Tag: Cape Charles

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...
By Stefanie Jackson-  A local developer and lifelong Eastern Shore resident, Eyre Baldwin, of Southport Investors, acquired an industrial road from Northampton County following a contentious public hearing held during the Sept. 11 board of supervisors meeting, about a year after the conveyance first appeared on supervisors’ agenda. Baldwin is...
By Linda Cicoira — The week started with Eastern Shore residents rushing to get supplies and trying to figure out where low-lying folks would stay during the impending arrival of monster Hurricane Florence following Gov. Ralph Northam’s mandatory evacuation order for Zone A, which is much of the coast of both...
By Stefanie Jackson — In the aftermath of the bombshell dropped in Cape Charles in May with the sudden resignation of interim town manager Bob Panek and the surrounding turmoil, the town has been striving to recover and improve the overall quality of its leadership. At the June 21 town council...
By Stefanie Jackson -- The U.S. Coast Guard has a new proposal to formally establish an anchorage three miles from Cape Charles and to locate another anchorage near the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, six miles from Fisherman Island, but will it appease Eastern Shore citizens after a similar proposal two years...