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  1. Moffitt joins on with Weidman law firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | Coastal Point

    Coastal Point a Tyler Valliant: Jay Moffit Esq. has joined the Law Office of Susan Pittard Weidman.

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  2. Celtic music to fill library ahead of St. Patrick's DayRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 9 | Coastal Point

    Those looking for a way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day next week can head to the South Coastal Library on March 14. Melissa Heieie and Susan Ryan, a duo known as Willow Tree, will give a Celtic music concert that Tuesday at 2 p.m. in meeting rooms A and B. Heieie is the minister of music at Silverside Church in Wilmington. She loves to sing and specializes in organ and piano, but plays the harp in the duo.

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  3. Nuns in service on the Civil War battlefrontRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 9 | Coastal Point

    This story informed the church faithful about the heroics of nuns from a number of religious orders during the 19th century North-South conflict. The article cited the Daughters of Charity of Emmitsburg, Md., for allowing the Union army to camp on their farmlands in late June 1863, before they continued on to Pennsylvania - a few miles to the north - and a confrontation with Confederate forces.

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  4. Civil War Profiles - " Chronicling events on the Delaware homefrontRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2017 | Coastal Point

    Beginning in April 1961, the Delaware Historical Society commemorated the 100th anniversary of the war between the Northern and Southern states. The society commissioned historian Norman B. Wilkinson for this project, titled, "The Brandywine Home Front During the Civil War," published in its quarterly journal, "Delaware History," during the Civil War centennial, 1961-1965.

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  5. Civil War Profiles - " Delawareans who served with distinctionRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2016 | Coastal Point

    Delaware's participation in the Civil War has received limited coverage in the annals of history in comparison with other states. Yet, the First State's sons and daughters played important roles in the outcome of the four-year-long national trauma.

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  6. Coat collection for vets beginsRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2016 | Coastal Point

    There's never a wrong time to give people a hand up, and the Selbyville Community Club is helping veterans this winter with the annual "Coats & Sweats for Vets" campaign. People may donate gently-used winter jackets, sweatshirts or sweatpants at Selbyville Town Hall for the entire month of December.

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  7. Civil War Profiles_ Awaiting election results with trepidationRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2016 | Coastal Point

    As Election Day, Nov. 6, loomed ahead, the mood throughout the country in 1860 was one of nervous tension. Despite the fear that a number of Southern states were preparing to secede from the Union if Abraham Lincoln became president, torch-light processions were occurring throughout Delaware in favor of the candidates for the highest office in the land.

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  8. Civil War Diaries: Gone camping with the 1st Delaware RegimentRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2016 | Coastal Point

    In April 1861, newly-elected President Abraham Lincoln called for 75,000 volunteers proportioned from the loyal states to put down a rebellion of seven deep-South states that had seceded from the Union. The expectation in Washington was that the uprising would be quelled quickly, and the military enlistments would only last for 90 days.

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  9. Farmers' market season brings freshness to customersRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2016 | Coastal Point

    In the summer months, when you see white tents popping up in parking lots early in the morning, you'd be wise to stop and take a look - and breathe deeply the scents you'll find underneath those tents. You'll be glad you did - and so will your stomach.

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  10. Irsd Cfo to retire amidst school district auditRead the original story

    May 26, 2016 | Coastal Point

    After being placed on administrative leave, Indian River School District's longtime chief financial officer has announced his retirement from the district. That announcement came amidst the news that the IRSD is undergoing a financial audit by the Delaware State Auditor of Accounts, R. Thomas Wagner Jr. "The auditor's office has undertaken a review of the district's business records, and the district is cooperating fully with that review," said David Maull, IRSD spokesperson.

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