Delmarva Today

Friday morning at 9AM

The Delmarva Peninsula is a rapidly changing place. Development is booming, we are becoming more diverse, and our arts scene is gaining recognition. Delmarva Today explores the issues and people who make living on the Peninsula such a unique place.

Your host, Don Rush, seeks out guests and issues that impact the daily lives of our listeners. How will possible wind power impact your wallet and the environment? Are local bloggers helping or hurting public discourse? Is there a way to balance the desire to preserve our small towns' heritage and encourage economic development?

From Dover to Wallops Island, from the Bridge to the Beaches and everywhere in between, Delmarva Today explores what's happening today and tomorrow in Delmarva.

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Delmarva Today
11:50 am
Fri May 23, 2014

Delmarva Today 05/23/14

What does the future hold for the Class of 2014? Plus a look at Baseball played by 1864 rules in the Mid Atlantic Vintage Baseball League.

Guests: Dr. Rebecca Emery,Career Services Director at Salisbury University

SU student Austin Whitehead, a native of Salisbury who is interning at PricewaterhouseCooper in Baltimore

Chris Nicolo with the Arundel Excelsiors

Jim Oechsler with the Milford Excelsiors

Jeff Puglia with the Milford Excelsiors

Fred Fontz

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Delmarva Today
10:30 am
Fri May 16, 2014

Delmarva Today 05/16/2014

Part two on our series looking at a controversial proposal for redistricting the City of Salisbury.

Guests: Terry Cohen and Tim Spies, Salisbury City Council Members

In the second half, a re-broadcast of an interview with Meredith Ramsey, author of "Community, Culture and Economic Development".

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Delmarva Today
10:46 am
Fri May 9, 2014

Delmarva Today 05/09/14

The Salisbury City Council looks at redistricting proposals with the  potential to change political power on the Crosswords of Delmarva. Also, we look at an effort to help seniors.

Guests: Salisbury City Vice Council Laura Mitchell

Shanie Shields, who represents the majority-minority district created in the 1980's.

and

Pam O'Brien with Partners in Care

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Delmarva Today
10:49 am
Fri May 2, 2014

Delmarva Today 05/02/2014

Former Vlasic pickle plant in Millsboro, DE

Plans to turn a former Vlasic pickle factory into a chicken processing plant near Millsboro, DE could bring

700 jobs to the area, but it also brings controversy and opposition.

Next, the fate of the Great Bay Wind Project. A measure on MD Gov. O'Malley's desk might delay or even kill the project.

Guests:

Cindy Wilton and Jay Meyer, with Protecting our Indian River

Rob Arlett, former chair of the Public Policy Committee for the Sussex County Association of Realtors

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Delmarva Today
9:45 am
Fri April 25, 2014

Delmarva Today: Writer's Edition #11

The Saints of the Streets, by Luisa A. Igloria

Hal Wilson speaks with poet Luisa A. Igloria, author of 13 books including Juan Luna's Revolver and The Saints of the Streets.

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Delmarva Today
10:59 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Delmarva Today 04-11-2014

Dave the Potter by Bryan Collier

The 2014 Salisbury University Children's and Young Adult Literature Festival

Guests:

Dr. Ernie Bond, Professor in the Seidel School of Education

Byran Collier, author and illustrator

Frane Lessac and Mark Greenwood, husband and wife publishing team

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Delmarva Today
9:00 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Delmarva Today: Writer's Edition #10

Poet Sue Ellen Thompson  and an original play- "Tea at Four"

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Delmarva Today
10:40 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Delmarva Today 03/21/2014

Berlin, MD

The town of Berlin, MD has been named "America's Coolest Small Town" by Budget Travel. We speak with Gee Williams, Berlin's Mayor, to see what this town is doing right.

Next, Jeremy Cox stops by to highlight an upcoming series in the Salisbury Daily Times looking at the future  of Salisbury, MD.

Guests: Gee Williams, Mayor of Berlin, MD

Jeremy Cox, Salisbury City Reporter with the Daily Times.

