Cardiac Intervention Center earns honors

EASTON — University of Maryland Shore Regional Health’s Cardiac Intervention Center (CIC) has received the Mission: Lifeline® Silver Plus STEMI Receiving Center Quality Achievement Award and the Mission: Lifeline® NSTEMI Bronze Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart […]

350 attend ‘For All Seasons’ block party

EASTON — For All Seasons in Easton, hosted its first Neighborhood Block Party with over 350 people in attendance enjoying picnic food, information, games, and free school supplies. For All Seasons serves Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne, and Talbot counties. For All Seasons Rape Crisis Center offers certified sexual assault victim advocates; counseling and support […]

Shore Leadership Class of 2019 sets sail

EASTON – The 2019 Shore Leadership Class attended a two-day Orientation on April 23 and 24 at the Tidewater Inn in Easton. Twenty-four new class members participated in Orientation under Leadership Facilitators Carol Graser and Dr. Joe Thomas of the Annapolis Leadership Center. The class focused on the basics of Leadership Development on the first […]

Man held in fatal stabbing at YMCA

EASTON — A 31-year-old man is being held in connection with a fatal stabbing Thursday at the Talbot County YMCA. Just before 8 a.m. that day, Easton Police Department officers were dispatched to the YMCA in response to an altercation, a statement from the department said. Upon arrival, officers found the suspect on the lobby […]

Preston Automotive Group supports Breast Center

EASTON — Locally owned family business, Preston Automotive Group, once again is giving back to the community as a Tournament Sponsor for UM Memorial Hospital Foundation’s Fifth Annual Sporting Clays Classic event, which supports UM Shore Regional Health’s Clark Comprehensive Breast Center in Easton. The Wilson family’s Preston Automotive Group has been a Tournament Sponsor […]

New health care facility plans wins approval

EASTON — University of Maryland Shore Regional Health’s plans for the delivery of state-of-the-art health care services in Dorchester County reached a milestone last week as regulatory approval from The Maryland Health Care Commission (MHCC) has been granted. On April 22, MHCC unanimously approved three Certificates of Exemption, which enable the UM Shore Medical Center […]

Walbridge retires from UM Shore Regional Health

EASTON — Diane Walbridge, director, Acute Care and Emergency Services, Shore Medical Centers at Dorchester and Easton, recently retired from UM Shore Regional Health after more than 43 years of service in the organization’s Nursing and Patient Care Services. Senior leaders and scores of nurses, nursing assistants, techs, managers and team members from several departments […]

Thomas’s Fine Jewelry donates to For All Seasons

EASTON – Thomas’s Fine Jewelry in Cambridge is donating sterling silver Hope Hearts necklaces to be included in For All Seasons “Comfort Kits” for victims of rape, sexual assault, abuse, or a traumatic experience as part of the agency’s Sexual Assault Awareness Campaign in April. “Comfort Kits” enable For All Seasons Victim Advocates to bring […]

Sexual Assault Awareness Month events noted

EASTON — For All Seasons, which is the only Rape Crisis Center on the Mid Shore, is holding several events in April for Sexual Assault Awareness Month to raise public awareness about sexual violence and educate communities on how to prevent it. Sexual violence happens in all communities. The month-long awareness activities will include exhibits […]

Police and fire briefs, March 13, 2019

James Michael Fisher Jr.

B&E and theft HURLOCK — On Feb. 21, deputies from the Dorchester County Sheriff’s office responded to 4445 Waddell’s Corner Road, Hurlock, for a reported Breaking and Entering and theft. Upon arrival deputies were advised that during the night an unknown person had broken into several outbuildings and had removed items valued at over $5,000. […]