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PRINCESS ANNE — The largest first-floor classroom in Hazel Hall on the University of Maryland Eastern Shore campus has a new name: the George and Frances Latimer Lecture Hall. Members of the Latimer family were guests of honor during Founders’ Week at a reception to unveil identical plaques at both entrances to Room 1020. George Latimer, a retired chief of … Read more
SALISBURY — This Saturday, Sept. 27, more than 6,000 cyclists are expected to participate in Salisbury University’s 26th Sea Gull Century bike ride across the Lower Eastern Shore. The traditional 100-mile Assateague century offers a panoramic view of the Atlantic Ocean and a glimpse of the wild ponies, while the 100-mile Snow Hill century takes cyclists through a quaint Worcester … Read more
SALISBURY — The Salisbury Film Society presents the critically acclaimed Academy Award-winning movie The Great Beauty 2:30 p.m. Sunday, October 5, in Fulton Hall 111. Originally titled La grande bellezza, this visually stunning tale by the Italian director Paolo Sorrentino is a memorable examination of lost love: Journalist and one-time novelist Jep Gambardella is a permanent fixture in Rome’s literary … Read more
ANNAPOLIS —Governor Martin O’Malley and Lt. Governor Anthony Brown recently made Maryland history with the unveiling of a portrait of Frederick Douglass — the first portrait of an African American to grace the walls of the Governor's residence in Maryland. The painting was presented during an evening reception Sept. 15 at Government House in Annapolis. Several prominent figures came together … Read more
SALISBURY — There’s an early Christmas special from the Friends at Poplar Hill Mansion. You can win a complete Christmas party for up to 97 of your closest friends or colleagues at value of $1,000 for a raffle cost of $100. All the money goes towards a good cause and only 40 tickets are being sold. Poplar Hill Mansion is … Read more
BERLIN — The Coastal Association of REALTORS® is partnering with two local newspapers to hold candidates’ forums in Wicomico and Worcester counties in October. On Wednesday, October 15, 2014, Coastal REALTORS® and The Salisbury Independent will host a Wicomico County candidates’ forum from 7 to 9 p.m. at Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury. The event will be moderated by Greg … Read more
SALISBURY — United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore’s Imagination Library Program recently received $2,000 from the Target Early Childhood Reading Grant to support the local distribution of books. United Way’s Imagination Library provides free, home-delivered books each month to local children ages birth to five. The funding will supply over 924 booksto be distributed this year among the homes … Read more
ST. MICHAELS — The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is hosting journalist and NPR guest commentator Rona Kobell for a discussion on Chesapeake oystering beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, October 17 in its Van Lennep Auditorium. The public is invited to attend, with limited seating and pre-registration needed. Participants will join Kobell as she talks about her experiences covering the … Read more
“Raise my taxes” might be considered a joke after two decades of incessant calls for lower rates. But that counterintuitive message has worked before and may do so again. The beneficiary would be North American birds — all 900 species.    To understand this proposal, some history is needed.    At the turn of the 20th century, many iconic wildlife … Read more
You can see and feel the change of seasons. Fall color is starting to appear, pansies, mums and asters are in the garden center and your thoughts are turning to preparing your landscape for winter. Those in warm climates are switching to winter annuals, while those in colder regions are fortifying their landscapes for the cold winter ahead. No matter … Read more
SALISBURY — Women Supporting Women presents the 13thannual Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness, 3 or 1 mile walk option with lunch afterwards provided by Texas Roadhouse. Walkers are encouraged to bring their canine companions and form a team to help this local breast cancer support group provide free services and support to local breast cancer survivors, their families and friends. … Read more
WESTOVER — The Somerset County Sheriff’s Office posts the following incidents and arrests * * * Walter Francis Cohee Jr. of Mardela Springs, arrested 9-4-14 for driving under the influence of alcohol, driving while impaired by alcohol, driver consuming alcohol in vehicle, and speeding. Cohee was later released on signatures pending court actions. The arrest was the result of a … Read more