PRMC group wins approval for McCready takeover

The Maryland Health Care Commission has granted final approval for Peninsula Regional Health System to assume ownership of McCready Health, the Crisfield-based medical system that serves Somerset County. McCready Hospital, the Tawes Nursing Home and Chesapeake Cove Assisted Living — all located in Crisfield — will officially join the health system March 1.  “McCready Health […]

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 […]

PRMC/Nanticoke merger to enhance health care

A work in progress for some time, proposed affiliation of Seaford-based Nanticoke Health Services and Peninsula Regional Health System of Salisbury has passed final state and federal regulatory approval. In a Jan. 2 announcement, Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Nanticoke Physician Network and all other Nanticoke health care services have joined the Peninsula Regional Health System.  McCready […]

Macy’s store at Centre at Salisbury mall will close

Macy’s at the Centre at Salisbury will close in the coming months, leaving Boscov’s as the lone original anchor store at the mall. A clearance sale will begin this month and run for approximately eight to 12 weeks., according to Katelyn Yannie, a spokeswoman for the New York-based retailer. Employees have been informed of the […]

Salisbury’s Merry Mears named to USM Regents

Salisbury resident Meredith “Merry” Mears has been commissioned as a member of the University System of Maryland Board of Regents. Mears is a 2001 graduate of Salisbury University’s Franklin P. Perdue School of Business with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Marketing. She is a licensed real estate advisor with NAI Coastal and Chief […]

Salisbury sees potential in developing wind energy jobs

Salisbury-based Arcon Training Center will soon offer training for workers in offshore wind projects under a deal signed Thursday with the largest wind trainer in the United Kingdom. Arcon will be the first Global Wind Organisation-accredited training center of its kind in the mid-Atlantic region and is expected to begin teaching skills and offering required […]

Chamber Forecast finds local economy good — for now

On the plus side, Wicomico County is enjoying a low unemployment rate, a consistent workforce number and a healthy increase in home values. Looking over the economic horizon, however, the improvements seen in the last three years would appear to be flattening out. “Things are great right now, but I don’t think it’s going to […]

Taco Bliss hosts Salisbury Chamber members

Tasty “Fresh Mex” samples and warm hospitality were gratifying rewards at last month’s Taco Bliss ribbon cutting. Owner Kevin Kreutner and his staff treated guests to an array of Taco Bliss fare including freshly prepared tortilla chips with house made queso dip, a variety of mini tacos, and “Keviche,” Mexican-style shrimp cocktail. Taco Bliss recently […]

Delay seen likely on chicken fertilizer regulations

The Hogan administration is weighing a one-year delay in restrictions on fertilizing farm fields with animal manure after a Salisbury University professor said the state is not prepared to deal with the impact of the pollution-prevention regulation on Eastern Shore grain and poultry growers. Dr. Memo Diriker, Director of Salisbury’s Business Economic and Community Outreach […]

Chamber/BEACON Forecast scheduled Dec. 6 at SU

The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce and BEACON at Salisbury University will present the 2020 Southern Delmarva Economic Forecast on Friday, Dec. 6, at Salisbury University. The event will be held in the Wicomico Room of the Guerrieri Academic Commons. Registration and breakfast begin at 7:30 a.m. to be followed by the Eastern Shore Delegation […]

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