No injuries reported in Accomack Co. school bus crash
ACCOMACK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) – Virginia State Police said no one was injured in a school bus crash Thursday afternoon. Sgt. Michelle Anaya confirmed the single-vehicle accident occurred at 2:50 p.m. at Beartown Road and Chester Street. The school bus slid off the road, into a ditch. State Police...
Family pet saved in Accomack house fire
The Parksley Volunteer Fire Company responded to an overnight stove fire in Accomack on Thursday.
More charges filed against man accused of killing grandmother
Pictured: Anthony David Mercado. Northampton County Sheriff’s Office picture. Four more charges, these alleging drug crimes, were filed in Northampton General District Court Wednesday against the man accused of killing his 73-year-old grandmother last weekend in their Cape Charles home. The latest charges made against 25-year-old Anthony David Mercado,...
The coldest February in Northampton County history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Greenbush man pleads guilty in Tayvion Laquan “Tay Man” Smith murder case
A Greenbush man pleaded guilty Thursday in Accomack Circuit Court to the December 2019 murder of 19-year-old Tayvion Laquan “Tay Man” Smith, who was shot when gunfire blasted his girlfriend’s Jacob Street apartment in Onancock. Twenty-six-year-old Eric Bruno Custis Jr., of Wharton Circle, also admitted to robbing...
Fire damages Accomac residence
Thursday night at approximately 9:35, a fire was reported at a residence on Lilliston Ave in Accomac. Units from Tasley, Onancock, Parksley, Melfa and Bloxom responded. Arriving units discovered flames showing. The fire allegedly started in a stove. .
Savor the Sea: Discover Onley's 3 Exquisite Seafood Restaurants
In this article, we're going to explore three exceptional seafood restaurants in Onley. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? We'd love to hear your experiences and thoughts, so please feel free to share them in the comments section below!
Winter swimmers raise $130K for Habitat for Humanity
The Eastern Shore of Virginia Habitat for Humanity appreciates all of the community’s dedication to make this year’s Freezin’ for a Reason weekend such a huge success for the Eastern Shore. Thanks to donors, Habitat raised $130,000 which will cover approximately 75% of the material cost of one house for our fellow citizens.
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Cape Charles Seabreeze residents meet with officials on unsafe living conditions
CAPE CHARLES, Va. — Tenants who were living at the Seabreeze apartments in Cape Charles met with officials Tuesday afternoon with hopes of finding out what their next steps may be after their apartments were deemed unlivable earlier this month. “I don’t know what my next step is, I’m...
Maryland & Chesapeake Bay Fishing Report – February 29, 2024
While many anticipate the yellow perch run in Chesapeake tribs this time of year, there are still a handful of dedicated anglers chasing striped bass in portions of the Chesapeake Bay. From Ocean City, the guys at Always Bent Fishing OC have been getting out in the kayaks for stripers, and they’re finding success jigging soft-plastic paddletails around the bridges. Taylor Bakke shared a bit about the bite, relaying: “The fish are way up in the backwaters right now. It blows my mind how far they are from the inlets! My buddy Jeff caught a 31-inch striper while fishing from the marsh grasses near Assateague Island, but I put in my kayak and we shared a pretty solid bite, with Jeff’s 31-incher being the biggest of the bunch.”
Seafood Lovers' Paradise: Five Unmissable Restaurants in Cape Charles
In this article, we explore five exceptional seafood restaurants in Cape Charles. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If yes, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Today the gas price is close to $3.09 in Cobbs Creek as of 2024-03-01. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.331, a week ago the price is $3.267 , according to AAA.
Clouds Over Oyster Boom in Chesapeake Bay Region
The oyster population has seen a boom over the last few years, but the potential for the destructive Dermo and MSX diseases lurk behind the good numbers. In our weekly series with the Bay Journal Delmarva Public Media's Don Rush talks with associate editor and senior writer Tim Wheeler about what this could mean.
Exmore woman pleads guilty to maliciously wounding elderly Chincoteague motel owner
An Exmore woman pleaded guilty Thursday in Accomack Circuit Court to maliciously wounding an elderly Chincoteague motel owner, who had heard people yelling outside her business and went to investigate last year. Thirty-nine-year-old Rosanna Lynette Means, of Vine Court, was also charged with strangulation and robbery. Those offenses were not...
Woman killed in Cape Charles shooting, suspect charged
A woman is dead after a shooting in Cape Charles Saturday. Just after 5 p.m., Cape Charles police officers responded to a report of shots fired on the 500 block of Tazewell Avenue.
Costin, Hintz named ES District Basketball Players of Year
The Eastern Shore All-District teams have been announced. This year’s men’s player of the year is Nortampton’s Ronyell Costin. Costin averaged 24.2 points per game in his senior season, along with 4.2 assists and 2.6 steals per game. Costin also was an excellent free throw shooter this season, converting 81% of his attempts from the line.
Veteran Travel Reimbursement Headaches Prompt VA to Pursue New Options for Claims Filing, Processing
Following complaints from veterans and a critical VA Office of Inspector General report on the VA's travel system, the department is streamlining ways for veterans to submit travel claims.
Northampton passes County audit
Northampton County once again passed its audit. Jay Sanudo with Robinson, Farmer, Cox Associates gave a brief presentation on the audit at Tuesday night’s Work Session in Eastville. According to Sanudo, in the fiscal year ending on June 30, 2023, Northampton’s undesignated fund balance had increased by $1.2 million....
Riverside demonstrates Drone Delivery Service Monday
Riverside Shore Memorial held a drone medicine delivery demonstration Monday. Other than test runs this is the first actual delivery of medicine from Riverside to a patient’s home. Many dignitaries were on hand. Among them was Congresswoman Jen Kiggans. The flight was one of the first prescription deliveries other...