Friday, March 29, 2019

Jersey Boys Postponement

Long lines waited outside the Wicomico Youth And Civic Center Thursday evening, some for more than an hour and a half, before learning that the show performance of "Jersey Boys" would not occur as scheduled. The Civic Center has posted the following announcement on their website:

Due to technical difficulties, the March 28 performance of Jersey Boys at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center will be rescheduled. The new date will be announced as soon as possible.
Ticket holders have two options: 
  1. Keep your tickets and redeem them at the rescheduled show date.
  2. Request a refund. Refunds will be issued beginning Monday, April 15.
To request a refund, customers who purchased their tickets though the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center box office may: 
  1. Bring your tickets to the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center box office during regular business hours; Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
  2. Mail your tickets to the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center at 500 Glen Avenue, Salisbury, MD 21804, Attention: Box Office. Please include your name, mailing address, phone number and email address. Please allow 10-15 business days to receive your refund.
Broadway in Salisbury subscribers should contact the Broadway in Salisbury offices at 1-888-610-2929, Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. 

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Partial Settlement Announced

Local and area news media reported on Thursday a settlement had been reached between the City of Pocomoke and two former members of the Pocomoke Police Department, Chief Kelvin Sewell and Lt. Lynell Green, in a lawsuit that will  award $650,000 to the complainants. Settlement remains to be determined involving another former member of the department.  Although none of the reports were able to mention a response from the City, the following report from WBOC did present comment from current Pocomoke City Police Chief Lee Brumley.


Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Meet Gordon- a new best friend for Pocomoke school children!

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'TIME' At Your Fingertips

Here at The Pocomoke Public Eye you have access to our ever growing collection of well over 1,500 archived newspaper items from the 1800's through the 2000's with emphasis on clippings of local interest.

Here's how to access them all together:

In the blank space at the upper left-hand corner above The Pocomoke Public Eye heading banner just type "Time Machine" (use quotation marks) and click on the magnifying glass search symbol.

To display by the dates posted (most recent dates first) click on Sort By Date in the shaded box that displays just under the top of screen banner.

After viewing the groups displayed click on Next Posts at lower right of the search results to continue as desired. 

Sunday, March 24, 2019

TIME MACHINE: 1995, 1930, 1947, 1898, 1933.

January, 1995

  The Somerset Herald

March, 1930

Democratic Messenger

January, 1947

The News Journal (Wilmington)

December, 1898

The Courier-News (Bridgewater, NJ)

February, 1933

The Salisbury Times

1965.. The debut of the Soap Opera "Days Of Our Lives" on NBC.

1955.. The average cost of a new car is $1,900. 

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.