C-SD’s blood drive set for March 25

CAMBRIDGE — Cambridge South Dorchester High School’s National Honor Society members are hosting a Blood Drive through the Blood Bank of Delmarva. Members are currently looking for suitable volunteers to donate. “This blood drive is organized by a passionate team of students who understand the value of giving back,” Senior NHS member Faizan Ahmed said. […]

For All Seasons earns Impact Award

EASTON — The Community Development Network of Maryland (CDN) has honored For All Seasons with its Impact Award. Each year CDN honors organizations nominated by residents across the state for awards related to community development. The Impact Award goes to organizations having maximum impact in their communities. The mission of CDN is to promote, strengthen, […]

Jones honored by state, county for service

EASTON — Gary Jones, RCP, RRT, FACCA, director of the Heart and Vascular Center at University of Maryland Shore Regional Health, recently received state and county proclamations honoring his 50 years with UM Shore Regional Health. Mr. Jones retired at the end of 2019, but has agreed to stay on in a contractual role until […]

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. […]