Sussex County Newswire

Sussex County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Sussex County, DE.

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  1. Delaware Uber driver 'burglarized riders' homes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Daily Mail

    Saddam Awadallah, 26 , was arrested in Tennessee and extradited back to Delaware on February 13 to face several burglary charges An Uber driver has been arrested for burglarizing the homes of the riders he picked up in Sussex County, Delaware. Saddam Awadallah, 26, was arrested in Tennessee and extradited back to Delaware on February 13 to face several burglary charges.

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  2. Long-awaited ReStore-Lewes opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Cape Gazette

    Volunteer Conor Quigley, left, helps Cathy Basenese and Mark Quigley, ReStore manager, following the opening. Hours during February are Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. DENY HOWETH PHOTOS After months of long days that ran into nights preparing the onetime Stamper horse stables with reclaimed wood, tin siding, and handbuilt and painted shelving, the Sussex County Habitat for Humanity ReStore-Lewes welcomed 750 people during a soft opening Jan. 28. Hours during February are Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. MacKenzie-Childs tableware is on display in a glass case near the checkout register and will be auctioned Saturday, March 4, at the grand opening on Facebook.

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  3. Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | MyFoxPhilly

    Police say they have arrested and charged an Uber driver after a six month long investigation of multiple burglaries in Sussex County, Del. According to police, the investigation began in August 2016 as the Delaware State Police Burglary Unit Detectives were able to link the suspect, Saddam A. Awadallah, 26 of Frankford, to multiple burglaries in the Bethany Beach and Fenwick Island areas.

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  4. Locals rally in support of Warren after Sessions debateRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | Coastal Point

    Coastal Point a Kerin Magill: Protesters rallied in Georgetown on Sunday to show their support of U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, after the Senator was silenced during the reading of Coretta Scott King's 1986 letter opposing the appointment of now-Attorney General Jeff Sessions as a federal judge. About 200 people gathered on The Circle in Georgetown on Sunday, Feb. 12, to participate in a rally and march sponsored by the Progressive Democrats of Sussex County and the Sussex County Democratic Party, with the theme "We Shall Not Be Silenced."

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  5. County appoints Stevenson to P&Z seatRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | Coastal Point

    The Sussex County Planning & Zoning Commission no longer has a vacancy, as Kim Hoey Stevenson will fill the seat formerly held by current Sussex County Councilman I.G. Burton III. Stevenson, who currently serves as the communications director for the Delaware Senate Republican Caucus, as well as a freelance writer, was publically interviewed by the Sussex County Council on Feb. 14. "I was on the Milford Planning Commission, where I was vice-chair for three years.

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  6. Bethany and Selbyville recycling centers removedRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | Coastal Point

    ... "Basically, there's going to be 13 [staffed] sites statewide, when it's all said and done. Ironically, Sussex County has the most sites because, while it's the lowest population, it has the largest area." The change means fewer locations, but the ...

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  7. Uber driver charged with burglarizing customers' homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | WMDT

    Delaware State Police and the Bethany Beach Police Department say a six month-long joint investigation into multiple burglaries around Sussex County has led to the arrest of a Frankford Uber driver. Police say when the passengers were away from their homes, Awadallah would enter their residences and steal various items such as credit cards, computers, cell phones and watches.

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  8. Traffic stop in Milford nets heroin,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Cape Gazette

    Four Sussex County residents are facing drug charges following a two-month police investigation regarding illegal drug sales in Sussex County. The investigation culminated with a traffic stop on U.S. Route 113 near Milford-Harrington Highway shortly after 1 a.m. Feb. 12, when police executed a search warrant on Georgetown resident William R. Via Jr., 44, and his vehicle, said Delaware State Police Master Sgt.

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  9. Sometimes bigger is betterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Cape Gazette

    ... probably would have been to area farmers decades ago. Jeff Wells, who tends to about 6,500 acres throughout Sussex County with his family, said when he first started helping his father tend crops, they had only two 10,000-bushel storage tanks for ...

