Participate in Random Acts of Kindness Week

The kind-hearted among us are urged to leave a dollar in a vending machine or maybe buy a $1 lottery ticket for a stranger during Random Acts of Kindness Week. Nationally, the week is Feb. 17 to 23, but Salisbury’s Grace Foxwell Murdock, known as the Kindness Lady, took the liberty of extending it, locally, […]

Services in Mardela Springs for Walt Cohee

When Jeff Merritt thinks about his friend Walter Cohee Jr., who was killed in a traffic accident last week, he is reminded of his limitless generosity. “If his eyes were open, he was helping somebody. If you needed something and he had it, it was yours,” said Merritt, who met Cohee, of Mardela Springs, when […]

PRMC scores among top hospitals yet again

Peninsula Regional Health System and Peninsula Regional Medical Center have achieved the Healthgrades 2019 “America’s 250 Best Hospitals Award.” This is the second consecutive year that Healthgrades has recognized the Salisbury medical center as being among the best in the nation. Peninsula Regional Medical Center is the only hospital on the Delmarva Peninsula to achieve […]

Trinity Methodist Church glass mystery is finally solved

A story has been around for decades that Trinity United Methodist Church in Salisbury has stained glass windows made by the world-famous Tiffany Studios of New York. Many have tried to find a Tiffany name or seal on the eight windows that are 10.5 feet tall and 42-inches wide. A name could not be found. […]

Peninsula Regional will take over Seaford hospital

Nanticoke Health Services in Seaford will affiliate with Peninsula Regional Health Services to provide better care for patients in both Wicomico and Sussex counties. The collaboration — essentially a merger in which Peninsula Regional will play the lead role — was announced at mid-week, after Nanticoke conducted an 18-month search. “For more than 65 years, […]

Services set Friday for businessman Bob Lawrence

Robert M. Lawrence Sr. is being remembered as a man dedicated to the betterment of Salisbury and Wicomico County, but also a fun-loving boater and go-kart racer who enjoyed speed. The 86-year-old former owner of Lawrence Volkswagen Audi Mazda, and Bob Lawrence Car Wash and Pre-owned Cars, died Sunday. “I knew him very well,” Dr. […]

Report paints dire picture on local sea level rise

A new report warns that Maryland will face a dramatic increase in the rate of sea level rise later this century, with nuisance flooding becoming a daily occurrence in many waterfront areas if nations fail to curb greenhouse gas emissions. If emissions continue to rise, sea level in Maryland would likely increase 2.0 to 4.2 […]

Photo Gallery: Delmarva Railroad Club open house

Hundreds of people stopped by for the Delmarva Model Railroad Club 33rd Annual Holiday Open House last weekend, as well as on weekends in December. There was 8,000 square feet of operating train layouts.

King events scheduled Monday at Civic Center

The 34th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. birthday dinner and commemoration banquet, with youth activities in the morning, is planned for Monday, Jan. 21 at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center. The banquet will be in the Normandy Arena at 6:30 p.m. Tickets cost $40 each. Call Jesse T. Ballard at 410-546-4206 or […]

Services Sunday at Dove Pointe for Mike Pretl

The last post on Mike Pretl’s Facebook page was on Dec. 21, complimenting an Alliance For Justice article. “Good analysis of a serious confirmation issue looming in early 2019,” he commented. Four days later, on Christmas Day, Pretl, a lawyer known for his generosity in helping others, died of a heart attack, shocking a community […]