First babies of 2020 welcomed at PRMC

At Peninsula Regional Medical Center, the first babies of 2020 were determined to make the year memorable right from the start. Ebony Snell of Berlin gave birth to the first boy of 2020 at PRMC, born at 5:16 a.m. on New Year’s Day, a bit sooner than expected. His due date was Jan. 9, and […]

Stunned community mourns Dr. Iggy DiNardo

The community remained in shock and filled with sadness this week with the passing of one of Salisbury’s most beloved physicians, Dr. Ignatius Loyola “Iggy” DiNardo. A partner in the Drs. Huddleston and DiNardo internal medicine practice in Salisbury, DiNardo and his family were flying to Mexico on Dec. 22 for a Christmas vacation, when […]

Brice Stump: The Christmas Tale of Potato and Turnip

A special kind of Christmas gift came early to Katie Howard. This year she is able to tell a tale about three cats — Potato, Turnip and Kale — and how a three-year mystery that brings tears to her eyes was solved. Pets, as most of us know, often make a sweet transition to becoming […]

Photo Gallery: Newtown Holiday Tour 2019

The magic of the winter holiday season is associated with the warmth of friendship, community, nostalgia and anticipation during the darkest, coldest season of the year, making the winter holiday season a perfect time for festive historic house tours. Hence, the 2019 Newtown Holiday Tour of Homes was held earlier this month in one of […]

PRMC administrator will deploy with Navy overseas

Chris DiPasqua was commissioned as a Junior Grade Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy on Saturday in an event held at Peninsula Regional Medical Center, where DiPasqua has been a Registered Nurse and Nursing Administrator since 2007. The event was held in the medical center’s Hanna Outpatient Lobby, which proudly displays the flags of the United […]

Henrietta Moore remembered for her ‘Attic’

Salisbury-area residents, as well as visitors to the area in the 1980s, ’90s and early 2000s, might recall a quirky used book shop called Henrietta’s Attic. Located on Maryland Avenue just off Route 13, the store was cluttered and filled with treasures for those who enjoyed the hunt. The owner, Henrietta Jones Moore, was a […]

Photo Gallery: 2019 Salisbury Christmas Parade

The Salisbury Jaycees on Sunday hosted the 73rd annual Salisbury Christmas Parade, presented by Mountaire Farms. This year’s theme is “A Very Country Christmas.” Nearly 100 entries participated, including floats, marching bands, area fire departments, Scout troops, animal units and elected officials. For more than 70 years, the Salisbury Jaycees have diligently worked to plan […]

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 […]