News
SUN Behavioral Delaware will host its next virtual Professional Education Series seminar April 14 from 10-11 a.m.
LAUREL — Faedra Parker, 36, of Laurel, was arrested on burglary and related charges following an incident on Sunday, authorities said. According to Delaware State Police spokesman Senior …
DOVER — Delaware State Police have identified Bruce E. Wright, 33, of Dover, as the person who died as a result of a shooting incident March 24 in the Capitol Park community. Authorities …
MIDDLETOWN — A 35-year-old Virginia man was arrested after an attempted robbery Saturday that included an exchange of gunfire with a clerk, authorities said. Middletown police said that a …
DOVER — The Delaware Courts presented budget requests for the 2023 fiscal year at the Joint Committee on Capital Improvement’s public hearing on Tuesday. The Judicial Branch was among …
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Sports
CRISFIELD — The first-ever varsity soccer game under the lights at Crisfield High School starts 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6 when the Crabbers host the Vikings from Cambridge-South …
The Mike Sterling 10K Race has been a fixture in Crisfield since its inception in 1980, the event is held every Labor Day weekend in conjunction with the annual National Hard Crab Derby. This …
The lights are in place at the stadium field at Crisfield High School and plans are for the first night games ever during the fall sports season which also sees the introduction of girls’ …
Business
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fishing and Boating Services announces the closure in Somerset County of the Evans Oyster Bar to oyster harvesting effective Oct. 1, …
PRINCESS ANNE — Plans are being finalized and registration is now open for the University of Maryland Eastern Shore Extension Small Farm Conference slated for November 4-5. The annual event …
Neighbors

Get a status update on The United Methodist Church during online town hall Sept. 28

DOVER — What do you know about the current state and future of The United Methodist Church? Are you part of a congregation that is looking into disaffiliation and separating from the …

Planning under way to preserve historic Green Hill Church

Saving a major Wicomico County historical landmark just got easier for a committee that’s just finished developing a comprehensive plan to continue restoring Old Green Hill Church. Located …

Asbury UMC in Crisfield hosts annual Fall Festival Oct. 1

CRISFIELD — The Asbury United Methodist Women will be holding the annual Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. As in years past, organizers will have everyone's …
Things to Do
At Horn Point Lab's touch tank, children can observe and touch the critters that make the Chesapeake Bay their home.

Explore the Shore through science: open house Oct. 15 at Horn Point Lab

CAMBRIDGE – The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Horn Point Laboratory invites the public to a free open …

Crab Derby parade Sept. 3 returns to its West Main Street route, entries wanted

CRISFIELD — The 75th National Hard Crab Derby Committee returns the parade to its route along West Main Street with trophies awarded …
Fruits of Aronia melanocarpa 'Viking'. Photo: M. Talabac, UME

Fastest Aronia berry picker can earn $200 Amazon gift card at UMES Extension event

PRINCESS ANNE — An Aronia berry picking contest will be held 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Aug. 26 at the UMES Research and Education Farm …
Schools
WESTOVER — Snow days may be a thing of the past after the Somerset County Board of Education moved through first reader a virtual instruction plan that would allow teaching to occur online when …
PRINCESS ANNE — The University of Maryland Eastern Shore reports that it reached its highest freshman and new student enrollment since 2015. Latoya Jenkins, vice president for enrollment …
Nanticoke Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, announces its annual American History Essay Contest for students in grades 5-8. Public, private, and homeschool students, male or female, are …
Opinion
Connie Benko is a volunteer member and council chair for the University of Delaware’s combined Kent/Sussex Osher Lifelong Learning Institute program. She is a lifelong educator, teaching all …
On the news, I only heard about three items in the Inflation Reduction Act. One was money to go to solar and environment, for Medicare to look to lower drug costs and, third, to lower medical …
Members of Congregation Beth Sholom marked the beginning of the Jewish New Year on Sept. 26 by participating in Tashlich, a symbolic ceremony of casting away their sins from the previous year, at …
Buying drugs on the street is a game of Russian roulette. From Xanax to cocaine, drugs or counterfeit pills purchased in nonmedical settings may contain life-threatening amounts of fentanyl. ...
Tom Horton has written about the Chesapeake Bay for more than 40 years, including eight books. He lives in Salisbury, Maryland, where he is also a professor of environmental studies at Salisbury …
Kathleen Gaskell is a copy editor at the Bay Journal, where this was first published as the Chesapeake Challenge. At least 12 shark species have been observed in the Chesapeake Bay. Can you match …