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Entries open for 66th Salisbury Christmas Parade

Entries open for 66th Salisbury Christmas Parade

September 24, 2012 8:52 pm
SALISBURY – The Salisbury Jaycees are accepting entries for the 66th annual Salisbury Christmas Parade, scheduled for Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. The rain date is Dec. 9 at 2 p.m. This...

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Entries open for 66th Salisbury Christmas Parade

Entries open for 66th Salisbury Christmas Parade

SALISBURY – The Salisbury Jaycees are accepting entries for the 66th annual Salisbury Christmas Parade, scheduled for Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. The rain date is Dec. 9 at 2 p.m. This year’s theme is “Superhero Christmas.” The parade route will remain the same as in recent years, starting at Civic Avenue and Mt. Hermon Road, […]

Over 30 employers to attend Chamber job fair

Over 30 employers to attend Chamber job fair

SALISBURY – Companies are hiring! Area employers will be available to talk to potential employees at the 7th Annual Fall Job Fair, hosted by the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce and the One-Stop Job Market on Oct. 18 at the Centre at Salisbury from 3:30-7 p.m. This year’s Job Fair is sponsored by Manpower, which […]

Salisbury police win 5K challenge

Salisbury police win 5K challenge

SALISBURY – Officers of the Salisbury Police Department participated in the Second Annual 5K Law Enforcement Cup Challenge on Sept. 22 sponsored by the Wor-Wic Community College Foundation. The proceeds of the event benefit the students of Wor-Wic. Last year the SPD won the inaugural event and was looking to defend the coveted cup that […]

Delmarva Health to hold groundbreaking

Delmarva Health to hold groundbreaking

Peninsula Regional Medical Center is holding a groundbreaking ceremony with Gillis & Gilkerson and Sussex County officials on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 10 a.m. for its new building in Millsboro, Del. The new 48,000 square-foot Delmarva Health Pavilion at Millsboro will help PRMC expand into more areas on Delmarva, being able to service the nearly […]

‘The Sin That Kills’ reaches working phase at SU theater

‘The Sin That Kills’ reaches working phase at SU theater

By Ben Rayne Staff Writer SALISBURY – The rehearsal process for “The Sin That Kills” has reached the “working phase,” as I call it. We have spent the first part of the rehearsal process simply reading aloud the play, working with our dialects, reworking the order of the scenes, and both trimming and revising lines. As this […]

HEALTH, SCIENCE, AND TECHNOLOGY New advances in forensics

By Miguel Mitchell Contributor For those of you who are fans of forensic science dramas like CSI, you may be aware of a technique called GC-MS that they use to identify trace amounts of poisons and drugs in crime scene samples. GC-MS uses a very expensive instrument, costing at least $50,000. Unlike CSI, real forensic […]

Salisbury police raises move through

By Sarah Barban Staff Writer SALISBURY – A measure to grant pay raises to city police officers was adjusted this week to include enough money for dispatchers. The Salisbury Police Department has been dealing with a shortage of dispatchers. They currently have three open positions and one frozen position. This shortage is putting extra strain […]

Poplar Hill Mansion, Salisbury’s oldest home

Poplar Hill Mansion, Salisbury’s oldest home

By Julie Messick Staff Writer SALISBURY – Poplar Hill Mansion is the city’s oldest home and survived two great fires that wiped out most of the buildings nearby. The lot that Poplar Hill sits on was bought in 1795 by Major Levin Handy. The land was carved out of the lot known as “Pemberton’s Good […]

County Council revises dog shelter law

County Council revises dog shelter law

By Sarah Barban Staff Writer SALISBURY – Sally Jones has been working for the past 20 years to keep dogs in the Wicomico County area safe and well cared for. Jones set up her organization Animal Owners Assistance to help find homes for dogs. She fields calls from local citizens and investigates situations where there […]

Deer season kicks off in Maryland

By Bradley Lingle Staff Writer SALISBURY – Deer hunting, the primary way to reduce the local deer population, has started in Maryland. “Our largest ability to control deer is through legal hunting,” said Peter Jayne, associate director of Game Management for the Maryland Department of Natural Resource’s Wildlife Heritage Service. Richard Nottingham, local extension agent […]