Thursday, November 21, 2019

"Worcester County Can Take Care Of Worcester County" -Will avoid state program.

(The Dispatch)
SNOW HILL – The Worcester County Commissioners agreed to give $100,000 to local food pantries.
Rather than participate in a state program that would have distributed aid based on zip code, the commissioners agreed to give $100,000 to local organizations that worked to feed the hungry.
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Sunday, November 17, 2019

TIME MACHINE: 1998, 1968, 1910, 1925.





May, 1998 (Smith Island)



 
 
 
 Somerset Herald


April, 1968
Daily Times (Salisbury)


April, 1910
The Record-Argus(Greenville, Pa.)



January, 1925
                                                                                  Worcester Democrat





1966..  Ronald Reagan launches his political career with a victory in the California governor's race.

1971..  Popular music artists..

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 15, 2019

Time Machine Preview

This Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye..

1998..  Recalling fire fighting on Smith Island starting back in the bucket brigade days.

1968..  Tradition is upset in Pocomoke City mayoral and council races.

1910..  Earthquake shocks are felt in Worcester County.

1925..  (Ad) "Clean, moral and refined" live shows are coming to the Empire Theater in Pocomoke.

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

VETERANS DAY
November 11, 2019

                                                (Published Nov. 10, 1954)
Salisbury Times

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.