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 […]

Program will host informative ‘Tea Times’

EASTON — November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, and Lakshmi Vaidyanathan, MD, wants community members to know that anyone facing a chronic, serious illness can benefit from palliative care. Dr. Vaidyanathan, medical director, UM Shore Regional Palliative Care Program at UM Shore Regional Health; Madeline Steffens, Palliative Care Program coordinator; and Palliative Care […]

UM SRH Hospitals get Magnet designation

EASTON — UM Shore Regional Health’s three hospitals – Shore Medical Centers at Chestertown, Dorchester and Easton – were notified on Sept. 19, they received Magnet® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The Dorchester and Easton hospitals first earned recognition as Magnet® hospitals in 2009 and were re-designated in 2014. Shore Medical Center […]

Above and beyond: ‘Gratitude Gangstas’ spread goodwill

CAMBRIDGE — Fitness, healing and positive community spirit have caught up to the members of the Groove City Trekkers, and might catch up to you. The group’s Gratitude Gangstas are patrolling the streets of the city, giving unexpected gifts to neighbors they meet as they conduct their regular fitness activities. “To kick off the holiday […]

YMCA fundraiser set for Nov. 2

CAMBRIDGE — The Pauline F. and W. David Robbins Family YMCA’s fall fundraising event, “Rollin’ on the River,” will take place Nov. 2. Organizers are hoping for a strong turnout, to help them provide the fun and fitness enjoyed by many in Dorchester County. Branch Executive Director Missy Denault said Friday that the facility last […]

YMCA fundraiser set for Nov. 2

CAMBRIDGE — The Pauline F. and W. David Robbins Family YMCA’s fall fundraising event, “Rollin’ on the River,” will take place Nov. 2. Organizers are hoping for a strong turnout, to help them provide the fun and fitness enjoyed by many in Dorchester County. Branch Executive Director Missy Denault said Friday that the facility last […]

For All Seasons at ‘Dare to Lead’

EASTON — In June, Beth Anne Langrell, executive director of For All Seasons, and Lesa Lee, For All Seasons clinical director, attended Brené Brown’s Dare to Lead™ facilitator certification in San Antonio Texas. Ms. Brown, a research professor at the University of Houston has spent the past two decades studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy […]

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