'The Other Side of the Tracks' tells Dr. Reba Ross Hollingsworth's story

“The Other Side of the Tracks,” a new film produced by local historian Tom Summers, explores the early life and career of Dr. Reba Ross Hollingsworth. A legendary figure in Delaware, …

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 1975 -- Its new pool is about to open and the YMCA in Salisbury is launching a membership drive to ensure it’s filled with people. According to YMCA President Thomas C. …
ANNAPOLIS – The Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism and Maryland’s State Service Commission today opened nominations for the 2021 Governor’s Service Awards. …
SALISBURY — Bishop LaTrelle Easterling, who now serves as the head of  the Peninsula-Delaware and Baltimore-Washington Annual conferences of The United Methodist Church, will meet with …
Monday, Sept. 9, 1974 -- Tuesday is primary election day and several competitive races are on the ballot. Polls will be open in 23 precincts and 16 county election districts. Because of the …
Thursday, Sept. 2, 1993 -- WMDT-TV in Salisbury has decided it will not run episodes of the ABC-TV police drama “NYPD Blue” during the upcoming network television season. Station …
Perdue Farms, through its Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation, has awarded a $30,000 grant to Moveable Feast to help purchase a new delivery vehicle for its Home Delivered Meals program on …
Getting connected virtually is more important than ever. Lower Shore seniors can learn a new skill that can improve their life and health, by enabling them to:         …
PRINCESS ANNE — Sarah Martin Done is a forgotten personality. Once a familiar name to most residents of Princess Anne, she is now a mystery. Her life has been reduced to only a sentence or …
Sunday, Aug. 26, 1979 -- The United Way Campaign begins this week in Wicomico County with a goal of $270,000. A luncheon for Super Gift Division solicitors, headed by Col. Robert W. Cook, will be …
After a year off, the 94th Sharptown Firemen’s Carnival in Sharptown has returned. The carnival is open Monday through Saturday at 7 p.m. and runs until Aug. 28.
Wicomico County Tourism is pleased to announce the winners of its 2021 Photo Contest.  A record number of entries were submitted for this year’s contest. A committee selected the …
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Monday, Aug. 19, 1985 -- On Sunday, the Delmarva Peninsula set a 10-year record for rainfall as between 6 and 9 inches fell across the Shore. At the Salisbury water treatment plant, the official …
OCEAN PINES, Md. — Every Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Ocean Pines Community Center, the Delmarva Chorus practices its four-part harmony for fun and in anticipation of upcoming shows. The …
PRINCESS ANNE — University of Maryland Eastern Shore Extension will offer an online cooking class to help growers meet an increasing demand for specialty crops and to educate consumers on their …
Saturday, Aug. 12, 2000 -- The Wicomico County Council held an emergency meeting on Friday to reverse its decision to lease warehouse space for the construction of a jail that would house federal …
There’s a gentleness, compassion in her voice when Alane Capen recalls making wishes come true for  men and women -- even a teen-age girl -- who were in hospice care. The retiring …
Monday, Aug. 5, 1974 -- A 32-year-old former train engineer with the Penn Central line has put together a proposal to purchase the bankrupt line’s 511-mile Delmarva Peninsula system. Mark E. …
Tuesday, July 29, 1997 -- Weather forecasters said today would be the final day of a heat wave that has extended through much of July. In Salisbury, temperatures have exceeded 90 degrees on each …
POCOMOKE CITY — On Saturday, Aug. 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Delmarva Discovery Museum visitors are invited to watch wildlife artist Nash Clark work her magic with acrylic paints. Nash has a …
Friday, July 22, 1988 -- West Wicomico residents could soon have a new shopping center, complete with a supermarket, if the city and county councils approve the Wicomico Planning & Zoning …
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 …