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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The Trump Administration has decided that Haitians will no longer be eligible  for the H-2A and H-2b guest worker programs. We get local reaction.

In the second half, we gauge opposition to the Trump Administration plans to open up coastal waters to offshore drilling.

Guests: Habacuc Petion, General Manager of WRBY-LP 100.5FM , a lpfm radio station broadcasting in creole

Matt Heim, with the Assateague Coastal Trust

In the first half of today's program, we look at how the new tax cuts will affects Maryland taxpayers. In the second half, we look at how oyster gardening may revitalize the Chesapeake Bay area waterways.


Benjamin Orr, Executive Director of the Maryland Center on Economic Policy

Bob Collins, Program Manager with the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays

Ab Ream, volunteer at the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays

Due to the continuing blizzard conditions and high winds, Salisbury University will remain closed on Friday, January 5. Essential personnel will be expected to report as required.

Please continue to monitor the local media and the SU website, Facebook and Twitter pages for any updates. For the latest about the weather online, visit the National Weather Service website at  and the Weather Channel at

SALISBURY, MD---Salisbury University will be closed Thursday, January 4, at midnight due to the forecasted impact of Winter Storm Grayson. Essential personnel should report to work as scheduled.

All classes and events on campus on Thursday are canceled. Winter term students should log into MyClasses for any special class instructions. SU Art Galleries Downtown is closed on Wednesday, January 3. The Patricia R. Guerrieri Academic Commons closes at 7 p.m. today. Other Wednesday evening activities, including the men’s and women’s basketball games against York College, may continue.

Airs Monday, January 1, 2018, at 11 a.m. on WSCL, 89.5 FM

The Vienna Philharmonic presents its ever popular annual New Year's Day concert from the Golden Hall of the Musikverein in Vienna. You'll hear your favorite waltzes, polkas and more -- a festive way to start off the New Year. Presented by NPR Music.

The program is in two parts The first segment is a discussion of The Eastern Shore Writer’s Association and their premier event The Bay to Ocean Writer’s Conference, known popularly as the BTO with guests Ron Sauder, President of the Association and Loriann Oberlin, Chairperson of the BTO Planning Committee.

The second segment of the program is an encore presentation of the Christmas drama, “The Princess of the Garonne.” The play is set in the South of France, and features actors from the Community Players of Salisbury.

In the first half, Michelle Hughes of the Life Crisis Center speakers about the recent rash of sexual harassment cases against public figures.  In the second half, Wendy Clarke tell us about her new novel, Still Water Bending.

Guests: Michelle Hughes with the Life Crisis Center

Wendy Clarke, author of Still Water Bending

Local columnist Brice Stump has a new book, Working Skipjacks of Deal Island.  In the second half, the battle over pharmaceutical drug pricing has come to Maryland.

Guests: Brice Stump, author of Working Skipjacks of Deal Island

Maryland State Senator Jim Mathias

Vincent DeMarco, President of Maryland Citizen's Health Initiative

Tammy Bresnahan with the AARP

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The annual Wreaths Across America (WAA) escort to Arlington National Cemetery will stop in Salisbury on Thursday, Dec. 14 to join Perdue Farms and its truck drivers in a public wreath laying ceremony.

Happy Holidays from Delmarva Public Radio! We have plenty of special programs to help you celebrate the season.

Christmas Eve

10AM A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols