WEEKEND: HERE’S LOOKING AT YOU, HEDWIG
Miriam Elton saw the owl first, and told her neighbor Stefanie Hadden, who grabbed her camera and her boys and headed out to the Bay. There on the breakwater the bird posed for some time, and Stefanie got the picture, first for her Facebook friends, and now for Wave readers to enjoy. Renowned ornithologist Ned Brinkley was soon on the scene with his spotting scope, and confirmed it was a juvenile snowy owl. Harry Potter’s Hedwig? Well, at least in name, for that’s what the boys are calling her. Readers are invited to submit their favorite local photos for Weekend editions, when the picture stretches across the page. (Published January 11, 2014)
CAPE CHARLES WAVE
January 11, 2013
Jim Pruitt’s first day on the job as Cape Charles Chief of Police was Tuesday, January 7, according to Town Manager Heather Arcos.
A formal change of command ceremony will be conducted when Town Council meets Thursday, January 16.
Council originally planned to hold the change of command at the December 19 Town Council meeting, but Pruitt did not immediately accept the appointment, causing the Town to go the first week of January without a police chief. [Read more…]