Hospice, SU partner for Camp Safe Harbor

SALISBURY – Camp Safe Harbor, a bereavement day camp held at Salisbury University for children ages 6 to 12, became a safe and loving place recently for children to heal and open up about their loss. Coastal Hospice staff and volunteers, as well as staff and students from SU’s Social Work Department, worked together to […]

Event benefits prostate cancer treatment

CAMBRIDGE — The 10th annual David Whitby Memorial Golf Tournament, held at the River Marsh Golf Club in Cambridge on May 14, benefited programs and patients of the Cancer Center at UM Shore Regional Health. Founded by Gary and Janet Wright 10 years ago after Janet’s brother, David Whitby, died from prostate cancer, the tournament […]

Behavioral Health reports to County Council

CAMBRIDGE – Executive Director of Mid-Shore Behavioral Health (MSBH) Katie Dilley reported to the Dorchester County Council on June 19 on her organization’s work over the past year, including its fight against opioid addiction. She said, “MSBH’s mission is to continually improve the provision of behavioral health services for residents of Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen […]

Blackwater Adventures: Love for the Chesapeake

CAMBRIDGE — When Jay and Susan Meredith decided to start Blackwater Paddle and Pedal Adventures in 2002, the tourism industry in Dorchester County was just beginning. The Hyatt Chesapeake Bay Resort had just been built and Blackwater Refuge was becoming a frequent destination for city folks searching for a weekend nature fix. Today, the Merediths’ […]

Tips shared for healthy handheld device use

CAMBRIDGE – Tidewater Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Associates, P.A. announced that June 4-10 was Hand Therapy week; a week established by The American Society of Hand Therapy (ASHT) to raise awareness of the hand therapy specialty among various audiences, including primary care providers, surgeons, referral sources and the public. Hand therapy involves evaluating and treating […]

For All Seasons announces changes in staff

EASTON — For All Seasons introduces their new medical team of adult, child and adolescent, and geriatric psychiatrists. Leading the team is the Medical Director, Brenda C. Scribner, MD. Dr. Scribner moved her psychiatric practice from Pennsylvania to the Eastern Shore in the late 1990s. In addition to running the For All Seasons medical department […]

Coastal Hospice breaks ground on new Stansell House

SALISBURY – Coastal Hospice has received approval from the Maryland Health Care Commission to proceed with construction of the Macky & Pam Stansell House of Coastal Hospice at the Ocean in Ocean Pines and has broken ground on the project. Whiting-Turner is the contractor for the project and will begin construction immediately. The new residence […]

Teams walk all night to fund cancer fight

CAMBRIDGE — This year marked the 22nd anniversary of Relay for Life of Dorchester County, Md.’s fundraising efforts to find a cure for cancer. The group is a nonprofit organization, part of the national Relay for Life movement. “Last year, they raised $85,000” throughout the 2017 calendar year, the relay’s Community Development Manager Ashley Webb […]

Tour the Shore: Guided Kayak Paddles

EASTON — ShoreRivers is taking to the water and invites you to join its annual Tour the Shore guided kayak series on local rivers. ShoreRivers is an environmental nonprofit whose mission is to protect and restore Eastern Shore waterways through science-based advocacy, restoration, and education. Tour the Shore introduces residents and visitors to the local […]

Great Chesapeake Bay Wellness Race is May 12

CAMBRIDGE — The National Mental Health Association has designated May as National Mental Health Month to create awareness about this illness and the possibly disabling consequences of this disease. A way to participate locally and promote good physical and mental health is with the Maryland Department of Health’s Eastern Shore Hospital Center (ESHC) Auxiliary event. […]