Tag: Virginia

By Linda Cicoira The annual seafood festival sponsored by the Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce is set to begin at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 4, at Tom’s Cove Park Campground, and will include the usual delicious food, music, and arts and crafts. A feast of littleneck steamed clams from island waters, clam...
Submitted Article and Photo The “Virginia World War I and World War II Profiles of Honor Tour” will be at two locations on the Eastern Shore of Virginia in April, hosted by Eastern Shore Public Library.  The walk-in traveling exhibit will be in Nassawadox on Friday, April 12 , where it...
By Linda Cicoira A career prosecutor and a retired police chief, both experts in handling domestic violence cases and related issues, are planning to visit the Eastern Shore next month to discuss the topics. The session will be Friday, March 8, at the Eastern Shore Community College Workforce Development Center in...
By Linda Cicoira -- A bill that would create a state-maintained registry for adult abuse, neglect, and exploitation was introduced last month to the General Assembly by Sen. Lynwood Lewis. In his Eastern Shore Post column last week, Lewis said the intent behind the bill was to protect the elderly. Legitimate...
By Stefanie Jackson The Virginia Tax website, used by 4.2 million people last year to file their state income taxes, will not immediately begin processing the returns it receives this year. “We’re committed to providing the information necessary to help everyone properly prepare and file this tax season,” Virginia Tax Commissioner...
By Stefanie Jackson-  Northampton Middle School Principal Ron Yorko met with the Northampton school board on Sept. 27 to explain his plan for schoolwide implementation of the Level Literacy Intervention in what he called “an all hands on deck approach” to improve student reading skills. The larger goal is for...
By Linda Cicoira — A 21-year-old Cape Charles native died from multiple gunshot wounds early Sunday morning, Alvin Hopson, of the Medical Examiner’s Office in Richmond, Va., reported Wednesday. The incident is being investigated as a homicide. Sheriff Todd Godwin identified the victim as Hasaan Burton, of Virginia Beach, Va. Another...
By Linda Cicoira — A deal to sell the Hermitage on the Eastern Shore in Onancock has been made and the buyer is promising to invest $3 million for capital improvements, convert the skilled nursing wing into memory care for residents with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, and add independent living...
By Linda Cicoira-  Hot topics before the Onley Town Council Monday night were the proposed new town office that could cost more than $1 million to construct and the appointment of an interim council member to replace the seat left empty when Mayor Dawn Dize moved up to the...
By Linda Cicoira — Former Northampton Supervisor Granville Hogg was accused late last month of brandishing a firearm at two men he says were trespassing on his property. The men claim they identified themselves as Fed-Ex workers and were trying to make a delivery but were still “held hostage” by Hogg. Complaints...