Letters to the Editor

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Operation Christmas Child thanks public for support

January 26, 2024
Dear Editor, Generosity throughout Accomack & Northampton contributed to a successful shoebox gift collection season at drop-off locations for the Samaritan’s…
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OPINION: Fixing Virginia’s Learning Loss with Tutors: Looking into Governor Youngkin’s “ALL IN VA” Plan

December 18, 2023
By Brenda Cardona-Hernandez, graduate of Accomack County Public Schools and William & Mary student Fixing Virginia’s Learning Loss with Tutors:…
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An Open Letter to Each and Every First Responder on the Eastern Shore of Virginia:

December 14, 2023
Today, I acknowledge one of my many shortcomings, and to each of you, I am sorry.  May I always acknowledge…

Man responds to article on speeding tickets

December 6, 2023
I read with interest the recent article on WTKR’s coverage of speed limit enforcement on Northampton County’s portion of Rt.…
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Waste Watcher Winner – Layla Sharbor

December 5, 2023
Annually, Waste Watchers of the Eastern Shore and Eastern Shore Radio partner to sponsor a contest in the local schools…

Local sororities say they are non-partisan organizations after recent questions over debates

October 19, 2023
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated ® and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated are two of the three sorority chapters on…

CBES Board Member Comments on Candidates’ Forum Pull Out

October 6, 2023
As the organizer for CBES Candidate Forums, I felt compelled to respond to your story from Sept. 28, on the…

Horntown woman says rumors Burford doesn’t qualify for Chincoteague School Board seat untrue

September 18, 2023
There are rumors running around Chincoteague that Connie Burford is not eligible to run for the Accomack County School Board…

Chincoteague lady encourages wise votes for local school boards

September 11, 2023
During the last Governor’s race Terry McAuliffe famously stated, “I don’t think parents should be telling schools what they should…

Wallops Island man questions condition of school building

September 7, 2023
Chincoteague Elementary School held its back-to-school open house at the end of August.  Parents were able to meet their children’s…

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