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Delmarva Today
10:38 am
Fri March 14, 2014

Delmarva Today 03-14-2014

Elizabeth's Field, by Barabara Lockhart

Analysis on the recent allegations of CIA spying on the US Senate and a conversation with local author, Barbara Lockhart.

Guests: Salisbury University Professor Michael O'Loughlin

Barbara Lockhart, author of the novel, "Elizabeth's Field".

barbaramarielockhart.com

The book is also available at the News Center in Easton, The Arts Center in Cambridge, and Mystery Loves Company Bookstore in St. Michaels.

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Delmarva Today
9:00 am
Fri March 7, 2014

Delmarva Today 03-07-2014

Salisbury, MD Mayor Jim Ireton

We sit down with Salisbury Mayor Jim Ireton to discuss the long-term pans for revitalizing downtown.

In the second half, an interview with author Sonia Sanchez, who recently visited Salisbury University's Campus

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Delmarva Today
9:25 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Delmarva Today: Writers Edition #9

Hal Wilson chats with Bruce Riedel, a senior fellow the with Brookings Institution  and Director of the Brookings Intelligence Project. He is also the author of several books, including Deadly Embrace: Pakistan, America, and the Future of the Global Jihad.

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Delmarva Today
10:37 am
Fri February 21, 2014

Delmarva Today 02-21-2014

A look at America's Historically Black Colleges and Universities and the life and works of Author Zora Neal Hurston.

Guests: Dr. Anthony Jenkins, VP of Student Affairs and Enrollment with the University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Dr. Clara Small, Professor of History at Salisbury University

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Delmarva Today
3:56 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

Delmarva Today 02-14-2014

For the sweethearts, the sound of the Sweet Adelines .

Guests: Faith Flynn with the Ocean-Bay Chorus in Salisbury.

Gordon Bugby, a pianist who often plays for events at the Dorchester Center for the Arts

Shelly Abbot, who has had a full-time musical career since 1993

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Delmarva Today
10:35 am
Fri February 7, 2014

Delmarva Today 02-07-2014

Taking a look at the adoption of Common Core standards in Maryland.

Guests: Jon Andes, instructor in the Education Specialties Department at Salisbury University

Kelly Stephensen, with the Wicomico Country Education Association

Betty Weller, President of the Maryland State Education Association

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Delmarva Today
10:57 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Delmarva Today 01/24/2014

The impact and debate over the Phosphorus Management Tool

Guests: Kevin Anderson, Grain farmer from Princess Anne, Maryland

Drew Koslow, Biologist clean water advocate with the Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy

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Delmarva Today
10:49 am
Fri January 10, 2014

Delmarva Today 01/10/14

Homelessness on Delmarva

guests: Sisters Virginia Peckham and Marilyn Bouchard with the Joseph House.

John Clisbee with the Talbot Country Interfaith Shelter

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Delmarva Today
3:25 pm
Sun December 29, 2013

Delmarva Today: Writer's Edition #8

Credit Angela Byrd

This week, Harold Wilson sits down with members of the Community Players of Salisbury. In the second half, we hear a radio drama, "The Day Starts at Night", written exclusively for Delmarva Public Radio by Sonia Taitz, author of "The Watchmaker's Daughter".

NOTE: Due to a power outage, we were unable to broadcast this program on air. We plan to re-schedule it on a later date.

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Delmarva Today
10:23 am
Mon December 2, 2013

Delmarva Today: Writer's Edition # 7

Credit Angela Byrd

Hal Wilson chats with Sonia Taitz, author of The Watchmaker's Daughter.

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Delmarva Today
11:20 am
Mon November 25, 2013

Delmarva Today 11-22-2013

The 50th Anniversary of the assassination of President Kennedy and a look at the upcoming Bay to Ocean Writer's Conference.

