Nurse Excellence Award winners announced

EASTON — Each May, University of Maryland Shore Regional Health recognizes excellence in nursing at a formal awards ceremony held at the Todd Performing Arts at Chesapeake College. This year, due to COVID-19, the six awards were presented via an online event celebrating the 32 nominees for the individual awards, three nominees for the unit […]

Navigating COVID-19 on the Telemetry Unit

EASTON — In celebration of May as Health Care Heroes Month, University of Maryland Shore Regional Health is telling the inspiring stories of dedicated team members. Two of those team members serving on the telemetry unit at UM Shore Medical Center at Easton have been on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic, but, at […]

Chesapeake Music presents Virtual Virtuosi

EASTON — Chesapeake Music celebrates the 35th Anniversary of the Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival this June with a virtual festival. Internationally known Artistic Directors Marcy Rosen and Catherine Cho have put together a series of concerts to bring extraordinary music to the Eastern Shore audience, given stay-at-home restrictions caused by COVID-19. “It is a pleasure […]

Police and Fire briefs, April 29, 2020

Three-alarm commercial fireOn Saturday around 6:39 a.m., volunteer fire departments throughout Talbot County were dispatched to a commercial building fire located at 8050 Industrial Park Road in Easton. A passerby alerted 911 to the fire, and upon arrival firefighters were faced with heavy smoke conditions throughout the building.The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office responded to […]

Advanced medical tents being set up

CAMBRIDGE — Advanced medical tents will replace the triage tents that had been installed earlier this month at UM Shore Medical Centers at Chestertown, Dorchester and Easton, hospital officials announced on Thursday. Provided to hospitals across the state by the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and the Maryland Department of Health (MDH), the new advanced […]

Shore Health preps tents at emergency entrances

EASTON — The tents installed outside UM Shore Emergency Center at Queenstown and the emergency departments at UM Shore Medical Centers at Chestertown, Dorchester and Easton may soon be in use for patient assessment, Dr. Walter Atha, regional director, Emergency Medicine for UM Shore Regional Health announced on Thursday. According to Dr. Atha, depending on […]

Talbot has first COVID-19 death

EASTON — Talbot County, has experienced its first fatality, bringing the number of deaths in Maryland to 53. Word of the fatality was announced on Saturday morning. “This is very significant for our community,” Health Officer for Talbot County Dr. Fredia Wadley said. “This individual was in her 40s with significant co-morbidities. Fortunately, the deceased […]

Man held on child sex offense charges

EASTON — In February, detectives with the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office, Criminal Investigations Division, initiated a sex offense investigation. They learned that a 24-year-old adult male was traveling from the western shore of Maryland to meet a 14-year-old juvenile in the Trappe area. The investigation revealed that the adult male met the 14-year-old juvenile through […]

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 […]