Peace in the Park Event This Saturday in Salisbury
SALISBURY, Md.- In observance of the annual United Nations International Day of Peace, the public is invited to attend "Peace in the Park," being held from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. this Saturday, Sept. 22, in the Salisbury City Park near Ben's Red Swings.
According to event organizers, many different faith and civic groups have been invited to participate in a local celebration for peace. The public is invited to join in the celebration, bring a picnic, meet new and old neighbors, as well as participate in the peace-related activities and live music, drum circles and peace walk.
Some of the churches/religious groups participating include Asbury United Methodist Church, Baha'i Faith, Wesley Temple UMC, Community of Joy Church of the Brethren, St Alban's Episcopal and St. Peters Episcopal, Salisbury Friends Worship Group, Wicomico River Friends and Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Salisbury. Habitat for Humanity of Salisbury, Salisbury University's Center for Conflict Resolution, the National Peace Alliance and Salisbury Urban Ministry, Mayors for Peace/Hiroshima Peace Culture Foundation, Maryland Veterans for Peace, Healthy U, Camp Odyssey will also be there, along with several other community groups.
For more information call Lou Rimbach at (410) 742-4982.
Saturday, May 18 2013 10:19 AM EDT2013-05-18 14:19:20 GMT
DELMAR, Del-This week WBOC has been following the discussion about adding two more casinos in Delaware; one of them being in Sussex County. A house committee in the First State put a plan for two moreMore
This week WBOC has been following the discussion about adding two more casinos in Delaware; one of them being in Sussex County. A House committee in the First State put a plan for two more casinos temporarily on hold.More
Saturday, May 18 2013 10:27 AM EDT2013-05-18 14:27:28 GMT
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP)— Powerball officials say the jackpot has climbed to an estimated $600 million, making it the largest prize in the game's history and the world's second largest lottery prize. LotteryMore
A little more than a year after three tickets split a world-record lottery prize, the jackpot for Saturday's Powerball drawing was nearing historic territory.More
Two Ocean City brother, Samir and Basel Ramadan, are behind bars. Federal officals say the two are ringleaders of a cigarette smuggling ring that netted millions. Police have arrested 15 people in this case - and now they're trying to find out where is all the money. As WBOC's LeAnne Matach reports, neighbors of the two brother say they are shocked that something like this was happening in their community.More