Artful March happenings at DCA

Coffeehouse performer Terry White

March 21 at 7 p.m., DCA welcomes David Mercier, M.S. L.Ac., Acupuncturist for a talk on mindfulness and creativity. This talk is part of the “100 Choptanks” exhibit that showcases mindfulness and art through photographs by John Lewis. Mr. Mercier is the author of award-winning A Beautiful Medicine, which is also used as the text […]

MAA Association honors Cambridge native Foxwell

Dr. Milford M. Foxwell Jr. stands by the room in Davidge Hall named in his honor.

CAMBRIDGE — On Nov. 7, 2018 the Medical Alumni Association Board of Directors sponsored an intimate room dedication and sign unveiling ceremony for Milford M. “Mickey” Foxwell Jr., who recently retired (March 31, 2019) as associate dean for admissions, a position he has held since 1989. The ceremony followed a MAA Board of Directors action […]

Ironman Athlete Choice Awards announced

Submitted to the Dorchester Banner Quiet roads and beautiful views are two of the qualities that triathletes love about competing in Dorchester County.

TAMPA, Fla. – IRONMAN, a Wanda Sports Holdings company, last week announced the results of its 2018 Athlete Choice Awards, releasing the Top 10 scoring events in a variety of categories based solely on athlete surveys from all of the 2018 IRONMAN® and IRONMAN® 70.3® races globally. Out of the 41 IRONMAN series events that […]

Council learns about small cell tower expansion

Internet Bing Image “Small cell tower is a junkyard on a pole” according to some. There are many versions of towers, however, some are smaller than others.

HURLOCK – Small cell towers. It sounds innocuous. Even kind of cute. But the prospect of small cell towers dotting the urban landscape is far from cute. It has raised an issue that pits cities and counties against the huge wireless giants. There are proponents and opponents on both sides and the topic was discussed […]

Police and fire briefs, March 20, 2019

A realistic, toy hand grenade caused concern in Hurlock.

Police respond to report of possible grenade HURLOCK — Maryland State Police responded to the scene of a possible grenade outside of a vacant home in Dorchester County March 15. At approximately 2:45 p.m. Friday afternoon, troopers from the Easton Barrack responded to a vacant home in the 4700 block of Skeet Club Road in […]

Robin Hood Shop marks 62nd birthday

Pretty outfits like this are available at the Robin Hood Shop.

CAMBRIDGE — The Robin Hood Shop, located at 416 High St. in Cambridge, celebrated its 62nd birthday on March 19. Spring and summer clothing, jewelry, linens, furniture, and other household items were featured. The shop was closed on Saturday, and Monday, to restock and reorganize for this event. The shop’s purpose has remained the same […]

Yoga with horses (and a donkey)

submitted to dorchester banner Duncan the donkey is usually in the middle of everything and the Yoga with Horses event was no exception. Windy Way Horses owner Annie Trice also heads a non-profit therapy program, Courageous Hearts Horsemanship, that raises funds from special events, like yoga.

HURLOCK — Lots of people are practicing Yoga. But with horses? With a donkey? Angela Phillips Thomas recently taught Yoga in the barn at Windy Way Horses outside of Hurlock. Angela co-owns Overboard Paddle and Fitness LLC and teaches fitness classes. Her son rides in one of the programs Windy Way owner Annie Trice offers. […]

Secretary supports Volunteer Fire Company

dorchester banner/susan m. bautz Sam Yockey, vice president of the Secretary Volunteer Fire Co. accepts a donation from Mayor Melissa Dennis as “thanks” for the job they do in protecting area residents. From left: Mayor Dennis, Commissioners Gary Burkey and Jennifer Beletsky (seated); fire company volunteers Mr. Yockey, Kenny Abott, Tyler Edger, and Deanna Dashield.

SECRETARY — Secretary Volunteer Fire Co. Vice President Sam Yockey received a donation from Mayor Melissa Dennis on behalf of town officials at the March 4 commission meeting. The mayor said, “Thank you for everything you do,” to which Mr. Yockey responded, “Thank you, too. We look forward to a continuing, outstanding relationship. We are […]

Church bulletin, March 13

submitted to dorchester banner Trinity United Methodist Church in East New Market is having a special service and dinner for Widows and Widowers on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, starting with the 11 a.m. morning worship service. A covered dish dinner featuring Irish foods is planned immediately after the service. Pictured: Front row, from left: Arianna Mattison, Linda Aaron, Janet Phillip. Back row: Nancy Jackson, Sammy, Church Dog, Mandi Willoughby and Jonathan Bounds. The public is invited to participate. For more information: 410-463-2018.

Nazarene Services On Sunday at 10:45 a.m. the Rev. Richard Prahl will be preaching on Luke 13:31-35. Special music will be provided by Debra Groh. March 13 at 6:30 p.m. Jonathan Phillips, missionary to Romania will be a guest. The church is located at 97 Sandy Hill Road in Cambridge. The public is invited to […]

Adams – An athlete at one with the water

Submitted to the Dorchester Banner Kathryn Adams crossing the finish line at the Diamond Man Olympic Triathlon in September 2018.

CAMBRIDGE — Watching Kathryn Adams swim is like watching a dolphin. She is almost mystical as she becomes one with the water, effortlessly propelling herself at speeds faster than most fish in the Choptank River. “I grew up in Cambridge,” she said. “My dad was big into sailing, and we were always around the water. […]