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Staff Report — Chincoteague Island Arts Organization and Lower Shore Performing Arts Company are partnering to offer an online Christmas show called “Seaside Christmas.” The show features a gathering of local talent, with classic and original stories and music. It will stream on CIAO TV starting Dec. 21 and running for one...
Submitted article — Due to recent restrictions related to the pandemic, The Museum of Chincoteague has made changes to its planned Christmas Tree Village and A Gathering of Island Gnomes. While the museum will not be able to display the beautifully decorated trees in the Legacy Pavilion and invite the public...
By Carol Vaughn — After more than four decades, the recent sale of Fox Island marked the end of an era for educational programs held there by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Willy Agee, CBF’s vice president of administration, said the foundation is “desperately heartbroken” to lose the island. “Fox was a really...
By Carol Vaughn — The Island Theatre on Chincoteague received an early Christmas present — the original script for the movie “Misty.” It was Ken Lang’s copy of the script for the movie, which was based on Marguerite Henry’s 1947 novel, “Misty of Chincoteague.” Lang was a member of the electrical group...
By Stefanie Jackson – Northampton middle and high school students met Eastern Shore Rural Health administrators Nov. 30 to give them a check for more than $500 to help pay Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel tolls for cancer patients who must travel to get medical care. “Thank you from the bottom of...
By Carol Vaughn — The Book Bin in Onley is celebrating its 40th year in business. The store’s annual open house Saturday, Dec. 5, this year will double as a 40th anniversary celebration. Philip Wilson, a retired professor, is the third owner of the independent bookstore, which he purchased in January 2016...
By Stefanie Jackson – A registered nurse who recently opened a medical spa in Cape Charles is looking for new opportunities to give back. “Women want to feel good and confident when they go out,” said Stephanie Holvick, owner of R.N. Faces. Women who are older or disabled are no exception,...
By Carol Vaughn — The Island Community House on Chincoteague will hold an open house Saturday, Dec. 5, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., to formally introduce the facility and its offerings to the public. The house, formerly known as the Selby House, has been renovated and converted into a community...
By Stefanie Jackson – A Kiptopeke Elementary School educator and two of her former students participated in an online event with Gov. Ralph Northam Oct. 29 as he announced 10 new historical highway markers that will honor Black Americans who made history in Virginia. These signs can be seen on...
By Martha Wessells Steger Special to the Eastern Shore Post Virginia’s first lady Pamela Northam echoed the sentiments of many visitors returning to the Eastern Shore when she said in a recent interview, “Once you cross the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, your worries just drop away into that salt air.” She and...