Thursday, May 9, 2019

MAC Receives Contribution



Buchannan Subaru awarded $5000 to MAC Inc. Wednesday evening. The event was part of a Business After Hours event sponsored by the Pocomoke City Chamber of Commerce. The award is a product of the Subaru Share the Love program which contributes $250 for each Subaru sold to a designated local charity. MAC, or Maintaining Active Citizens, helps elderly residents remain active and independent.
The Share the Love contribution of $3450 was supplemented by an additional donation from Buchannan Subaru of $1550 to make the total $5000.
The photo shows Larry and Cindy Robinson of MAC receiving the checks from Eddie Mears and Christy Frostrom of Buchannan Subaru.

Sunday, May 5, 2019

TIME MACHINE: 2004, 1930, 1921, 1884.

July, 2004


 Somerset Herald

September, 1930

The Evening Sun (Baltimore)

September, 1921

Worcester Democrat

July, 1884

The Democratic Advocate (Westminister, Md.)

Today only three original buildings remain standing on the northeast block of Willow Street in Pocomoke City.  Some senior citizens may remember when in the mid 1900's the building at the left was Peoples Food Market; it was Pocomoke's first self-service grocery, later remodeled as Bill's Foodland. The middle building was the Flax Confectionery store with soda fountain, newspapers and magazines, sporting goods, and toys at Christmas time. The single story building at the right was the Pocomoke City radio studio of WBOC, managed by J. Dawson Clarke. Businesses lined most of both sides of Willow Street between Clarke Avenue and Front Street. Included were two car dealerships, a cleaning and dye works company, an appliance store, county liquor dispensary, and telephone company  headquarters where operators were on duty placing local and long distance calls. The One Room School House was moved to its current location at the corner of Front and Willow Streets in the late 1990's when it was restored as a museum. 

1971.. Disney World opens in Florida.

1962.. Americans fear nuclear war as The Cuban Missile Crisis develops.

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.