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Sunday, June 10, 2018

Fire In Ocean City

Ocean City Fire/EMS on scene of a kitchen fire at Coins Pub, 28th Street. The fire is contained to an oven area.

Wicomico County Board of Education Is Out Of Control


Do the math. The Wicomico County Board of Education hired 113.51 employees in the last 3 years. Now they are demanding an additional 60.76 employees. If they get their full funding as demanded they will have hired over 174.27 new employees in 4 short years. Where is the success that the additional 114 new employees brought? When are the taxpayers going to demand that the WCBOE cuts its excessive spending spree?

Bill Chambers and Mike Dunn are constantly attacking the Executive and the Council and have become the ring leaders for the BOE's spending spree. They are demanding the Council override the Executives budget and demanding the council lift the Revenue Cap to pay for it. They are intimidating everyone with the upcoming election. 


Mike Dunn was at the council's budget work session on Friday morning taking notes as if to intimidate. Nothing seems to change even after all these years. I watched Mike Dunn and Barrie Tilghman use this very same abuse years ago in City Council Meetings on a regular basis. 

Gay Maryland gubernatorial candidate kisses his husband in ad first aired on Fox News in a move designed to 'p**s off' Donald Trump

An openly gay Maryland candidate for governor has just aired his political advertisement that features him kissing his husband in a move designed to 'p**s off' President Donald Trump.

State Senator Richard Madaleno first aired the 30-second ad on Thursday in the Washington area on the Fox News show 'Fox & Friends', which happens to a favorite of Trump's.

It was also posted on his campaign website and will continue to air across Maryland.

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A Viewer Writes: Taxi service in Salisbury

Dear Mr Culver,

The taxis in Salisbury are horrible. The drivers, for the most part, are inappropriate if you are female. Many of them rip you off from the quoted fare. I have had bad experiences with all the cabs.

Last week, Salisbury Taxi sent me a driver who was an amputee. That would be fine except he didn't have a prosthetic leg and was driving with one foot. The vehicle was not equipped with any devices for a driver with his disability. That's dangerous. Not to mention he was flirtatious and inappropriate. He spoke in a racist and inappropriate manner to my neighbor who is African American.

I have copd and am on supplemental oxygen. Even if you request a non smoking cab, they seem to think non smoking means they put out their cigarette when you get in the car. It's terrible.

Complaining about these practices to these companies is an exercise in futility.

Is there anything that can be done?

Those of us who rely on public transportation would be grateful for anything that can be done.

Thank you for your consideration in this matter.

Breaking News: The Miss America pageant will end its swimsuit competition. "We are not going to judge you on your outward appearance," the chairwoman said.

The Miss America Organization, confronting a harassment scandal, announced on Tuesday that it would end the swimsuit portion, starting with its next pageant in September.

WCSO Press Release - June 6, 2018 (Threat of Mass Violence At School)


Incident: Threat of Mass Violence

Date of Incident: June 5, 2018
 

Location: James M Bennett High School, 300 E College Ave., Salisbury, MD
 

Suspect: Nicholson, Philip Paul, White Male 18 YOA from the 1000 Block of Adams Ave., Salisbury, MD
Narrative: On June 5, 2018, the Wicomico Sheriff’s Office received information that a student identified through the investigation as Philip Paul Nicholson, had posted information on social media threatening mass violence at James M. Bennett High School. Deputies assigned to the School Resource Division (SRO) and the Wicomico County Public Schools initiated an investigation and determined the suspect created the posts on social media. SRO’s also learned numerous victims were in contact with the Salisbury Police Department and made a report regarding the threats of mass violence at James M. Bennett High School. After consultation with the Wicomico States Attorney’s Office, a search warrant and arrest warrant were obtained for the suspect and his residence. SRO Deputies and Salisbury Police Officers executed the search warrant without incident. The suspect was present at the time of the search warrant and was arrested on the arrest warrant without incident. The suspect was held pending a bond review today, June 6, 2018, with a District Court Commissioner. 


Charges: Threat of Mass Violence and Disruption of School Environment

Contractors Picket CarMax For Lack of Pay


As I mentioned in an earlier article, the Sh!t just hit the fan for CarMax. Multiple Contractors will spend the day picketing the used car dealership for building an incredible facility and as they claim, THEY HAVEN'T BEEN PAID. 

