Delaware’s first Nor’easter paves way for bright weekend downstate

The first Nor’easter of the fall this week proved to be nothing more than a nuisance along the Delaware beaches.

Thursday’s rains churned up the surf along the Rehoboth Beach boardwalk. Visitors who tried to cash in on one last vacation week were limited in what they could do.

The forecast for the weekend, however, is calling for sunshine and temperatures in the 70’s.

A large turnout is expected in Fenwick Island as a memorial service is held for Delaware restaurateur and humanitarian Matt Haley. Haley died following a motorcycle accident in India. He was there on a humanitarian mission.

NewsWorks’ content partner Coastal Point spoke with members of his staff downstate, many of whom remain in disbelief about his death.

The outdoor service to celebrate Haley’s life is scheduled for 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Freeman Stage at Bayside. The event is open to the public.

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