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  10. Drug Investigation Nets 4 Arrests, 24 Grams of HeroinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    A traffic stop in Milford, Del. as part of a two-month-long investigation into illegal drug sales in Sussex County, netted four arrested and 24 grams of heroin.

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  11. Battle against heroin moves to the obituary pagesRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 12 | Washington Times

    ... said. "She was to the left of Bernie (Sanders), so you know she had plenty of arguments growing up here in Sussex County. Sarah didn't stand for bullying and would make it a point to stand up to anyone she caught doing it." She kept her 11:30 p.m. ...

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  12. Rehoboth police save man from opioid...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Cape Gazette

    ... issued a kit to carry on patrol and the department says all officers received training in using the kits from Sussex County Emergency Medical Services.

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  13. County again participating in CDBG program this yearRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | Coastal Point

    Sussex County will once again participate in the Community Development Block Grant program this year, with the county council voicing its approval following a public hearing on Tuesday, Feb. 7. The program provides funding for a variety of activities, such as rehabilitation, demolition and housing-code enforcement, "to maintain or improve existing housing, and for the provision of infrastructure in support of housing development for low- and moderate-income persons." Brad Whaley, community development and housing director for Sussex County, told the council that his office applies for funding from the United States Department of Housing & Urban Development each year on behalf of the County and some of its municipalities.

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  14. Three nabbed for heroin in town and county stingRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 7 | The Township Journal

    - A cooperative investigation conducted by the Newton Police Department and the Sussex County Guns, Gangs and Narcotics Task Force culminated in the arrest of two local men and one woman, authoritiews said. Working from several tips received through ...

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  15. Battle against heroin moves to the obituary pagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... said. "She was to the left of Bernie (Sanders), so you know she had plenty of arguments growing up here in Sussex County. Sarah didn't stand for bullying and would make it a point to stand up to anyone she caught doing it." She kept her 11:30 p.m. ...

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  16. County approves conditional use for Sussex ConsortiumRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 2 | Coastal Point

    The Sussex County Planning & Zoning Commission this week voted in favor of approving a conditional use request for 25 acres of AR-1 land, located on the southwest side of Sweetbriar Road in Lewes, to build a new school for the Sussex Consortium. The Sussex Consortium is a comprehensive program, pre-K through age 21, preparing students with special needs for successful transitions toward a meaningful adult life.

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  17. Sussex County now has comprehensive electronic zoning mapRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 2 | Coastal Point

    County Administrator Todd Lawson told the county council at their regular meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 31, that after learning that the Planning & Zoning Office did not have digital backups of zoning maps nor paper backups, County staff took on the seemingly daunting task of digitizing the records. "It harkens back to a conversation I had with former Planning Director Lawrence Lank about an issue," recalled Lawson, noting that Lank had pulled out one the County's many zoning maps of record to look at a parcel.

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  18. OVHS receives $100,000 from Crystal Trust FoundationRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 2 | Coastal Point

    ... West Park, in February. The society has already worked to restore the property's barn (one of the oldest in Sussex County) and place the home on the National Register of Historic Places. "We're going to have a big ribbon-cutting/yard party that day. ...

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  19. News Briefs 01-26-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | Cape Gazette

    ... Phoebe Cottingham, president, Eastern Sussex Republican Club, pcotting@ix.netcom.com or text 571-242-0354. Sussex County Council meeting on Jan. 31 Sussex County Council will meet at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 31, in the county administration building ...

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  20. Sussex County committee discusses services for the elderlyRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 26 | Coastal Point

    The Sussex County Advisory Committee on Aging & Adults with Physical Disabilities met this week and provided to those in attendance a brief update as to what services a number of area organizations provide. Christine Santy, COP case manager for Easter Seals, noted that the nonprofit organization provides services to help children and adults with disabilities and/or special needs, as well as support to their families.

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