Most of us can remember the first time we experienced a live performance. Maybe it was the beat of the bass drums as we stood hip-high to our parents along the parade route, the brass almost …
While the COVID-19 pandemic has created unforeseen challenges for the American health care system, it has also created innovative opportunities for long-overdue health care reform. Lifesaving …
Different parts of America are bearing witness to varying changes in the climate. For example, the mid-Atlantic region, as known all too well for those living on the Delmarva Peninsula, is subject to …
Since 1970, major construction projects have shaped the city of Salisbury by improving both the local economy and our lifestyle options. The Route 13 Bypass, the Centre at Salisbury and Shorebirds …
It’s hard to find a Chesapeake Bay watershed resident whose eyes don’t light up at the mention of striped bass — though some won’t know what you mean unless you call them by …
In summer 2006, my husband Chris sought emergency medical treatment at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury for severe chest pain. While he was on the operating table for a routine cardiac …
Action by Wicomico County over 20 years ago continues to profoundly affect the government and citizens. It’s past time to reconsider whether and how those consequences should be addressed. …
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It’s Sunshine Week (March 14-20), the national celebration of open records and transparency. We have also just passed the one-year mark of the COVID-19 pandemic. Although many of us were …
When I started at what was once Access 26, I really had no idea what public access television was and soon learned that very few people in the community did either. We had to all learn together, …
“To restore the soul and to secure the future of America requires more than words. It requires that most elusive of things in a democracy: unity.” When President Joe Biden spoke these words in his inaugural address, I hoped he understood that unity would require ...   When President Joe Biden …
When government fails, it’s the rare public official who says, “Oops. My fault.”   That’s human nature, particularly for officials in the public eye who may have to …
One of the great things about living in the U.S. is that our city and county governments are required to keep their citizens informed about their actions. One of the ways they do this is through …
In response to the article in this publication on Feb. 25, I feel I must clarify some things and state my …
America's memory of the 1991 Gulf War has faded, but we must remember the 697,000 U.S. veterans who drove the Iraqi army from Kuwait 30 years ago this month -- especially the one in four who lost their health to toxic exposures ...
Reflecting on 2020, I would like to share some of the Office of the State’s Attorney for Wicomico County’s accomplishments and publicly renew our commitment to the core values of …
Molly Hilligoss. Covid-19 changed nothing for people with criminal backgrounds searching for affordable housing in Wicomico County. They were already facing barriers. Until I began working with …
Like many of you, I watched in horror as the U.S. Capitol was temporarily overrun by un-American men and women who committed nothing less than domestic terrorism. Dr. Charles Wight. Violent rioters …
Bob Fitzgerald stands next to what’s left of The City of Crisfield in a boatyard on Deal Island. Once captained by the late Art Daniels Jr., efforts are under way to restore the skipjack. This is …
Salisbury historian Linda Duyer, who documented much of the community's diverse history, passed away this month. The last message I received from Linda Duyer should have set off an alarm bell. …
Looking a bit out of place -- but wearing his signature aviator sunglasses -- Joe Biden attends the September 2018 beach wedding of an Eshbach family member in Ocean City. Competence. Respect for …
Fenix Youth Project Inc. would like to facilitate a conversation on the purpose of youth programming and providing services for marginalized youth within our community. Amber Green. It is …
I may be biased, but I believe that local government is the most important form of government, and has the biggest impact on your daily life. Julia Glanz. We pick up your trash. We make sure you …
Just as an earthquake mercilessly exposes shoddy building standards, a crisis like the current pandemic lays bare societal flaws. Both present opportunities to rebuild better. Tom Horton. Long …
While our community mourns the loss of Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver, it’s important to take time to celebrate his accomplishments and his dedication to our county. Bradley Gillis. During …