Chris Ranck

Assoc. Director- Program and Operations Services

Chris Ranck is Delmarva Public Radio's Executive Producer,  Program Director  and  Automation Engineer.

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On today's program, we talk with David Wheelan of the Talbot Spy about the development of his online publication. In the second half, Randolph George talks about his book, "Memoir of a Skipjack".

Guests: David Wheelan with the Talbot Spy

Randolph George, author of Memoir of a Skipjack

Salisbury University is scheduled to open at regular time on Thursday, March 22.

Liberal leave is in effect. Essential personnel must report. Non-essential personnel must notify their supervisors prior to the beginning of their regularly scheduled shift if they intend to use leave.

Those traveling should use caution, as roads may be slippery following overnight rain and snow coupled with temperatures at or below freezing.

Please monitor local media, and the SU website, Facebook and Twitter pages for any changes, including information on delays or closures.

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a winter storm warning for Wicomico County and surrounding areas from 6 a.m.-midnight Wednesday, March 21.

Although the campus is scheduled to remain open at this time, liberal leave is in effect for non-essential personnel on Wednesday. Personnel must notify their supervisors prior to the beginning of their regularly scheduled shift if they intend to use leave. Essential personnel must report.

Join us April 5th at 7PM for the return of the Cleveland Orchestra led by Franz Welser Most . 2018 marks the Cleveland Orchestra's Centennial Season and their 53rd season of radio broadcasts.

On Saturday, March 31st at noon, The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival returns  for another year. You'll hear old favourites as well as works by living composers commissioned for the festival.

Salisbury University website

Salisbury University's Cultural Calendar week of March 25th, 2018

A Kiss for Gertrude.

Salisbury University recently commemorated the 50th anniversary of what came to be known as the "Cambridge Uprising" on July 24th 1967.

Guests: Dr. Peter Levy- author of The Great Uprising: Race Riots in Urban America During the 1960s

Artura Jackson- Salisbury University Alumna, with the Maryland-National Capitol Park and Planning Commission

Lawrence MacMillan, Philadelphia Police Department Detective

There is a new documentary out called "The Sign" about a controversial historical marker in Salisbury, Maryland. The film will be shown at the upcoming Ocean City Film Festival.

Guests: Dan O'Hare, Executive Producer of he film

Torrez Wise, Director

What better than one Classical Music CD? How about three classical music CD's. Each group of three will include one CD from an artist or featuring a composer you will be sure to enjoy, one you should enjoy and one to challenge you.  Available as a thank you gift for a $75 donation. 

Selections will vary.

In the first half to today's program, we get a taste of some of the performers coming to the National Folk Festival here in Salisbury September 7-9, 2018.

In the second half, a new office is being opened by Mid-Shore Pro-Bono, which provides legal services for those who cannot afford a high priced lawyer.


Caroline O'Hare, local manager of the National Folk Festival