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Haven Ministries Beef, Bonfires and Cigars Event Raises $6000 From Live Auction

November 16, 2017
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Photo: Pictured left to right are Joy Haschen Event Director Wye Conference Center, Mia Cranford, with Liz Skibbie and Taryn Chase, Co-Chairman of the event.

Haven Ministries new event, “Beef, Bonfires and Cigars,” held recently at the Aspen Institute, Wye River Conference Center in Queenstown offered men a night out to enjoy samplings form local restaurants, caterers, and distilleries in the region.
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Easterseals Delaware & Maryland’s Eastern Shore Receives Donation from Larmore Memorial Fund

November 16, 2017
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Photo: Left to right: BJ Summers (Community Foundation) Ford Waggoner (Easterseals), Sheldon and Sara Larmore (fund representatives)

EasterSeals New Castle, DE – November 2017 Easterseals Delaware & Maryland’s Eastern Shore recently received a $2,000 donation from the David Larmore Memorial Fund at the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore. The donation will aid in providing children’s therapy services at Easterseals in...
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Local Family Adopts Five Siblings and Named Talbot County Department of Social Services 2017 Adoptive Parents of the Year

November 16, 2017
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Photo: The Scharf extended family is pictured outside the Courthouse following the official adoption proceedings for their five children. Pictured back row, left to right are Shane Scharf, Clara Thornton, Sami Scharf, Jeanne Scharf, Jack Haley, and Jeff Scharf. Pictured front row, left to right, are Dandy Scharf, Daisy Scharf, Orlando Scharf, Santos Scharf, Leslie Scharf, and Karen Haley.

A dream came true for this year’s 2017 Adoptive Parents of the Year for Talbot County. Jeff and Jeanne Scharf, resource (foster) parents for the Talbot County Department of Social Services (TCDSS), when they recently adopted a group of five siblings on the Mid...
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Winner Announced for Maryland Capital Enterprises 2017 MCE Palmer Gillis Entrepreneur of the Year Award

November 12, 2017
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Photo: Palmer Gillis, Jamie Windon, George Koste

Maryland Capital Enterprises is proud to announce Jaime Windon of Lyon Distilling in St. Michaels, MD as the recipient of the 2017 MCE Palmer Gillis Entrepreneur of the Year...
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Garrisons Lake Fishing Bridge to close for repairs November 9 and 10, 2017

November 6, 2017
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DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today that the fishing footbridge at Garrisons Lake near Smyrna will close November 9 and 10,2017 rain dates November 16 and 17,...
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Maryland Historical Trust Announces availability of Historic Preservation Capital Grants

November 3, 2017
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The Maryland Historical Trust announces the availability of $600,000 in grants for historic preservation projects through its Capital Grant Program.
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Breastfeeding for 2 Months HALVES Risk of SIDS, Study Finds

October 30, 2017
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Breastfeeding for at least two months cuts a baby’s risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome almost in half, a sweeping new international study has found.
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City of Newark to Host 70th Annual Halloween Parade

October 25, 2017
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Continuing a Newark tradition seven decades strong, the annual Newark Halloween Parade will be taking place on Main Street this Sunday, October 29,2017 beginning at 3 p.m. Other festivities...
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Worcester Youth Leadership Focus Group Seeking Members

October 24, 2017
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The Worcester County Local Management Board (LMB) is hosting an open youth focus group from 1-1:30 p.m. on November 14, 2017 at the Pocomoke City Public Library. All Worcester...
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Kent County Tourism Corporation Unveils Mobile Visitor Center in Partnership with Chesapeake Utilities to Help Grow Tourism

October 23, 2017
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Kent County Tourism will unveil a brand new Mobile Visitor Center in partnership with Chesapeake Utilities on Friday, October 27th2017 at 9:30am at the Air Mobility Command Museum.
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Suspect Arrested And Charged In 2013 Murder At Eastern Shore University

October 20, 2017
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A Maryland State Police homicide investigation has led to the indictment and arrest today of a Baltimore man for the murder of an Eastern Shore university student more...
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DNREC’s 10th annual Blackbird Creek Fall Festival to celebrate Delaware’s natural treasures

October 20, 2017
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DNREC and the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve (DNERR) will showcase one of the most natural areas in Delaware – which includes autumn’s vibrant foliage within the lush...
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University of MD School of Nursing’s Mary Regan Launches Study on Vaginal Health

October 20, 2017
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The Sentinel Study, led by Associate Professor Mary Regan, PhD, RN, of UMSON’s Department of Organizational Systems and Adult Health, investigates how components of the vaginal environment protect women....
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Pedestrian Fatal Collision in Cecil County

October 20, 2017
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On October 19. 2017 at approximately 7:55 PM, a Ford Explorer driven by Samantha Houghton was traveling eastbound on Delaware Avenue. At that time, for unknown reasons,...
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Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Named Top Workplace for Sixth Consecutive Year

October 17, 2017
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Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) (Chesapeake Utilities) announced that the Company has been recognized as a Top Workplace for the sixth consecutive year in 2017. This honor is based...
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Maryland Capital Enterprises Announces 3 Finalists for the 2017 MCE Palmer Gillis Entrepreneur of the Year Award

October 15, 2017
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MCE officials announce the three finalists for the 2017 MCE Palmer Gillis Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
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Social Security Announces 2.0 Percent Benefit Increase for 2018

October 13, 2017
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Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 66 million Americans will increase 2.0 percent in 2018, the Social Security Administration announced today.
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Learn to winterize your boat engine at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum this fall

October 12, 2017
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sapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., has planned two workshops to help boaters prepare their engines for the winter season this fall.
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Maryland Proposes Regulations for Faster, Better, Chesapeake Bay Restoration

October 12, 2017
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The Maryland Department of the Environment has proposed regulations to establish the Maryland Water Quality Trading Program and accelerate the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay while bringing economic benefits...
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Parts of Alapocas Run State Park to be closed and cordoned off for October 15, 2017 implosion of Bancroft Mills smokestack

October 11, 2017
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DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation announced today that the southern section of Alapocas Run State Park along the Brandywine River will be closed Sunday, Oct. 15 for the...
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Easton Barrack Makes Multiple Arrests During Columbus Day Weekend

October 11, 2017
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Over the Columbus Day weekend, troopers of the Maryland State Police Easton Barrack arrested seven (7) drunk drivers, three (3) suspects for assault, one (1) suspect for unauthorized possession...
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