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. […]

Fashion Show set for May 8

CAMBRIDGE — The Auxiliary of Dorchester General Hospital’s Robin Hood Shop has announced a special event, open to the public, to help locals celebrate spring and start thinking about “what to wear” in the warmer weather expected in the coming months. According to Cathy Gullion, shop manager, the event, set for 12:15, May 8 at […]

Distribution complete of meal kits

ANNAPOLIS – The Hogan administration April 4 announced the completion of an initiative first announced in late February to bring approximately 500,000 surplus shelf-stable meal kits to Marylanders in need. Through a partnership between the Maryland Department of General Services (DGS), the Governor’s Office of Community Initiatives (GOCI), and the Maryland Department of Housing and […]

Kidney Walk set for May 6 in Salisbury

SALISBURY – The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) Serving Maryland and Delaware will hold its 11th annual Salisbury Kidney Walk on May 6, at WinterPlace Park. The event will have the support of Cambridge couple Kim and Wallace Burton, who have a good reason to support the NKF – nine years ago, Mrs. Wallace donated one […]

Cephas asks council to vote in favor of House Bill 1744

HURLOCK — In Mayor Michael Henry’s absence, Hurlock Council President Charles Cephas led the March 26 town meeting. He gave council members a pictorial progress report on the North Dorchester High School replacement for their review and said a full project report is tentatively slated for an April council meeting. Councilman Cephas noted the state […]

Annual event will support Breast Center

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EASTON — University of Maryland Memorial Hospital Foundation has announced plans for its 4th Annual Sporting Clays Classic, scheduled for June 9, at The Point at Pintail in Queenstown. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Wellness for Women program offered through the Clark Comprehensive Breast Center at UM Shore Regional Health. This year’s Sporting […]

Health Department gives kits to schools

submitted to dorchester banner/superintendent’s office Excited Warwick Huskies with (back row, from left) PE teacher Pat Gargan, Julie Jones from the Health Department, and Principal Marybeth Blake.

Six Dorchester County schools recently received kits donated by the Dorchester County Health Department meant to promote physical activity during indoor recess and “brain breaks.” Each grade at Warwick Elementary, Sandy Hill, Vienna Elementary, South Dorchester K-8, North Dorchester Middle and Mace’s Lane Middle Schools received a bag of age-appropriate equipment and activities. Julie Jones, […]

C-SD Student Athletes of the Month for March

itted to dorchester banner/superintendent’s office Brooke Windsor and Clint Meekins are C-SDHS Student Athletes of the Month for March.

CAMBRIDGE — Cambridge-South Dorchester High School’s Student Athletes of the Month for March are both known for their diligence and determination. BROOKE WINDSOR, a sophomore, was a member of the Women’s Basketball Team this past season. She earned North All-Bayside 2nd Team Honors as voted by the coaches in the North Bayside Division and is […]

Auxiliary installs new officers

CAMBRIDGE — Congratulations to the new slate of officers for the Auxiliary of Dorchester General Hospital, installed on Feb. 13 during a luncheon held at Immanuel United Christ Church just outside Cambridge. The new officers are: President – Diane McCarthy; 1st Vice President – Alexandria Anderson-Snell; 2nd Vice President – Joy Loeffler; Recording Secretary – […]