Thursday, December 28, 2017

Community New Year's Eve Celebrations

The weatherman says bundle up if you're planning to attend one of the outdoor New Year's Eve celebrations on the lower Eastern Shore. 

Nearby celebrations will be in Princess Anne, Chincoteague, Berlin, Ocean City, and Salisbury.  More info here:

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

New Mallards Featured On TV

In case you missed it here's a TV clip that aired about Pocomoke's new Mallards On The River.

Christmas Tree Recycling

Worcester County offers Christmas tree recycling to residents — The Solid Waste Division of Worcester County will host its annual collection of Christmas trees through Jan. 31, 2018. Area residents can drop off Christmas trees at the Central Landfill in Newark and the Berlin, Pocomoke, and Snow Hill Homeowners Convenience Centers at no cost.
Businesses and organizations that sold trees will not be permitted to drop off trees at the convenience centers, but may take them to the Central Landfill where applicable tipping fees will be assessed.
The trees will be ground into mulch for use at the Central Landfill. Remember, you can make a difference by recycling. For more info, contact Recycling Coordinator Mike McClung at 410-632-3177.

Sunday, December 24, 2017

TIME MACHINE: Christmas 1990 & 2001 Columns, 1923, 1897.

Our Little Corner In Space And Time    
(Reader-friendly viewing of items from newspaper archives)

This month we've been posting some of the December newspaper columns of the late Edna Davy Muir of Somerset County.  Here's one of her Christmas Eve and Christmas Day columns.



The Daily Times (Salisbury)

December, 1923

The Evening Times (Salisbury)


Woodland Daily Democrat (Woodland, Ca.)

Next Sunday, December 31st, we'll take a look at 1973's year in review in Worcester County, and  we'll see how the change over to a new year was observed in 1873. 

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