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  • A brief history of oysters in the Chesapeake Bay

    A brief history of oysters in the Chesapeake Bay
    2500 B.C.: The earliest evidence of oyster harvesting — shell deposits called middens — indicate that people living in the Chesapeake region were eating oysters and other shellfish as long as early as 2,500 B.C.
  • Infamous Stringdusters make Norfolk stop on tour celebrating beaches and rivers

    Infamous Stringdusters make Norfolk stop on tour celebrating beaches and rivers
    Here in Hampton Roads, we're all about beaches and rivers. A string band from Nashville is coming our way to help us celebrate what's in our own collective back yard. The Infamous Stringdusters are preparing to launch their 2013 American Rivers Tour,...

    Girl Rescued After Dog Pulls Her Onto Thin Ice

    Girl Rescued After Dog Pulls Her Onto Thin Ice
    After an 11-year-old Sayville girl was dragged onto a partially frozen area of the Great South Bay by a neighbor's dog, she broke through and plunged into the frigid water, officials said Monday. Sarah Thalhammer was walking the 1-year-old poodle/Maltese...

    Bay Shore, Long Island, Gearing For Irene's Wrath

    Bay Shore, Long Island, Gearing For Irene's Wrath
    Friday was the calm before the storm throughout Long Island. Everyone is aware of Irene, but not many seemed too concerned. As more evacuations were announced and more first responders prepared to roll out, many homes did not have their windows boarded...

    Warning for Chicago as Sandy hits East Coast: 'Stay off the lake folks'

    Warning for Chicago as Sandy hits East Coast: 'Stay off the lake folks'
    Officials had a simple warning as the Chicago area braced for high winds and waves from a massive storm along the East Coast. "Stay off the lake folks," said Gary Schenkel, executive director of Office of Emergency Management and Communication. "Lake...