The Millville Volunteer Group will be out at Camp Barnes this weekend, along with a number of other volunteer organizations. They will be doing needed repairs and maintenance, including painting and cleaning of the grounds, according to the MillVols’ Linda Kent.
Bethany’s Mind, Body & Sole has added an infrared sauna treatment to its list of services, which also include yoga, ionic detox and reiki.
D’Ortone’s Homestyle Italian Restaurant & Tap will host a dine-and-donate event on Thursday, April 25, from 4 to 9 p.m. during their dinner service, and patrons don’t even have to do anything extra to help raise funds for Justin’s Beach House! The restaurant will donate 20 percent of all the proceeds off regularly-priced menu items to the respite house in Bethany Beach.
The Bethany Beach Nature Center will host its second annual Earth Day celebration on Saturday, April 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is the brainchild of the Bethany Beach Nature Center Club, or BBNC, made up of kids ages 8 and older, under the guidance of nature center Director Lisa Daisey.
Working from a tied score on the Indian River High School girls’ soccer field this week, Cape Henlopen won the 3-2 game with two swift kicks in the final four minutes. In a battle for possession, IR goalie Alexandra Myers was kicked in the head. After she went down, Cape worked the ball back a few feet before shooting into the empty goal.
Indian River High School’s girls’ tennis team couldn’t quite win, but they knocked the undefeated Caesar Rodney team down a notch in the 4-1 match on April 11.
For their final home meet, the Indian River High School track-and-field team enjoyed pleasant weather and another win on April 16.
How much is that vase on the mantle is worth? What about grandpa’s old pocket watch? On Thursday, April 25, from 6 to 8 p.m., locals with unique and potential valuable items will find out just how much they might be worth, as the Friends of the Millsboro Public Library hosts an antiques appraisal event at the library.
In honor of Earth Day, Coastal Kayak will be holding a Wetland Cleanup event on Sunday, April 21.
Indian River School District students are ever pushing the envelope with creative problem solving, and, in March, two teams earned second place at state competition and garnered the right to compete in the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals.
The Ocean View Town Council this week voted unanimously to accept electricity costs for the Foxwood Court subdivision.
The South Bethany Property Owners Association (SBPOA) met last week to discuss the possible need to disband, due to the lack of volunteers to serve on the group’s executive committee.
Thanks to a grant from the National Endowment of the Humanities, the Smithsonian traveling exhibit “The Way We Worked” will be coming to Ocean View town hall, in an event organized by a number of local historical societies.
Turquoise will shake up entertainment at the beach April 19 by hosting The Plumber & The Redneck Comedy Show. Located in the Sea Colony Marketplace near Bethany Beach, the Greek and American restaurant will host comedy for the first time at 9 p.m. that Friday night.
The South Coastal Library is growing their digital offerings to patrons, proving it’s no longer your father’s (or mother’s) library.
Once again, another shoulder season appears to have been skipped.
Who is the guy who voted for that team?
The Delaware State Police this week were continuing their investigation into a crash that killed a Millsboro man on Saturday night.
These days, it’s rare the one gets the chance to see Audrey Hepburn on the big screen. But, this Sunday, local movie buffs will be able to do just that.
Media reports, often driven by pharmaceutical companies, would have you believing there’s an epidemic of clinical depression among virtually every population, from children and teens to adults and seniors.
For many years, the name duPont has been synonymous with the State of Delaware. E.I. duPont founded the famous powder works that bore his name, and other members of the family, such as E.I.’s nephew Adm. Samuel Francis DuPont (who chose to spell the name differently), have become historical figures in their own right.
Hitting a ball off Laurel pitchers is easier said than done. The town that regularly sends Little League teams to the Senior League Softball World Series — the international championship for girls 16 or younger — tested Indian River High School’s team this week with some fast-pitch softball.
Before the Indian River High School boys’ tennis team hit the courts April 9, head coach Paris Mitchell Jr. knew the Dover match would be close. And on an 80-degree Dagsboro afternoon, he was right. The game ended in Dover’s favor, 3-2.
Lighthouse Christian School has established a tradition of excellence at the chessboard, and this year was no different, as the middle-school and elementary-school teams tied for second and third place at a recent competition.
The Indian River High School golf team has waited with baited breath for the perfect playing conditions. Weeks of cold, rainy weather has jostled matches and practice to the point that IR was finally looking forward to their first competition on April 11 at Lake Forest, just after Coastal Point’s press deadline this week.
Indian River High School’s baseball team enjoyed a home win against Laurel this week, invoking the slaughter rule in an 11-1 win April 9. Improving their record to 2-3, every batter connected at some point in the game.
“Dick Rossé, Armed Forces Network, Berlin.”
I’m a voracious reader and often have several books on the go at the same time. Thanks to my friend Sally Swayze for organizing her Beach Singles Book-Club members to provide recipes for today’s column.
The Selbyville Town Council this week approved a new home-based business selling firearms. At the council’s regular meeting April 1, they unanimously voted to allow Douglas Helfer and Phil Oneschuk to open Main Street Trader LLC in a detached garage at Helfer’s residence at 20 South Main Street, across from Hastings Funeral Home.
Millsboro officials this week said they expect to post an election notice on April 24, advertising for candidates for two council seats in an election set for this coming June. District 1 and District 2 council seats — currently held by Tim Hodges and John Thoroghgood, respectively — will be up for grabs.
Every day, a group of students at John M. Clayton Elementary School does something that their peers and predecessors at the school have never done. They learn for half the day exclusively in Spanish and half the day in English.