Once the public learns how multiple businesses have been treated it will be the final nail in the CarMax Coffin in Salisbury. It's tough enough to survive here on the Shore, BUT THIS, NO PAY! 

More Contractors will be showing up throughout the day and we will be sure to deliver the images to you as they come in. 

Trump calls off Eagles Super Bowl celebration over national anthem debate

The White House will be holding a celebration of the Super Bowl-champion Philadelphia Eagles Tuesday — but without any members of the team.

President Trump said in a statement Monday night that since the entire team refuses to come because of the continuing flap over the national anthem, none of the team members would be welcomed.

“The Philadelphia Eagles are unable to come to the White House with their full team to be celebrated tomorrow,” Trump said in the statement.

“They disagree with their President because he insists that they proudly stand for the National Anthem, hand on heart, in honor of the great men and women of our military and the people of our country. The Eagles wanted to send a smaller delegation, but the 1,000 fans planning to attend the event deserve better.”

The White House is still planning a patriotic celebration for Eagles fans — but without the team.

“These fans are still invited to the White House to be part of a different type of ceremony—one that will honor our great country, pay tribute to the heroes who fight to protect it, and loudly and proudly play the National Anthem,” the president added.

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Another Salisbury Business Is Failing Miserably

Later today we'll deliver some images of contractors picketing CarMax in Salisbury and we'll deliver more details with those pictures. However, an inside source has confirmed that CarMax isn't doing anywhere near what they had hoped and obviously needed to keep their doors open. The Internet is killing their business, so I'm told.

With the information I'll be delivering shortly you'll understand why there's a very good chance they'll be so tied up in lawsuits they certainly won't be able to survive

Yes, You Can Become Addicted to Marijuana. And the Problem is Growing.

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — For as long as most residents can remember, smoking marijuana has been a part of life here. The fact that California legalized the practice in January went practically unnoticed in this quiet town a half-hour’s drive north of San Francisco, where some claim the normalization of America’s marijuana culture got its start.

For Quintin Pohl and countless teenagers before him, smoking pot was a rite of passage. It was a diversion from the loneliness he felt at home when his parents were splitting up and a salve for middle-school angst. It was his entire social life in seventh and eighth grades, when social life is everything.

Even though nearly all his friends were using marijuana and seeming to enjoy it, Pohl said, at some point his marijuana use took a turn he never saw coming: He became addicted.

Many people are unaware of marijuana addiction. But in the public health and medical communities, it is a well-defined disorder that includes physical withdrawal symptoms, cravings and psychological dependence. Many say it is on the rise, perhaps because of the increasing potency of genetically engineered plants and the use of concentrated products, or because more marijuana users are partaking multiple times a day.

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MOSQUITO CONTROL

Salisbury, MD ... County Executive Bob Culver wants to assure the citizens of Wicomico County that Wicomico County Mosquito Control is working diligently spraying to address the increase in the mosquito population. The County has had 17" of rain in the last 4 weeks and this has contributed to the escalation in mosquitos. Due to the wet conditions, trucks are unable to drive off of the hard road surfaces to spray many yards. They also cannot spray when it is raining, however, they are spraying as often as they can and are cycling through all of the routes regularly. Citizens are urged to reduce any standing water locations on their property, such as bird baths, old tires, buckets, flower pots and garbage cans.

Requests for mosquito service may be made by e-mailing mosquito@wicomicocounty.org<mailto:mosquito@wicomicocounty.org>. Please be certain to include your name, address and telephone number.

Salisbury's New Fire Chief

Mayor Jake Day is excited to announce that current Deputy Fire Chief John W. Tull has been named as Salisbury’s next Fire Chief. Tull will replace outgoing Chief Rick Hoppes, who is retiring after 33 years of service to the Department. Tull’s selection was the culmination of a three-week hiring process during which a committee interviewed several qualified candidates from around the country.

Deputy Chief Tull is a lifelong resident of Salisbury and a 1990 graduate of Wicomico High School. Tull earned his Associate of Applied Science in Emergency Medical Services from Wor-Wic Community College and his Bachelor of Science in Fire Science, Summa Cum Laude, from Columbia Southern University.

