Childhood hunger affects many in county

CAMBRIDGE — This is Childhood Hunger Awareness Week, the local volunteer group Meals til Monday announced. The organization collects and distributes bags of nutritious food to many students in Dorchester County. “There are over 1,000 food-insecure children in Dorchester County Public Schools,” a statement from the group said. “Meals til Monday helps nearly half of […]

Aging simulation class is offered

CAMBRIDGE — As a community service, AHEC and the ESHC Auxiliary are offering a session of ASST training on Jan. 22, from 9-11 a.m. and “Ethics for Social Workers” from 11 a.m.-noon at the Eastern Shore Hospital Center, 5262 Woods Road in Cambridge. ASST is based on the success of the GAIT (Geriatric Assessment Interdisciplinary […]

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

CAMBRIDGE — Members of the Dorchester County Council have proclaimed January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month. The move on Jan. 8 addresses an issue that has received increased attention nationally and locally in recent years. In reading the proclamation, Member Lenny Pfeffer (Dist. 4), said, “Maryland has one of the highest rates of human trafficking […]

Recreation and Parks activities

UPCOMING EVENTS The Dorchester County Recreation and Parks will offer the following activities: For more information call 410-228-5578 or visit on-line @ dorchesterrecreation.org PEE WEE BASKETBALL There is a limit of 40 participants The Dorchester County Recreation and Parks Board will offer a 5-week PEE WEE BASKETBALL CLINIC for ages 5 – 8. This is […]

Shore Health buys land at Cambridge Marketplace

CAMBRIDGE — On Dec. 16, University of Maryland Shore Regional Health (UM SRH) achieved another milestone toward enhancing health care services in Dorchester County with the purchase of 9.23 acres in Cambridge Marketplace at Ocean Gateway (U.S. Rt. 50) and Woods Road for construction of a new health care campus. At the site, UM Shore […]

ACE offers training for Mid Shore educators

EASTON — Along with Maryland’s ACE Interface Cohort, For All Seasons and CASA of the Mid-Shore are partnering to train residents on the Mid Shore about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in hopes of helping communities to understand how trauma in young children may affect their physical, emotional, and mental health later in life. The trainings […]

Internist pays $177,686 to settle allegations

BALTIMORE — Noman Thanwy, M.D., an internist in Cambridge, associated with the medical practice known as M.S. Shariff, M.D., P.A., has paid the United States $176,686 to settle allegations that he submitted false claims to the United States for medically unnecessary autonomic nervous function tests and vestibular function tests. The settlement agreement was announced Dec. […]

Recreation and Parks posts activities

The Dorchester County Recreation and Parks will offer the following activities. For more information call 410-228-5578 or visit online, at www.dorchesterrecreation.org. PEE WEE BASKETBALL CLINIC There is a limit of 40 participants. The Dorchester County Recreation and Parks Board will offer a 5-week PEE WEE BASKETBALL CLINIC for ages 5 – 8. This is an […]

Maple’s Turkey Trot benefits fitness, causes

CAMBRIDGE — Maple Elementary School got the holiday off to a running start with the annual Turkey Trot race on Tuesday. The event not only raises money for local causes, it also aims to get young children on track for fitness and fun on sports teams. Cambridge-South Dorchester’s cross country team was there to help […]

Warm up for winter at DCS Senior Centers

CAMBRIDGE — Several new events are slated at both the Cambridge and Hurlock Senior centers giving folks aged 60 and older opportunities to be with others, have fun and learn a little something along the way. Science has proven isolation can lead to an increase in health issues and depression. During the winter months some […]