WEEKEND #9, 2005
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
SAILBOAT RESCUES DEWEY LIFEGUARD STAND
Sailboat S.E.S. Eagle tows Dewey Beach lifeguard stand #1 toward Wilmington Avenue in Rehoboth. Eight lifeguards help pull it the rest of the way to shore and onto Delaware Avenue. It was originally reported as a hazard to navigation by vessel Triple Play who found it floating about a mile off North Shores around 1:15 p.m. Saturday.
POLICE TOW ILLEGALLY PARKED MOVING VAN
Rehoboth Beach police ordered this large moving van towed Friday evening when it was discovered parked on the curb in a no-parking zone on King Charles Avenue at Philadelphia Street. The door panel says "Oak Ridge Manufacturing." It was originally reported by the parking meter department. The heavy-duty Coastal Towing truck arrived around 11 p.m.
TWO MORE TOWED FROM STOCKLEY STREET LIFEGUARD SPOT!
Yet two more vehicles were towed from a lifeguard parking space on Stockley Street this weekend.
This silver Lexus SUV was reported to police on Sunday around 1:30 p.m.
The black SUV was removed around 2:15 p.m. Friday and is seen below towed to the city's impound lot.
MELEE AT REHOBOTH CONVENTION HALL
When things got out of hand on Thursday around 12:30 a.m., Rehoboth police called for assistance from Dewey and state police. Between 100 and 200 youths were leaving a convention hall event when a scuffle broke out. One girl was injured (bottom right) but not seriously. Police were able to disperse the crowds after about 15 minutes.
MAN RETURNS TO THANK RESCUE/HOSPITAL WORKERS
Bob Taylor almost died while on Bethany's beach last summer after suffering a pulmonary embolism. But thanks to the efforts of many people from different organizations, he is able to be with his family again for this summer's reunion. He returned Wednesday morning to Beebe Hospital to thank the rescue workers and hospital staff for saving his life. He presented them with a bronze plaques.
L-R: Marilyn Taylor (wife); Dr. Joydeep Haldar, ED physician; Sue Ann
Newsham, RN, Emergency Department; Robert Taylor; Jen Light, RN, Emergency
Department; Joanne St. John, Mr. Taylor's daughter; Wendy Martin, RN,
Emergency Department; Cheri Will, RN, Emergency Department; and Diane
Morgan, Mr. Taylor's daughter.
Bob Taylor presents the plaque to Glenn Marshall (left) and Glenn Luedtke (right). As an EMS supervisor that day, Marshall was involved in Taylor's rescue efforts. Luedtke is the county EMS director.
MAN COLLAPSES IN CARDIAC ARREST AT 59 LAKE
Paramedics, Rehoboth police and firefighters load man into ambulance after he collapsed in mayoral candidate Bob Sokolove's 59 Lake Restaurant around 9 p.m. Saturday. Capt. Tim Cooper, county EMS spokesman, was pessimistic late Saturday that the man would survive despite bystander CPR and prompt defibrillator use by the first responders.