High Tide News is honored to receive the "Inspiring Business Award" presented by the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce. Thank you, readers and advertisers, for the support and inspiration you have given my little newspaper! Sincerely, Judy Layman, Publisher
Decking the Halls in Sussex Count: Holly Wreath Making ...a Forgotten Art
High Tide Church
Andy Ehlers, Pastor
PO BOX 127
Dagsboro, DE 19939
We meet at:
John M Clayton Elementary School
252 Clayton Ave
Frankford, DE 19945
Sundays at 10am
High Tide Church started in July of 2002. We had 12 people at our first bible Study, that met in our home. Our first public service was held at Lord Baltimore Elementary in late October 2002 ...story on page 3
HOW TO HEAT YOUR HOME and Save Money IN SUSSEX COUNTY, DE
The first thing to know about heating your home in Sussex County is that heating with electricity costs a lot less than heating with propane as much as 4 times less. This makes Sussex County very different from most areas in the country. In most areas electricity is the most expensive way to heat a home. That is because most areas have natural gas. Sussex County is mainly propane. Natural gas is coming to Sussex County. But that may take decades.
If you have a propane furnace with an air conditioner you can easily cut your heating bill in half. The way to do this is to replace your air conditioner with a heat pump. This is called a hybrid or duel fuel system it’s been around since the eighty’s.
In places that have natural gas it doesn’t pay but in Sussex County a hybrid heating system does pay by cutting heating bills in half.
How does it work?
The heat pump heats the home until the outside temperature drops into the thirty’s at that point the furnace takes over to heat the home. In Sussex County heaters run for about 6 months. Most of the winter is over forty degrees which means the heat pump is heating the home at least half the time for up to four times less.
A heat pump delivers very hot air to the home when the outside temperature is forty degrees or above. Sussex County is the perfect place for a hybrid heating system because of the price of electricity vs. propane and the winter temperatures. Think of this... if you buy a home in Sussex County when you’re thirty years old and heat your home with propane only for thirty years you would have spent between $40,000 to $100,000 dollars too much. The bigger the home the bigger the savings. Even if you don’t do it now make sure when it is time to replace your air conditioner do it with a heat pump. If you would like more information on converting to a hybrid heating system you can call me at Ferrell Cooling And Heating 302.436.2922. Ron Ferrell.....story on page 11
Kent Sussex Community Services receives donation from Smyrna Clayton Moose Riders
Kent Sussex Community Services (KSCS) Executive Director Dave Parcher, left, is handed a donation check for $3,000 from Mike Czetli, president of the Smyrna Clayton Moose Riders. The generous donation will be used by KSCS to provide HIV counseling, substance abuse and mental health treatment, Smart Start for a health pregnancy program, Voluntary Acknowledgement of Paternity outreach and additional services for residents of Kent and Sussex counties. For more information about Kent Sussex Community Services, visit www.kscs.org, like them on Facebook or follow @KSCS302 on Twitter. Submitted by: Katie Kazimir, Media Outreach Specialist, Kent Sussex Community Services, Phone: (302) 943-7303, Fax: (302) 854-0176, www.kscs.org.
...story on page 10
71st Anniversary of the Singing & Praying Band
71st Anniversary of the Singing & Praying Band at Antioch A.M.E. Church, 194 Clayton Ave., Frankford, Delaware on Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 3:30 P.M. (Updated since print edition!) Guest preacher will be from Mt. Zion UMC, Artic & Magothy Road, Pasadena, Maryland followed with singing by bands from the Eastern and Western Shores.
For more information, please call the church at 302-732-1005. Rev. Dania Griffin, Pastor and Rev. Zakiya Griffin, Associate. ..story on page 10
The Key Largo Experience