Free rescue squad service has its costs
During the Urbanna Oyster Festival, the Central Middlesex Volunteer Rescue Squad set up a temporary “emergency room,” complete with doctors and nurses, at the rescue squad building, reported Urbanna Town Administrator Lewis Filling, who also is a squad driver.
Carl Dize is grand marshal of the 2008 Urbanna Christmas Parade
Dize’s family had been through the August Storm of 1933 and their home had been flooded. “We left Tangier on the last day of September at 1:30 p.m. and came across the bay,” he said. “When we came into Urbanna Creek the next morning, I thought I’d died and gone to heaven.”
Tour ‘Iva W.’ Saturday at the Maritime Museum
Seventy-seven years of working boat history will be open to the public at the Deltaville Maritime Museum this Saturday, Nov. 29. The 60-foot “Iva W.” built in 1929 as a buyboat by John Wright for Captain Johnny Ward of Deltaville, and restored and converted in 1998 as a floating “Bed and Breakfast,” will be available for tours from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
LMVFD Love Light Tree ceremony set for Sunday
The Lower Middlesex Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary will host its annual Love Light Tree ceremony this Sunday, November 30, at 4 p.m. After lighting the tree, there will be music and refreshments inside the Deltaville firehouse. A visit from Santa is expected. The public is invited.