Neck District VFC posts upcoming activities

CAMBRIDGE – The crew of Neck District Volunteer Fire Company has announced upcoming projects and a success for one of their members. Leaders of the company wrote in a recent statement that Charles Lewis has received his certification for Rescue Technician Vehicle Machinery Extrication. “Congratulations to our brother and thank you, Charles, for your dedication.” […]

Church directory, Jan. 9, 2019

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 […]

Town Square, Jan. 16, 2019

Town Square is an opinion column to which readers can submit their views. As a true community newspaper, we’re always looking for ways to include local thought and pertinent viewpoints. This forum is a way to share those thoughts. Civility and fair comment will always prevail. In our Jan. 2 edition, we reported on vandalism […]

Globe’s Groove coming to Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE — Downtown Cambridge kicks off 2019 with a special event, Globe’s Groove, a pop-up exhibition of dazzling show posters at Gallery 447. The event, which runs Feb. 2 from 6-10 p.m., will highlight the work of Globe Poster, the legendary printing company known for creating classic posters for the likes of James Brown and […]

Help celebrate our local Hometown Heroes

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester Banner will be honoring our local Hometown Heroes for 2019 this spring. Do your part to help us celebrate these Hometown Heroes by nominating friends and acquaintances that you know are deserving of recognition for their contributions to our community. Since our founding in 1897, The Banner’s mission has been to […]

Command Spanish® Training for the workplace now available

CAMBRIDGE — The Education Department of Chesapeake College is an Official Registered Provider of Command Spanish®, Inc. language and cross-cultural training programs. Command Spanish®, Inc. is the nation’s leading provider of occupational Spanish language and cross-cultural training and materials. As an Official Registered Provider, the college can offer on-site, job-specific Spanish language and cross-cultural training […]

DNR holds stamp design contest

ANNAPOLIS — Migratory Game Bird Stamp Artists are invited to submit their original works for the 23rd Annual Maryland Black Bear Conservation Stamp and 45th Annual Maryland Migratory Game Bird Stamp design contests. These popular contests are open until March 8, 2019. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources will judge the entries March 16, 2019, […]

Church bulletin, Jan. 2, 2019

Grace UMC Services at Grace UM Church in Cambridge on Sunday are as follows: 9:45 a.m. Early morning Grace. Speaker, Pastor Dan. 9:45 a.m. Sunday School. Baraca Class. (Baraca Class live on WCEM – 1240 AM). Dr. Hines Class. 11 a.m. Worship. Speaker, Pastor Dan. Wesleyan Activities The Cambridge Wesleyan Church is now offering two […]

Diabetes education and support offered free

CAMBRIDGE — University of Maryland Shore Regional Health will offer a three-session class, Diabetes and You, on Tuesdays, Jan. 15, 22 and 29, at UM Shore Medical Center at Dorchester. Taught by diabetes nurse educator Wynne Aroom, the class is free and open to the public. It provides medical information and strategies enabling patients to […]

Jail and correctional officers graduate Wor-Wic

SALISBURY – Thirty-nine jail and correctional officers from Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset, Dorchester, Talbot and Queen Anne’s counties graduated in the 103rd entrance-level class of the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy (ESCJA) operated by Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury. Graduation exercises, which were held in Guerrieri Hall on the college campus, featured a commencement address by […]