Eutsey recalls her days aboard the ‘Brown’

CAMBRIDGE — “Rosie the Riveter” was a fictional icon of women’s contributions to the United States’ industrial effort during the Second World War — but a local woman is the real thing. Georgia Eutsey was a welder at Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard in Baltimore, where she worked on the Liberty Ship “John W. Brown.” The cargo ship […]

WWII Liberty Ship visits Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE – The Liberty Ship “John W. Brown” docked at the city’s wharf by Governor’s Hall on Saturday afternoon, escorted up the Choptank River by a fleet of small boats and welcomed by a crowd lining the waterfront. The Second World War-era ship will be in town until Aug. 11. Seeing a 441-foot vessel pull […]

Condon girls’ ‘Giving Garden’ shares love

RHODESDALE – Jaden and Cailey Condon are just 12 and 11, but that hasn’t stopped them from reaching out to neighbors with food from their garden. And from their hearts. “We want them to know they are loved,” Cailey said on Friday. The daughters of Jodie and Billy Condon, the girls live on the family […]

Young men give school bags, supplies

CAMBRIDGE – Diontaye Edmonds had tears in his eyes. Now, he’s a soldier and a boxer, so make no mistake – he’s as tough as anybody. But it was a special moment in Cornish Park on Thursday, enough to touch the heart of even a warrior. “People didn’t do this for us,” Mr. Edmonds said, […]

Governor and Cabinet help celebrate Legion opening

CAMBRIDGE – Governor Larry Hogan visited Cambridge on Tuesday, July 17, and helped the American Legion celebrate the opening of the new Legion Post 91 by hiring the public hall for a cabinet meeting that kicked off visits to more than 100 Shore locations by the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and their cabinet members. “It’s a […]

Cambridge man takes part in war exercise

PEARL HARBOR, HAWAII – A 2003 Cambridge-South Dorchester High School graduate and Cambridge native is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of the world’s largest international maritime warfare exercise known as the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC). Petty Officer 2nd Class Donald Gross is a boatswain’s mate aboard USS John P. Murtha, currently operating […]

Watermen help raise the sunken ‘Lady K’

COOK POINT — “When we got the call, it was 4:21 a.m. It was blowing a gale.” That’s how Tilghman Island Volunteer Fire Company Captain Nick Craig remembered the incident that began on Saturday morning. Todd Haddaway’s “Lady K” was taking on water fast at the mouth of the Choptank River, after breaking a board […]

Council commends Rickwood’s service

CAMBRIDGE — The members of the Dorchester County Council on June 19 issued a commendation praising Capt. Michael Rickwood upon his retirement after 25 years of service with the Sheriff’s Office. They were joined in thanking the captain by State Sen. Addie Eckardt (R-37), who presented him with a proclamation from the Maryland Senate, and […]

Care and Share supports FLAG summer camp

CAMBRIDGE — The Care and Share Fund of Dorchester recently made donations to the Cambridge Adventist FLAG Camp and the Cambridge Empowerment Center. The donation to the Empowerment Center will support their efforts in hosting the 2018 FLAG summer youth camp. For the past three years the Octavene H. Saunders Cambridge Empowerment Center located at […]

Owen recognized for service to 4-H

CAMBRIDGE — Navonne Owen began her career with the University of Maryland Extension-Dorchester in 2015. Since then, Navonne has played a critical role in the development and success of the Dorchester 4-H Program. We want to thank her for her 3 years of dedicated service which involved many significant accomplishments, including: • Increasing volunteers by […]