Tag: Eastern Shore

By Stefanie Jackson – Next Saturday, April 20, the Eastern Shore will kick off its first-ever comic book convention, better known as a “comic-con,” in Cheriton, home of the “small town, big heart.” But the Eastern Shore Comicon isn’t just about comic books – it’s a celebration of everything pop culture...
Submitted Article and Photo The “Virginia World War I and World War II Profiles of Honor Tour” will be at two locations on the Eastern Shore of Virginia in April, hosted by Eastern Shore Public Library.  The walk-in traveling exhibit will be in Nassawadox on Friday, April 12 , where it...
Submitted Article The Barrier Islands Center in Machipongo is hosting a temporary exhibit on loan from the Library of Virginia, “True Sons of Freedom.” To commemorate World War I, “True Sons of Freedom” uses photographs of African-American soldiers from Virginia who fought overseas to defend freedoms they were denied at home....
By Angie H. Crutchley  -- Nathaniel Metzger has an appetite for life (and food) like most 17-month-old boys. Watching his brown curls bounce as he gains footing, and distance, to get the fruit plate his dad is feeding him, one wouldn’t suspect the tumultuous beginning of his life. Le’Andra...
By Martha Wessells Steger Special to the Eastern Shore Post It’s been a long time coming, but Virginia women in history are getting recognition with the Virginia Women’s Monument on Capitol Square in downtown Richmond. Two Eastern Shore women — Dr. Susie May Ames and Anne Makemie Holden — are among...
By Linda Cicoira A career prosecutor and a retired police chief, both experts in handling domestic violence cases and related issues, are planning to visit the Eastern Shore next month to discuss the topics. The session will be Friday, March 8, at the Eastern Shore Community College Workforce Development Center in...
By Connie Morrison -- An idea seeded at a Black History Month program at Ker Place in 2017 will bear fruit tonight as the Mary N. Smith Alumni Association, the Eastern Shore of Virginia Historical Society, and local African Methodist Episcopal church choirs join forces to present “A Celebration of...
By Linda Cicoira -- Eastern Shore of Virginia residents  -- along with the rest of the state -- were taken on a wild ride by Gov. Ralph Northam and other top-ranking Democrats this week. It started last Friday with the discovery of a circa 1984 racist photograph that appeared on Northam’s Eastern Virginia...

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UPDATE By Linda Cicoira -- Republican Party leaders from the Eastern Shore are among those who have called for the resignation of Gov. Ralph Northam after a medical school yearbook photo surfaced Friday that Northam admitted was “racist and offensive.” Accomack Republican Party Chairman Brian Langley and Northampton Republican Chairman Rob...
By Linda Cicoira -- A 4.6-magnitude earthquake at about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday night, at a depth of 5.6 km (about 3.5 miles), went unnoticed by most Eastern Shore folks. Others felt and heard the vibration. The United States Geological Survey pinpointed the quake at 219 kilometers, or about 135 miles...