Another Hit to Kent County MD – State Budget Cuts

August 28, 2009
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One of the decisions that was made at this week’s Public Works Board was to close the Upper Shore Community Mental Health Center in Chestertown Maryland. This 40 bed facility is constantly full and will have around 200 patients filtering through it each year. All of these patients are uninjured, but are in need...
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Centreville Rotary Club Artisan’s Festival October 3 & 4, 2009

August 27, 2009
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The Rotary Club of Centreville, Maryland will host their 38th annual Artisans Festival on Saturday and Sunday, October 3rd and 4th at the Queen Annes County 4-H Park. The park/fairgrounds are located on Route 18, four miles west of Centreville.
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Family Fun Fest at Arthur W Perdue Stadium – September 3, 2009

August 27, 2009
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The Principal Financial Group Family Fun Fest at Arthur W Perdue Stadium will be held Sept. 3 when the Delmarva Shorebirds take on the Lakewood Blueclaws. Family Fun Fest is a free celebration of baseball visiting nearly 50 minor league baseball ballparks all across the country during its sixth season. Created and produced by...
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Dr. Freeman Hrabowski comes to Kent County

August 27, 2009
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Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, world-renowned Educator and President of The University of Maryland Baltimore Campus Comes to Kent County Public Schools.
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Kent County MD Answer to Unused Precription Medications

August 26, 2009
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Sheriff John Price encourages Kent County's citizens to bring unwanted medications to the Sheriff’s Office anytime throughout the year for proper disposal. (Monday thru Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm)
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Accomack Salvation Army – Needs Donations and Volunteers

August 25, 2009
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Times have been hard on everyone and the The Salvation Army unit of Accomack County is no exception. They are in need for help. Donations are down and requests for assistance are up. The unit wants to circulate the word about its mission and activities and is looking for donations and volunteers. The Salvation...
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The 2009 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge – September 19 & 20, 2009

August 24, 2009
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The 2009 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge “Celebrating Maryland’s 375th Birthday!” Scheduled for September Nine Lighthouses, One Lightship, Two Days—7th Year! This year with a Maryland inspired theme! On September 19 and 20, the Chesapeake Chapter of the U.S. Lighthouse Society and the Maryland Lighthouse Organizations will host the 2009 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge – “Celebrating Maryland’s...
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The New Updated Delmarva Town Crier

August 24, 2009
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Hear Ye, Hear Ye, Hear Ye A week ago we debuted our new design for Delmarva Town Crier as an Online Magazine for the Delmarva Peninsula. The front page of Delmarva Town Crier will feature our monthly magazine at the top of the page. Each month a series of articles about the history and...
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A National Park in Delaware

August 22, 2009
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It’s 2009 and there has been National Parks for over 100 years, but of the 391 National Parks none of them is in the State of Delaware. Isn’t it about time that they had one? Virginia’s Eastern Shore has one, Assateague Island National Seashore which they also share with Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Sen. Tom...
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Tails and Trails Dog Walk at Adkins Arboretum – October 3, 2009

August 22, 2009
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TAILS AND TRAILS DOG WALK TO BE HELD AT ADKINS ARBORETUM OCTOBER 3 Celebrate dog ownership and help raise money for homeless animals at the inaugural Tails and Trails Dog Walk, Sat., Oct. 3 at Adkins Arboretum. The event will feature local vendors; refreshments; search and rescue and agility/rally course demonstrations; a ∏-mile strut;...
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Mandy Kriss in Concert – Chincoteague, VA – August 26, 2009

August 21, 2009
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The Chincoteague Cultural Alliance presents singer Mandy Kriss in concert at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, at the Senior Center in downtown Chincoteague. http://www.chincoteagueculturalalliance.org/catunplugged.html
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Festival Hispano – August 23, 2009

August 21, 2009
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Festival Hispano returns to Millsboro complex Aug. 23 Festival Hispano will celebrate its 15th year in Sussex County from noon to 6 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 23, at the Millsboro Little League Complex on State Street. Festival Hispano is free and open to anyone who wants to celebrate Latino cultural heritage. The day includes beautiful...
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Fall Fests and Events – Information Wanted

August 20, 2009
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As the summer is quickly coming to an end, many on the Delmarva Peninsula are getting ready for the Autumn season that includes among other things Corn Mazes, Haunted Houses, or any other Halloween, Fall Harvest and Thanksgiving events. Are you involved in any of these type of happenings on the Delmarva Peninsula? Do...
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Bethany Beach Jazz Funeral – September 7, 2009

August 20, 2009
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Annual jazz funeral to step off Monday, Sept. 7 in Bethany Beach Preparations are under way for the 24th annual Bethany Beach Jazz Funeral to begin at about 5:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 7, at the north end of the boardwalk. The Bethany Beach Jazz Funeral is a lighthearted celebration that allows all those who...
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Lynyrd Skynrd Coming to Salisbury

August 20, 2009
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Lynyrd Skynyrd, the band which helped define Southern Rock, will perform in concert at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center on Friday, October 16.  After releasing its first album, “pronounced leh-nerd skinnerd” in 1973, Lynyrd Skynyrd was quickly propelled into fame.  Their down home Southern lyrics when coupled with British rock inspired music helped...
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Watermelon Festival: August 15 – Rehoboth Beach DE

August 14, 2009
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Watermelon Festival: August 15 Around the 1920s and 1930s, vacationing families in Rehoboth purchased watermelons from roving produce salesmen called “hucksters.” Most families did not have ice boxes and refrigerators were not yet common. When they bought a whole watermelon, people carved their initials into the melon and stored them in the icehouse. We...
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Susan G. Komen® Unveils ‘Support your local breastS’ campaign

August 12, 2009
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The Maryland Affiliate of Susan G. Komen® Unveils ‘Support your local breastS’ campaign Campaign features local breast cancer survivors to distinguish Komen Maryland Baltimore, MD (August 11, 2009) Support Your Local Breasts, is a campaign based on the premise of “telling your story” and the physical and emotional connection to local breast cancer survivors...
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Art Exhibit and Reception at the Mainstay

August 7, 2009
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From Tom McHugh: There is a very interesting Art Exhibition at the Mainstay from August 13 through August 26. It is entitled “Old Eyes, Young Eyes: The Art of Julia Hilfiker and Tom McHugh”. There will be a free reception with the artists on Saturday August 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the...
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Summer Wanes

August 1, 2009
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When I was a kid the month of August was one that always gave me mixed feelings. I was born near the end of August so when the month began I always knew that my birthday would be coming soon. But I also knew that as August came to an end it would be...
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Wicomico County

August 1, 2009
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Wicomico County was created from portions of Somerset and Worcester Counties in 1867. The name comes from the American Indian words wicko mekee, which means a place where houses are built. The name Wicomico was first given to the Wicomico River. There are eight municipalities in Wicomico County. The oldest of these is Salisbury,...
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City of Fruitland

August 1, 2009
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When traveling Business Route 13 through Salisbury, Maryland, you may not even realize that you left Salisbury, shortly after passing Salisbury University, and entered the City of Fruitland. That is unless you noticed that sign welcoming you to Fruitland. With a population of over 4,000 it is one of the larger of the incorporated...
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