McIntire to speak at Carroll County MWA meeting

By | February 27th, 2017|Carroll County|

Eileen McIntire, MWA President and author of Shadow of the Rock and In Rembrandt's Shadow, will speak on historical research on Saturday March 11, at a meeting of the Carroll County Chapter of MWA. The meeting will be held at the Finksburg Library, 2265 Old Westminster Pike at 1 pm. Contact joellecjarvis@gmail.com Eileen’s two historical novels involved extensive research, [...]

MWA Charles County meeting updates

By | February 24th, 2017|Charles County|

Neal Dwyer, Professor of English at the College of Southern Maryland, was the guest speaker at the MWA Charles County chapter meeting on February 15. Professor Dwyer discussed his extensive work in with writers in Northern Ireland, focusing on storytelling and reconciliation, particularly the role stories play in peace building, and trauma recovery.

Two Coastal Hospice volunteers surprised with Jefferson Awards

By | February 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|

SALISBURY, MD — Feb. 7, 2017 –  Two long-time Coastal Hospice volunteers are recipients of the 2017 Jefferson Awards. WBOC-TV’s Maxine Bentzel presented the awards to the volunteers at surprise ceremonies in December and January, and will air stories about the recipients during February and March. Coastal Hospice volunteer Kevin Hughes received his award at [...]

Maryland Writers Association meetings

By | February 6th, 2017|Arts, Charles County|

Charles County meeting Neal Dwyer, Professor of English at the College of Southern Maryland, will be the guest speaker at the Maryland Writers Association Charles County Chapter's monthly meeting 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday Feb. 17 on  College of Southern Maryland La Plata Campus, BI Building, Room 214. Neal will discuss his extensive work in with writers [...]

Franchot warns of W-2 phishing scam

By | February 4th, 2017|News, Press Releases|

School districts, Tribal casinos, Chain Restaurants, Temporary Staffing Agencies, Healthcare, Shipping and Freight industries Now Being Targeted ANNAPOLIS, MD (February 3, 2017) – Comptroller Peter Franchot is warning taxpayers about a W-2 phishing scam targeting schools, restaurants, hospitals, tribal groups and others. The Comptroller said his agency and Internal Revenue Service are alerting employers that [...]

Franchot opens new tax center in Salisbury

By | January 24th, 2017|News, Press Releases|

Coinciding with the start of the 2017 tax season, Comptroller Peter Franchot hosted a grand opening ceremony Monday, Jan. 23, in Salisbury for the agency’s first remote customer call center to assist taxpayers. Located opposite the existing Salisbury Branch Office at Sea Gull Square, the new call center will enhance the agency’s ability to assist taxpayers [...]

The Ten Underrated Actors and Actresses You Should Be Paying Attention To

By | January 24th, 2017|Arts, Movies, News|

10. Blake Lively Lively began her acting career at the ripe young age of 10 and has spent most of her life acting. Besides appearing as Serena in the main cast of Gossip Girl, her film roles have been rather minimal. While she was gaining more publicity from her marriage to Ryan Reynolds, her roles [...]

Coastal Hospice seeks volunteers for patient care and grief support

By | January 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|

SALISBURY, MD – Jan. 12, 2017 – As part of the services they provide, Coastal Hospice & Palliative Care offers volunteer support to patients and their families while the patient is in hospice care and also following their passing. The hospice is seeking volunteers to provide patient care and family grief support in the four Lower [...]

Netflix Is Rife with Misfortune This Friday the 13th

By | January 17th, 2017|Arts, Movies|

It is with the utmost misfortune that Netflix has decided to release it’s newest addition, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, on this most ironically dreadful day. Fair warning readers: if you are reading this in hopes of finding a new series to occupy your time, then stay away from this series. If you [...]

Winter Watermen’s Festival slated for Jan. 21

By | January 12th, 2017|Day Trips, Delmarva Discovery Center, Worcester County|

Please join us as we celebrate Delmarva’s rich heritage of working watermen. This family-friendly event will feature demonstrations, interactive exhibits, children’s activities, local seafood, and round-table discussions. Children can help make a bamboo raft for Mac & Tuck, our North American River Otters. Members are free, adults $10, children $5 Please call 410-957-9933 or email [...]