Tour the Shore paddle series is announced

EASTON — ShoreRivers’ Tour the Shore summer kayak series begins this month, with a monthly paddle on one of four rivers through September. Tour the Shore gives novice and experienced paddlers alike an opportunity to explore creeks and rivers with small groups led by ShoreRivers’ experienced, certified staff. Paddle routes are chosen to highlight the […]

Students invited to enter art & essay contest

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester County 350th Anniversary Steering Committee invites students in kindergarten through 12th grade to celebrate Dorchester’s diverse history by creating an essay or artwork that answers or illustrates the following: If you had a time machine and could travel anywhere in Dorchester County’s history, when and where would you go? Why did […]

County to aid DCS meals program

CAMBRIDGE — Members of the Dorchester County Council voted 4-0 on June 2 to fill a need at Delmarva Community Services, Inc. (DCS), which has seen funds cut 60 percent for its senior meals program. DCS President and CEO Santo Grande had asked at the council’s previous meeting for help in feeding the area’s elderly. […]

UM SRH applies to move behavioral health beds

EASTON — Shore Regional Health has announced that it will prepare a modified Certificate of Exemption (COE) application to the Maryland Health Care Commission (MHCC) to move inpatient behavioral health beds and services in 2021 from UM Shore Medical Center at Dorchester to UM Shore Medical Center at Chestertown. If submitted and approved, the move […]

Church bulletin, July 3, 2019

Nazarene Services On Sunday at 10:45 a.m. there will be special guest missionaries speaking at the Cambridg Church of the Nazarene. Special music will be provided by Jay Lewis. The church is located at 97 Sandy Hill Road in Cambridge. The public is invited to all services. Grace UMC Services at Grace UM Church in […]

Remembering Dorchester, June 26, 2019

From the pages of the Banner 50 years ago Meeting the people of the United States and in school is the most memorable part of the year now ending for foreign exchange student Elfi Bauer. She will be leaving her American family, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Harper of Secretary tomorrow. Elfi has many memories that […]

Nazarene Services On Sunday at 10:45 a.m. the Rev. Richard Prahl will be preaching on Luke 9:51-62. Special music will be provided by Carol Bloodsworth. The church is located at 97 Sandy Hill Road in Cambridge. The public is invited to all services. Grace UMC Services at Grace UM Church in Cambridge are as follows: […]

Museum exhibit honors local baseball

CAMBRIDGE — Cambridge and Dorchester County has a rich history in America’s favorite pastime — baseball. Just installed at the Heritage Museums and Gardens of Dorchester is an exhibit honoring this heritage. From the 1920s through 1949, Cambridge played host to several professional Class D baseball teams. Photos on display include the Cambridge Canners from […]

Pastoral Ponderings: Leaders voice their purposes

Attorney Ryan J. Dymek: “If you find what motivates you, then all the hard work and effort does not seem like work at all, it is a purpose. We were all put here for a purpose; finding that purpose is the hardest part of life.” Attorney Henry E. Floyd Jr.: “I take pride in fighting […]

‘Thrive’ enhances lives, health

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester Banner presented “Thrive,” an event celebrating senior life after 55, on Saturday. In partnership with Delmarva Community Services (DCS) and MAC, Inc., the Area Agency on Aging, the event came to Dorchester for the first time. Thrive was sponsored by University of Maryland Shore Regional Health. Dozens of vendors and information […]