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Victims Identified In Apparent Murder-Suicide In Maryland: State Police

Police have released the names of two men - believed to be related - involved in an apparent murder-suicide in Maryland, authorities announced. Princess Anne residents Richard Cantrell III, 35, and Michael Jarman, 61, were pronounced dead inside their Somerset Country home in the 32000 block of West Post Office Road in Princess Anne at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 5, according to officials.
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Police Confirm Deaths of Stepfather and Stepson in Somerset County the Result of Apparent Murder-Suicide

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. – Maryland State Police confirmed Wednesday two men found dead yesterday were a stepfather and stepson who died in an apparent murder-suicide. According to Police, the victims are Richard Cantwell III, 35, and Michael Jarman. 61, both of Princess Anne. The two men were found dead from apparent gunshot wounds inside their West Post Office Road home around 4:30 pm Tuesday. Cantwell, is the stepson of Jarman.
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Search continues for Easton homicide suspect

EASTON — The search continues for Jalyn Barney, the 21-year-old suspect in the Sunday murder of an Easton resident, police said. As of Tuesday evening, detectives from the Easton Police Department had not yet located Barney, who is being sought out in connection to the murder of his uncle, 42-year-old George Sheridan Barney.

Officials: Murder suspect dies in Delaware prison medical unit

DOVER, Del. - Delaware officials say a man who was charged with murder last month has died in prison. Department of Correction officials said Tuesday that 57-year-old Michael A. Klein died at Sussex Correctional Institution on Monday. Authorities say Klein was being housed in a prison medical area and was...

Don’t Reach for Just Any Peach

At T.S. Smith & Sons, generations have been accompanied by change, yet pride in the product remains the law of the land. Interview by Ian Post | Photography by Pamela Aquilani. Right along Route 13 in Bridgeville, some of the Peninsula’s best peaches can be found at Delmarva’s oldest commercial apple orchard, T.S. Smith & Sons. With his market, vintage trucks, you-pick fields and playground area surrounded by hundreds of acres of farmland, owner Charlie Smith and I talked about his family’s historic orchard. While some Sussex friends may know T.S. Smith & Sons for their annual participation in the Apple Scrapple Festival, Charlie clearly prides himself on the quality of his family’s peaches.

Maryland State Police identify victims in Princess Anne double shooting

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. – Maryland State Police have identified two victims in an apparent murder-suicide that happened Tuesday afternoon in Princess Anne. At around 4:30 p.m., troopers at the Princess Anne Barrack responded to a reported shooting at a residence in the 32000 block of West Post Office Road. Troopers found the victims, identified as 35-year-old Richard Cantwell III and 61-year-old Michael Jarman, both suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Judge Rules Fenwick Island Must Allow Low Speed Vehicles Again

FENWICK ISLAND, De. - Fenwick Island's ban on low speed vehicles like golf carts has been overturned by a Delaware Chancery Court judge. The town's ordinance to ban LSVs stood for just four months. A Chancery Court judge in Georgetown ordered a restraining order against Fenwick's ordinance that banned low...

Shoge helps launch Easton-based consulting firm

EASTON — Sam Shoge of Chestertown and Ross Benincasa have launched Rivers & Roads Consulting. According to a news release, Easton-based Rivers & Roads is a regional economic and community development consulting firm focused on projects that help strengthen and revitalize communities. Shoge and Benincasa have a combined 22...

Easton High “It’s Academic” Team Wins Academic Invitational

The Easton High’s It’s Academic Team placed 1st out of eight teams in the Eastern Shore Academic Invitational held at Wor-Wic College in Salisbury. Each match consisted of four rounds including toss-up questions, bonus questions, a category round, and “stump the experts” questions (more difficult toss-up questions). The Eastern Shore high school teams that participated were Easton High, Stephen Decatur, Parkside, Wicomico High, Perryville, Pocomoke, Salisbury Christian, and Salisbury School. Easton finished with an undefeated record!

Salisbury University’s $75M 'We Are SU' Campaign Comes to an End

SALISBURY, Md. - Following three years of the public phase of friend-raising and fundraising, Salisbury University and the SU Foundation, Inc., have surpassed the $75 million goal for “We Are SU: The Campaign for Salisbury University,” the largest such initiative in campus history. In all, the campaign raised...

Two Easton Artists Exhibit in First of Its Kind Show in San Francisco Area

Women artists across the US have enjoyed increasing chances to collaborate even though they may be separated geographically. The internet has allowed them to communicate with other artists around the world, and the explosion of workshops for the Boomer Generation has been another factor in forging friendships. Easton artist Nancy...

“Wake Up…We Need Everybody” on View at Adkins Arboretum

The piercing, orange-red eyes of a sharp-shinned hawk stare right into your own eyes in Anna Harding’s exhibit, Wake Up…We Need Everybody. In her exquisite drawings on view through Sept. 3 at the Adkins Arboretum Visitor’s Center, this Easton artist uses her skills as a botanical artist to portray some of the many plants and animals indigenous to Maryland whose existence is at risk due to human activity. There will be a reception to meet the artist on Sat., July 9 from 2 to 4 p.m.

Women Make an Impact in the 2022 Chesapeake Film Festival

Women of Impact is the dominant theme of the 2022 Chesapeake Film Festival in honor of women who make films and women about whom films are made. The CFF hybrid festival is LIVE September 30 through October 2 in Easton, MD, and VIRTUAL October 3 through 9 for FREE for audiences around the world.
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Make a Trip to Xanadu

The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu is Peter Sellers’ last film. Xanadu is Gene Kelly’s. When both were released on August 8, 1980, I recall being in a very new multiplex in a Salisbury, Maryland mall trying to pick which to watch. I saw Peter Sellers on one poster; I saw Olivia Newton-John on the other. (I knew nothing about Gene Kelly until An American in Paris entered my late teens.)