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Continued from page 6 being proposed by developers and builders to wrench as much finan- cial profit from every inch of land that they own. Some of these parcels are as small as one-eighth an acre or less. What this means is that all the homes initially go on septic systems, as mandated by DNREC, then they will be re- quired to hook up to the sewer system for the environment&apos;s sake. The math is simple. Given the amount of proposed development parcels normally using septic sys- tem that now offer as an incentive at no cost to the builder or devel- oper, a new sewer system, so they can now double, triple or even quadruple the amount of homes on the same parcel. With the amount of proposals, the new sewer system - Water Farm II, af- ter being interconnected with Wa- ter Farm I, and the town of Mid- dletown, will bd maxed out as far as reasonable capacity. Then what, build anot.her waste treat- ment facility? The answer lies with county officials, with proper planning and controlled growth, rather than mayhem. Jesse M. Giambrone Middletown Big Thursday organizers say thanks toeveryone The Greater Miilsboro Chamber of Commerce wishes to thank all supporters of the annual Big Thursday Festival and Car Show, held Aug. 12-14. Despite some inclement weath- er on Saturday morning and evening, attendance overall was huge. Visitors on Thursday evening and Friday numbered the most ever. An undertaking of this size and scope requires thousands of vol- unteer hours to plan and carry out, plus financial, equipment, service and manpower support from hun- dreds of area businesses. The chamber sincerely thanks each of these individuals, companies and community organizations that made this wonderful event possi- ble. A special note of appreciation goes to the festival's major corpo- rate sponsors: Aiifirst Financial Center, Bell Atlantic-Delaware, Boot Scootin' Western Wear, CAT Country radio, Conectiv Power Delivery, Delaware Camping Center, Delaware National Bank, Eliwanger Insurance, Froggy 99.9 radio, Larry's Homes, Noah's Ark Christian Day Care, Pepsi Cola Bottling Co., PNC Bank, Pre- ston's Millsboro Auto-Mart, the Sussex Post, Townsends Inc., the Wave newspaper, WAVE radio and Wawa Food Markets. Indispensable to the estlvas success are the chamber's co- hosts: The Millsboro Fire Compa- ny, Little League, and Town of Milisboro. This year the planning team's efforts were assisted by the Delaware State Police, Del Department of Transport Millsboro ambulance Servk police department, Oa chard/Riverdale Boys and Club, Sussex Central Rurita the Sussex County Fire Poli Thanks to all, and to the F for another great Big Thursd Clayton Robi Pre Greater Mill Chamber of Con RBSA grateful for community support Rehoboth Bay and the community's popularity as mier catamaran racing desti continues to grow. The Del State Hobie Cat Championsl now considered one of th, annual Hobie Cat sailing on the east coast. In early May, the event at 63 sailing teams for four d sailing clinics and racing c hoboth Bay. The sailors, plu friends and families, were t to several social events at tl hoboth Bay Sailing Assoc and had plenty of time to soq and shop in the local comn Top sailors at the event im seven-time Hobie Contix champion Wally Myers witl Mark Santorelli and the n one USA Tornado team R Daniel and Jacques Bernier. Myers and Santorelli ar rently representing the I. States at the 1999 Pan Am Games in Winnipeg, Canad Daniel and Bernier will be peting in the 2000 Olympic mer Games in Sidney, Au, Rehoboth's reputation con, Daniel and Bernier to dc training trip to Europe and from Clearwater, Fla., event. All of the competitor., thrilled with the red carpet ment they received at the and from the local communi are already calling it a must- event for the 2000 racing s The support of the local bu., es and sailing communitie again the biggest key to th cess of the event. Through generous donati businesses such as yours, Fleet 106 was able to rais $8,000 in cash, merchandi services. These donations allowed stage an event that provide ing, meals, raffles and amenities found only at the tware ttion, e and Or- Girls I, and ;e. ublic, ay? IIISon, ident sboro nerce local pre- ration aware lips is ; best ,,vents racted lys of n Re- their teated te Re- lation :ialize unity. :luded ental , crew nmber obbie cur- nited rican , and com- Sum- tralia. 'inced day a travel o the were treat- event ty and attend .'ason. iness- was sac- ns of Hobie ; over .e and us to d rac- other finest sailing events, which are ually sponsored by major corporCtions, not local businesses. | The proceeds from thislevent went to support the Delaware Spe- cial Olympics Sailing Team who won the silver medal at the 1999 World Game; and Special Olympics Day on the Bay, an event that introduces 12 Sussex County Special Olympians and their amilies to sa)ng c hobotb Bay. Fleet 106 and the competitors thank y. your support. Each competitor and vo received a copy of the n 'xe- all of )u for unteer event CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, AUgust 27 - September 2, 1999 - 7 brochure with this letter. This brochure was used by participants Molybdenum, Colorado is equivalent to as a guide to the Rehoboth Beach Uyvill nly high