Friday, June 29, 2018

New Chincoteague Water Park

(From WBOC)

A new way to cool off this summer has arrived in Chincoteague. Maui Jack's is the brand new water park now open to the public on the island.

The park has been in the works for nearly two years.

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Nearby Fireworks Displays!

You won't have to travel far to enjoy FIREWORKS displays celebrating the Fourth Of July. Here's a listing of nearby scheduled events.

(Info courtesy of WBOC)

  • Snow Hill: Saturday, June 30. Food and activities at Sturgis Memorial Park on River Street. Fireworks begin at dusk, which will be at around 9:15 p.m.

  • Berlin: Tuesday, July 3, 9 p.m.; Berlin Falls Park on Old Ocean City Boulevard. Music, food, beer garden and vendors across the street at Burley Oak Brewing Company.

  • Chincoteague Island: Wednesday, July 4; Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company. Fireworks to begin at 10 p.m. Carnival open from 7-11 p.m. Click here for more information.

  • Crisfield: Saturday, July 7, 5-9 p.m.; Somers Cove Marina. Independence Day Celebration. Bring a chair/blanket. Live band, kid's activities, military appreciation, food & more. Fireworks at 9 p.m.

  • Ocean City: Wednesday, July 4; Concert and fireworks on the Beach. Free concert at 8 p.m. followed by fireworks at 9:30 p.m. on the beach at North Division Street AND uptown at Northside Park on 125th Street. For more information, call 1-800-626-2326 or the Ocean City Department of Recreation & Parks at 410-250-0125.

  • Ocean Pines: Wednesday, July 4, 9 p.m.;  Veterans Memorial Park, 11144 Cathell Rd. For more information call 410-641-7052.

  • Salisbury: Wednesday, July 4, Gates open at 6:30 p.m. with fireworks at 9:15 p.m.; Red White and BOOM at Wicomico County Stadium across from the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center. Food vendors will be on site. Free parking at civic center and Wicomico High School. 

  • Salisbury: Wednesday, July 4. Fireworks at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium following the 6:05 p.m. Delmarva Shorebirds game vs. the Hagerstown Suns.

Worcester County Election Results

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Conference On Virginia Shore's Genealogy and History


Over 70 people with local roots from 17 states, not including Virginia, convened on the Eastern Shore for the 8th Genealogy and History of the Eastern Shore (GHOTES) conferences Wednesday through Saturday last week.

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Sunday, June 24, 2018

TIME MACHINE: 2008, 1936, 1899, 1957.

2008, August

Daily Times (Salisbury)

1936, June

   Salisbury Times

1899, February

Peninsula Enterprise

1957, September

Salisbury Times

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