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

Friday, September 20, 2019

Time Machine Preview

This Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye..

1916.. Pocomoke makes pitch with five reasons to be included in tour of Maryland farms.

2004.. Golden year for an Eastern Shore treasure- The Exmore Diner. 

1965..  Pocomoke considering restructuring its governing body by hiring a town manager, reducing the number of city council members, and increasing the salary of the council and mayor. 

1900..  The era of horseless carriages is rapidly approaching and the expense of keeping such vehicles "will be mere nothing."

Friday, September 13, 2019

Time Machine Preview

This Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye..

1916.. It's said to be the biggest event of its kind in Pocomoke in 50 years, happening at the corner of Second and Walnut Streets. 

1988.. Six new teachers join the staff of Pocomoke Middle School.

1942.. (Ad) A Pocomoke insurance agency is encouraging citizens to acquire War Damage insurance.

1899..  An issue over which town gets a Civil War Monument leads to hard feelings between residents of Accomac and Parksley.

1994.. Baseball players strike and..


Thursday, September 5, 2019

Time Machine Preview

This Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye..

1940.. Hotel/restaurant on the water leaving Pocomoke. 

1937.. Is a modern Eastern Shore highway on the horizon or is it just political talk again?

1994.. Looking at strides Pocomoke has made to conserve energy but work remains.

1891.. A grand masquerade horseback parade is part of "Big Day" plans in Onancock.

Friday, August 30, 2019

Time Machine Preview

This Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye..

1922.. 

1943.. Worcester County sheriff names eight new deputy sheriffs, most will work without a salary.

1898..  Severest hail storm in memory hits Somerset County.

2007..  Pocomoke City woman organizes donation of more than a thousand toys to seriously ill children.

Friday, August 23, 2019

Time Machine Preview

This Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye..

2006.. Their destination is Peru.. another church group from Pocomoke is traveling south of the border to help.

1877..  Making news in Worcester County is a busy month for oyster shippers in Stockton, and a fox hunt.

1948..  


1935.. (Ad) The new Pontiac Standard Six is at Gladding Brothers in Pocomoke.

1919.. Area schools participate in a big athletic event in Pocomoke, preceded by an enthusiastic  parade viewed by thousands.

Friday, August 16, 2019

TIME MACHINE PREVIEW

This Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye..

2006..  A Pocomoke City youth group travels across the border from El Paso, Texas into Mexico to help the poor.

1930..  A forest fire claims over 3,500 acres in Worcester County.

1934..  (Ad) Prices start at $64.50 for a new electric or gasoline Maytag Washer at Harry B. Shaw's in Pocomoke.

1947..  Pocomoke City, Snow Hill, and Berlin have had enough of Daylight Savings Time and are returning to Standard Time before the rest of the state.

Friday, August 9, 2019

TIME MACHINE PREVIEW

Read about it this Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye..

1906..  

2007.. (Picture) Youngsters enjoy the Pocomoke City Block Party.

1937.. Pocomoke's new Munipal Building is nearing completion.

1940.. (Ad) The fish are biting at Greenbackville.

Friday, August 2, 2019

TIME MACHINE PREVIEW

Read about it this Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye..

1938..  


2009.. Small plane crashes near Pocomoke City; local 80-year-old pilot is okay.

1970.. (Picture) Pocomoke brings attention to National Bass Roundup.

1917.. Portion of new stone road from Pocomoke to Westover is opened.

Friday, July 26, 2019

TIME MACHINE PREVIEW

Read about it this Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye..

1935.. Upper Chincoteague Bay is frozen up with thick ice from near Ocean City to the Maryland/Virginia line.

1970.. Pocomoke has a new library.

2001.. An event packed weekend celebrates the 53rd Delmarva Chicken Festival with Pocomoke City the host.

1902.. Improvements are in progress to upgrade telephone service on the lower Eastern Shore.

Friday, July 19, 2019

TIME MACHINE PREVIEW

This Sunday on The Pocomoke Public Eye..


