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. …
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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 …
Pauline Gehnrich, Dr. Harry Basehart, Congressman John Lewis, Dr. Fran Kane and U.S. Sen Paul Sarbanes at Lewis' appearance at Salisbury University. Venerable Holloway Hall on Salisbury …
Salisbury’s Kindness Commission sponsored the founding of Kindness Clubs at Salisbury Middle School, James M. Bennett High School, Pemberton Elementary, Pittsville Elementary & Middle and …
We are living in exceptional and scary times. A virus that is measured by the near invisible metric of nanometers has brought the world to its knees, killing more people in this country than the …
As your Sheriff, I want to share my feelings about racism and discrimination in our world in one word: INEXCUSABLE. Sheriff Mike Lewis. There is no place for this type of behavior in law enforcement …
Like many of you, my last few days have been consumed by a wide range of emotions. I am saddened by the violence that is flaring up across the country. I am angry that people of color continue to be …
April Jackson of the Salisbury City Council addresses a crowd from the steps of the Wicomico County Courthouse in Downtown Salisbury. About 100 people gathered last Thursday to protest racial …
A grant from the CFES Emergency Response Fund helped Operation We Care create and deliver care packages to frontline staff at Peninsula Regional Medical Center and first responders throughout the …
In this ever litigious society, people have to be all too careful in what is said, read, and embedded in any dealings with other human beings. Tom Taylor. Words do mean things and words do mean …
This has been one of the most challenging years in the history of U.S. health care.  Dr. Steve Leonard. Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Nanticoke Memorial, the McCready Health Pavilion, our …
As a Maryland State Senator representing Wicomico, Worcester and Somerset counties, I am excited about the growth and development at the Salisbury-Wicomico Regional Airport, and have made working …
As part of his Hometown Series, Erick Sahler has depicted his Quantico childhood home to encourage people to remain at home during the current health restrictions. Before we took a shine to girls, …
If you haven’t read the detailed and thorough article in the Salisbury Independent — regarding the joint efforts of the city of Salisbury, Wicomico County, the state of Maryland and the federal …