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Pillner, Lopez to be honored

Gerina Piller and Nancy Lopez will be honored on Thursday at Goddard High School at 2 p.m. in the Goddard Theatre. Goddard is the only high school in the United States or Europe to have two former students play on the Solheim Cup Team. There will be a meet and greet followed by a question and answer

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-10-16 22:59:27

Energy summit highlights oil and gas industry; Shale oil development helping US gain upper hand over OPEC

That was the word given to people attending the 2017 Carlsbad Mayor's Energy Summit held Monday at the Walter Gerrells Performing Arts Center in Carlsbad. The opening speaker was Robert McNally, founder and president of The Rapidan Group, an independent energy consulting and market advisory firm bas

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-10-16 23:59:03

Roswell Jazz Festival announces schedule

Welcome to Jazz About Town! Monthly installments will be covering a wide variety of jazz related topics. We plan to keep you informed about the music's colorful history, the lives of its important creators, composers and performers and information about recordings. We will periodically list local an

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-10-15 06:01:58

'Double hanging' in Lincoln County; After realizing convicted murderer is not dead, crowd draws unconscious body from coffin and hangs him a 2nd time

The old Casey home in Lincoln County. According to accounts, Robert Casey, a prominent citizen in Lincoln County, was murdered in 1875 by William Wilson for a debt of $8. Casey claimed he did not owe Wilson the money. (Photo courtesy of the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico) When imagining

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-10-15 06:02:41

Makowski's secret to life: Seek the good; Longtime firefighter is in the US Navy Firefighters and EMS Hall of Fame

After a career as a firefighter all over the world, Gerry Makowski was inducted into the U.S. Navy Fire Fighters and EMS Hall of Fame. The award was given to Makowski by Roswell fire chief Devin Graham on Sept. 30. (Submitted Photo) Gerry Makowski has spent most of his 84 years looking for what's ri

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-10-14 23:40:26

Mexican government seeks to help its citizens through mobile consulate

People line up early Saturday morning outside the Roswell Adult and Recreation Center on North Missouri Avenue to receive official documents, legal advice and other services from the Consulate General of Mexico. (Lisa Dunlap Photo) The hour was early for a weekend but a line was already forming 7:30

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-10-14 23:32:47

Hundreds of people walk to honor, raise awareness

Participants wave flowers at the start of the Walk to End Alzheimer's southeastern regional event Saturday morning that began in downtown Roswell at the Pioneer Plaza. (Lisa Dunlap Photo) The two-mile walk took people north to the New Mexico Military Institute overpass bridge and back downtown. Adri

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-10-14 23:37:00

Wildfires, now up to 100 miles wide, threaten more wineries

Firefighters walk along a containment line as a wildfire burns Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, in Sonoma, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) SONOMA, Calif. (AP) - The California wildfires raced toward wineries and the historic town of Sonoma on Saturday, chasing hundreds more people from their homes and

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-10-14 19:05:25

Mayor on upgraded planetarium: 'Where art meets science'

Area youth enjoy some outdoor activities at the event marking the reopening of the Robert H. Goddard Planetarium, which had been closed to the public since July for major renovations of the interior and its projection system. The project cost about $380,000 and has been funded by individuals, local

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-10-14 23:34:15

Principal says dual-credit courses benefit community

"I always talk about that we are kind of 'hope dealers' here in secondary schools," says Porter Cutrell, principal of Early College High School and University High School. Dual-credit courses often provide hope to students, according to Cutrell. (Lisa Dunlap Photo) Walk with Principal Porter Cutrell

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-10-14 23:38:44

Global finance leaders warn against complacency

White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump accompanied by World Bank President Jim Yong Kim speaks at the forum Taking Women-Owned Business to the Next Level, on the sidelines of the World Bank/IMF annual meetings in Washington, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) WASHINGTON (AP) - Gl

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-10-14 18:21:20

WRUS plans open house for Wednesday

CENTREVILLE - Wye River Upper School is hosting an admissions open house on Wednesday, Oct. 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. The event is being held on the school's campus at 316 S. Commerce St., Centreville. Students and staff will present information on the Wye River Experience. Wye River serves students from

MYEASTERNSHOREMD.COM - 2017-10-17 06:15:00

Dual enrollment up at Chesapeake College

WYE MILLS - Natasha Panduwawala and Devon Tyler are two of the hundreds of Mid-Shore high school students taking college courses this year through Chesapeake College's dual enrollment program. Spring semester registration for Chesapeake College dual enrollment courses begins this month. Typically, s

MYEASTERNSHOREMD.COM - 2017-10-16 18:00:00

Bingo to benefit service dog for young man

TRAPPE - A upcoming benefit bingo aims to help a young man from Trappe to acquire a much needed service dog. Jesse Shorter, a 13-year-old boy from Trappe, has been diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Autism and high anxiety, along with several other diagnoses. "Getting a service dog is th

STARDEM.COM - 2017-10-17 09:00:00

Van Hollen Opens Eastern Shore Office

CAMBRIDGE - United States Senator for Maryland Chris Van Hollen opened his Eastern Shore office in Cambridge on Tuesday, Oct. 10. The office is located at 204 Cedar Street, Suite 200C. Melissa Kelly, Eastern Shore Regional Director for Van Hollen, will be running the office, which is responsible for

STARDEM.COM - 2017-10-16 19:19:00

East New Market man convicted on multiple sex offense charges

DENTON - Erik Pernell Carroll of East New Market was convicted on multiple sex offense changes in Caroline County Circuit Court. According to the Caroline County Office of the State's Attorney, Carroll was convicted of two counts each of third-degree sex offense, second-degree child abuse and sex ab

MYEASTERNSHOREMD.COM - 2017-10-16 19:58:00

Van Hollen touts STEM programs while visiting Talbot schools

EASTON - U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen paid a visit to Easton Middle and High schools Oct. 10 to learn about comprehensive education and the way Talbot County Public Schools focuses on a STEM education for all their students. STEM is a curriculum based on the idea of educating students in four specific

MYEASTERNSHOREMD.COM - 2017-10-17 07:30:00

Vintage Mustang helps scholarship fund

ST. MICHAELS - A shiny, cherry red 1965 Ford Mustang convertible has new, happy owners thanks to the St. Michaels Rotary Club. Adam and Heidi Stark of Easton were the lucky winners in the club's annual car raffle. The Mustang is truly exceptional, fitted with a 289 "A Code" V8 engine that packs 225

STARDEM.COM - 2017-10-16 10:30:00

Tillerson says his manhood remains intact despite Trump's Twitter outburst, Corker claim

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson backpedaled Sunday from President Trump's announcement Friday that he would de-certify the nuclear deal the Obama administration negotiated with Iran. Instead, Tillerson told CNN's Jake Tapper that the administration's fix to the deal may be a "secondary agreement,"

DELMARVA NOW - 2017-10-15 15:45:33

How World War I helped create the Selective Service system

Following the U.S. declaration of war against Germany on April 6, 1917, it became apparent that a large army would have to be created almost from scratch. It was believed that the U.S. needed an army of 1 million men in order to make a significant contribution to the war effort (ultimately the U.S.

DELMARVA NOW - 2017-10-15 09:00:02