       (The Weather Channel ranks this winter storm as the worst in U.S. history.)

1973.. Three new businesses open in Pocomoke City.

2002.. Fire claims a popular Ocean City restaurant.

Friday, July 12, 2019

TIME MACHINE PREVIEW



This Sunday on The Pocomoke Public Eye.. 


Melody Manor, early 1900's photo.

1971.. Pocomoke City Jr. Womens Club luncheon planners picture.  

1880.. Worcester County's Klej Grange settlement. 

1949.. Ocean Downs opens.

1936..  Pocomoke City's oldest merchant retiring. Some today will remember his son and grandson who pursued medical professions.   

Thursday, July 4, 2019

TIME MACHINE PREVIEW


This Sunday on The Pocomoke Public Eye..

4th Of July celebrations in Snow Hill and Chincoteague in the late 1800's.

A Princess Anne native (b. 1842) with military and law credentials becomes a widely published African explorer.

"Headin' Home" staring Babe Ruth is one of the big attractions in June, 1921 at Pocomoke City's Empire Theater.

People are going about their daily routines on a pleasant spring morning on the Eastern Shore on May 15th, 1996 and then at 1012 a.m.  .........?

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Time Machine Preview

This Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye..

1904.. A young woman from Pocomoke City foregoes a lifestyle of wealth and luxury to move to Philadelphia to join The Salvation Army.

2006.. Consideration is being given to constructing a $136 million ethanol plant near Pocomoke to convert corn to fuel.

1948.. The telephone company is advertising $28 a week starting pay for young women.

1922..  Thousands come to Public Landing for Farmers Day.

1883..  Hungarian laborers are being brought to the Eastern Shore of Virginia. 

Friday, June 21, 2019

TIME MACHINE PREVIEW

This Sunday here on The Pocomoke Public Eye:

1971.. It's a state championship title for to the Pocomoke High School boys basketball team.

1943.. "Unusual and unexplained" is an appearance in a mirror at Captain Sterling's home in Crisfied.  

2004.. A look at the balance between progress and tradition on the Eastern Shore.. now 15 years later it still gives food for thought today.
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Thursday, June 13, 2019

TIME MACHINE PREVIEW

Read about it this Sunday:

1955.. A Pocomoke/Snow Hill consolidated high school is being considered.

1971.. Three Pocomoke High School students receive Outstanding Teenagers Of America honors.

1942..  Word War II concerns are at our door steps with the lower Eastern Shore under blackout orders as a deterrent to aiding enemy aircraft.

1973..  Who do you know or remember? The "Pocomoke Socials" column has lots to report.

Friday, June 7, 2019

TIME MACHINE PREVIEW

1878..  "a great social sensation" describes the public's interest in the marriage of two high standing members in Pocomoke City society.

It's one of the articles you can read here this Sunday along with items from 1990, 1849, 1950's, and 1938.

Friday, May 31, 2019

This Sunday's "TIME MACHINE"

1937..  A shocking development brings an abrupt ending to a baffling Worcester County murder case.

1918.. Search for "slackers" is on in Worcester County.

1893.. It's a peaceful time over in old Snow Hill.

2009.. A picture flashback to a children's Princess Tea Party in Pocomoke City.

Newspaper archives of local interest journey to your digital device on The Pocomoke Public Eye.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Pocomoke City, 1942.


An extensive article written about Pocomoke City in 1942 transports us back to our town in that former era. See the full article this Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye. 



Saturday, October 13, 2018

TIME MACHINE PREVIEW...

It's 1901 and speculation about finding oil in the grounds of Worcester County is becoming quite serious.  It's one of the old newspaper items you can view this Sunday here at The Pocomoke Public Eye.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

On This Sunday's Time Machine...

Salisbury Times

Quite a character was the Eastern Shore's Americus Baker. Read about his colorful life this Sunday here on The Pocomoke Public Eye.