Tag: Machipongo

By Stefanie Jackson – The Northampton Board of Supervisors was presented a nearly $3 million project Sept. 28, which will bring the former Northampton Middle School, in Machipongo, one step closer to its conversion to a community center and emergency shelter. “This project needs to go forward … if there’s...
Mr. Warren A. Schilling, 95, of Machipongo, went to be with the Lord on Sept. 30, 2021, at his residence, surrounded by family. He is survived by his wife, Jane. Born Aug. 24, 1926, in Northampton, N.Y., he was the son of the late Anthony G. and Caroline Krepela Schilling....
Mr. Ronald Nottingham West, 73, husband of Emily Faye West and a resident of Machipongo, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021, at his residence. A native of Birdsnest, he was the son of the late Robert Burns West and the late Charlotte Nottingham West. He was a retired educator,...
Ms. Sarah Goodwyn, of Machipongo, affectionately known by family and friends as “Freshie,” passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at her daughter’s home in Chesapeake, Va., surrounded by her family. A service will be conducted from the John O. Morris Funeral Chapel, Nassawadox, on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021,...
Ms. Gwendolyn Downing Riggin, 92, a native and resident of Myrtle Grove, Machipongo, passed away Tuesday, July 6, 2021, at her residence. She was the daughter of the late James W. Downing and the late Dorothy Higbee Downing. Gwen was a most talented pianist, a retired hairdresser, a business owner...
Dear Editor: Thank you to all who have welcomed Katie and Lester Cook and The Little Farm Rescue & Sanctuary to Machipongo! Some of the animals have arrived and are decompressing and exploring their new spaces after their long journey. More animals will arrive next week, and the move from California...
Dear Editor: There is a wonderful animal rescue organization coming to Machipongo in May. Katie Cook, founder, will be moving her nonprofit operation from Ojai, Calif., to Machipongo. Katie and her husband, Les, recently purchased a 115-acre farm with the dream of moving their children and all their 100+ rescue animals...
Mr. Otto Kinbacher, 78, husband of Helen Kinbacher and a resident of Machipongo, passed away Sunday, April 11, 2021, at his residence. A native of Babylon, N.Y., he was the son of the late Otto Kinbacher and the late Rose La Porte Kinbacher. He was a retired ISD Foreman...
Mr. Harold Bruce Arnold, 78, a resident of Machipongo, passed away Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, at Shore Health and Rehabilitation Center in Parksley. Born in Tacoma, Wash., he was the son of the late Buckly Bruce Arnold and the late Rosemary Montag Arnold. He was a retired officer for...
Mr. Joseph Francis Bohi, 90, husband of Dolores Louise Bohi and a resident of Machipongo, passed away Monday, July 6, 2020, at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. A native of South River, N.J., he was the son of the late Oscar Bohi and the late Frances Barrett Bohi. He was...