Friday, January 10, 2020

Time Machine Preview

This Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye..

2007..  Scorchy Tawes, "Wandering this Delmarvalous land" reporter, passed away.

1898..  The Pocomoke  mayor and council are pushing ahead for a complete system of waterworks and sewerage for the town.

1967..  (Ad) Beat the '68 new car price increases at Miller-Massey in Pocomoke. (i.e. new Lincoln Continental for $5,805, new Falcon Club Coupe for $1,897.)

1939..  Workmen in Pocomoke have been busy improving the appearances of some Clarke Avenue businesses.

Wednesday, January 8, 2020



When writing the date during this year of 2020 don't do it like this.

Do it like this.

Here's why: (click on link)

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Big Winning Lottery Ticket Bought In Pocomoke

(Daily Times, Salisbury)

A Maryland Lottery player scored big recently after 
buying a scratch-off ticket on the Eastern Shore.
The winning ticket, which yielded $100,000 in 
prizes, was purchased between Dec. 30 and Jan 5
at Goose Creek on Stockton Road, Pocomoke 
City, according to a Maryland Lottery news release.
Just five other players won $100,000 that week after
purchases in Frederick, Hickory, Odenton and

Sunday, January 5, 2020

TIME MACHINE: 1938, 2005, 1900, 1975.

May, 1938
 Baltimore Sun

July, 2005

                                                                                      Daily Times (Salisbury)

Footnote: The article stated that Pocomoke City had some flooding in some of the low parts of town and the water ran off fairly quickly when the rain stopped attributing to the fact that "only" two inches of rain was received in town.  Crisfield received five and a half inches of rain.

February, 1900                                                                             
                                                                                  Peninsula Enterprise

Footnote: The location was the northeast corner of Market and Front Streets. 

October, 1975
                                                                      The Naples Daily News (Naples, Fl.)

1981..  At the movies-

                                                                                          (Salisbury Times)                                                                                                                             

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.