Not Letting the Hurricane Crisis Go to Waste

Miami mayor Tomás Regalado and MSNBC’s Ali Velshi are looking beyond the suffering that Hurricane Irma caused in Florida. It’s “an opportunity” to talk about climate change. “This is something that needs to be addressed. If Washington doesn’t want to do it, we will do it by ourselves,” said Mayor Regalado. The mayor is one […]

Fireworks safety from an expert in the field

Phantom Fireworks hopes everyone enjoys a wonderful family Independence Day holiday, and, if you use consumer fireworks, please use them safely.  There is no good consumer fireworks experience if it does not emphasize safety first.   Phantom advises everyone to follow the safety rules, obey the fireworks laws where you are using them and have […]

Maryland’s Veterans Affairs chief responds to U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs assessment on the ‘State of the VA’

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dr. David J. Shulkin recently delivered the first “State of the VA” address to highlight the progress the Department is making, while clearly stating the challenges it faces.  Let this message serve as a “State of the VA Maryland Health Care System” address to explain how we ensure our Veterans receive […]

Protecting a bay dinosaur

There’s an ancient fish in our Chesapeake Bay, and it’s threatened with extinction on our watch.   That’s right: A local fish — the Atlantic sturgeon — survived Ice Ages, just to become endangered millions of years later by poor water quality, destruction of its habitat, and overfishing. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries […]

Princess Anne Street Fest set

PRINCESS ANNE — The Princess Anne Chamber of Commerce hosts the annual Street Fest in downtown Princess Anne this Saturday, May 6 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Featured will be music and food, crafts, vendors, a car show, games and activities for children to include the popular children’s “train” ride and a bounce house […]

Occupational Therapy Month a time to educate, celebrate improving people’s lives

The journey to independence after an illness or surgery presents many different challenges in everyday life.  A stroke victim may not be capable of buttoning their shirt or brushing their teeth while a patient recovering from a hip replacement struggles with getting from the bed to the chair and back again. This is when occupational […]