‘Focus on Health’ marks 300 episodes on PAC 14

Some celebrate their big 3-0, but not many get to celebrate their big 3-0-0. Recently, PAC 14’s “Focus on Health” series, produced by Salisbury University’s School of Nursing, reached a special milestone with its 300th episode. Since it first aired in 2002, “Focus on Health” has opened dialogue about medical conditions and prevalent health care […]

Levin Hitchens appointed Wicomico County Auditor

Levin Hitchens III has officially replaced Steve Roser as the Wicomico County government’s Internal Auditor. A county resident, Hitchens graduated from Wilmington University with a bachelor’s degree in Finance in 2013. He began working with the county in November 2017 as the Assistant Internal Auditor, and recently received the title as a Certified Internal Auditor. […]

Boscov’s to modernize its landmark Salisbury store

Boscov’s is investing $10 million in its Salisbury store by expanding and renovating in time for its 30th anniversary this fall, Jim Boscov, the company’s chairman and CEO, said during a store visit on Wednesday. “Salisbury has been a good and growing market for us,” Boscov said. “There has been solid and steady growth.” New […]

Today In Salisbury’s History: Thursday, Jan. 16, 1969

Thursday, Jan. 16, 1969 — Public spending watchdog James Betts is attacking the Wicomico Board of Education’s plans to install air conditioning in new classrooms. Betts is also assailing plans to install carpeting in some classrooms, calling the move wasteful. Under public criticism, the school board recently decided not to air-condition a new auditorium at […]

Orioles GM Mike Elias to address Hot Stove Banquet

Baltimore Orioles Executive Vice President & General Manager Mike Elias will serve as the featured guest speaker at the Delmarva Shorebirds’ 19th annual Hot Stove Banquet. The event will be held at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center on Thursday, Jan. 23, and begin at 6 p.m. Elias just completed his first season in Baltimore, […]

Services set Saturday for publisher Larry Jock Jr.

Lawrence John Jock Jr., 58, former President and Publisher of The Daily Times and owner of the Coastal Fisherman newspaper in Ocean City, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. Born in Camden, N.J., he was the son of Maureen Kelly Jock and the late Lawrence John Jock Sr. He graduated from Kean University in New Jersey, […]

Today In Salisbury’s History: Monday, Jan. 9, 1989

Monday, Jan. 9, 1989 — Convinced that Delmarva farmers can achieve corn yields in excess of 200 bushels per acre, Ron Mulford of the University of Maryland’s Poplar Hill Research Center is experimenting with new methods that he says will someday allow a harvest of 300 bushels per acre. Mulford said the science of corn […]

Chamber to host ‘State of Schools’ event Jan. 27

The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce will host the 2020 State of the Schools Luncheon, presented by First Shore Federal and Comcast, on Monday, Jan. 27, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Parkside High School in Salisbury. This is an opportunity to hear Wicomico schools Superintendent Dr. Donna Hanlin discuss achievements, goals for improvement […]

Former Commissioner Floyd Bassett Jr. dies at 86

Floyd Francis Bassett Jr., 86, died at home on Burbage Road in Berlin on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020. Born in Asbury Park, N.J., his parents were the late Floyd F. Bassett Sr. and Antoinette “Anne” Bassett. He was raised in Ocean City on 42nd Street, where the family lived above the Party Market general store, […]

One On One, Jan. 9, 2020: Sen. Mary Beth Carozza

State Sen. Mary Beth Carozza of Ocean City joins “One On One” this week to over some insight on the issues that will be play this winter in Annapolis.