and Dewey Beach area and to the Ho e, Delaware o a bit er businesses that supported this Jack Clark, who lives in Milton event. The event social schedule and is an avid fan of all that's Io- was set up to give everyone time .......... :::- .... to patronize the local businesses cal, was traveling in Colorado re- ':: that supported the event, cently and came across a full-page Planning for the 16th annual advertisement in one of the moun- i: tain state's newspapers. Most of Delaware State Championships to i: be held in May 2000, will begin that ad is reproduced at the bottom after Labor Day. In addition to the of this column. The part that isn't anrual two-day event, we are reproduced tells readers that the planning a one-day winner-take- Colorado State Fair runs from all cash prize open class catama- Aug. 21 through Sept. 6, in Pueblo and more information is ran race to be held on the Friday available at the fair's Web site prior to the event. With our growing reputation in <www.coioradosfair.com>. BAREF00TIN' both the Hobie class and other The disturbing part of the ad is Dennis Forney catamaran classes, we expect the not that the copy writer is trying to event to continue to grow to over elevate his own state by stepping 70 boats next year! We hope that on ours; the disturbing part is that your business will continue its they're out there, starting We already to hear have about more us support of world class catamaran out-of-state tags on our highways sailing in Delaware. Bruce Andrews than we have in-state tags because Hobie Fleet 106 of all the people in the surround- ing states starting to hear about us. Landenberg, Pa. What we don't need is a stampede from Colorado of people who start These 1,O00-pound straw Derby entrant hearing about how we have the bales on one of the Ritter thanks supporters highest amount of agricultural farms are, next to the land- land preserved - percentagewise - fill, the closest thing we have I would like to take this oppor- of any state in the union and lots to mountains. These are tunity to thank the people who of other good stuff, bound for mushroom grow- helped me in my recent efforts at Jim Cresson, who reports for ers in Pennsylvania. the Delaware State Fair Demoli- the Cape Gazette, said his father, a harder to make crossroads on tops tion Derby. chemist for the Caulk Company in of mountains. First, my wife, Hope, for keep- Milford, Went to Colorado a num- Jim's dad stopped at a gas sta- ing track of logistics for the team ber of years to go to see what a tion near Molybdenum and the at- and for her patience with all my molybdenum mine looks like. tendant looked at his license tag. foolishness. "He worked with the stuff and "'We don't get'many people out Then to my pit crew, Kerry wanted to see where it came here from Delaware,' the man told Rhodes and Phil "Tinman" Nor- from," said Cresson. "They use my father. My father had kind of ton for all their time in making the molybdenum in alloys and it's a dry wit and he replied quickly. Mad Cow a success, rare in the United States." 'That's because there aren't many Also, to Capt. Harry "Speed" Mining's important to Colorado of us.'" Lackhove for letting me raise a lot so they name towns after stufflike Cresson called the Colorado of dust at the Riverpark and for molybdenum. Cresson said his State Chamber of Commerce being official team cinematogra- father found an actual town Thursday afternoon to find out pher, to Lloyd Mills III for being named Molybdenum on top of a what mountain Molybdenum's on. official team still-photographer mountain in the western part of "We call it Molly B Denim out and for helping with the heavy the state, here," Cresson was told. But the work, and Sanford at Hazzard Au- We do the same thing in woman said he would have to call to Parts for good parts at a good Delaware. For example, we have the Mining Association to get a price, crossroads in Sussex County more precise location. That was And a really big thanks to Den- named Sycamore and Gravel Hill, the end of the search. Deadline nis Forney for all of his effort in Sand Hill and Hollyville. But it's called. organizing the bus to the derby. Finally, thanks to all who came to watch - I hope you had as much fun as I did! John Austin Ellsworth It's A 17 day Preservation Forge Lewes i/'e/niNder that yOu Rehoboth Art League appreciates supporters I livE in The Rehoboth Art League would like to thank the following for making the 26th annual Out- mt..,,t,,,.b.=a.b. door Fine Art and Fine Craft ==t,**m.,,.,.--,.-,...,., Show sucha big success: .--.,   ,,.,-.-,=,*,.. m ,,t , The Town of Henlopen Acres, =r,==m=m==,. m.n.-. especially Bill Shipley and the se- ,,,,- ,f,-t f,-.,--,r- ,t.,...,,,,,v=.,  .curity detail and the residents of -,-,,,-,-F..,.,.,,-,,,.,t,m,,,,.-. ,.. ,, Henlopen Acres for their support ,,.,,-,,,n,..,,m,,,,.,- m-. and encouragement. Special ,m,t--,,,..,-,----a,-.,--,..--,,,,, ,.,,.,. thanks to Dolores Andrew, chair; -'--"'*'*"'*"=,"' Bill Holman, chief treasurer; and ,.n,. ,.,=,.t the treasurer's assistants, Hugh u.,, ., ,s t,,, t,,,- .. a,m,, hnSrew, 13on Y)urost, Lee DeShong, Jerry Alexander, Pam ,,..c,,,=,,, ,.,,,,, Parkinson, Pam Baker and Terry .,..,,,,,,,, .....  Dougherty. 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