News
DOVER — Of Delaware’s COVID-19 hospitalizations for the week of Sept. 6 to Sept. 12, 78% were not fully vaccinated, according to the Delaware Division of Public Health. In that time …
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Two Delaware women who confronted supporters of former President Donald Trump and took a “Make America Great Again” hat from them at the 2020 Democratic National …
MIDDLETOWN — An 18-year-old Middletown man was arrested on drug and firearm charges Thursday, authorities said.
On Tuesday, during Rail Safety Week, the Delaware State Police will join Amtrak police and more than 600 local, state, federal and railroad law enforcement departments for “Operation Clear Track,” which will raise awareness and enforce railroad grade crossing and trespassing laws in 48 states.
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Sports
CAMBRIDGE — They saved their scoring for the second half, but when they started, the Cambridge-South Dorchester High School Vikings overwhelmed the visiting James M. Bennett Clippers, 32-14. …
PRINCESS ANNE — The University of Maryland Eastern Shore Department of Athletics mourns the loss of former Maryland State University Football and NFL star Roger Brown who has died at the age of …
Sticking it out through the weekend heat and thick rough -- and outlasting a second-round charge by the runner-up C.G. Anderson -- Denny Scot held on to his lead to win the Green Hill Country Club …
Business
The 4th Annual Dorchester/Salisbury Area Chamber Mixer was held Aug 19 at Layton's Chance Vineyard & Winery near Vienna. The event offered members of the two organization to mingle and network …
Dr. Sadanand Dhekney, an associate professor of plant breeding and biotechnology at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, will lead a project supported by a recent $500,000 United States …
Neighbors

Today In Salisbury's History: Tuesday, Sept. 16, 1975

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. …

Nominations open for 2021 Maryland governor’s service awards

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. …

Meet Bishop Easterling in-person or by Zoom on Sept. 20

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 …
Things to Do

Theme for this 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury is Urban Landscapes

This week’s 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury will be held outdoors with artists and crafters filling the streets, live music, and …

Things to Do: Allegheny Trio to perform Sept. 29

Allegheny Trio to perform Sept. 29 The Allegheny Trio performs its fall concert “Spice of Life” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, …
The 1888 racing yacht Elf, shown here, is the flagship for the 10th Elf Classic Yacht Race, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021. With an 11 a.m. start from the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, the event will take place exclusively on the Miles River, offering spectators at CBMM an unparalleled view of some of the most beautiful, classic sailing yachts.

Sept. 18 brings 10th Elf Classic Yacht Race to St. Michaels

The Elf Classic Yacht Race returns to the Chesapeake Bay on Saturday, Sept. 18, with the traditional yacht race taking place again …
Schools
PRINCESS ANNE — The University of Maryland Eastern Shore moved a step closer to meeting President Heidi M. Anderson’s goal of being a “Top 10” historically black institution …
Our business and school communities are about to embark on a project created by #kindSBY that will bring smiles to all our faces. Our main objective is to raise everyone’s morale as we …
SALISBURY – The Salisbury University athletic administration has updated itsspectator policy for the fall semester, which will take effect immediately. There will be no capacity limits for …
Opinion
Library cards are small enough to fit in your wallet, on your keychain or on your phone — and powerful enough to change your life! A library card is a symbol of lifelong learning and …
The Milford School District is asking that residents consider a referendum Oct. 27 to revitalize the former Milford Middle School site on Lakeview Avenue. The district wishes to build a new school …
Jane Brady, I read your Letter to the Editor in the Delaware State News about the withdrawal from Afghanistan (“Delaware GOP head says recent events in Afghanistan did not need to …
Constitution Day and Citizenship Day
When the requisite number of states ratified the Constitution, steps were taken to implement it. However, the combination of missing or vague language and the need for quick action made the first few …
During these past two years our educators have had a lot thrown at them. The constantly changing landscape of what education looks like was drastically altered during the pandemic. The challenge …
For the record, I’m vaccinated and will get the booster. Would I like to see everyone vaccinated? Yes. I, personally, believe it’s the right thing to do for others, let alone …