Tag: Restoration

By Stefanie Jackson – The wife of a U.S. Navy veteran made it her life’s mission to restore a historic cemetery near Cheriton when she learned that the nearly abandoned, overgrown site was the final resting place of five African American Civil War soldiers who had served in the...
By Stefanie Jackson – Birding Eastern Shore and the Eastern Shore Master Naturalists are partnering with Northampton County to restore one of its hidden gems, a nature path and boardwalk tucked away in a seemingly unlikely spot behind the Northampton landfill. The project “fits with our mission to enhance the...
By Stefanie Jackson – The Cape Charles Rosenwald School Restoration Initiative, a local nonprofit organization, purchased the historic African-American elementary school last month after nearly a decade of fundraising, and it is ready to restore the structure and give it back to the community. The school located on Old Cape Charles...
By Stefanie JacksonEvery year in Northampton schools, two and a half times as many students are suspended as compared to the state average. Accomack schools are not far behind, with nearly twice as many students suspended compared to the state average. Suspension rates are even higher for...