NEWARK — Delmarva Power customers facing challenges paying their energy bills can take advantage of the millions of dollars now available as the annual Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program …
NEW YORK, New York — Gloria Richardson, a civil rights pioneer who was active in Cambridge and nationally in the early 1960s, died at her home in New York City on July 15. She was 99. Ms. …
 Erick Sahler illustrations spanning nearly 40 years of professional creativity are featured throughout July in the “RETROspective: Erick Sahler” exhibit, open through July 31 at the …
Sunday, July 15, 2001 -- The Wicomico Council-appointed Citizens Charter Review Committee has recommended the county restructure its government to include an elected County Executive. Under the …
Members of the Delmarva Dogfish, a master’s 24-member swim team based at the Richard A. Henson Family YMCA in Salisbury, will swim from Cape Charles south to Virginia …
Wednesday, July 8, 1981   After months of haggling, the Wicomico County Council has finally signed a lease with the state to lease the basement of the Government Office Building for use by …
Saturday, July 1, 1961 -- After what appeared to be a picture-perfect launch Friday afternoon at Wallops Island, the Eastern Shore’s second satellite never made it to orbit. A three-stage …
Donna Altvater has a unique perspective on one of our region’s major philanthropists – the late Richard Henson, whose name is associated with major gifts that funded buildings for area …
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Sunday, June 24, 1973 -- The Poplar Hill Correctional Camp, already under scrutiny because of several escapes and incidents involving inmates, was the scene of yet another escape on Saturday. …
The Beach to Bay Heritage Area will be holding its annual luncheon this year on Thursday, Oct. 28 in the the Richard A. Henson Center on the campus of UMES in Princess Anne.   This …
DOVER — Divergent views on homosexuality and its relationship to the United Methodist Church prompted 11 local congregations to recently separate from their regional organization, Bishop Peggy Johnson said.
Thursday, June 17, 1982 -- Wicomico County’s emergency dispatching service will be transferred from under the Fire Marshal’s control to that of the Civil Defense Director, effective …
Tuesday, June 10, 1969 -- Opponents have stepped up their efforts to block the Salisbury City Council’s effort to annex 522 acres in the city’s eastern suburbs. On Monday, the council …
Over the weekend, more than 200 youngsters and their families lined the banks of the Wicomico River at the Salisbury City Park to participate in Wicomico County Recreation & Parks’ annual …
Thursday, June 2, 1993 -- Ending a 10-month debate and avoiding a likely court battle with the American Civil Liberties Union, the Salisbury City Council struck down its law which allowed the …
For one in six people in the United States, hunger is a very real struggle, and especially more so amid the pandemic. Perdue Farms is working to build upon a company commitment to fighting hunger …
Sunday, May 27, 1979 -- Maryland Gov. Harry R. Hughes on Friday signed into law a bond bill that will give Wicomico County $2.1 million to help shore up a construction deficit on the new Wicomico …
Angela DeShields’ middle child had a stormy early childhood. “When he was smaller,” said the single mother of three, “he was really aggressive. I was told ‘he’s …
Friday, May 20, 1983 -- Salisbury city officials celebrated the national recognition of a $1 million bridge that crosses the Wicomico River on South Division Street, across from the Salisbury Fire …
Thursday, May 13, 1965 -- Wicomico County’s schools are on track to be fully desegregated by September 1967. Under a plan that has been approved by the federal government to ensure …
Retired Salisbury civic and business leader John Broyhill has joined a rather exclusive club — he recently became a centenarian, marking his 100th birthday with family members who gathered for …
--Thursday, May 6, 1999 Each of the five candidates for Salisbury Police Chief told their City Council interviewers that they would reduce the number of department leadership positions in favor of …
Dr. Clara Small will always remember the day she thought she would end up behind bars. She was teaching a Black History class at Salisbury University when a student, on a Friday afternoon – …