Saturday, April 29, 1972 -- Hess Apparel will take over the old R.E. Powell & Co. building next door to its existing store and remodel the two buildings into a much larger ladies apparel store …
NEW CASTLE — Like any parent, Jeanne Eskridge, of Townsend, wanted it all for her son, Brian. After graduating from high school and completing a job-training program, Ms. Eskridge sought a …
Monday, April 22, 1968 -- Hagerstown, Md.-based Allegheny Airlines is expected to ask the federal Civil Aeronautic Board for permission to add Salisbury to its commuter airline schedule. Allegheny …
 The Allen Historical Society announces the publication of “Our Heritage, Our Food.” This handy book features more than 200 pages of delicious recipes from talented local cooks, both living and dead.  
Near the end of his life, prominent radio personality Wayne Cannon told his wife, son and daughter, gathered by his side, “I am so happy.” There was nothing more she could ask for than …
Saturday, April 15, 1995 -- Salisbury Police Chief Coulbourne Dykes said his department’s new mounted patrol is on schedule to deploy in time for the Salisbury Festival, during the first …
The family and friends of the late Dr. Donald Harting recently established the Donald Harting Memorial Health Scholarship at the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore to honor his life and …
Wednesday, April 8, 1981 -- Former Salisbury Mayor Frank H. Morris was presented with the Greater Salisbury Chamber of Commerce’s Distinguished Service Award for 1981 at the Chamber’s …
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Craig Faunce is a man on a mission to clean the trash and litter from the streets of Salisbury and surrounding areas. Originally from Rockville, Md., he moved here to get away from the District of …
Tuesday, April 1, 1975 -- Open Road Industries announced it will slash jobs at its Salisbury assembly plant but will not close. Salisbury-Wicomico Economic Development Director Robert L. Kiley …
Wednesday, March 25, 1970 -- For only the second time in Salisbury’s history, two of the five City Council seats are occupied by Republicans. In Tuesday’s balloting, Democrat incumbent …
CHURCH CREEK — “Show me your cemeteries, and I will tell you what kind of people you have,” Benjamin Franklin once said. That might mean Dorchester County has some conscientious and …
Thursday, March 18, 1993 -- The dispute over whether Moses or Frank Perdue is a tougher chicken-maker is over. Perdue Farms and Empire Kosher Poultry have announced an agreement that settles a …
Wisteria removal and restoration under way at Pemberton Historical Park  Wicomico County has resumed removing invasive Japanese wisteria from Pemberton Park in Salisbury. Removal of dead …
Thursday, March 11, 1999 -- The Maryland Court of Special Appeals has ruled the Salisbury Zoo Commission improperly held a closed-door meeting to select an ice cream vendor who would offer food …
Saturday, March 4, 1972 -- Maryland Gov. Marvin Mandel, state Sen. Mary L. Nock, Wicomico County Council President Lewis R. Riley and state Health Secretary Dr. Neil Solomon were among the …
Wicomico Schools Superintendent Dr. Donna Hanlin appears this week to discuss reopening schools in the face of Copvid-19, construction plans for a new school in Mardela Springs and the Board of …
Former Salisbury Fire Chief William Emerson Higgins, 82, of Salisbury, died Friday, Feb. 12, 2021, at TidalHealth Peninsula Regional in Salisbury. In 1980, he was appointed Deputy Chief of the …
Seventy, 80 or 90 years ago – before the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, before the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. advocated for peaceful …
Saturday, Feb. 25, 1967 -- Salisbury has been gripped by consecutive days of frigid weather, with temperatures today expected to only reach 13 degrees today. U.S. Coast Guard officials said the …
Former Salisbury Fire Chief William Emerson Higgins, 82, of Salisbury, died Friday, Feb. 12, 2021, at TidalHealth Peninsula Regional in Salisbury. Born in Seaford, he was the son of the late …
Wednesday, Feb. 18, 1987 -- Tickets for next week’s concert by Three Dog Night -- featuring Cory Wells and Danny Hutton -- are selling briskly at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center. Also …
Zorro, the long-horned gentle giant that attracted a devoted following among customers at Wright’s Market, has died at the age of 18. “He became a landmark,” said owner Charles …