Morse Home Improvement, Roofing & Siding LLC donated the supplies, labor and debris removal for the new roof on the Dagsboro Town Hall building. Mayor Baull presented Tomie and Tom with a plaque in appreciation of their generous donation and their ongoing community support for both the T…

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Volunteers gather at Mountaire Farms' warehouse on Nov. 19-20 to pack up Thanksgiving meals for those in need. This year's packing event was divided up over four shifts, to reduce the number of volunteers working at any one time. Social distancing, hand sanitizing and mask-wearing were the r…

The Roxana Volunteer Fire Company combined with High Tide Church to raise food for those in need in the community. Kudos to both these organizations!

No doubt it has been a difficult year, as we unwittingly entered into a pandemic of proportions never imagined when we greeted 2020 as a bright new year, full of promise. Now, businesses and schools have been are shuttered, jobs have been eliminated and, most tragically, loved ones have died.

Wishing to continue spreading a little joy this holiday season, American Legion Post 24 in Dagsboro will host a children’s holiday event on Saturday, Dec. 13. Kids up to age 10 are being invited to meet Santa and Mrs. Claus.

When the iconic super-sized turquoise beach chair in front of Justin’s Beach House in Bethany Beach was splintered into pieces in an August storm, the foundation that runs the vacation house for families impacted by cancer knew they had to replace it.

This year, the annual Family Christmas Party sponsored by the Mason Dixon VFW 7234 Auxiliary in Ocean View will be a drive-through event, but Santa will be there and there will be a festive tree, traditional holiday music and gifts.

Delaware Sea Grant and the CSHEL lab are inviting volunteers to spend a few days on the water for a cleanup and research project. The three-day Derelict Crab Pot Round-Up will launch from Holts Landing into the Indian River in January and February, with information and training sessions in D…

While nothing is official yet, some Ocean City officials see an opportunity to take the offensive against the annual unsanctioned tuner-car pop-up rally by extending the Ocean City BikeFest to two weekends — a move that would cost the city $250,000.

Alison Kero Organizing and Distinctively U Designs announced recently that they will host their next virtual webinar, “Declutter, Deep Clean & Design: Tips and tools to assist you in refreshing your home’s interiors today,” on Thursday, Dec. 3, from 6 to 7 p.m.

The public is being invited to enjoy free entry to Delaware’s state parks and zoo on Friday, Nov. 29. The Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control (DNREC) has waived state park and zoo entry fees annually on Black Friday in recent years as part of a the #OptOutside movement.

Elvis is coming to the Movies at Midway with limited screenings Dec. 3-6. To celebrate 85 years of Elvis Presley and 50 years since the film’s original 1970 release, the King returns to cinemas — remastered — with “Elvis: That’s the Way It Is—Special Edition.”

The Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control cut the ribbon on its new Madagascar exhibit on Nov. 19, and officially welcomed its new tortoise and lemur inhabitants. The new exhibit is home to radiated tortoises and three species of lemurs. The public was to be able to vis…

Five veterans were presented with handmade quilts, fashioned in shades of red, white and blue, at an “Honoring All Who Served” Veterans Day service at St. Martha’s Episcopal Church in Bethany Beach.

For the third year in a row, Santa’s Mailbox has been delivered to the Dagsboro home of Kristina and Sean Malone. Santa himself paid a visit to the home of the Santa’s Letters campaign, along with dozens of family and friends, to kick off the family’s annual effort, which includes letters to…

With the holidays coming up, we’re going to take a quick break from native plants and look at cut flowers. You’ll probably be receiving some, or getting some, to beautify your home and table, so here’s some tips from an AIFD (American Institute of Floral Design) pro.

A shorebird runs along the water’s edge, in search of its next meal.

Members of VFW Post 7234 in Ocean View observe Veterans Day on Wednesday, Nov. 11, with a ceremony that included a 21-gun salute.

