About Tony Russo

Tony Russo has worked as a print and digital journalist for the better part of the 21st century, writing for and editing regional weeklies and dailies before joining the team that produces OceanCity.com, among other destination websites. In addition to having documented everything from zoning changes to art movements on the Delmarva Peninsula, Tony has written a couple books on beer culture for The History Press. He lives in Delmar with his wife, Kelly and the only of his four daughters who hasn’t moved out. Together they keep their two dogs comfortable. You can follow Tony at on most social media, although he’s meanest on Twitter.

Worcester County receives StormReady Certification

By |2016-12-08T05:51:56-04:00November 4th, 2016|Worcester County|

October 18, 2016, Worcester County joined the ranks of communities throughout the United States that are recognized by the National Weather Service Office (NWS) as StormReady. At the Commissioners meeting, NWS Wakefield Warning Coordination Meteorologist Bill Sammler presented the Commissioners and Worcester County Emergency Services (WCES) Director Fred Webster with StormReady Certification. “The Town of [...]

Franchot warns of phone scam threatening arrest

By |2016-12-08T05:51:56-04:00October 7th, 2016|News|

Taxpayers Advised to Not Respond to Messages  ANNAPOLIS, Md. (October 7, 2016) – Comptroller Peter Franchot warns taxpayers to stay vigilant and safeguard their personal information by being alert to a new phone scam aimed at scaring people into paying money. A taxpayer alerted the agency’s Compliance Division Friday morning that he had received two suspicious [...]

Comptroller’s Office receives anti-fraud award

By |2016-12-08T05:51:56-04:00October 4th, 2016|News|

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (October 3, 2016) – The Maryland Comptroller’s Office has been selected by a national panel recognizing the agency for its work in identifying tax fraud and identity theft. Created by Drexel University and CIO.com, the Analytics 50 Awards selected 50 executives who use analytics to solve business challenges. The Comptroller’s Office was chosen [...]

An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe at the Hammond-Harwood House

By |2016-12-08T05:51:56-04:00September 27th, 2016|News|

Behind a locked wooden door and along the antique staircase of the Hammond-Harwood House hang portraits of the Pinkney family. The Pinkney family lived in the mansion from 1806 to 1811. Their young nephew, Edward Coote Pinkney (1802 – 1828), would have played with his cousins in the grand gardens and elegant rooms. Edward Coote [...]

Swamp Donkey to perform in Berlin

By |2016-12-08T05:51:56-04:00September 6th, 2016|News|

  Free Concert on the Lawn Swamp Donkey will perform electric newgrass at the Berlin Heritage Foundation’s final concert on the lawn this season on Sunday, September 11th at 6:00 p.m. Berlin Main Street will sponsor this free concert on the lawn of the Calvin B. Taylor House Museum at 208 N. Main Street in [...]

Eastwood to rock Downtown Salisbury on 1st Saturday in September

By |2016-12-08T05:51:56-04:00September 1st, 2016|News, Salisbury, Wicomico County|

Salisbury, Md. – Eastwood will headline 1st Saturday 4 to 7 p.m.  Sept. 3, 2016 in Downtown Salisbury, as the event makes its triumphant return to the steps of the Government Office Building. This event is free and all ages are welcome and encouraged. Eastwood consists of Chris Gray on lead guitar and vocals, Chase Jester on drums [...]

The new Crisfield: Start at the museum and go forward

By |2016-12-08T05:51:56-04:00August 19th, 2016|Crisfield, Somerset County|

  Curator Tim Howard talks about how flexible the experience can be at the J. Millard Tawes Historical Museum. The J. Millard Tawes Historical Museum in Crisfield is built around the idea that you can have as much or as little of the experience as you want. Tim Howard, the museum's curator, said [...]

Downtown Salisbury Parking Lots to Close Temporarily

By |2016-12-08T05:51:56-04:00August 17th, 2016|Salisbury|

Salisbury August, 2016 – Municipal Parking Lots 1 and 11 in Downtown Salisbury will close for soil boring tests from 7:00 p.m. Friday, August 19th, until 7:00 a.m. Monday, August 22nd. Vehicles remaining in either lot after 12:00 a.m. Saturday may be subject to towing at the owner’s expense. The general public may park in [...]

The Rackliffe House: Where history and nature meet

By |2016-12-08T05:51:56-04:00August 16th, 2016|Assateague Island, Day Trips, Worcester County|

Even if you don't know precisely what you're looking for, it is easy enough to find the Rackliffe House as part of a larger exploration of the Assateague Island Visitor Center. The house once was part of a plantation tract that took up much of the surrounding area, but time and fortune weren't particularly kind [...]

SU Philosophy program recognized

By |2016-12-08T05:51:56-04:00April 27th, 2016|Salisbury, Salisbury University, Wicomico County|

Delegate Carl Anderton; Senator Jim Mathias; Dr. Joerg Tuske, chair of Salisbury University’s Philosophy Department; and Dr. Maarten Pereboom, dean of SU’s Charles R. and Martha N. Fulton School of Liberal Arts. The Salisbury University Philosophy Department’s Eastern Correctional Institution book discussion program recently received the Friends of Wicomico Public Libraries’ Light of [...]