QUICK UPDATE: Dennis resigns, Kay’s to stay

DORCHESTER – Following is an update on today’s developments in the county. More details will be in the Banner’s June 26 edition. Tomorrow’s edition has already gone to press. Secretary Mayor Mel Dennis announced her resignation today. Her full statement was, “Another chapter of my life closed today as I turned in my resignation as […]

Girl, 7, is assaulted at Warwick

SECRETARY — On April 24, a young girl was assaulted by a group of boys while at Warwick Elementary School. Remmi Dennis was punched and kicked while at recess, later requiring medical attention. The 7-year-old girl was first treated by the school’s nurse, and later by her own doctor, who prescribed an MRI examination to […]

Pets On Wheels visit the Hurlock Library

dorchester banner/susan m. bautz Thirteen year old Luna, in her fashionable raincoat, and owner Linda Furey listen to a 3rd grader read a story at Warwick Elementary School.

HURLOCK — Awww, come on. Dogs can’t read so how can they help kids read? According to the owners of a trio of outstanding dogs, all of whom are part of Pets on Wheels (POW) Delmarva, the program to encourage reading among school age children works. Ask the teachers at Warwick Elementary School in Secretary, […]

Secretary Girl Scouts donate books to Talbot

submitted to dorchester banner/amy steward From left Cartney Jarrell, Makayla Faulkner, Alexis Shoemaker, Elizabeth Krotee, Anna Colquhoun, Haley Howerton, Danica Manley and Milan Jiggetts, members of Cadet and Senior Girl Scout Troop #29.

EASTON —The Talbot County Department of Social Services (TCDSS) Children’s Library recently received a generous book donation of over 500 books from the Chesapeake Bay Cadet and Senior Girl Scout Troop #29 of Secretary. The Girl Scouts collected books from family, friends and throughout a variety of community locations. The TCDSS library provides books to […]

Church directory, Dec. 5, 2018

AGAPE TEMPLE OF PRAISE AND MINISTRIES 815 Center St., Cambridge Pastor V. Louise Cornish Sunday: 9:45 a.m. Morning Glory. 11 a.m. Worship. Tuesday: 6 p.m. Men and Women Ministry. 7 p.m. Bible Study. For information call 443-225-5162; Fax 443-225-5168; e-mail, agape815@comcast.net. CAMBRIDGE CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE 97 Sandy Hill Road, Cambridge Richard K. Prahl, pastor […]

Town of Secretary asked to back drug awareness

SECRETARY — Former president of Dorchester County’s chamber of commerce, William Christopher, and Sheriff James Phillips offered a joint presentation at the Aug. 21 Secretary commission meeting. They spoke about the upcoming Drug Awareness campaign, Dorchester Goes Purple set for the month of September, and asked for the town’s support. According to The Herren Project, […]

Suicide Bridge Restaurant keeps getting bigger

SECRETARY — When Dave Nickerson decided to open a small restaurant on Cabin Creek near Secretary, in 1983, he was looking for a venue to feature prepared dishes of the local fish, crabs and oysters that his company, Cambridge-based Kool Ice & Seafood Company, sold over the counter. He saw the potential for realizing his […]

Church Directory for June 20, 2018

Editor’s note: Church listings appear in The Banner’s Wednesday edition. In order to be included in the listings church information MUST be submitted by NO LATER THAN NOON Monday each week. Churches not submitting or contacting the Banner office (410-228-3131; or by e-mail, eyeore@newszap.com or bannernews@newszap.com) will not be included in that Wednesday’s paper. AGAPE […]

Heroin overdose leads to man’s arrest

CAMBRIDGE — On May 26, members of the Dorchester County Narcotics Task Force, Cambridge Police Department and Dorchester County E.M.S. responded to 211 Killarney Road, Cambridge for a reported overdose. Upon arrival they found a 30-year-old male unresponsive. The police and E.M.S. administered Narcan and were able to revive the victim. Based on information received […]

Snip Tuck, Inc. marks 10 years of help

SECRETARY – Cindy Smith and her colleagues at Snip Tuck, Inc. have reached a milestone in their service to feral and stray cats. “We are celebrating our 10th anniversary,” Ms. Smith said on April 17 during a presentation to the Dorchester County commissioners. She spoke of the critical value of spaying and neutering wild and […]