Thursday, May 23, 2019

Congrats To Our Neighbor!


Chincoteague Island finished #3 in USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice Travel Awards' Best Coastal Small Town Contest.  A panel of five travel experts partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial 20 nominees and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote.  They are Sandusky OH, Rockport TX, Chincoteague Island VA, Georgetown SC, Bay St. Louis MS, Gulf Shores AL, Southport NC, St. Simons Island GA, Saugatuck MI, and Bayfield WI.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Pocomoke's Early Voting Request

By a 5 to 2 vote the Worcester County Commissioners rejected a request to add Pocomoke City as a second early voting location in Worcester County.

The Dispatch:

Sunday, May 19, 2019

TIME MACHINE: 1922, 1940's, 1957, 1881, 2005.

Sunday, May 19, 2019

November, 1922
 Worcester Democrat

The story behind a 2019 Eastern Shore Of Virginia news story.

February, 2019 Edition of Eastern Shore First

October, 1957

Crisfield Post

September, 1881
Denton Journal (Denton, Md.)

Remembering the Eastern Shore performance of two giants of comedy. Tim Conway passed away this past week at the age of 85. Harvey Korman passed away in 2008. He was 81. They appeared together in Salisbury in April, 2005.

Daily Times (Salisbury)

1970..  Familiar faces and voices are gone from local airwaves during a prolonged strike by WBOC on-air TV and radio personnel.

1960..  The Pirates bring the World Series Championship to Pittsburgh for the first time in 35 years, defeating the Yankees in 7 games.

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.