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CRISFIELD — Many community and state leaders joined the employees of Somerset County Public Schools at Crisfield Academy and High School on August 18 at the school system’s annual open staff meeting. State Senator James Mathias and State Delegate Charles Otto were present as was County Executive Doug Taylor and County Commissioner Vice President Charles Fisher. All Board of Education … Read more
PRINCESS ANNE — Agriculture field day at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore campus is set for Saturday, September 20. Research displays and demonstrations, community and government support agency booths and healthy cooking demonstrations will all be a part of the family fun from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. While pre-registration is required, the event is free and open to … Read more
Most home fires caused by clothes dryers can be eliminated by regular maintenance and cleaning of the appliance and the attached vent ducting. “Following the below listed guidelines will not only promote the longevity of the dryer, but it will also lessen the chance for a fire,” stated Maryland State Fire Marshal Geraci. Clean the lint filter before or after … Read more
SALISBURY — The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore is accepting nominations until August 29, 2014 for the Richard A. Henson Award for Nonprofit Excellence, the Frank H. Morris Humanitarian Award, and the Mary Gladys Jones Volunteer of the Year Award. The award recipients will be announced at the annual meeting and luncheon of the Community Foundation on Friday, November … Read more
SALISBURY — MAC Inc., Area Agency on Aging, will host its 15thannual “Soles For Seniors” fundraiser at the Centre At Salisbury on Wednesday, September 17, 2014. This year’s special attraction features local singers/musicians the “Jones Boys Duo” as the “After Party” entertainment. Mike Lichniak, Meteorologist from WBOC-TV will serve as the event’s Honorary Chairman and will be on site for … Read more
WESTOVER — The Somerset County Health Department is urging everyone to practice handling food and animals safely to prevent the spread of salmonella. Salmonella, sometimes considered food poisoning, is a bacteria which commonly causes food borne illnesses. Salmonella can be contracted through eggs, undercooked poultry, and from other foods such as ground meat, fruits and vegetables. It can also be … Read more
PRINCESS ANNE — Cecilia Rivera has joined the Office of Campus Life as the Greek life coordinator – a new position at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. “I tell people, I’m in the business of changing lives,” Rivera said. She hails from Willard, Ohio 77 miles southeast of the University of Toledo, where she spent 15 years, including the … Read more
ANNAPOLIS — Are you an armchair inventor with a better way to keep boaters, sailors and anglers afloat? The BoatUS Foundation, along with the Personal Floatation Device Manufacturers Association (PFDMA) and the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), have teamed up to seek out the newest technologies and design ideas with the “Innovation in Life Jacket Design Competition” which kicks off … Read more
CHESTERTOWN — Each camper that attends Easter Seals Camp Fairlee becomes a part of the Fairlee family, but some members have been a part of the family for a lot longer. Jamal, who has Cerebral Palsy and uses a wheelchair, looks forward to coming to camp each year and has been coming for 26 years. Starting at the age of … Read more
SALISBURY — The Board of Directors of the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) recently celebrated achieving the distribution of $4.8 million in grants to the community for fiscal 2014. During the past 12 months, the Foundation distributed 1281 grants to nonprofit and faith-based organizations to help improve the quality of life for citizens in our region. Celebrating 30 … Read more
BALTIMORE —For the first time since offering digital maps depicting property maps and parcel data 19 years ago, the Maryland Department of Planning (MDP) today launched a free set of digital map data for Maryland's 23 counties and Baltimore City under the state's open data initiative. People interested in probing the wealth of MDP's parcel geographic information systems (GIS) data … Read more
PRINCESS ANNE — The Princess Anne Police Department post the following incidents and arrests. * * * On 8-17-14, the Princess Anne Police Department arrested Woodland Warren James, 63, of Quantico Maryland for burglary 4th degree. The arrest stemmed from a burglary investigation at 11502 Beckford Avenue. James was charged with burglary 4th degree and seen by a District Court … Read more