Steven Leonard Q&A: ‘We will continue to be with patients every step of the way’

Dr. Steven Leonard was named in 2017 to succeed Dr. Peggy Naleppa as head of the Peninsula Regional Health System. Part of the system’s senior leadership team, Leonard’s promotion was timed right as the Peninsula’s health care conglomerate was about to undertake a massive expansion, with the addition of Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford, McCready […]

Salisbury Rising 2020: Covid response was fast, unified

Back in March, when no one was sure what the Coronavirus would really do, the Salisbury community quickly tapped into all of its business, health care and governmental leadership channels. The goal was quickly determined: Preserve public health by slowing the spread of the virus and mitigate the pandemic’s economic toll. In Salisbury, the leader […]

Salisbury will update its rules on sidewalk dining

Salisbury City Council members agreed to advance a plan to update rules for outdoor restaurant seating which has allowed operators of some eateries to stay in business during the Covid-19 pandemic. Several Downtown restaurants, including Mojo’s, Mogan’s Oyster House and Roadie Joe’s, have opened or expanded existing outdoor seating since they were allowed to reopen […]

Julia Glanz: Be sure and exercise your right to vote

I may be biased, but I believe that local government is the most important form of government, and has the biggest impact on your daily life. We pick up your trash. We make sure you have running water through your pipes. When you are sick or hurt we pick you up and care for you. […]

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 virtual recetion. Also featured, will be a keynote address from the Rev. George Patterson, the retired pastor at Trinity United Methodist Church in Salisbury. The Outstanding Eagle […]

What you need to know about 2020 voting

Voters will have a few options if they want to take part in the Nov. 3 general election, but elections officials strongly favor one of them as a way to avoid long lines at voting centers and to reduce the spread of Covid-19 among voters and poll workers.  “Please consider the mail-in ballot process,” said […]

Psota named Acting County Executive through 2022

Wicomico Director of Administration Jon Psota will continue serving as Acting County Executive for as long as the next two years, following a 5-2 vote of the County Council on Friday. Council President Larry Dodd declared the seven-member body was unable to reach a consensus on who the successor to the late Bob Culver should […]

Former teacher to serve jail time in Adderall case

Elizabeth Day, wife of Salisbury Mayor Jake Day, entered an Alford plea to a single count of attempted possession of Adderall, a controlled dangerous substance, during a trial in state District Court on Friday morning. She was sentenced to 10 days of active incarceration by Judge Daniel R. Mumford and was scheduled to surrender to […]

One One One, Sept. 17, 2020: Wicomico elections process

Anthony Gutierrez, Wicomico Elections Director, tells us everything we need to know about voting in the 2020 elections.

Proposed gas pipeline has its supporters and foes

With only a handful of large employers and Maryland’s highest poverty rate, Somerset County has come up empty for years in its efforts to attract a natural gas pipeline, which county officials view as the key to unlocking its economic potential. Now, though, a pipeline is just a few regulatory steps away from construction in […]