Showing posts with label Time Machine Preview. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Time Machine Preview. Show all posts

Friday, June 5, 2020

Time Machine Preview

This Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye:

1981  ..  Accomack outlaws nude beach.

1937  ..  

1965  ..  Pilot John McCain is rescued after his jet trainer crashes at Cape Charles.

2003  ..  Local newspaper columnist Edna Davy Muir writes how food choices aren't what they used to be. 

Friday, May 29, 2020

Time Machine Preview

This Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye..

1937  ..  With teachers salaries averaging less than $1,000 a year Worcester County PTA's are urging the legislature to restore cuts made in 1933.

2011  ..  Completion of a large renovation project at PHS brings editorial kudos to Pocomoke City.

1884  ..  

 1968  ..   Recalling "Top 40" radio for Eastern Shore teens.


Friday, May 22, 2020

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This Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye..

1955  ..  The new J.J. Newberry's opens in Pocomoke City.

1965  ..  Pocomoke City is ready for its Centennial celebration.

1933  ..  Labor is pushing to raise the $13.50 per week pay of construction trade workers to $33.00 weekly.

2002  ..  (Pictures)- Members attend benefit dance for the Marva Theater Performing Arts Theater. 

Friday, May 15, 2020

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This Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye..

2007  ..  It won't happen- Interstate I-99 along Delmarva and the East Coast.

1901  ..  Article covers just about everything that can be said about turn of the century era Pocomoke City.

1938  ..  Anti-gambling drive in Worcester County targets Pocomoke City and Berlin.

1969  ..  Unusually heavy July rains flood Pocomoke City streets.

Friday, May 8, 2020

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This Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye..

2002  ..  Severe storm hits southern Worcester County.

1960  ..  Curt White is the new general manager of WDMV in Pocomoke.

1957  ..  Pocomoke City's mayor is a 40-year railroad veteran.

1915  ..  Dr. Taylor tells how they made Tansy Pudding when he was a boy.

Friday, May 1, 2020

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This Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye..

2007  ..  A rare mosquito-borne virus has surfaced in Worcester County.

1938  ..  The new post office has been dedicated in Pocomoke City.

1916  ..  The celebration of Wilson Day in Princess Anne brings the largest political celebration ever held in Somerset County.

1940's ..  (Picture) The Outten Theater in Snow Hill (originally Mason's Opera House). 

Friday, April 24, 2020

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This Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye..

2010  ..  Four vie for two Pocomoke City Council seats; one incumbent and one newcomer win.

1930  ..  A new ferry service connecting Kent Island and Annapolis is opening.

1954  ..  Dr. Myron Smith is opening an optometry practice in Pocomoke.

1886  ..  A new steamer service from Chincoteague to Ocean City is being eyed with the aim of getting oysters to market sooner. 

Friday, April 17, 2020

Time Machine Preview

This Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye..

1910  ..  It's the first Thursday in August and that means a big day for Worcester County farmers and their families at Public Landing.

1991  ..  The Pocomoke City Council salutes achievements of Pocomoke High's boys basketball team and the math team.

1887  ..  There are Pocomoke City business changes and improvements to report on.

1960  ..  (Picture) Seven Pocomoke firemen are pictured.

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Friday, April 10, 2020

Time Machine Preview

This Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye..

1983  ..  

1849  ..  The most disastrous hurricane in memory sweeps through Worcester County.

1924  ..  Travelers who need directions to Crisfield are advised to ask Pocomoke City residents.

1957  ..  It's a snowy April 13th on the Eastern Shore.



Friday, April 3, 2020

Time Macine Preview

This Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye:

1926  ..  

2006  ..    

1901  ..  (Picture/ad) Farm near Pocomoke for sale.

2008  ..  Pocomoke High School boys basketball caps regular season with a win.

1998  ..  The rebirth of an historic Somerset County home as a Bread & Breakfast.

Friday, March 27, 2020

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This Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye..

1918  ..  Schools, churches, theaters and other crowd-drawing places are closed as "Spanish Influenza" grips the nation and Worcester County.

