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Tangier (Accomack, Virginia)

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  • On climate, O'Malley should reach out to Harris

    Thank you for Carol Browner's commentary appreciating Gov. Martin O'Malley's climate change efforts ("The importance of Maryland's leadership on climate change," Aug. 18). However, she didn't mention that Governor O'Malley could also reach out to...
  • Langley Field biplanes change military history with 1921 battleship bombings

    Langley Field biplanes change military history with 1921 battleship bombings
    On a late September day just over 92 years ago, a squadron of Martin NBS-1 bombers from Langley Field took off on a mission that helped change the history of warfare. Flying high over the Chesapeake Bay, the 42.75-foot-long biplanes dropped their...
  • Exotic Moroccan styling adds an air of intrigue and intimacy

    Exotic Moroccan styling adds an air of intrigue and intimacy
    Rich textures, saturated colors and stylishly exotic accessories are all hallmarks of the Moroccan decorating style that has grabbed our attention in recent years. Intricate patterns marry with ornate carvings, metal work and rugs to create a style as...
  • ‘Thor: The Dark World’: Tom Hiddleston disguised in Asgard, on stage

     
    Tom Hiddleston had just spent six weeks living inside the melancholy mind-set of a vampire for a new Jim Jarmusch […]...
  • ‘Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown’ debuts April 14 on CNN

     
    Anthony Bourdain heads to¬†Myanmar for the debut of his CNN show. Get ready for “Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown,” bowing at 9 p.m. Sunday, April 14. Bourdain will receive heavy exposure on CNN's weekends. “Parts Unknown” will repeat...
  • Let Smith Islanders stay

    Let Smith Islanders stay
    Having been raised in Baltimore, and lived in larger cities, it was with trepidation that I moved to the Eastern Shore many years ago. I have learned to appreciate the values, the culture and the hard work of the farmers and watermen who live here....
  • Man swims five hours to aid family after boat capsizes

    Man swims five hours to aid family after boat capsizes
    A Kent County man swam for more than five hours through the dangerous waters of Tangier Sound this week to seek help for four family members after the boat they were fishing in capsized during a sudden thunderstorm. John Franklin Riggs III, 46, of...
  • Boat-docking event puts a competitive knot in family ties

    Boat-docking event puts a competitive knot in family ties
    Kevin Marshall and Buddy Evans, like many cousins, are close. They keep in touch regularly and enjoy talking over a cup of coffee when they can get together. The two, who have spent much of their lives on the Chesapeake Bay as watermen, even took their...
  • 11th annual Tiefest coming next Saturday in Grasonville

    11th annual Tiefest coming next Saturday in Grasonville
    The first step to being successful at fly fishing is tying a fly creatively enough to make it seem real to the fish you're trying to catch. Considered by many to be something of an art form, tying flies is an acquired skill. With hopes of learning how...
  • Still recovering from Sandy, Crisfield braces for next storm

    Still recovering from Sandy, Crisfield braces for next storm
    — Hazel Cropper, for years the fastest crab picker in this city built on its seafood industry, worries about the storm drain a few feet from her living room. As volunteers assessed the damage Superstorm Sandy caused to her home, the 74-year-old...
  • Maryland's state sandwich not a simple popularity contest

    Maryland's state sandwich not a simple popularity contest
    If you were choosing an official Maryland sandwich based on popularity, there'd be no contest. The crab cake would beat the soft-shell crab sandwich every time. So, if the General Assembly enacts a bill this session that makes the soft-shell crab...