Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Relay For Life Interest Meeting Is Monday, 11/18.

WESTOVER — An interest meeting to start planning for the 23rd annual Somerset Relay For Life, now the Somerset County and Pocomoke Relay For Life, is 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18 at Great Hope Golf Course.

View County Times article for more info:
https://www.csctimes.com/somerset-county/relay-for-life-interest-meeting-set/?utm_source=County+Times&utm_campaign=eb359b571e-csc-mc+RSS+weekly&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8c4b41897e-eb359b571e-359979473&mc_cid=eb359b571e&mc_eid=884ce5b26e


Monday, November 11, 2019

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Time Machine: 1959, 2002, 1940, 1893, 1950.




February, 1959







Salisbury Times

February, 2002

Somerset Herald



November, 1940
Worcester Democrat


(PPE Archive)
August, 1893


Peninsula Enterprise



ACROSS THE USA
Circa 1950


Pictured is an early store operated by Sam Walton in Bentonville, Arkansas. He previously operated a chain of Ben Franklin 5 & 10's. His first Wal-Mart store, called Wal-Mart Discount City, opened in Rogers City, Arkansas in July, 1962.






1953..  


1982..  First edition of USA Today is published.


The Time Machine is a weekly feature I've enjoyed researching and compiling on The Pocomoke Public Eye since 2011.  I have fond memories of growing up in Pocomoke City and welcome reader contributions we can share about things you've read, remember, or were told relating to our Pocomoke/Eastern shore area...a sentence, a paragraph, or more all fine. Just email it.






Friday, November 8, 2019

Time Machine Preview

This Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye..

1959..  A Salisbury history professor writes of a long and glorious history of the Academy that later became Washington High School in Princess Anne.

1940..  (Ad) A Pocomoke City bank says why pay rent when you can own your own home.. total price is $1,000 and $250 cash will make it yours.

1893..  "Every one was mean and hungry, and seemed to want a square meal...".  Lower Eastern Shore mosquitoes are what's bugging the writer.

ACROSS THE USA
1950..  Wal-Mart would come later but Sam Walton's 5 & 10 store (picture) was a building block pointing the way. 


Sunday, November 3, 2019

TIME MACHINE: 1977, 1937, 1946, 1887.





April, 1977
 
  Marylander & Herald


February, 1937


 Worcester Democrat



June, 1946
Salisbury Times


July, 1887
The Daily News (Frederick, Md.)


                                                         


1968..  


1974..  
                             

The Time Machine is a weekly feature I've enjoyed researching and compiling on The Pocomoke Public Eye since 2011.  I have fond memories of growing up in Pocomoke City and welcome reader contributions we can share about things you've read, remember, or were told relating to our Pocomoke/Eastern shore area...a sentence, a paragraph, or more all fine. Just email it.









Friday, November 1, 2019

Wallops Set For Saturday Antares Launch

Weather Looks Good for Saturday Morning Antares Launch


View Shore Daily News article:
https://shoredailynews.com/headlines/weather-looks-good-for-saturday-morning-antares-launch/

Time Machine Preview

This Sunday here at the Pocomoke Public Eye..

1977.. Occupants of "The House On The Hill," which dates back to 1778 near Princess Anne, speak about their historic home.

1937..  Monthly old age pensions in Worcester County are averaging $13.25 per person.

1946..  "Teen Town" is a new club providing activities for Pocomoke City's youth.

1887..  Scott's Ocean House hotel on the Worcester County coast offers accommodations for 250 guests at $7 a week.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

READING TREATS FROM OUR HALLOWEEN BASKET


Somerset County
(Published in 1995)

Daily Times (Salisbury)


Queen Anne's County
(Published in 1888)

The Denton Journal

Monday, October 28, 2019

Halloween Candy Scanning


FOR YOUR CHILD'S SAFETY THE POCOMOKE CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT WILL BE SCANNING HALLOWEEN CANDY FROM 6 TO 8 P.M. AT THE POLICE DEPARTMENT, 1500 MARKET ST., ON THURSDAY, 10/31.

Trick Or Treating around Delmarva: 
http://www.wboc.com/story/41220971/trickortreat-dates-and-times-for-delmarva-2019


Sunday, October 27, 2019

TIME MACHINE: 1847, 1977, 1939, 1924.




April, 1847
 Baltimore Sun



March, 1977



 Daily Times (Salisbury)



July, 1939
Worcester Democrat



September, 1924

The Evening Journal (Wilmington)




1960..


1978..  President Jimmy Carter meets with the leaders of Israel and Egypt at Camp David and a peace accord is reached between the two Middle East countries.



The Time Machine is a weekly feature I've enjoyed researching and compiling on The Pocomoke Public Eye since 2011.  I have fond memories of growing up in Pocomoke City and welcome reader contributions we can share about things you've read, remember, or were told relating to our Pocomoke/Eastern shore area...a sentence, a paragraph, or more all fine. Just email it.