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SU earns national honors for teaching partnerships with Worcester County schools

SALISBURY – Salisbury University has earned national kudos for its teaching partnerships with Worcester County Public Schools. The university was honored with the 2011 Exemplary Professional Development School Achievement Award from the National Association of Professional Development Schools (NAPDS). Only five campuses across the country were recognized. “The work of the people involved in the… Read more »

Garry Wayne Donaway Jr.

WILLARDS – Garry Wayne Donaway Jr., 37, died Saturday, March 5, 2011. Born in Salisbury, he was the son of the late Garry Wayne Donaway Sr., and his surviving mother, Frances May Adkins and step-father, Tommy Adkins of Salisbury. Mr. Donaway was a mechanic and had been employed at various car dealerships around the local… Read more »

James H. Davis

SHOWELL – James Handy Davis, age 85, died Friday, March 11, 2011 at his home. Born in Willards, he was the son of the late Charles Burton Davis and Sarah Truitt Davis. He is survived by his sons, James Lemuell Davis of Salisbury, and Milton Tyndall of Texas. He leaves a granddaughter Dawn Marie Hales… Read more »

Glenn Oliver Bond

 HORNTOWN, Va. – Glenn Oliver Bond, age 85, died Sunday, March 6, 2011 at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury. Born in Pittsburgh, he was the son of the late Martin A. Bond and LV Griffin. He was preceded in death by his wife Arline M. Goode Bond. Mr. Bond is survived by his… Read more »

Bernard Joseph Nolan

BERLIN – Bernard Joseph Nolan, age 81, died Monday, March 14, 2011 at Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Wilmington, Del., he was the son of the late Joseph P. and Helen L. Hitchens Nolan. Mr. Nolan was a United States Army veteran. He retired from the Air National Guard as Master Sergeant. After… Read more »

Salisbury Roller Girls Ready to Jam

FRUITLAND – Sometimes the things that capture our imagination have more to do with their image than with their essence as in the case of 16-year-old Eva Paxton and the inauguration of the Salisbury Roller Girls roller derby league. Four years ago, the now-20-year-old Paxton was watching “Miami Ink,” essentially a tattoo reality show and… Read more »

Ocean City Home, Condo, and Garden Show

OCEAN CITY – Mike Wicklein of Ocean Promotions has technically spent the last three months putting together this weekend’s Ocean City Home, Condo, and Garden Show but in reality it’s an event that he’s almost constantly planning. The reason it has become the spring kick off event that it has over the years is because… Read more »

Windows Decision a Wash for Town Council

BERLIN – Councilwoman Lisa Hall called, unsuccessfully, for the Town Council to move on the Atlantic Hotel for violations when they replaced their wooden windows with vinyl late last year, saying they had made a mistake to allow the windows to remain. “We need to own them, correct them and move on,” she said. Hall… Read more »

The Mayor isn't at the Heart of the Atlantic Hotel Windows Issue

At this week’s Berlin Town Council meeting there was an amount of ire, some of it deserved, directed at Gee Williams for his decision to ignore calls to force the Atlantic Hotel ownership to tear out the windows installed without the permission of the historic district commission. The question isn’t whether Williams overstepped his bounds,… Read more »

UMES President Thelma Thompson announces her retirement

PRINCESS ANNE – Dr. Thelma B. Thompson announced today she will retire on Aug. 15 as president of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. “I’ve reached a point in my career here at UMES where I am comfortably saying that I have accomplished what I set out to do,” Dr. Thompson said. “The time is… Read more »