Today In Salisbury’s History: Saturday, Sept. 17, 1988

Saturday, Sept. 17, 1988 — Harkins Associates officially broke ground for its new development just off Schumaker Park and Pond. Called Spring Chase, the first phase will contain 46 homes and is one of Salisbury’s first planned residential communities. O’Connor, Piper, Flynn/Porter Associates will be handling sales. When the final phase is complete, the development […]

Professional Achievers: Hammond named examiner

The Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology has named Dr. Trudy Hammond, TidalHealth Peninsula Regional’s Project Lead, to the Board of Examiners for the 2020 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The Baldrige Award is the nation’s highest honor for organizational innovation and performance excellence, and this is the second consecutive year Hammond has […]

One On One, Sept. 10, 2020: Firefighter Todd Dudek

Longtime Salisbury newspaper photographer has just returned from a firefighting mission in Colorado and tells us what it’s like to face-off against the big blazes that are now consuming the western United States.

Today In Salisbury’s History: Friday, Sept. 10, 1965

Friday, Sept. 10, 1965 — Seafood packing house operators say an increase in the new minimum wage law could put them out of business forever because consumers are unlikely to absorb costs through higher prices. The new wage of $1.25 per hour is a 10-cents hike and will raise the labor cost to 32 cents-per-pound […]

Couple’s $1.5 million gift endows SU Honors College

For Bob Clarke and Glenda Chatham, Salisbury University was a special place in 1968. While lining up alphabetically for registration during their freshman year, the two struck up a conversation. In 1972, shortly after Glenda received her bachelor’s in English from SU and Bob marked his second year with the U.S. Air Force, they were […]

Maryland Elections Board encourages mail-in voting

The Maryland State Board of Elections reminds Marylanders that receiving their 2020 ballot by U.S. Mail is free and more convenient for the voter than receiving their ballot by email.  Due to Covid-19, all Marylanders are encouraged to vote by mail and must request a mail-in ballot from the State Board of Elections or their […]

National Folk Festival planning virtual event

The National Folk Festival is planning a virtual celebration on the weekend of Sept. 12-13. The longest-running multicultural celebration of the finest folk and traditional artists in the United States, each year the National features over 350 artists — musicians, dancers, storytellers, and craftspeople — with more than 35 different groups performing on the festival’s […]

Avery Hall sponsoring ‘A Night of Storytelling’

Avery Hall Insurance will sponsor an upcoming fund-raiser for Relay for Life — “A Night of Storytelling” performance. The event will feature performers including Dean Defino, Lori DeWitt, Jeff Limbeck, Dawn Manyfeathers, Grace Murdock, Ann Northam, Kathryn Redden, Vince Schettini, David Smith, Jeff Smith and Len “Littlefox” Winogron. The event features a live performance on […]

Mid-Shore Pro Bono receives grant for Child Advocacy Program

Mid-Shore Pro Bono, a nonprofit organization on Maryland’s Eastern Shore that provides free access to legal services to low income community members, has received a $15,000 grant from the Qlarant Foundation to support their child advocacy program. The program is focused on providing legal representation for caregivers seeking third party custody of children impacted by […]

One On One, Sept. 3, 2020: NFF to hold online event

National Folk Festival director Caroline O’Hare reveals the acts and performance schedule for this weekend’s virtual event of our favorite fall activity.