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 […]

Couple’s $1.5 million gift endows SU Honors College

For Bob Clarke and Glenda Chatham, Salisbury University was a special place in 1968. While lining up alphabetically for registration during their freshman year, the two struck up a conversation. In 1972, shortly after Glenda received her bachelor’s in English from SU and Bob marked his second year with the U.S. Air Force, they were […]

Golf event raises money for student financial learning

Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore recently hosted its 34th Annual Golf Tournament at Green Hill Country Club in Quantico, raising more than $28,000 toward its efforts at educating young people about financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship. The tournament was presented by BBSI — Salisbury and sponsored by many other local businesses on the […]

Chesapeake Housing completes 500th project

Chesapeake Housing Mission completed its 500th home repair project on Sunday, the construction of a wheelchair ramp leading up to the front door of Madeline W.’s home in Wicomico County, a safer alternative to the steps that have become increasingly difficult for her to negotiate. Madeline, a 73-year-old widow, has lived in her home for […]