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The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park to close for 2017 beachnesting season

February 27, 2017
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The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park, including a stretch of ocean beach and dunes, and a half mile along the bay shoreline, will close beginning Wednesday, March 1, 2017 for the benefit of threatened and endangered beachnesters and migratory shorebirds, including red knot, piping plovers, oystercatchers, least terns and other species.
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‘Pollinators for Clean Water’ presentations Feb. 6 and March 20 at Seaford Library as part of Reclaim Our River program

January 27, 2017
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The DNREC Division of Watershed Stewardship’s Reclaim Our River (ROR) program, in partnership with the Delaware Nature Society and the Nanticoke Watershed Alliance, will host two free presentations on pollinators and gardening for clean water at the Seaford Library February 6 and March 20, 2017. Both presentations start at 6 p.m. at the library...
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New state park annual pass sales postponed at Cape Henlopen State Park office

November 23, 2016
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Annual state park pass sales at Cape Henlopen State Park will be postponed this year due to ongoing renovation of the park office, Division of Parks & Recreation officials announced today. In-person purchases of park passes begin at parks statewide Nov. 28, 2016.
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City of Newark Police Department Launches 3rd Annual Full Beards Full Bellies Campaign

November 9, 2016
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Several officers in the Newark Police Department are putting away their razors in an effort to help those in need. The Department launched its 3rd annual "Full Beards, Full Bellies" campaign to raise money and collect food donations to benefit the Food Bank of Delaware. Last year, more than $2,400 was raised and 173...
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RUN AND PLUNGE ON NEW YEAR’S DAY 2017

November 7, 2016
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The Quiet Resorts Charitable Foundation (QRCF) and the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce (BFACC) are pleased to announce a day-long series of events on New Year’s Day 2017: the 6th Annual Hair of the Dog 5k/10k Run and the 21st Annual Leo Brady Exercise Like the Eskimos.
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Upcoming repair work Nov. 9–19 to affect use of Junction & Breakwater Trail

November 3, 2016
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Repairs November 9 – 19, 2016 to the railroad crossing on Gills Neck Road in Lewes will affect how users of the Junction & Breakwater Trail gain access to Lewes. The work will require closure of a portion of Gills Neck Road, meaning that trail users who reach the trail’s easternmost end near the...
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Fenwick Island 9th Annual Turkey Trot is Scheduled for Thanksgiving Day

October 21, 2016
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The 9th Annual Fenwick Island Turkey Trot will be held on Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 8 am. The untimed 2.2 mile fun run/walk starts oceanside on Lewes Street in Fenwick Island, goes south to the Maryland state line and back.
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Sretches of ocean beach reopened at Cape Henlopen State Park as piping plover nesting season concludes with 13 fledglings this year

September 1, 2016
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DNREC’s Divisions of Parks & Recreation and Fish & Wildlife announced today that stretches of ocean beach between Gordons Pond and Herring Point and beachfront along the oceanside of The Point on Cape Henlopen have now reopened following the end of a piping plover nesting season that produced 13 plover fledglings in Delaware.
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Family Fun at the Fair: Rides, Thrill Shows and Fireworks

August 25, 2016
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The Route 13 Speedway Fair brings 10 days of midway fun to Delmar with Dreamland Amusements rides for all ages and exciting live entertainment September 9-18 at 36952 Sussex Hwy., on the Delaware International Speedway grounds.
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40th Annual Gary P. Lister Bottle and Cork Ten Miler, 5K and Pump and Run Benefits Sussex Consortium

August 18, 2016
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Lister Bottle and Cork Ten Miler, 5K and Pump and Run benefiting the Sussex Consortium.
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