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. […]

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 […]