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Maryland writer recognized by NFPW

By | 2017-06-26T13:31:21+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Arts, MWA|

B.B. Shamp, a local author, recently received the first place award from the National Federation of Press Women for her novel Third Haven, A Novel of Deceit. It previously earned the first place award from the Delaware Press Association. (It is available on Amazon, Kindle, and at local bookstores.) Third Haven is a riveting suspense [...]

Vintage Baseball comes to Salisbury

By | 2017-06-26T09:07:29+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Day Trips, News, Pemberton Park, Wicomico County|

Summer and baseball, Wicomico’s 150th birthday and Civil War era history – we have paired them all! On July 9, beginning at 11 am (or thereabouts) you can enjoy it all at Pemberton Historical Park. Vintage baseball is not your usual game. This one is played in an open field, without gloves, with special bats, [...]

Horton to speak at book and wine event

By | 2017-05-16T10:37:57+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Arts, Wicomico County|

For Tom Horton, the Nanticoke River and the Chesapeake Bay watershed have been home for more than half a century. He has, as he puts it, been telling the story of what has been happening here environmentally, warning of its decline, and advocating for restoring and enhancing the area’s special beauty and cultural worth. And [...]

Maryland to list all unclaimed property this month

By | 2017-05-08T16:14:43+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Maryland Government, Press Releases|

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (May 8, 2017) – Maryland: An idyllic land of mountains, beaches, large cities and small towns. It’s the natural habitat of orioles, ravens and terrapins. It’s a state where children can enjoy life in full measure over a long summer, while mom and dad savor a cold Maryland beer at day’s end. This [...]

Mardela Springs gearing up for Westside Heritage Festival

By | 2017-05-01T04:56:43+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Mardela Springs|

On May 13 the folks from Westside Historical Society will open their 29th annual Heritage Festival, and this year there are two reasons to celebrate! Not only is this a chance to once again honor those traditions that have been a part of life in this watershed area of the Nanticoke River, but it’s a [...]

Inaugural Salisbury marathon announced

By | 2017-04-17T11:16:38+00:00 April 17th, 2017|News, Press Releases, Wicomico County|

Salisbury – Mayor Jake Day is excited to announce that the City will host the first SBY Marathon on Saturday, April 28, 2018. In an effort to encourage healthy lifestyles in the community and showcase both the City’s natural and revitalized beauty, Salisbury and its partners have developed a 26.2-mile course which is ideal for [...]

Wine paired with Eastern Shore History

By | 2017-04-11T11:24:43+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Mardela Springs|

Westside Historical Society is proud to announce the return of the popular series of talks by local authors on books they have written about Delmarva. The first of the 2017 Series will be held on April 21, starting at 5pm with a chance to meet and greet the author, at Layton's Chance Winery near Vienna. [...]

Everything You Need To Know About Writing Science Fiction

By | 2017-03-07T12:44:11+00:00 March 7th, 2017|MWA, News|

Author Catherine Asaro will lead the Howard County Chapter of the Maryland Writers Association in a discussion about writing science fiction and fantasy. The talk is from 7-9 p.m. Thursday March, 16 at the Owen Brown Community Center Asaro is the author of more than twenty-five books, including thrillers, SF, and fantasy. Her novel The [...]

MWA Charles County meeting updates

By | 2017-02-27T13:38:33+00:00 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 | 2017-02-12T07:33:12+00:00 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 [...]