'The Other Side of the Tracks' tells Dr. Reba Ross Hollingsworth's story

“The Other Side of the Tracks,” a new film produced by local historian Tom Summers, explores the early life and career of Dr. Reba Ross Hollingsworth. A legendary figure in Delaware, …

No one was prepared for the havoc COVID-19 wreaked in the months after public health officials declared a pandemic and civic leaders directed everyday life be brought to a standstill. UMES senior …
The Magi Fund will hold an all-new holiday concert, “A MAGIcal Christmas,” for one performance only 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13 in the 2,000 seat Emmanuel Church Auditorium on Beaglin Park …
VIENNA — Visitors to Dorchester County’s largest living history event will enjoy hands-on interaction with a variety of activities on October 9 at the 10th annual Nanticoke River Jamboree …
SALISBURY — The Ward Museum opens a new exhibit “Oliver ‘Tuts’ Lawson: A Retrospective” this Friday, Sept. 24 with a reception 5 to 7 p.m. This debut display features …
PRESTON -- The Town of Preston and Maryland Sen. Addie Eckardt awarded Phyllis Frase with a Certificate of Appreciation for all she has done for Preston. In the past few years, Mrs. Frase …
VIENNA — A September tradition returned to Vienna over the weekend, as the 29th Annual Native American Festival once again took place on the banks of the Nanticoke River. The festival, hosted …
EASTON — The Departments of Social Services in Caroline, Dorchester, Queen Anne’s and Talbot counties recently hosted an appreciation event for area foster parents at the Talbot County …
ANNAPOLIS – The Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism and Maryland’s State Service Commission today opened nominations for the 2021 Governor’s Service Awards. …
CAMBRIDGE — The Third Annual Day of Resilience on Sept. 11 commemorated the theme, “Honoring our Ancestors by Reconnecting with Our Roots”. The event had proved to be so popular, it …
SALISBURY — Bishop LaTrelle Easterling, who now serves as the head of  the Peninsula-Delaware and Baltimore-Washington Annual conferences of The United Methodist Church, will meet with …
CAMBRIDGE — On Aug. 13, Apostle John Cornish opened St. John’s Holiness Church for a COVID-19 vaccination clinic and praise in an effort to defeat the virus. “As a leader of my …
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MILTON -- Dancing has always been significant in the lives and culture of Native Americans. The dances play an important role in everything from celebration to ceremony. It is also the centerpiece of …
CAMBRIDGE — On Aug. 13, Apostle John Cornish opened St. John’s Holiness Church for a COVID-19 vaccination clinic and praise in an effort to defeat the virus. “As a leader of my …
The work of LEAD Maryland Foundation Program Director Debbie Simpkins has always been about  the role as stewards of the land. Over time, those roots have spread even further from forestry work …
CAMBRIDGE -- Chris Wheedleton spoke to members of the Rotary Club of Cambridge about the Partnership for Learning project he leads. A Dorchester County native, Mr. Wheedleton received his …
CAMBRIDGE -- Dorchester County Register of Wills Terry Wheatley spoke to members of the Rotary Club of Cambridge about some of the responsibilities of her office. She shared that the Register of …
CAMBRIDGE -- Dr. Mark Bowen, diversity/equity and inclusion officer for Coastal Hospice, recently spoke to members of the Rotary Club of Cambridge. Dr. Bowen earned a bachelor’s degree in …
SALISBURY – In its second year, Coastal Hospice’s “Honor an Angel” fundraising campaign raised more than double the 2020 amount, surpassing $65,000. The month-long …
An outpouring support came from surrounding firefighters after Preston Volunteer Fire Company announced the death of  lifetime member Troy Brooks. Mr. Brooks passed on Tuesday, Aug. 10. He …
CAMBRIDGE — Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Eastern Shore, Inc. held its 12th Annual Eastern Shore Golf Classic on Aug. 9 at the River Marsh Golf Club at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf …
CAMBRIDGE — The Third Annual Day of Resilience on Sept. 11 will commemorate the theme, “Honoring our Ancestors by Reconnecting with Our Roots,” and feature Ambassador Sidique Wai of …
OCEAN PINES, Md. — Every Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Ocean Pines Community Center, the Delmarva Chorus practices its four-part harmony for fun and in anticipation of upcoming shows. The …
PRINCESS ANNE — University of Maryland Eastern Shore Extension will offer an online cooking class to help growers meet an increasing demand for specialty crops and to educate consumers on their …
NEWARK — Delmarva Power customers facing challenges paying their energy bills can take advantage of the millions of dollars now available as the annual Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program …
NEW YORK, New York — Gloria Richardson, a civil rights pioneer who was active in Cambridge and nationally in the early 1960s, died at her home in New York City on July 15. She was 99. Ms. …
 Erick Sahler illustrations spanning nearly 40 years of professional creativity are featured throughout July in the “RETROspective: Erick Sahler” exhibit, open through July 31 at the …