Tag: Christmas

Dear Editor: Bright and joyful is the Christmas celebration on Hall Street in Onancock. There is no doubt in anyone’s mind how the residents on that street feel about the holiday. Their display of wonderland decorations draw you into a moment of peace and happiness. It’s good to know with all...
By Carol Vaughn — Accomack County Sheriff’s Office personnel did some last-minute Christmas shopping at Walmart in Onley Friday, Dec. 18, for the Donnie Wayne Tyndall Memorial Toy Drive. The items were purchased to fill out the wish lists of youngsters and were in addition to hundreds of toys and other...
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...
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 Carol Vaughn — The Chincoteague town council held an emergency meeting Monday afternoon to discuss the town’s response to Gov. Ralph Northam’s recent executive orders increasing restrictions on gatherings due increasing cases of COVID-19 in Virginia. All council members except Matthew Reed attended. “We’ve got things coming up in the town...
By Stefanie Jackson – Northampton schools Superintendent Eddie Lawrence expects all students in grades K to 12 will be allowed back in school in person four days a week by Christmas vacation, he announced during the Oct. 22 school board meeting. That is the plan provided “everything stays the same...