Tag: children

By Stefanie Jackson – All Virginia adults who want the COVID-19 vaccine are now eligible to get it, Gov. Ralph Northam announced during a press briefing today at the Tysons Community Vaccination Center, in Fairfax County. “Please get vaccinated,” Northam implored. “It will keep you safer, it will keep your...
By Stefanie Jackson – Smart Beginnings Eastern Shore (SBES), an organization that advocates for the health, well-being, and education of children, hosted the first virtual session of its annual Kids Count forum Feb. 23, coordinated by Barbara O’Hare and titled “It’s Our Nature – Healthy Outdoor Activities for Kids...
By Stefanie Jackson – Cape Charles set the stage last week for an independent filmmaker who has the Sundance Film Festival in her sights. Her upcoming film “Don’t Tell the Children” is a work of fiction based on real events, presented as a documentary. “We want to be bigger than ‘Tiger...
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By Stefanie Jackson – A young man who just received his associate degree from Eastern Shore Community College was the keynote speaker at the third annual Kids Count forum at the ESCC Workforce Development Center May 22. Accomack and Northampton are low-ranking for children’s quality of life of children. The...