After decades, Salisbury family members unite

Two baby boomers from Salisbury embarked on a journey the last weekend in June that was decades in the making. The destination was Salisbury Park Road in Hague, Va. It’s where Sharon Hutcheson and her husband spend part of their summer in a quaint Depression-era cottage overlooking the Potomac River where it meets the Chesapeake […]

Are we kin? Internet luck uncovers a lost family link

Six P-47 fighters and a B-25 bomber took off from Howard Field in the Panama Canal Zone in the early morning hours of July 18, 1946, for Talara, Peru, the site of a strategic U.S. airbase during World War II. Around midday, the seven-plane squadron encountered a winter storm over the southeastern Pacific Ocean. Three […]

40 years ago, Civic Center fire changed our community

Forty years ago this week, the cultural and emotional heart of Wicomico County experienced a myocardial infarction. The cause was a fatal conflagration. Translation: A fire destroyed the original Wicomico Youth & Civic Center. It cast a palpable pall over the community for months. As a front-row witness, that sad day remains seared in my […]