Scenic Delaware: Moon over Bowers

Dave Tally of Camden took this photo he calls “Moon Over Bowers” on July 6 at Bowers Beach.

More than 55 tons of oiled debris cleared on Delaware beaches

SLAUGHTER BEACH — As cleanup to a widespread oil spill continued Monday, officials urged the public not to handle any affected material or try to assist wildlife along the Delaware coastline. The Delaware Department of Environmental Control said about 55 tons of oiled debris had been removed from beaches as of Sunday afternoon in a […]

Scenic Delaware: Bowers Beach

Dave Tally of Camden took this photo at Bowers Beach on July 6.

Multi-agency operation searching for missing swimmers off South Bowers Beach

SOUTH BOWERS BEACH — Multiple police, fire, maritime, and EMS agencies are searching for multiple individuals who entered the Murderkill River around 2:59 p.m. today in the area of the 4000 block of South Bowers Beach Road. Marine units from Bethany to New Castle could be seen in the area this evening. Delaware State Police […]

Bowers charter boat docked by DNREC for violating state of emergency

BOWERS BEACH — Somewhere amid Gov. John Carney’s 19 modifications to the State of Emergency that he declared in March to try to stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), Capt. Bob Trowbridge felt as if his — and other fishermen’s — livelihoods were overlooked. May is a big month for charter fishing boats such as […]

Bayview Tavern temporarily a convenience store

BOWERS BEACH — “We’ve been here a long time, through a lot of storms and a lot of water,” said Earl Taylor, owner of The Bayview Tavern in Bowers Beach. However, The Bayview Tavern — which first opened in 1941 — has never had to try to survive a pandemic like the new coronavirus (COVID-19). […]

Scenic Delaware: Bowers Beach

David Pitts of Dover took this photo Feb. 9 at Bowers Beach at low tide.

Two found dead in Bowers Beach parking lot

BOWERS BEACH — Two people were found dead in a parking lot off Cooper Avenue Saturday, police said. The homicide unit is investigating, said Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe, a spokeswoman for the Delaware State Police. Cpl. Jaffe said that investigation began at 4:04 p.m., when troopers arrived to the parking lot area off of Cooper […]

‘Into The Sun’ at Bowers Beach

Dave Tally of Camden took this photo titled ‘Into The Sun’ at Bowers Beach on Dec. 5, 2019.

‘Too sad to believe’: Bowers Beach residents reeling after deadly blaze

BOWERS BEACH — Neighbors were still reeling on Wednesday morning, nearly 36 hours after witnessing Delaware’s first fatal fire of 2020. The blaze — reported just after midnight Tuesday in a unit block residence on GRM Drive — brought the death of an 87-year-old man and smoke inhalation for the 39-year-old female relative he lived […]