Museum exhibit honors local baseball

CAMBRIDGE — Cambridge and Dorchester County has a rich history in America’s favorite pastime — baseball. Just installed at the Heritage Museums and Gardens of Dorchester is an exhibit honoring this heritage. From the 1920s through 1949, Cambridge played host to several professional Class D baseball teams. Photos on display include the Cambridge Canners from […]

Smithsonian: Cambridge among Top 15 small towns

“The Smithsonian Magazine recently listed the 16 best town to visit in 2019. Among those listed was Cambridge. The magazine had this to say about Cambridge written by Laura Kiriney. “Located on the shores of the Choptank River and Cambridge Creek along Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Cambridge is known for its rich maritime heritage, as well […]

Police and fire briefs, June 19, 2019

Arrest EASTON — On May 21, 2019 at approximately 1140 hours, members of the Talbot County Drug Task Force assisted by the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office CID, Talbot County Sheriff’s Office Patrol and K-9, Easton Police Department Narcotics Unit, Dorchester County Drug Task Force and MSP Strike Force 7, executed a search and seizure warrant […]

D.C. chefs visit Hoopers Island Oyster Co.

FISHING CREEK — A group of 50 Washington, D.C.-area restaurant chefs rode across the Chesapeake Bay from Solomon’s Island on June 11 for an educational tour of Hoopers Island Oyster Co.’s farm in Fishing Creek The chefs were customers of Congressional Seafood, a leading wholesaler based in Jessup. “Any time we can educate customers as […]

Mace’s Lane Middle School hosts ‘Steptacular’

CAMBRIDGE — On May 18, Mace’s Lane Middle School’s Tiger A.M.B.U.S.H (Ambitious – Motivated – Bold – Motivated – Scholarly – Humble) Step Team hosted the inaugural Eastern Shore Steptacular at Cambridge -South Dorchester High School. This was the first step show that was hosted on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. The gymnasium floor became the battle […]

Grant to prepare SU nurses as clinical teachers

SALISBURY — A team of faculty from Salisbury University’s School of Nursing received a $149,998 planning grant from the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) Nurse Support Program-II to develop and pilot a program to expand the preparation of experienced nurses for clinical teaching positions in Maryland’s nursing programs. Drs. Lisa Seldomridge, Judy Jarosinski and Tina […]

Music Festival returns to Cambridge on June 13

CAMBRIDGE — One of the most unusual and delightful evenings of this year’s Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival will take place in the second week at Christ Church in Cambridge on June 13 at 5:30 p.m. when oboist Peggy Pearson and pianist Diane Walsh join forces in a recital. This pairing of instruments and artists is […]

IRONClub Maryland announces new board members

CAMBRIDGE — IRONClub Maryland – the advocacy organization founded in 2014 by Gerry Boyle and Amanda Fenstermaker to support IRONMAN endurance events in Dorchester County – announced the appointment of six new board members. They are: Dion Bank, Susan Banks, John Burtman, Jason Chance, Natalie Chabot and Emma Diaz. “We are excited to welcome this […]

Preston Automotive Group supports Breast Center

EASTON — Locally owned family business, Preston Automotive Group, once again is giving back to the community as a Tournament Sponsor for UM Memorial Hospital Foundation’s Fifth Annual Sporting Clays Classic event, which supports UM Shore Regional Health’s Clark Comprehensive Breast Center in Easton. The Wilson family’s Preston Automotive Group has been a Tournament Sponsor […]

C-SDHS Band, Chorus win awards

CAMBRIDGE — The band and chorus of Cambridge-South Dorchester High School won the coveted Esprit de Corps award at the recent Music in the Parks Festival held in Hershey, Pa. The award, for which all participating groups were eligible, was presented to the top school who “demonstrated proper social behavior as well as musical behavior/encouragement. […]