Letters to the Editor, Sept. 30, 2020

Dear Candidates, Judges, and Elected Officials: Citizens have been receiving their ballot since Saturday. We learned this morning the voter mailing list included 51 names of ineligible people under the age of 18.We will be sending a letter out to all 51 asking each to destroy the ballot. I spoke to John at TrueBallot this […]

Salisbury’s American Jazz passes sea trials

SALISBURY — The American Jazz, seen in recent days on the Wicomico River, has passed its sea trials with flying colors, American Cruise Lines announced Aug. 31. Following the successful trials, American accepted delivery of the riverboat from Chesapeake Shipbuilding in Salisbury. The 190-passenger American Jazz is the latest in American’s acclaimed series of five […]

S.U.’s Nabb Center explores cultural ideals

SALISBURY — Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History & Culture’s newest online exhibit, “Identidad Cultural en Colombia Caribeña,” is an introduction to Afro-Colombian and Indigenous Colombian communities created by the students of the Institución Universitaria ITSA, Barranquilla, Colombia. “In the process of creating the exhibit, the intent at all times was to raise […]

Wicomico schools will start online

SALISBURY – Wicomico County Public Schools will start the 2020-2021 school year with virtual learning for the first semester, an announcement from the county’s Board of Education said Tuesday morning. The move is “supporting the health and safety of students, staff and families while providing robust, consistent instruction through online platforms,” the statement said. Superintendent of […]

Koski is charged with attempted murder

SALISBURY — A Hurlock man was arrested July 12 following a fight in which another man was stabbed in the face. On July 12 at 9:45 p.m., Wicomico County sheriff’s deputies responded to a parking lot in the 6000 block of Hobbs Road for a reported stabbing that had just occurred. Upon arrival, the deputy […]

10th Photo Festival sets record

SALISBURY — The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury University hosted the 10th annual Art in Nature Photo Festival entirely online this year. The festival took place virtually July 10–12 with the help of a sophisticated digital platform that enabled a panel of international judges to deliberate on the record-breaking number of photo submissions from […]

Pollitt Bible: Rich in African-American family history

SALISBURY — The Pollitt Family Bible is a gift that keeps on giving for researching the past and engaging with 18th century Black history on Delmarva. One page, recorded next to the beginning of the New Testament, documents the names and birthdays of the children of Titus Pollitt, a statement from the Edward H. Nabb […]

River businesses step up to help with Salisbury port

SALISBURY — This city will get financial help from two local businesses to pay part of the costs of a Port Feasibility Study with the goal of increasing import and export tonnage. City Council members on Monday gave preliminary approval to accept $3,000 from Chesapeake Shipbuilding and $1,000 from tugboat and barge operator Vane Brothers […]

Police and Fire briefs, July 15, 2020

Man is wantedWanted by the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office for Violation Of Probation on a CDS: Possess – Not Marijuana charge, Desmond J. Hudson was last known to be in the Federalsburg, Cambridge and Baltimore areas.He is a black male 5’8”, 167 pounds, 27 years old, with black hair and brown eyes. He has tattoos […]

Peninsula Wound & Hyperbaric Center awarded

SALISBURY — Peninsula Regional Medical Center (PRMC) physicians, leaders and clinicians were again honored recently with the Center of Distinction Award, which was presented to Peninsula Wound & Hyperbaric Center by Healogics, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. The Center achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for 12 consecutive months, including patient satisfaction higher […]