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Sarah Titus of Salisbury, Maryland

Seafood contest winners

Oyster shucking and crab cake cook-offs were two of the many events exciting guests at the University of Delaware’s annual Coast Day celebration at the...more

Delaware's stormy coast

Delaware's March 1962 storm caused unprecedented destruction to life and property. Unusually high wind-driven tides carried breaking waves inland, destroying buildings and structures that,...more

Coast Day 2014

Oct. 5: Coast Day 2014

The 38th annual Coast Day returns on Sunday, Oct. 5, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine, at the University of Delaware’s Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes.

This year’s Coast Day theme, “...more

Surf Ave

Coast Day photo contest

The sun peeking through the clouds. Branches blanketed with snow. Lightning flashing in a stormy sky.

Photographs of nature can be stunning no matter what the weather.