Recovery Month food drive is a big success in Wicomico

September was National Recovery Month and in recognition of this, the government sector of the Wicomico Goes Purple Substance Misuse Awareness campaign hosted a month-long Food Drive for Recovery. Donations of nonperishable food items were collected all month, with residents dropping off donations at four locations throughout the county. After collecting the donations, several committee […]

‘Celebrate Diversity’ distributes needed books

Having two Salisbury authors included in an anthology that includes both American and international authors is noteworthy, but Grace Foxwell Murdock and Martin Hutchison are involved in another book-related project as well, through the #kindSBY organization. The Celebrate Diversity campaign has been quietly working to provide books featuring characters and people who look like the […]

United Way kicks off 75th anniversary campaign

United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore recently held the “Together We LIVE UNITED” Virtual Campaign Kickoff to launch its 2020-2021 campaign season. The event took on a virtual format to keep staff and attendees safe during the pandemic, and was broadcast live via Facebook and YouTube, thanks to PAC14. The main sponsor was TidalHealth, […]

Book signing Friday will benefit church, KindSBY

Tara Ijai is the founder of Love Glasses Revolution, a line of sunglasses with heart-shaped lenses and an irresistible motto: “You can’t see hate with your love glasses on!” Grace Foxwell Murdock, who led the successful effort to have Salisbury become the first U.S. World Kindness City and Pastor Martin Hutchison of Community of Joy […]

Hall family offers rare 1944 flight chart for display

When John Hall’s father returned home from service as a pilot in World War II, he never talked about what transpired while overseas. “He wasn’t mad about it,” recalled Hall, “he just didn’t talk about it.” The senior Hall, however, kept a footlocker filled with memorabilia, and the container’s contents — including a leather bomber’s […]

New heart device implanted at Salisbury medical center

TidalHealth has achieved a medical milestone for the Delmarva Peninsula with the recent successful implantation of MitraClip for the treatment of mitral regurgitation in the heart.  In late September, Delmarva’s first two implantations of the device were performed at TidalHealth Peninsula Regional. The inaugural procedures were performed by a multidisciplinary team including cardiac surgeons Drs. […]

TidalHealth to administer drive-thru flu shots Friday

TidalHealth’s Salisbury Drive-Thru Flu Clinic is returning for its 26th season on Friday at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium on Route 50 at Hobbs Road. The clinic is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Seasonal quadrivalent flu vaccinations will be administered to individuals 13 years of age or older (those 13-17 should bring a parent […]

Boy Scouts will honor Col. Bob Cook on Nov. 12

The Del-Mar-Va Council, Boy Scouts of America, has chosen Col. Bob Cook to receive the coveted Outstanding Eagle Award. The award will be presented Thursday, Nov. 12, via a virtual reception. Also featured, will be a keynote address from the Rev. George Patterson, the retired pastor at Trinity United Methodist Church in Salisbury. The Outstanding […]

Village residents rallying to help orphaned dog

At age 11, Samuel has a cataract in his left eye, and severe glaucoma in his other. So severe, the eye had to be removed Monday of this week. In late spring, he was treated for intestinal tract and ear infections. There was the heartbreak, too, of the loss of his owner, Wendy Thompson, who […]

Stephanie Fowler: Alice Davis changed lives

I will never forget the day I found out Alice Davis was missing. It was early on Tuesday morning, the day after Labor Day in 2011. My office phone rang and on the other end was my little sister, Kristen. “Steph, have you seen the news?” Her voice had a sharp edge to it, a […]