1852  ..  A visitor to Snow Hill writes his observations of the town and Worcester County.

2006  ..  The National League Of Cities announces Pocomoke City is a finalist for its 2006 Award For Municipal Excellence.

1962  ..  President Kennedy has increased aid for the Eastern Shore coast for storm damage from the March coastal storm. 

Friday, March 20, 2020

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This Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye..

1885  ..  A Baltimore newspaper article paints Pocomoke City as "A Wide Awake Town."

2004  ..  Pocomoke Middle School announces its Teacher Of The Year.

1943  ..  A funding plan for construction of a new elementary school in Pocomoke is approved by the Worcester County Board Of Education.

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1955  ..  The minimum wage is going up to $1 an hour.

Friday, March 13, 2020

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This Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye:

1983  ..  

1849  ..  The most disastrous hurricane in memory  sweeps through Worcester County.

1924  ..  Travelers will depend on Pocomoke City residents for directions to Crisfield.

1960  ..  (Picture) Seven Pocomoke firemen pose for this picture.

Time Machine Preview

This Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye..

1942  ..  132 Worcester County men face an ultimatum: "work, fight, or go to prison."

2004  ..  A petition drive aims to bring to referendum plans to annex land off of Stockton Road in Pocomoke.

1969  ..  Fire destroys a Worcester County mansion on the estate where famed racehorse Man O'War trained.

1919  ..  (Ad)  The two big T.F. Hargis stores in Pocomoke have lots to offer for vacation needs.

Friday, March 6, 2020

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This Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye..

1897  ..   An October hurricane reeks havoc on Ocean City, and Cobbs Island, Va.

1953  ..  Two men find bag of valuable old coins at a road construction site in Accomack County. 

2009  ..  Cypress Park and The Delmarva Discovery Center are benefiting from the work of a group of teenagers from the Pocomoke area.

1908  ..  A Pocomoke shipbuilder has constructed a fishing steamer, a schooner, a sloop, and a yacht this year.

Friday, February 28, 2020

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This Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye..

1921 ..  (Ad) Stop that waste and see the Hot Blast coal range at Matthews & Lankford in Pocomoke.

1935  ..  Local farmers are feeling the effects of a mule shortage on the lower Eastern Shore.

1990 ..  (Ad) Cellular phone service is expanding to the Eastern Shore.

1992  ..  The history of a Worcester County train station is recalled.

Friday, February 21, 2020

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This Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye..

1968 ..  (Group picture) Pocomoke City Explorer Scouts are assisting police at school crossings.

1921 ..  (Ad)  A new exclusively music store is opening in Pocomoke offering a wide range of music products including instruments and repair service.

2007 ..  Worcester County commissioners oppose slots for Ocean Downs.

1938 ..  Special accommodations needed for funeral of Pocomoke man whose weight was well over 500 pounds.

Friday, February 14, 2020

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This Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye..

2004 ..  Tracing Pocomoke City's nautical history.

1972 ..  Somerset County residents recall when Marion Station was the largest shipper of strawberries in the United States.

1922 ..  Railway bridge repair delays Ocean City train service.

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1936 ..  Baseball fans are upset with a price increase for a World Series reserved grandstand seat to $5.50.

Friday, February 7, 2020

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This Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye.. 

1960..  Article on Pocomoke City government positions recalls many names of our active community leaders from that era.

1931..  Making up for lost time- Pocomoke City's Dr. Issac Costen and decades old birth certificates are in the news.

2008..  The Eastern Shore's lame duck Republican congressman backs a Democrat running for the seat.

1942..  Electricity will soon be on its way to Worcester County farm families.

Friday, January 31, 2020

Time Machine Preview

This Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye..

1897..  The young ladies of Stockton are giving their final Leap Year dance.

1954..  Feldman Brothers is opening their new Pocomoke furniture store on Front Street. 

1998..  The fire fighting history of Smith Island, going back to the days of the bucket brigade, is recounted.

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1993..  A letter left in the Oval Office desk from a defeated President for his victorious opponent- "Your success now is our country's success. I am routing hard for you."