This little guy (Squirrel!) has taken up a new artistic endeavor, carving his jack-o-lanterns from the inside. (If anyone has a calendar that comes in bilingual ‘Squirrel’-to-English, let us know, so we can tell him he’s supposed to be making pumpkin pies now, not jack-o-lanterns.)

The Coastal Point's first-ever Home for the Holidays publication features ideas for gifts and decorating, local holiday events, special holiday memories, recipe traditions that are all in the family and much more. (And if you're making last-minute plans for Thanksgiving carry-out or dine-in,…

Beebe Healthcare and its employed medical group, Beebe Medical Group, on Nov. 18 announced the start of online scheduling. The online scheduling system is currently accepting reservations for Beebe Walk-In Care through Beebe’s website at www.beebehealthcare.org/online-scheduling.

Beloved children’s book character ‘Llama, Llama’ (and his mama) are ready to greet customers at Lefty’s Alley & Eats in Lewes. Late author Ann Dewdney’s popular character is featured on Read Aloud Delaware’s 2020 Christmas tree there. Patrons are being invited to stop by to see the tree …

On Giving Tuesday, which is Dec. 1 this year, SoDel Concepts’ 12 Delaware restaurants will participate in a fundraiser for SoDel Cares, the hospitality company’s philanthropic arm. On that day, 100 percent of the proceeds from in-house and carryout food and beverage sales in the restaurants …

Known in the Washington, D.C., community as the executive director for 10 years of the Washington-based synagogue and cultural institution Sixth & I, Esther Safran Foer decided to move into the realm of writer, joining her sons, Jonathan, Franklin and Joshua — all successful journalists …

The Sussex County Genealogical Society (SCGS) has continued to be active online during the pandemic, presenting interesting programs by nationally known genealogists, and monthly Q&A sessions for members and guests.

Frosty the Snowman stands ready to greet diners at Grotto Grand Slam in Lewes. Frosty is featured on Read Aloud Delaware’s 2020 Christmas tree, continuing a long tradition of trees decorated with children’s favorite characters. Patrons are invited to stop by to see the tree, enjoy a meal and…

In October, the Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware, Lewes, raised $1,275 to support the work for homeless neighbors through Lighthouse for Broken Wings. Its founder, Toni Short, has devoted her life and resources to watching out and caring for those who have fallen on hard times an…

Mariner’s Bethel United Methodist Church will host its Live Nativity on Dec. 18, in a drive-up format this year. The event will feature the Christmas story told and re-told every half hour from 6 to 8 p.m. on the church grounds at 81 Central Avenue in Ocean View. Visitors can enjoy an evenin…

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The Town of Bethany Beach announced on Nov. 17 that it was canceling its 2020 Holiday Happenings, due to COVID-19. The event, which annually takes place the first Saturday in December, typically includes a party with Santa and other seasonal attractions, including horse-drawn wagon rides, tr…

The date for Do More 24 — Delaware’s biggest day of Giving — is March 4-5, 2021. For 24 hours starting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 4, 2021, hundreds of nonprofits and their supporters will be raising money and awareness as part of “Do More 24 Delaware,” a 24-hour day of giving for nonprofit…

Travelers excited to explore Delaware for the first time following President-Elect Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 presidential election can find hidden gems and one-of-a-kind museums across the entire state, from Wilmington to Rehoboth Beach, including some favorite spots of the First State…

The South Coastal Village Volunteers have established an office in Ocean View Town Hall, at 32 West Avenue in Ocean View. The office will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays through the end of 2020, with the possibility of extended hours as the organization begins to offer…

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) on Nov. 12 announced the state’s first laboratory-confirmed case of influenza for the 2020-2021 flu season. The case, which also marks Delaware’s first pediatric case of the season, involves a child younger than 5 from Kent County, officials said.

A 15-year-old Boy Scout working toward the rank of Eagle Scout built a shelter at the Worcester County (Md.) Firing Range to allow training in all weather — a project he has dedicated about 360 hours to finishing.