Tull has been a dedicated member of the Salisbury Fire Department for the entirety of his career beginning as a volunteer Firefighter/EMT and working his way up. His past positions included Engine Lieutenant, Training Captain, Engine Captain, Assistant Fire Chief, and, currently, Deputy Fire Chief. In addition to his work with the Salisbury Fire Department he is also an Emergency Services Instructor for the University of Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute,

I Thought Liberals Kept Saying They Weren't After Our Guns?


GRETCHEN CARLSON: ALLOWING FATTIES TO ENTER MISS AMERICA IS PART OF “CULTURAL REVOLUTION”

An unfortunate choice of words

During her announcement that Miss America would no longer judge contestants on their looks and that “women of all sizes” would be allowed to enter, Gretchen Carlson let slip that the move was part of a “cultural revolution.”

“It’s going to be what comes out of their mouth that we’re interested in, when they talk about their social impact initiatives,” said Carlson, adding, “We’re moving it forward and we’re evolving in this cultural revolution.”

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Indictment of Barbara Pilchard (Animal cruelty, abuse and neglect)


Valor House Moving .......... **Formerly Station 7**

The Valor House Restaurant will be moving to a new location. I will not be renewing my lease. I will be closing June 14th. My new establishment will still be in Pittsville. I will be taking Dave Whites place. I really hope I still continue to have your support, once I'm up and running there. We are under construction, and look to be in there by August. 

Thank you to the ones who have supported me, continue to support me and have welcomed me to this town with open arms. Much love, see you all soon.

Newly-elected Ga. official refuses Bible, takes oath of office on 'Autobiography of Malcolm X'

One of the new council members in one of Georgia’s biggest cities picked Malcolm X over the Bible for her swearing-in.

Mariah Parker was sworn in this week to represent District 2 on the Athens-Clarke County Commission and refused to take her oath of office on the Bible, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.

“They asked if they would like the Bible and I said no. My mother asked if there was a copy of the Constitution around. No,” Ms. Parker told the AJC.

“I wanted Malcolm’s book,” she said, referring to “The Autobiography of Malcolm X,” which, despite its title, was written by Alex Haley after its subject’s assassination by members of the Nation of Islam.

“I think they saw it coming,” said Ms. Parker, who also raised her fist in a black-power salute while taking the oath.

She is a 26-year-old doctoral student at the University of Georgia, in Athens, and won her race by just 13 votes. She campaigned for “bold, progressive leadership in Athens.”

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A Viewer Writes: High levels of lead at Wicomico Schools

Hi Joe,

I’m not sure if you heard or not that East Salisbury Elementary School and Fruitland Primary recently had their water tested and the results came back that there are unsafe levels of lead in the water. A news report claimed that parents of students were notified on Monday but I can tell you that as the mother of a student of East Salisbury I was not notified and to make the situation even worse as of today the students have been allowed to continue drinking the water! I’ve reached out to the principal and the board of ed and am currently waiting for a response. As the mother of a student I thought other parents should be aware of this situation.

Salisbury Maryland Is A Circus


IT’S NOW AGAINST THE LAW IN CALIFORNIA TO SHOWER AND DO LAUNDRY ON THE SAME DAY

The mandatory water conservation standards will be permanent, according to their wording

Governor Jerry Brown is retiring but not before he passes a few draconian laws as parting gifts for California. Two bills were signed into law on Thursday of last week to “help California be better prepared for future droughts and the effects of climate change.”

The mandatory water conservation standards will be permanent, according to their wording, and not just for use in times of crisis. To make a long story short, now that these bills are law, it’s illegal to take a shower and do a load of laundry in the same day because you’ll exceed your “ration.”


HERE’S THE WORDING OF THE NEW LAWS.

Senate Bill 606 establishes a “governing body” to oversee all water suppliers, both private and public and will require extensive paperwork from those utility companies.

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Caption This Photo 6-5-18


The Hawaiian Volcano...

The subject of stopping the Hawaiian volcano has come up.

According to ancient Hawaiian tradition, the quickest way to appease the god PELE and have the volcanic fires stop is to make a human sacrifice into her fires, and according to tradition that needs to be a celebrated leader who was born in Hawaii and held a position of power for 8 years.

Obama has quickly announced he was actually born in Kenya and has the Birth Certificate to prove it.