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Cape Gazette Historical Society to hold journal signing A book signing for the Journalsary of the formation of the Cape of the Lewes Historical Society Henlopen School District com- will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 bining the Lewes, Rehoboth, and p.m., Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Milton schools, and the opening Lewes Historical Society com- of the new Cape Henlopen High plex on Second Street, Lewes, in School on Kings Highway, this is- conjunction with the Lewes His- sue contains a comprehensive torical Society Craft Fair. article by Hazel D. Brittingham The most recent issue pub- about the history of education in lished in November 2009, the Lewes. 12th annual publication, will be Other articles look at remem- available as well as past issues, brances of people and programs Authors and artists whose work that played an important role in appears in recent issues will be Lewes' schools and other educa- on hand to greet the public and tional efforts such as the South- discuss this annual local history ern Delaware Academy of Life- project, long Learning, now known as the Researched, edited and iUus- Osher Lifelong Learning Insti- trated by volunteers, thesebooks tute at the University of have become popular with resi- Delaware in Lewes. dents of the area and visitors Michael DiPaolo, executive di- who are interested in learning rector of the society, contributed more about the history of Lewes. an article about the history of the To celebrate the 40th anniver- Midway School, which was DelDOT invites participants for annual cleanup day Oct. 2 The Delaware Department of Transportation will host its Sixth Annual Imagine A Litter-Free Delaware Clean Up Day Satur- day, Oct. 2. The department has designat- ed this as a statewide cleanup day when everyone is invited to come out to clean Delaware's roads, highways and community areas. This is also a perfect time for everyone to stop and consider what a litter-free Delaware would look like, and do what they can to make the state a cleaner and healthier place. It's also a great day for Adopt- A-Highway volunteers and/or Adopt-A-Bike Path volunteers to do One of their annual cleanups. Businesses, citizens and home- owners are also being asked to ensure that trash is well con- tained, to pick up debris blowing around their property and to step outside to sweep a sidewalk, pick up sticks or rake up some leaves. Transportation Secretary Car- olann Wicks is requesting that Delaware Department of Trans- portation (DelDOT) mainte- nance forces pay special atten- tion to cleaning Delaware's road- sides during the week of Oct. 4-8. If interested, register at del- dot.gov, under Hot Topics or contact the Office of Public Rela- tions at 302-760-2080 or 800-652- 5600. This year the deadline for reg- istration has been extended to Friday, Oct. 1. No telephone reg- istrations. There is no fee to par- ticipate. Anyone cleaning roadways should visit the nearest DelDOT district office to obtain safety in- formation, safety vests and trash bags during the week of Sept. 27- Oct. 1. Following the cleanup, partici- pants should either dispose of the trash themselves via house- hold trash pickup, landfill, etc., or place it near a highway sign for DelDOT to pick up and call the nearest DelDOT district office to request removal as soon as possi- ble. The rain date for the event will be Sunday, Oct. 3. CAPE LIFE FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 - M(~)NDAY, tPTEMBER 27, 2010 67- moved to the Lewes historic is an opportunity to acquire complex in 1999. missing issues. Volume 10 of the ]ournal, pub- Copies of the 64-page books lished in 2007, includes a full in- are just $5 each. dex to the first 10 issues. Several local stores sell copies For those readers who have in- of the Journal at no profit to complete sets, this book signing themselves as a service to the so- ciety: Stelqping Stone, lust for You UniqOe Gifts, the Lewes Chamber or Commerce and Visi- tors Cente and the Thompson Country Store, all in Lewes. Books can dso be ordered online at historict, . wes.org. y Lear maxi your in sepl wit by Lisa Brown / Make 302-644-4247 nto mize look ember ba eup overt Email: fabulousfaces i 2 @gmail.com Tuesday thru Saturday Appointments Suggested Walk-Ins accepted based on availability 30 Med Spa of Five (next to 17314 N. Village 'oints On)