Guests: Michael O'Loughlin, Professor of Political Science at SU

Dean Kotlowski, SU History Professor

Judy Reveal, past President of the Eastern Shore Writer's Association

Diane Marquette , Local mystery writer

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Delmarva Today
10:28 am
Fri November 15, 2013

Delmarva Today 11-15-2013

The state of Delmarva's food banks and hunger on the Eastern shore. In the second half, we learn about Southern Gospel on the Eastern Shore

Guests: Celeste Savage, with HALO Ministry in Salisbury

Marilyn Neal, with the Salivation Army in Salisbury

Geldon Jones, Principal of East Salisbury Elementary School

and Bernard Ward, with The John Wesley United Methodist Church Men

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Delmarva Today
10:15 am
Fri November 8, 2013

Delmarva Today 11-08-2013

Reactions to the elections of Govs. Chris Christie in NJ and Terry McAuliffe in VA.

Guests: Michael O'Loughlin, Salisbury University Political Science Professor

Dave Parker, Chair of the Wicomico County Republican Central Committee

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Delmarva Today
10:44 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Delmarva Today 11-01-2013

New Crisfield Branch of the Somerset County Public Library

What's next for our  local Public Libraries and a preview of the 2013 Rehoboth Beach Film Festival.

Guests: Ed Goyda, Director of the Lewes Public Library

Andrea Berstler, Director of the Wicomico County Public Library

Tom Hehman, with the Somerset County Public Library

Joe Ballamcio, Rehoboth Beach Film Festival Program Director

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Delmarva Today
10:14 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Delmava Today: Writer's Edition #6

A special Halloween edition this week, with author Mindy Burgoyne author of "Haunted Eastern Shore".

and a performance of W.W. Jacob's "The Monkey's Paw" with the Community Players of Salisbury.

Happy Halloween!

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Delmarva Today
9:42 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Delmarva Today 10-18-2013

Note: This was recorded during our Fall Membership drive

Autism

Guests: Judi Cornette, speech and language Pathologist and Coordinator of Clinical Services at the Benedictine School

Bonnie Larrimore, a parent Educator for Parents Place of Maryland

Crystal Holmn, Executive Director Autism Chapter of the Eastern Shore

2nd half:

John Wesley Wright, coordinator of the voice and opera workshop programs at Salisbury University.

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Delmarva Today
9:30 am
Fri October 11, 2013

Delmarva Today 10-11-2013

A chat with NPR's Jamie McIntyre during his visit to Salisbury University.

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Delmarva Today
9:46 am
Fri October 4, 2013

Delmarva Today 10-04-2013

Caruthers Hall, Salisbury University
Credit Salisbury University

By the end of this year,

Delmarva Public Radio will be moving out of Caruthers Hall and the building itself is set for demolition.

Today,  we discuss the history of this building and the people who worked and went to school here.

Guests: David Ranzan, Salisbury University Archivist

Ruth Bennet, former teacher

Jane Burt,  former student

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DPR Programming Notes
1:06 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

Special Program: A conversation with AARP President Rob Romasco

AARP President Robert Romasco
Credit AARP

Monday September 30th at 6:30PM on WSDL, 90.7

Join Don Rush for a special half hour with AARP National President, Rob Ramasco about the Affordable Care act and the futures of both Social Security and Medicare.

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Delmarva Today
11:47 am
Fri September 27, 2013

Delmarva Today: Writer's Edition #5

http://www.delmarvareview.com/

Hal Wilson speaks with his guests about the upcoming Sixth Edition of the Delmarva Review.

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Delmarva Today
11:30 am
Fri September 27, 2013

Delmarva Today 09272013

Don Rush speaks with Jim Justus Nyamu, founder of the Elephant Neighbours Center in Kenya about his "Ivory Belongs to Elephants" walk.

Elephant Neighbours Center

Ivory Belongs to Elephants Walk

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Delmarva Today
10:48 am
Fri September 20, 2013

Delmarva Today 09-20-2013

The Health Care exchanges under the Affordable Care Act open this month. What does that mean to the average citizen? Also, a federal program called the National Deaf Blind Equipment Distribution is helping people through a program called ICanConnenct.


guests: Matt Celentano of Health Care for All


Mike Pretl- local lawyer and activist


Dr. Mark Edney- a local urologist


Heather Guy- who began losing her sight at age 14


Shannon Write- deal/blind rehabilitation specialist

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