Tag Archives: Cape Charles

Pirate Poachers of the Bay: Now a prosecutor takes a stand! See actual video of Pirate Poacher Booty!

Pirate Poachers of the Bay

Over the past year, THE CHESAPEAKE TODAY has been highlighting the arrests of outlaw watermen in the Maryland and Virginia waters of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries.

Readers who have been following these violations and the tracking of the court appearances have been learning that, for most cases, the legal repercussions of these infractions have been very minor or non-existent.

Video from Eastern Shore Campground Death Storm; Tornado Confirmed, 3 Dead

A tornado touched down in Cherrystone Family Camping Resort in Cape Charles, Virginia on Thursday morning, according to the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office.

The Eastville Volunteer Fire Department confirms three people are dead
Death storm.

Lighthouses of the Chesapeake region

Lighthouses – St. Clements Island, also known through the years as Blackistone Island, now is home to a rebuilt lighthouse. The original was abandoned as a lighthouse and then vandalized prior to being demolished by the Navy as target practice. The island is now a park and the lighthouse is open several times a year for visitors. A beach and pier greet visitors every day. THE CHESAPEAKE TODAY photo

Coast Guard rescues two from sinking fishing vessel

PORTSMOUTH, Va. Dec. 7, 2010 – A Coast Guard rescue crew from Station Cape Charles rescued two people off the sinking fishing vessel Mandyle, 10 miles east of Wachapreague Sunday evening. Coast…