Salisbury History: Saturday, March 12, 1977

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Saturday, March 12, 1977

  • Two waterfront properties on Salisbury’s “Inner Harbor” were slated to undergo renovations that would make the building suitable for either upscale shops or eateries. The building at 106 and 108 West Market St. will be white, cement, modern-appearing structures. According to architect John Sommers, there will be a promenade area for outdoor tables and entertainment. Sommers said the project “fits in very well with the city’s urban river plan.”
  • The Ahtes and Hanna Realtors Group advertised its all-star lineup of sales agents working from its three Salisbury offices: Barbara Bateman, Bill Bateman, Randy Bendler, Maude Chandler, John Robinson, Lee Tyler, Joanna Abercrombie, Ben Dennis, Gee Dunsten, Ed Dinon, Jack Ellis, Mark Holloway, Loudell Insley,, Karen Rogerson, Steve White, Barbara Lohsen, Pyda Mann, Mary Mayo, Bernie McCurdy, Bill Oakley, John Phillips, Virginia Sillers, Don Williams and Maurice Wimbrow.
  • Patricia Mayo, 16, of Pine Bluff Road, was selected as Miss Salisbury during a pageant held at Parkside High School by the Junior Wicomico Women’s Club. Audra Lee Webster, 5, of High Banks, was named Little Miss Salisbury.
  • The Salisbury Power Squadron installed Dr. John M. Bloxham as its 37th commander. Dr. William Campbell was named executive officer.
  • A Salisbury couple was congratulated with a Maryland General Assembly proclamation in recognition of their 50th wedding anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer H. Althouse were presented with the honor by Delegate Roy P. Dyson of St. Mary’s County.
  • Hairport Haircutters in Shoppers World welcomed Bruce Deen to its staff. Their other top hairstylists included: manager Pat Beauchamp, Judy Vickers, Jamie Hirsch, Theresa Figgs, Judy McIntyre and Don Schanfelter.

Greg Bassett is editor and general manager of Salisbury Independent. Reach him at gbassett@newszap.com

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