Perdue trucks to again deliver veterans wreaths

Perdue Farms will send 12 tractor-trailer trucks up and down the East Coast and west to Ohio to deliver thousands of wreaths for veterans’ graves as part of this year’s Wreaths Across America. “It is very heartwarming and an honor just to be able to do it,” said George Coffin, a spokesman for Perdue’s Transportation […]

Dan Fountain has lived a lifetime of turkeys

There is, tucked into a tiny office in a shop in rural Sussex County, a sight probably unlike any other to be found in the nation. Each year it draws the curious by the hundreds. It’s a man cave’s man cave — a room stuffed, crammed and packed with enough turkey hunting collectables that the […]

Salvation Army’s Red Kettle campaign now under way

Since 1891, when the first kettle was placed in a public area in San Francisco to collect money for a Christmas dinner for the destitute and homeless of the area, the Salvation Army’s annual Red Kettle Campaign has heralded the start of the holiday season with tinkling bells and merry Christmas  greetings starting on Black […]

Boy Scouts to honor PRMC’s Steve Leonard on Dec. 3

The Del-Mar-Va Council, Boy Scouts of America, has selected Steve Leonard of the Peninsula Regional Health System to receive the 2019 Boy Scouts of America Tri-County Distinguished Citizen Award. The award will be presented Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 6 p.m. at the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art in Salisbury. Leonard is the President/CEO of the […]

Cambridge history revealed in chimney renovations

It looks like a giant hawk’s nest, made with pieces of netting, boards, railings, buckets, rope and cable.  Situated atop a growing tower of brick, now 75 feet high, a crew works to restore an iconic Cambridge landmark, the twin chimneys of the once famous Phillips Packing House. The chimneys, and an attached 60,000-square-foot warehouse, […]

Tuskegee Airmen saluted for service in event at UMES

Hundreds of students, local elected officials, community members, and veterans gathered at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore to celebrate Veterans Day and the birthdays of two living legends — Dr. Charles McGee, retired Colonel, and Dr. Harry Quinton, a retired Sergeant. At 99 years old, McGee is the oldest living Tuskegee Airman. He turns […]

Several events planned to honor local veterans

Local veterans of the armed services will be honored during several Veterans Day programs and events in Salisbury. Veterans Day is Monday, Nov. 11. American Legion American Legion Wicomico Post 64 will host its Veterans Day program and dinner this Sunday, Nov. 10, from 3 to 5 p.m. Two longtime post members, Clarence E. Meyer […]

Award recipients honored by Community Foundation

The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore honored four award recipients and celebrated annual grant-making efforts Friday at its 35th Annual Meeting and Report to the Community. The Foundation celebrated a total of $6.3 million in grants made in fiscal year 2019, including more than $600,000 in scholarships to local students. “In our 35th year […]

Boy Scouts to honor PRMC CEO Steve Leonard

The Del-Mar-Va Council, Boy Scouts of America, has selected Steve Leonard of the Peninsula Regional Health System to receive the 2019 Boy Scouts of America Tri-County Distinguished Citizen Award. The award will be presented Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 6 p.m. at the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art in Salisbury. Leonard is the President/CEO of the […]

Realtors raise money to help end Alzheimer’s Disease

ERA Martin Associates recently held its third-annual Yard Sale to End Alzheimer’s. The Yard Sale was part of ERA’s seasonal efforts to raise money in support of the Walk to End Alzheimer’s, which takes place in Salisbury this Saturday at the MAC Center. Team ERA has participated in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s for more […]

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