Tag: Cape Charles

By Stefanie Jackson – For 27 years, a group of friends and neighbors in Cape Charles with no particular affiliation, religious, political, or otherwise, has been raising thousands of dollars for individuals and organizations in need in their community. Every January, the group raises money at its annual Epiphany party, named for...
By Stefanie Jackson – The Cape Charles Rosenwald School Restoration Initiative, a local nonprofit organization, purchased the historic African-American elementary school last month after nearly a decade of fundraising, and it is ready to restore the structure and give it back to the community. The school located on Old Cape Charles...
By Stefanie Jackson – Cape Charles won’t receive a grant from the Virginia Department of Transportation to help fund the lower Northampton County bike and hike trail’s safe crossing over Route 13, at least not this year. Clara Vaughn, of the Accomack-Northampton Planning District Commission, informed the Cape Charles town council...
By Stefanie Jackson Cape Charles has a leak, but instead of a problem, this leak presents an opportunity. That was one conclusion of a market retail study presented to Cape Charles Town Council in late December. Businesses in Cape Charles’ trade area sell nearly $148 million of goods and services annually,...
Story and Photo by Linda CicoiraCarter Tuttle, a native of Wachapreague, used the existing Cape Charles Brewing Co. logo with the local lighthouse to design the label for the company’s crowler cans, the 32-ounce containers that are filled with tap beer and then sealed on site for...
Story and Photo by Connie MorrisonWith the opening of three establishments offering distinctive craft alcoholic beverages in Cape Charles, one could say the town is in high spirits going into the holiday season. The first to open was Cape Charles Brewing Co., which spent a year readying...
By Linda CicoiraPlans for the future of the Cape Charles railroad yard and memories people have of the town could have a vital connection. Participants of an email survey conducted by the Eastern Shore Post this week were asked about both topics.Anne Gibbs, a former Shore resident,...
By Stefanie JacksonThe former New York, Philadelphia and Norfolk Railroad (NYP&N) in Cape Charles has been ear-marked for historic preservation and economic resurgence by railroad enthusiasts John Paffrath and Roger Malick of the nonprofit New York, Philadelphia and Norfolk Railroad Resurrection.The duo from across the Bay have...
By Linda Cicoira — A 21-year-old Cape Charles native died from multiple gunshot wounds early Sunday morning, Alvin Hopson, of the Medical Examiner’s Office in Richmond, Va., reported Wednesday. The incident is being investigated as a homicide. Sheriff Todd Godwin identified the victim as Hasaan Burton, of Virginia Beach, Va. Another...
By Linda Cicoira — Former Northampton Supervisor Granville Hogg was accused late last month of brandishing a firearm at two men he says were trespassing on his property. The men claim they identified themselves as Fed-Ex workers and were trying to make a delivery but were still “held hostage” by Hogg. Complaints...
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