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D-Day Remembered 80 Years and 2 Days Later at Fort Miles

By Alan Henney / June 8, 2024
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This past week the world paused to recognize the 80th anniversary of D-Day. And what a more appropriate place to hold such a ceremony in Delaware than at the Fort Miles Museum Overlook, on the other edge of the Atlantic, in the Cape Henlopen State Park? “I’d like them to remember the sacrifices that everyday…

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Moms Demand Action Marches in Rehoboth

By Alan Henney / June 7, 2024
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About 65 participants marched on the Rehoboth Beach boardwalk late Friday afternoon to bring attention to gun violence. Sherrie Walker, a representative from the local chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Safety in America, said they are a nonpartisan group that advocates for background checks, gun safety courses and safe gun storage. Gun violence,…

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Torch Arrives on Time in Rehoboth Despite the Rain!

By Alan Henney / June 5, 2024
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Wednesday’s ceremony at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand was part of the Law Enforcement Torch Run which leads up to the Summer Games for Special Olympics Delaware. Law enforcement officers carried the Flame of Hope to Rehoboth for this particular leg that began in Fenwick Island, explains Corinne Plummer, director of special events for Special Olympics…

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Breaking: 5 File for 2 Commissioner Seats in Rehoboth Beach

By Alan Henney / June 3, 2024
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The deadline was 4:30 p.m. today to file to run for the two soon-to-be-open commissioner seats. Joseph Cardinale, Suzanne Goode, Rachel Macha, Mark Saunders and Craig Their have filed to run. Commissioners Tim Bennett and Toni Sharp said this past weekend that they would not seek re-election.

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Protesters Hound Biden While Attending Mass

By Alan Henney / June 2, 2024
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A persistent and vocal group of about 45 Free Palestine protesters pursued the President to his normally peaceful mass at Saint Edmond’s Catholic Church in downtown Rehoboth this past Saturday. Reverend Cathy Rion Starr, a Unitarian Universalist minister and protester representative, said they were a group of Delawareans here to protest “because Biden should have…

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Critical Shooting Near Ellendale

By Alan Henney / June 2, 2024
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Delaware troopers are investigating a critical shooting that was reported around 11:45 p.m. Saturday on South Old State Road just south of Ellendale. A man was found in traumatic cardiac arrest, shot in the chest. He was taken to a hospital. No word yet on any motive or suspect.

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Meet Rehoboth’s New City Manager, Taylour Tedder!

By Alan Henney / May 31, 2024
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“The thing that I love about local government is that you really can see that impact on a daily basis of the work that we do. So whether that’s a park bench that’s freshly painted, or the landscaping that’s really well kept, that all adds up,” says Taylour Tedder, Rehoboth’s new city manager. Tedder began…

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Rehoboth Beach Patrol Returns Dory to Service!

By Alan Henney / May 28, 2024
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After years of inactivity, the Rehoboth Beach Patrol has placed its 19-foot fiberglass-hull dory back in service. Chief Derek Shockro spearheaded the project last fall to refurbish the boat for use this season. This style of boat is popular with beach patrols at the Jersey shore, Chief Shockro points out, because many of those beaches,…

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RBP Moves into Temporary Quarters on North Boards

By Alan Henney / May 28, 2024
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The Rehoboth Beach Patrol started the season operating from a shipping container in the parking lot between the old Pennsylvania Railroad House and the Village Improvement Association. “It almost feels like we are at the Cape Henlopen State Park, camping,” says Chief Derek Shockro of the Rehoboth Beach Patrol. “We have still all the amenities…

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Rehoboth Starts Season without Deauville

By Alan Henney / May 28, 2024
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Rehoboth Beach started the season with a slew of changes impacting the beach patrol and especially visitors of Deauville, which has essentially become a state park within Rehoboth Beach. Trash cans were removed, and Deauville has been converted into a carry-in/carry-out park, independent of city infrastructure. As planned, state officials assumed control of the Deauville beach,…

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Woman Flown to Trauma Center after Golf Cart Flips

By Alan Henney / May 27, 2024
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A 33-year-old woman was injured after she was partly ejected from a golf cart after the driver, a 41-year-old man, lost control as he was negotiating a curve. They both come from Ellicott City, Maryland. According to Lt. India Sturgis, state police spokesperson, it happened around 5:15 p.m. Monday on private property on Signature Boulevard…

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O.C. Police Arrest Man with Gun after Assault Outside Popular Nightclub

By Alan Henney / May 27, 2024
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Ocean City police say a man was captured on video beating another man unconscious on 49th Street around 2:30 a.m. this past Sunday. “Officers learned that the suspect exited the vehicle near the entrance area of a local restaurant/bar and pointed a handgun at the victim’s head,” says Ashley Miller, police spokeswoman. “The suspect then…

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UPDATED: Bicyclist Critically Injured on Coastal Highway at Rehoboth Mall

By Alan Henney / May 19, 2024
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UPDATED – 05/19/24 – 11am – Emergency personnel were on the scene of a collision between a Porsche and a 38 year old man on a bicycle on Coastal Highway in the area of the Popeyes Saturday night just before 10. Delaware State Police tell the Talk of Delmarva that the bicycle rider was traveling…

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PHOTOS: A Sneak Peak into this Weekend’s Dover AFB Airshow

By Alan Henney / May 17, 2024
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The public will have a rare glimpse into the world of military aviation this Saturday and Sunday at Dover Air Force Base. On static display and flying over the base will be an assortment of historical and modern aircraft. For example, this is the C-17 (call sign “Reach 871”) which flew 823 Afghan citizens from…

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Dover Air Force Base to Host First State Airshow Next Weekend!

