Friday, March 27, 2015
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As everyone in town has noticed the Boulevard Beer/ Cheers convenience store has a name change to Corner Market.
You may remember it from this post I did in 2007 on the water plant http://delmardustpan.blogspot.com/2007/09/delmar-water-treatment-plant.html
We are currently using Well 2A which is 205 feet deep which puts it in the Manokin Aquifer. It can pump 1,000 GPM.
I see where Gordy's Pub ( GP of Seaford, LLC) has applied for a taproom and Sunday license. If anyone wants to object, and I don't know why you would since they have been there a while now, you can file your protest with the Alcoholic Beverage Control Commissioner.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
May 16, 2015-9:00 am. Delmar Citizen Participation Day. Project:- Delmar Historic Building Renovation. Scrape building of flaking paint in preparation for painting contractor. The purpose is to renovate the building to house Delmar Historic Museum and to hold community based civic organization meetings. Contact the Clerk at Town Hall to sign up. Interested parties (18 years and older) are requested to provide your contact information on the sign-up sheet.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
US Glider troops after landing near Wesel
32d Troop Carrier Squadron Douglas C-47Ataking off from Poix Airfield (B-44) France, during Operation Varsity, 24 March 1945
"I drew an assault boat to cross in-just my luck. We all tried to crawl under each other because the lead was flying around like hail."Crossing the Rhine under enemy fire at Saint Goar, March 1945. Army
Today, 70 years ago the Rhine river was crossed near Xanten in Germany. The attack consisted of an Airborne assault (Varistiy) and a Amphibious assault (Plunder). Two Divisions of Airborne troops and four infantry divisions were used in the initial assault. Operations Varsity was a joint American, British and Canadian airborne operation, it involved more than 16,000 paratroopers of the British 6th Airborne division and the American 17th Airborne. They were flown in by several thousand aircraft,Operation Plunder was the crossing of the River Rhine by the British 2nd Army (The 51st Highland Division and the 15th Scottish Division) and the US Ninth Army (30th and 79th Division it was the largest airborne operation in history to be conducted on a single day and in one location.