Hoopers Island Oyster Co. unveils 2nd edition tin

CAMBRIDGE — Honoring the proud tradition of Maryland’s skipjacks and working watermen, Hoopers Island Oyster Co. debuted its 2018 commemorative oyster tin at a reception during Second Saturday festivities on Nov. 10 at Black Water Bakery in downtown Cambridge. Company officials were joined by the board of the Skipjack Nathan of Dorchester to unveil the […]

Coastal Hospice hosts event at new Stansell House

BERLIN — Coastal Hospice invites the public to celebrate Giving Tuesday and to show their support of the project with a first look at the new Macky and Pam Stansell House of Coastal Hospice at the Ocean. Construction of the Stansell House is near completion and is expected to open to patients in early 2019. […]

American Legion works to include more personnel

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Membership eligibility in The American Legion is determined by Congress through the establishment of specific dates of declared hostilities in which U.S. military personnel were activated. Since its founding in 1919, membership in The American Legion has been open to veterans of World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, […]

Church bulletin, Nov. 14, 2018

Grace UMC Services at Grace UM Church in Cambridge on Sunday are as follows: 8:45 a.m. Early Morning Grace. Speaker: Pastor Dan. Leader: Donna Towers. 9:45 a.m. Sunday School. Baraca Class. Penny Pink, guest singer. Baraca live on WCEM-1240 AM. Dr. Hines Class with Ginger Brannock teaching. 11 a.m. Worship. Speaker: Pastor Dan. Scripture: Luke […]

Letters to the Editor, Nov. 13, 2018

Facts were wrong! It is unfortunate that the Dorchester Banner has fallen short of accepted standards of journalism in its recent article “Student Advocate is Barred, Re-Admitted to Public School” dated Nov. 7, 2018, regarding a dispute between Julie Yankovich and Dorchester County Public Schools. If an issue is deemed important enough to merit prominent […]

Police investigate armed robberies

CAMBRIDGE — On Nov. 7, at approximately 8:30 p.m. the Cambridge Police Department responded to two armed robberies. Officers responded to the first reported robbery in the 700 block of Glasgow Street. Officers met with the victim and a witness who were walking to their vehicles. The victim advised that as they approached the vehicle […]

Money wreath at Pleasant Day Gala

CAMBRIDGE — When is a money wreath not a money wreath? When it is a Snowman stuffed with money. This Snowman will be spotlighted in Jackie Vickers’ office at Pleasant Day Medical Adult Day Care, so you can guess how much money is in/on/under/on top of the snowman? There may be dollars, 5 dollar bills, […]

Phillips Packing House is one of six projects

CAMBRIDGE — As a part of Preservation Maryland’s strategic efforts to save threatened historic places, the organization recently announced its fourth class of Six-to-Fix projects from around the state. The Phillips Packing House revitalization project, spearheaded by Eastern Shore Land Conservancy and Baltimore’s Cross Street Partners, is among them. The Eastern Shore Land Conservancy is […]

DGH Auxiliary honors top volunteers

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester General Hospital Auxiliary held its general meeting and annual awards luncheon on Sept. 12. The event celebrated a total of 12,956.5 hours contributed to the Auxiliary and its programs that benefit UM Shore Medical Center at Dorchester. Members of the Auxiliary recognized for achieving service milestones are: • For 250 Hours: […]

UM Diabetes Center to mark 10th Anniversary

EASTON — The University of Maryland Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology will celebrate its 10th year of service as part of UM Shore Regional Health with an open house on Nov. 16, 1:30 to 3:30 pm., in the Nick Rajacich Health Education Center at UM Shore Medical Center at Easton. The anniversary celebration will provide […]