American Trauma Society presents award to PRMC

SALISBURY — The American Trauma Society (ATS), Maryland Division, recently presented their Distinguished Service Award for 2018 to Peninsula Regional Medical Center’s (PRMC) Trauma Services for their work in injury prevention and dedication to Maryland’s Trauma and EMS system. The Trauma Services team at PRMC was recognized for their Stop the Bleed initiative — a […]

Jail and correctional officers graduate

SALISBURY — Twenty jail and correctional officers from Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset, Dorchester, Talbot and Caroline counties graduated in the 102nd 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 Jamie […]

1,500 lights will brighten Vienna’s streets

VIENNA — Vienna is the place to be on Dec. 15 as the 1,500 luminarias are rolled out to line the streets for the 37th year. Walk, ride the free Vienna tram, or drive to enjoy the spectacle and the decorated homes. From 5-8 p.m., stop along the way to see the museum and get […]

Bryan Brothers Scholarship Boosts Workforce Training

WYE MILLS — Four Mid-Shore students are pursuing skilled trades training this year thanks to the William O. “Billy” Bryan Workforce Training Scholarship at Chesapeake College. “This gift helped us with our new initiative to expand scholarship opportunities for students in our non-credit workforce training programs,” said President Cliff Coppersmith. “The majority of our current […]

Church bulletin, Nov. 21, 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: Val Brown. 9:45 a.m. Sunday School. Baraca Class. Guest singer Christine Kidd. Baraca live on WCEM-1240 AM. Dr. Hines Class with Clara Mae Stephens teaching. 11 a.m. Worship. Speaker: Pastor Dan. Scripture: […]

Letter to the Editor, Nov. 21, 2018

To the Editor: It has been an honor and privilege for me to serve on the County Council for the past 12 years. It was a job I wanted to do for a long time. Thanks to the voters for their support in all of my past campaigns. I hope I have made a difference […]

Health professionals train for geriatric assessment

SALISBURY — On Oct. 9, the Eastern Shore Area Health Education Center (ESAHEC) partnered with HealthSouth Chesapeake Rehabilitation Hospital in Salisbury, to host a Geriatric Assessment Interdisciplinary Team (GAIT) Training. The main goals of the GAIT program are to improve students’ knowledge and attitudes regarding older adults and the field of geriatrics, emphasize the value […]

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, […]