Tag: Eastern Shore

By Stefanie Jackson – Northampton is preparing its budget for fiscal year 2021, and that process includes county supervisors hearing from agencies and boards as each makes a case for level or increased funding. Robie Marsh, who is also the executive director of the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce, was...
By Neal Ammerman Special to the Eastern Shore Post . A cold, blustery rainfall drenched the men on the deck of the rusty old freighter as it took on its load of coal and made final preparations for its voyage from Norfolk, Va., to Brayton Point, Mass. Although gale warnings were posted,...
By Stefanie Jackson – It’s budget season in Northampton County, and supervisors are hearing updates from local organizations about the benefits they provide the county and the funds they need to continue their work. Cara Burton is the director of the Eastern Shore Public Library (ESPL), which has four locations,...

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Anglers Club to Hold Annual Banquet The Eastern Shore of Virginia Anglers Club (www.esanglersclub.org) will hold its Annual Banquet on Saturday, March 7, at the Onancock Elks Lodge at 22454 Front St. in Accomac. The popular event, which has had as many as 125 attendees, starts at 5:30 p.m. with a...
By Carol Vaughn A new group to support children who are dealing with grief will start soon on Chincoteague. Many of the town’s residents, including children, were affected deeply by the death of Brianna Merritt last fall. . Brianna died at home in October at age 11, after a long struggle with...
Staff Report -- Well-known Bloods gang leader Tyvon “Teddy” Lyncurtis Smith, of Parksley, was arrested in Pocomoke City, Md. after four weeks on the run, according to a press release issued by the U.S. Marshals Service. His arrest was the result of a multi-agency fugitive investigation spanning several states. According to...
By Matthew Yoder It wasn’t a football season most anticipated at Hampden Sydney College. Standout wide receiver and Shore native Major Morgan entered as a preseason All-American, and the thought was the Tigers would compete for a championship. Outside of Tiger nation, the anticipation was the same, and the preparation thus took shape. For the...
By Carol Vaughn -- The Eastern Shore Regional Animal Control Facility has made strides in recent years in finding homes for the dogs and cats that come its way, thanks in part to increased cooperation with volunteer organizations. Molly, a sweet-natured, mixed-breed dog, is one former resident that found a happy...
Submitted Article Whether or not you’re familiar with the Oscar-winning “Green Book” and the real-life Jim Crow-era travel guide behind its name, it’s almost guaranteed you’ll know songs that local talent will share as they chronicle the guide’s history. Friday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m., in a collaboration of the...

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Anglers Club Hosts Meeting with Eastern Shore Lab Director The Eastern Shore of Virginia Anglers Club (www.esanglersclub.org) will hold its monthly meeting on January 13 in the conference room of the Sage Restaurant in Onley. The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. and will feature a presentation by Dr. Richard Snyder...