when they think of fall, and with good reason. With their late blooms, beautiful colors and easy care, they are everyone’s favorite fall plant.

The Addy Sea, located at 99 Ocean View Parkway in Bethany Beach, is on the 4th Annual Historic Coastal Towns Cottage Tour on Saturday, Oct. 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The historic cottage can be seen on the tour via drive-by or walk-by.

Envision Frankford is looking for local businesses and community groups to participate in a trunk-or-treat event being held during the upcoming Frankford Fall Festival, from noon to 3 p.m. on Oct. 30.

On Thursday, Oct. 7, the South Coastal Village Volunteers (SCVV) will hold its inaugural fundraiser, a dine-and-donate event at Good Earth Market & Restaurant. The restaurant will donate a percentage of their proceeds from lunch and dinner, from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m., for both dine-in and…

For the first time ever, the annual Coast Day event is going to be spread across two days and offer some activities at locations around the state. Limited in-person events will take place on Saturday, Oct. 2, with Delaware Sea Grant (DESG) staff facilitating a variety of experiences in all t…

The Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary held its annual Golf Scramble recently. The event is not only a fundraiser for the fire company, but serves to honor first-responders on the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

DNREC is inviting photographers of all ages and skill levels to enter this year’s Delaware Watersheds Photo Contest. Hosted by the DNREC Division of Watershed Stewardship, the contest aims to share the beauty of Delaware’s diverse environment while acting as a vivid reminder that everything …

When Warren Rosenfeld of Rosenfeld’s Jewish Deli first met with Eric Sugrue of the Big Fish Restaurant Group, it sparked a discussion about how to approach business throughout Delaware with “big projects” of the combined veteran restaurateurs. Thus the idea of Big Fish-Rosenfeld’s was born, …

As a parent we all want what’s best for our children, but delivering on meeting the needs of our kids — physically, emotionally, educationally — is not always easy. When life is chaotic and stressors are high, the challenges of parenting are often heightened.