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 …
The beginning of a new term means classes, homework, friends, and parties. With such hectic lives, students often do not pay attention to one thing that could seriously injure or kill them: The …
Let me introduce you to my friend, Angie. I met Angie in 2017, when I first started working with the homeless for the city of Salisbury. She was a spitfire, standing maybe 5 feet 2 inches, but …
Over the past few days, I have had an opportunity to chat with several fellow veterans, service members, military family members and Gold Star families. It is beyond obvious to say that these have …
By David Brandolph Building an adequate retirement nest egg is challenging enough. Imagine leaving your job and later being unable to find the pension owed to you or the retirement savings plan …
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U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.), and Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.-2) are calling on the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee …
Delawareans are blessed with not one but two nearby bays that are homes for delicious blue crabs: the Chesapeake Bay to the west and the Delaware Bay to the east. While we need not get into a debate …
They say the world around us is returning to normal, but really, what is “normal” anymore? Words like “Zooming” and “social distancing” are now a regular part of …
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. …
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 ...