By Alan Henney / May 12, 2024
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Dover Air Force Base will open its gates to the public next weekend for the First State Airshow. The show will feature both static displays and aerial demonstrations.

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UPDATED: Arrest Made by Delaware State Police in Laurel Homicide Case from September, 2023

By Alan Henney / February 14, 2024
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UPDATED – 2/14/24-10 PM Delaware State Police have arrested 19-year-old Azzure Horsey of Laurel for the murder of 26-year-old Taylor German that happened on September 10th, 2023. Horsey faces numerous charges and is being held at the Sussex Correctional Institution on $3,260,000 cash bond. Azzure Horsey Additional Information from Delaware State Police: Through investigative means, the Delaware…

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FREE Parking Returns Saturday in Downtown Rehoboth!

By Alan Henney / September 15, 2023
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Friday, September 15, was the last day visitors had to pay for parking or display a parking permit for the 2023 season in Rehoboth Beach. It’s free parking until the 2024 parking season starts on May 15. Businesses are anxiously awaiting you! The Rehoboth Beach Patrol will have some lifeguards on duty through Sunday, September…

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Breaking: Teen Struck by Hit-&-Run Driver Outside Rehoboth

By Alan Henney / September 11, 2023
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Police are investigating a hit-and-run pedestrian struck near the Rehoboth Beach city garage Sunday evening that sent one teen to the hospital. It was reported around 10:15 p.m. on Lincoln Street. That is where police found the teen after he was allegedly struck and possibly dragged by the suspect vehicle. He was taken to the…

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UPDATED: Search for Missing Swimmer in Rehoboth Surf Ends

By Alan Henney / September 4, 2023
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UPDATED – 09/04/23 1:30pm – The search for the missing swimmer, 31 year old Richard Boateng of Savage, Maryland has been called off. He was found on the beach in the area of the North Shores community just before 6am this/Monday morning. Rehoboth Beach Police and multiple other emergency officials were called for a sighting…

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Crivella to Retire from Beach Sweeping

By Alan Henney / August 28, 2023
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Beach-sweeping legend Tony Crivella says this will be his final season cleaning the sands with his tractor and sweeper. Crivella got his start working for Catts in 1981 running one of the beach shacks in Dewey. In 1997, he became Dewey’s first beach cleaning service. Prior to that, Dewey contracted once with Rehoboth Beach, but it was…

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No Election This Season in Dewey; Candidate Forum Will Still Be Held on Saturday

By Alan Henney / August 25, 2023
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The Thursday deadline to file to run for commissioner in Dewey Beach has passed with only the three incumbents filing to run for their respective seats. The incumbent commissioners are Paul Bauer, Elisabeth Gibbings and David Jasinski. They will each serve two-year terms. The Candidates Forum, hosted by the Dewey Beach Civic League, will still…

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Rehoboth Police Seek Suspect Who Passed Bogus $100 Bill

By Alan Henney / August 14, 2023
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Rehoboth Beach police are asking for help identifying this guy who paid with a bogus $100 bill at a boardwalk business on Friday, August 4. This is one of the few counterfeit cases so far this summer. The counterfeit was not a good one according to one source who saw the bill which had a blue…

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Bidens Return for More Beach Time!

By Alan Henney / August 14, 2023
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While not as lengthy as his previous visit, the President returned this past Friday for his 18th visit to his beach house since entering office. He arrived via Marine One early Friday evening accompanied by the traditional two decoys and the state police helicopter. The First Lady had already been here since Tuesday. Photo courtesy Richard…

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Bidens Enjoy the Beach Like Regular Visitors!

By Alan Henney / August 7, 2023
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During the President’s longest stay here at the beach since entering office, he and the First Lady last week went on regular bike rides, hit the beach and also went for dinner and a movie. If you missed a chance to have your photo taken with the Bidens or get video of one of the motorcades for…

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Bidens Return to Beach House for Summer Vacation

By Alan Henney / July 31, 2023
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On Friday, the President joined the First Lady at the Biden beach house around 8 p.m. via a motorcade that departed from Dover Air Force Base. According to USAF VIP LOGISTICS, this is the President’s 17th visit to his beach house since taking office and the third since Memorial Day. This could potentially be his longest stay…

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