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The window rolls up. The Christmas music begins playing. The car is warm and cozy. Finally, 20 minutes or so of quality family time, all while curving through a dazzling display of light! It’s a perfect night at WonderFEST, founded and created by the small nonprofit group Festival of Cheer! Now open for the season… Read more »

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The Gallo Gives Foundation Awards Community Donations

As part of its continual effort to make a difference in the community in which it lives and serves, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty’s Gallo Gives Foundation awarded its quarterly donations to: First Tee Delaware, Autism Delaware, Sussex Strong Foundation, Community Resource Center, Cape Community Fund, Sussex Housing Group, and the Beebe Medical Foundation. In all, $11,500.00… Read more »

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Mountaire Farms Hosts Thanksgiving for Thousands

Mountaire Farms is partnering with hundreds of churches and non-profits in four states this Thanksgiving to pack 32,250 meal boxes to give to families in need, enough to feed 129,000 people for Thanksgiving. The company’s annual Thanksgiving for Thousands event will be held on Delmarva on Monday, November 21st, starting at 8 am. More than… Read more »

Scarecrow 2022


Ray Sander, President of the Delaware Botanic Gardens (DBG), announced that DBG would participate again in this year’s Rehoboth Beach Sea Witch Festival by creating a unique 9-foot Sea Witch, scarecrow displays, and a new Animal Sculptures Discover Trail at the gardens in Dagsboro. Sander said, “Our wonderful volunteers wanted to celebrate the end of… Read more »


Town of Ocean View Purchases 4 Acres for Nature Park

After 8 months of engagement with the property owners, the Town of Ocean View has approved the purchase of 4 acres along the Assawoman Canal with the intent to create a nature park for its community. The Town’s acquisition of the property effectively eliminates the possibility of it being developed for residential housing while providing… Read more »

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Coastal Towns Museum Grand Opening & Debut of Smithsonian Crossroads Exhibit

On Friday, September 9th, The Historic Village in Ocean View celebrated the grand opening and ribbon cutting of the new Coastal Towns Museum located at 40 West Ave, Ocean View, DE.  The event also marked the debut of the new Smithsonian Exhibit, Crossroads, Change in Rural America that is on display at the Hall’s Store… Read more »

New Library Render


On Tuesday, October 4th at 4 PM the Selbyville Public Library will be holding a groundbreaking ceremony for its new building, and everyone from the community is invited to share in this moment. Kelly Kline, Library Director for the Selbyville Public Library, is grateful to the community and all the people who have been involved… Read more »


Changes are happening at Avery Hall Insurance in Sussex County

Avery Hall Insurance Group announces the promotion of Michelle Russell to the position of Delaware Office Manager for their Sussex County branches in Milton and Seaford. As Delaware Office Manager, Michelle will hold a leadership position and manage both Delaware branches.  She will oversee employee training and day-to-day activities of the two Sussex County locations,… Read more »

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Old Timer’s Day Benefits Selbyville Volunteer Fire Co.

On Friday, August 26th, the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce proudly presented a $1,000 check to the Selbyville Volunteer Fire Company from funds raised at the 65th Annual Old Timer’s Day Classic Car & Family Festival. This year’s Beer Garden sponsored by Banks Wines & Spirits and Cornhole Tournament sponsored by Beebe Healthcare were the… Read more »

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Historic Village of Ocean View – Double Village Delight

The Historic Village in Ocean View will host a Grand Opening Celebration of the Coastal Towns Museum, 40 West Ave, Ocean View, DE, on September 9, from 5-8PM. Join us for the museum unveiling, cocktails, light appetizers, and remarks by State/local dignitaries. The attached photos are just a small glimpse of the engaging displays in… Read more »