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Lewes woman, 38, reported missing

Janna Ruiz. Delaware State Police have issued a gold alert for Lewes resident Janna C. Ruiz, 38, who has not been seen or heard from since Saturday afternoon. Ruiz was last seen near the 23000 block of Elmwood Avenue West near Angola around 2:30 p.m., Sept. 23, police said, and attempts to locate or

CAPE GAZETTE - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Author James Swanson to keynote History Book Festival Oct. 6 in Lewes

James Swanson will be the keynote speaker for the debut of the History Book Festival in Lewes. His presentation about his New York Times bestseller, "Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer," will take place at 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 6, at Bethel United Methodist Church in Lewes. Tickets are $1

CAPE GAZETTE - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Coast Day returns to Lewes Oct. 1

University of Delaware's Coast Day celebration is back! After a two-year hiatus, Coast Day returns to UD's Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes Sunday, Oct. 1, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine. Now in its 40th year, Coast Day encourages visitors to explore the ways that scientists study coastal enviro

CAPE GAZETTE - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Taking her time: Lewes librarian sells home, tours country in van

Chrys Dudbridge was 69 when she decided to run away from home. She had recently retired as director of the Lewes Public Library, conquered breast cancer, lost her partner and ended care for her brother, who had passed on. So she sold her Plantations East home, disposed of most of her stuff, bought a

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-09-22 11:25:02

SoDel Cares donates $4,000 to Surfers Healing

SoDel Cares, a nonprofit foundation, recently donated $4,000 to Surfers Healing, which holds volunteer-staffed surf camps for more than 4,500 children with autism. Founded in 1969 in Southern California, the organization holds a Surfers Healing Day in Ocean City, Md. Rehoboth Beach-based Quiet Storm

CAPE GAZETTE - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Meet Kathy Newcomb, Community Bank Delaware board member since 2013

Kathy Newcomb Community Bank Delaware announced Kathy Newcomb is its Director of the Month. Newcomb has been a board member for Community Bank Delaware since 2013. Newcomb is senior vice president of marketing and client services for Coldwell Banker Resort Realty in Rehoboth Beach. She began her rea

CAPE GAZETTE - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Featured Home by Coldwell Banker Sol Needles Real Estate

The blue ocean and magnificent views are just steps from this custom-architecture home. The professionally designed and maintained landscaping allows you to enjoy outside living, and lends nicely with the protected dunes. A public walkway to guarded beaches and the ocean is right across the street f

CAPE MAY COUNTY HERALD - 2017-09-24 14:00:00

Spooky Lighthouse Tour- Shipwrecks, Shoals, & Souls

Departs from the Lewes Ferry Terminal Finger Pier 43 Henlopen ave Lewes De 19958Limited seating!!!A portion of the ticket price will go to the Lewes Historical Society! Built in 1885 and witness over the centuries, East End Lighthouse holds many otherworldly tales. Living history characters garbed i

CAPE GAZETTE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Blooming Boutique to host Southwind Apparel event Sept. 22-24

Blooming Boutique is celebrating Southwind Apparel, a new division of Spunkwear. SUBMITTED PHOTO Blooming Boutique Accessories in Lewes and Blooming Boutique in Rehoboth will be celebrating Spunkwear's new division, Southwind Apparel, with an Out with the Old and in with the New-themed event this we

CAPE GAZETTE - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Cape Region entrepreneurs talk with Carney

Overzealous enforcement of rules governing electrical contractors, vo-tech school deficiencies, permitting delays at DelDOT and Route 1 traffic were among the concerns Cape Region business owners took to Gov. John Carney during a recent small business roundtable discussion at Bethany Blues near Lewe

CAPE GAZETTE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Yoga, meditation, crystals and cards for teens begins Sept. 27

Quakertown Wellness shaman and 200 RYT yoga instructor Athena Allread brings together sensitive and spirited teens to learn tools such as yoga, meditation, oracle cards and crystals for accessing their own inner knowing and intuition for guidance, and to practice tools for protecting their own energ

CAPE GAZETTE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Craft breweries inspire craft-only distributor in Delaware

Embed x Share CLOSE WATCH THE LATEST DELAWARE NEWS WATCH: Local Artist works with schools and organizations to paint murals to help educate | 2:53 John Donato paints murals with children that focus on subjects such as bully prevention, character building or anything else they are trying to instill i

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-09-22 12:05:04

Ruddo's Golf Route 1 store closing Sept. 30

Oxford golf shirts feature an undersized and understated logo on the left sleeve. SOURCE: OXFORD Bret Marshall is not happy about having to close the Ruddo's Golf store on Route 1, but he is nonetheless thankful for his faithful Cape Region customers. "We had 12 years here. I really appreciate the s

CAPE GAZETTE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Tent sale and open house at Cape Artists Gallery Sept. 30

"Stay off the Dunes!" by Linda White. The Cape Artists of Lewes will have a tent sale and open house from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 30, to coincide with the annual sidewalk sale in Lewes. There will be bargains on paintings, and refreshments. The Cape Artists Gallery is at 110 West Third St

CAPE GAZETTE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Frances M Bunting, active in Little League

On Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, Frances M Bunting, 78, of Lewes passed away peacefully at home after bravely battling Leukemia. She is preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Richard Bunting Sr. Frances is survived by her two sons, Richard Jr. and wife Nichole, and John and wife Stephanie; eight

CAPE GAZETTE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Sale of Groome Church land a travesty

When I read about the sale of the Groome Church property on New Road in Lewes to a developer, I was more than disappointed. It brought to mind a biblical comment, loosely quoted, "What does it profit a man to gain the whole world yet suffer the loss of his soul?" To gain so great a profit on donated

CAPE GAZETTE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Cape adds teachers to reduce class sizes

Class sizes at Cape Henlopen School District's newest elementary school are already bursting at the seams, prompting the hiring of more teachers. Parent Jennifer Silva said her son's fifth-grade class at Love Creek Elementary has 32 students, and other fifth-grade classes are about the same size. "T

CAPE GAZETTE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Charles H. Fenton Jr. loved debating politics

Charles H. Fenton Jr. 69, of Rehoboth Beach, passed away after a long battle with complications from diabetes, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at his home. He was born Tuesday, April 6, 1948, in Wilmington, son of the late Charles and Beatrice "Betty" (Dennison) Fenton. Mr. Fenton graduated from Conrad H

CAPE GAZETTE - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Dangerous Route 1 crossovers must be remedied

On Sept. 19, yet another crash occurred at one of Route 1's countless crossovers. A tractor-trailer failed to stop in the Route 1 median at Eagle Crest Road and collided with an SUV traveling south, sending the smaller vehicle onto its side and into a ditch. Fortunately, no one was seriously injured

CAPE GAZETTE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Witnessing shameful behavior in Rehoboth

I was proud to read our new mayor's letter in the Cape Gazette last Friday. He talked about a brand-new cooperative attitude for getting things done. I then went to the swearing-in ceremony and it wasn't 10 minutes later there was no brand new cooperative attitude when the spiteful Cooper-era suppor

CAPE GAZETTE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00