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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...
By Carol Vaughn — The Christmas production at the North Street Playhouse in Onancock is a holiday tradition for many Eastern Shore residents. And the show will go on, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The North Street Playhouse Christmas Spectacular will be presented to audiences online via showtix4u.com. See details at the...
By Bill Sterling — Not everyone has a building named after him, much less while he is still upright to walk through the doors. But retired Army Col. Chris Needels, of Accomac, is such a person. A 2014 inductee of the Skydiving Hall of Fame, Needels acquired the land for the...
By Connie Morrison — Peggy Holloway and her brothers were going through the belongings of her late parents, Clarence and Doris Edwards Lewis, and came across newspaper clippings her mother had collected of Eastern Shore servicemen during World War II. Holloway’s father fought World War II in the 42nd Rainbow Division...