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 […]

ND is fifth at Reach the Beach Nationals

Dorchester Banner/Dave Ryan Members of North Dorchester High School’s cheerleading team celebrated their fifth-place finish at last weekend’s Reach the Beach OC Rec/Schools Nationals cheer and dance competition in Ocean City. In front from the left are Savannah Windsor, Hannah, Mccollister, Jasmine lofland, and Jessica Young. In the middle from the left are Jessica Ramey, Kyla Riggs, Zhela Alison, Kari Tolley and Bri’yania Chester. In back from the left are Kayley Bradley, Jasmine Pearson, Madison Schuyler, Jacob Dashiell, Alison Layton and Abigail Callahan. Cami Abbott and Jordan Lewis were unable to attend.

OCEAN CITY – The North Dorchester High School cheerleading team placed fifth in the weekend’s “Reach the Beach OC Rec/Schools Nationals” cheer and dance competition in Ocean City. Fifth is pretty good for cheerleading, but they might have been champs when it comes to compassion. The Eagle girls and boy dedicated their performance to teammate […]

Retired teachers donate clothing to Warwick Elementary

Members of the Dorchester Retired Educators' Association donated clothing to Warwick Elementary School. submitted to dorchester banner/superintendent’s office From left: Dania Moxey, Darci Callahan, Anna Sorrells, Marybeth Blake, and Carolyn Corkran.

SECRETARY — Warwick Elementary was a recent recipient of a donation of uniform and undergarments from the Dorchester Retired Educators Association (DREA) as part of the DREA’s DUDS program. DUDS provides extra clothing to schools to help out when a child needs a change of clothing during the school day in order to stay in […]