Warning: increase in online child sex exploitation cases

With both children and adults spending more time online due to virtual learning and social distancing measures associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Maryland State Police reminds those of all ages to be vigilant as it relates to internet safety. Between Jan. 1 and Sept. 30, 2020, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children […]

Chesapeake Bay Foundation counting on the Biden administration

Congratulations to President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris. As a senator from Delaware and as vice president, Joe Biden has been a reliable partner in the decades-long effort to save the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams. Kamala Harris, a leader on environmental justice issues, is the first female, Black, South Asian […]

Md. Food Bank-Eastern Shore hopes you’re in a giving mood

While most of us are enjoying meals this holiday season, many of our neighbors will be hungry. As our state continues to recover from the devastating COVID-19 crisis, hungry Marylanders are still struggling to catch up on rent, fill prescriptions, or close the grocery gap caused by the loss of school-based meals. More than 1.5 […]

Thanks to all volunteers for helping with food giveaway

The Lower Shore Shelter partnered with Mt. Hope A.M.E. Zion Church in Princess Anne and the Food Pantry to spearhead a successful community food giveaway every Friday during the month of October.  Over 1,600 food boxes, totaling 48,750 pounds of food were distributed! In addition, boxes were delivered to the elderly, disabled and those without […]

State Police mark two years since Move Over law expanded

This month marks the two-year anniversary of Maryland’s “Move Over” law being expanded to include all service vehicles on state roads. The Maryland State Police is using this milestone as a reminder on just how important it is for motorists to adhere to these vital motor vehicle safety laws. All 50 States have enacted “Move […]

Red Ribbon Week good time to start family conversation

Show your personal commitment to a drug-free lifestyle by wearing a red ribbon during National Red Ribbon Week, Oct. 23-31. The theme of this year’s campaign is “Be Happy. Be Brave. Be Drug Free.” The mission of the Red Ribbon Campaign is to present a unified and visible commitment towards the creation of a drug-free […]