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Meet Jasmine Brown, Class of 2017

May 12, 2017
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Pocomoke High alumna will deliver student commentary

Jasmine E. Brown will represent nearly 330 members of the senior class on stage at spring 2017 commencement exercises May 26 when she delivers the student commentary. 

Brown, a member of the Richard A. Henson Honors Program, was the top choice of a panel of five judges who auditioned candidates who applied for the honor. 

The kinesiology major from Pocomoke City said she was shocked when contacted about her selection. 

Home Instead Senior Care

A Worcester County woman was recently named Caregiver of the Year by one of the country's largest in-home senior care service providers.

Gerri Palmer of Ocean Pines, Md., was recently named the Mid-Atlantic Caregiver of the Year by Home Instead Senior Care.

A caregiver on Maryland's Lower Eastern Shore area for over 3 years, Palmer rose to the top among hundreds of candidates for this award, and was among a select number of caregivers who were considered for the national award this spring.

ROCK HALL, Md.--Tokyo born jazz pianist Tadataka Unno pays tribute to his hero, the late Dick Morgan, in a concert with three of Morgan’s sidemen at The Mainstay in Rock Hall, Md., on Saturday May 20 at 8:00 p.m.

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SALISBURY, Md.--Salisbury Regional Airport is hosting Wings and Wheels, sponsored by Piedmont Airlines, on Saturday, May 20th from 8 am to 3 pm to celebrate Armed Forces Day and Aviation Appreciation Month.

“This is a great event for the whole family,” said Airport Manager Dawn Veatch. “We are excited to showcase our airport and invite the community to come out and share our passion for flying.”

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Frederick,, MD (AP) – Maryland State Police say a small plane that entered restricted airspace over the U.S. Capitol and White House Wednesday has landed at Frederick Municipal Airport in western Maryland.
Sgt. William Elliott said the 1977 single engine Cessna set down shortly after 12:30pm.
Police say the plane has been impounded and the pilot is being detained for questioning.
A small plane breached the security zone over Washington earlier Wednesday setting off security alerts across the city.

ANNAPOLIS, MD (AP) – The defense has rested and the jury has been dismissed in the trial of a 19-year-old Anne Arundel County man charged with manslaughter in the death of another teen during a fight at a house party last summer.
On Wednesday, the defense attacked the testimony of a state witness who said he saw the defendant, Jacob Fortney run and jump on the head of 17-year-old victim Jamahl Jones.
Co-defendant Joshua Bradley testified Tuesday that he saw Fortney perform such a kick.

Bishopville, MD (AP) – Nine juveniles face charges of malicious destruction of property following an investigation of a B.B. gun spree in northern Worcester County.
A Worcester County Bureau of Investigations probe revealed that the kids used anything from B.B. guns to sling shots to destroy car and home windows.
The crimes occured on Fridays and Saturdays from February into May.
State police and officers in Ocean Pines and Worcester County have taken more than 35 reports of B.B. gun shootings. The has caused more than $15,000 in property damage.

RICHMOND, VA (AP) – Snipers John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo will stand trial next in Maryland, where six of the 10 slayings in a murderous spree took place.
That was the determination Tuesday of Governor Mark Warner.
44-year-old Muhammad and 20-year-old Malvo face extradition across the Potomac for additional trials in the ambush shootings that terrorized the Washington, D.C. region in the fall of 2002.

ANNAPOLIS, MD (AP) – A key state witness testified Tuesday that a man on trial for the beating death of a Pasadena teenager bragged about the assault afterwards.
Co-defendant Joshua Bradley was testifying under a plea agreement with prosecutors in the trial of 19-years-old Jacob Fortney. Fortney is charged with manslaughter and related offenses in the death of 17-year-old Jamahl Jones, who died from brain injuries he received during a fight last summer.

WILMINGTON, DE (AP) – A Newark auto dealer group has been ordered to stop advetising that violates Delaware's Consumer Protection Laws.
The dealership operates the Martin Honda, Kia, Olds and Mazda car lots in Newark.
The order from Judge Charles Toliver comes after an undercover investigation conducted by the state Attorney General's Consumer Protection Unit.
The state alleges that the auto dealer included false claims in its ads in various Wilmington-area publications.

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) – Pretrial motions are set for next week in Hagerstown for a man charged with beating his 3-year-old daughter to death.
Hagerstown police say Scott Patterson killed Madyson King on October 25 after she knocked over a bucket of mop water. Investigators believe Patterson had been smoking marijuana.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) – Searchers have rescued one of two men who were washed overboard from their sailboat, and they have found the body of the other in the waters of the Atlantic Ocean hundreds of miles off the Virginia coast.
Coast Guard officials say Lochlin Reidy of Woodbridge, CT, was found about 4am about 400 miles east of Virginia Beach after a Coast Guard plane saw a strobe light in the ocean.

DOVER, Del. (AP) – Construction will start in te next few weeks on an addition that will double the size of Dover's Robbins Hose Fire Company.
The second floor of the building on South Governors Avenue will have a kitchen, a workout room, bunks and ofices.
The expansion will cost more than $5,000,000.
Donations are paying part of the cost. Kent County funds and a loan will pay the rest.

(WBOC-TV)

DOVER, Del. (AP) – Construction will start in te next few weeks on an addition that will double the size of Dover's Robbins Hose Fire Company.
The second floor of the building on South Governors Avenue will have a kitchen, a workout room, bunks and ofices.
The expansion will cost more than $5,000,000.
Donations are paying part of the cost. Kent County funds and a loan will pay the rest.

(WBOC-TV)

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