BALTIMORE — The Maryland Humanities Council is hosting a virtual Humanities Network Meeting for Lower Shore residents and organizational leaders 1 p.m. Thursday, June 2. Maryland Humanities …
Monday, May 12, 1975 -- More than 500 people turned out at Salisbury State College on Saturday to view 46 exhibits from Peninsula high schools and to meet a NASA astronaut. The first-ever Delmarva …
SALISBURY — TidalHealth has announced that Howard "Howie" Harris, RN, of the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) is a TidalHealth Peninsula Regional 1st Quarter 2022 Employee of the Quarter for …
The Polar Bar diner on East Main Street in Salisbury was in business from 1948 to 1998. I've read newspaper articles about how popular this place was, and I've seen quotes from many locals about how …
Monday, May 5, 1986 -- Before it makes a final decision, the Wicomico County Council wants public input on a budget proposal to raise the 911 telephone fee by 30 cents per month. The hike would …
Tuesday, April 28, 1970 -- The Salisbury Chamber of Commerce stepped into its next half-century on Monday with a 50th anniversary banquet held at James M. Bennett Senior High School. Eleanor J. …
The Wor-Wic Community College Foundation recently welcomed Allen C. Brown Sr. and Thelma Orr of Salisbury and Matt Powell of Berlin to its Board of Directors. Brown retired as Assistant …
Friday, April 21, 1995 -- State Delegate Don Hughes has crossed party lines to join Delegate Norm Conway in criticizing the way Republican state Sen. J. Lowell Stoltzfus handled the Wicomico …
SALISBURY — Scouring through historical records can be a time-consuming task for a researcher or eager amateur historian. The complexity of the topic being investigated can help or hinder …
Sunday, April 14, 1974 -- Salisbury Mayor-elect Elmer F. Ruark has received a congratulatory letter from his political hero, U.S. Sen. Henry M. “Scoop” Jackson of Washington state. …
Wednesday, April 7, 1999 -- With more than $100 million in requests and barely $86 million in potential revenue, the Wicomico County Council might need to raise more revenue, said County …
Maryland Day is the anniversary of when the first European settlers landed in Maryland. They disembarked from ships called the Ark and the Dove and landed on St. Clement’s Island in St. …
More than a half-million dollars will benefit the needs of foster children and children in crisis situations in the Lower Shore community. The Nordstrom Family Fund at the Community Foundation of the …
Friday, March 31, 1950 -- U.S. Census Bureau enumerators will be visiting Salisbury residents beginning on Monday. Census takers will be ringing local doorbells and asking those who live there a …
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Tuesday, March 24, 1987 -- The Salisbury Downtown Historic Commission’s rejection of a developer’s plans to revitalize the Wicomico River marina area has one City Council member …
Salisbury’s 23-year-old Jay Copeland belted out an amazing performance of “Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours” by Stevie Wonder on Monday night’s nationwide broadcast …
Sunday, March 17, 2002 -- Looks like Barry Manilow finally made it to Salisbury. The veteran performer appeared Saturday night at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center, singing before a sold-out …
Monday, March 10, 1986 -- Price wars among Salisbury gas stations have sent average prices falling to below the $1-per-gallon mark for the first time in more than two years. Brenda Cannon of …
Samuel Frederick “Sam” Slabaugh, 69, of Delmar, died on Friday, March 4, 2022, as he lived — on his own terms in the midst of an adventure — while swimming at the remote surf …
Friday, March 3, 1961 -- The latest teen-age rage is the Bethesda Methodist Church basement on Friday nights. Good organization, backed by firm disciplinary measures, has established the …
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has announced that in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Harriet Tubman and the fifth anniversary of its opening, the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad …
Tuesday, Feb. 24, 1976 -- Sara The Jaguar has been moved to her new $50,000 home in the City Park’s zoo. Zoo Director Stefan Graham had predicted that it could take several days for Sara to …
If you are getting ready to turn 65 in the next 6 months, or will be signing up for Medicare soon, MAC’s “Aging Into Medicare” class is for you. The following classes will be …
-- Monday, Feb. 17, 1992 About 50 people attended a Democratic Club of Wicomico County forum for Salisbury City Council candidates. Held at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Emerson Avenue, the …
As she plans the memorial service for her husband, the extraordinary skater everybody knew as “Shooter” at the once-mega-popular Skateland in Salisbury, his widow wants to represent …
Saturday, Feb. 10, 1973 -- Greater Salisbury Committee Executive Director Robert W. Cook said this week’s ship-bridge crash in the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal is “a disaster for …
Wednesday, Feb. 3, 1999 -- Hundreds of mourners gathered at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center to pay their final respects to Randolph G. Outen. Renowned for his ability to bring people …
Avery Hall Insurance and the Selective Insurance Group Foundation partnered to support the efforts of the Make Delmarva Foundation through a $500 grant. The foundation was selected by Avery Hall …
Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis will never forget Christmas morning 2009, when the body of 11-year-old Sarah Foxwell was found. The child was reported missing from the bedroom she shared with …