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Dolphins frequent local waters
Surf’s up on the Potomac and Rappahannock rivers for dolphins. The mammals have been spotted surfing bow waves, leaping through the air and delighting amateur photographers and boaters vacationing in the area. “It’s not unusual to see them in area rivers,” said Christina Trapani, assistant stranding response coordinator at the Virginia Aquarium in Virginia Beach.
09.14.2010It happened here
In 1951, Middlesex County native Syd Thrift was drafted in the Army and assigned to Fort Eustis where he was named player/manager of the Wheels. Several Major League players had arrived at Fort Eustis, including Vernon “Deacon” Law and Joe Lonett.
09.13.2010Beauties of the bay
Since the late 1800s, wooden deadrise style boats have been a part of the ambiance of the Chesapeake Bay. Everyone knows the sturdy wooden vessels make great commercial fishing boats, but now it’s been discovered that the boats make great pleasure boats too.
09.09.2010Edmonds Farm: Where the Buffalo Roam
A trip to the Edmonds Farm in Ottoman is like a trip back in time. Meet Don and Kim Edmonds. The couple apply the best practices of organic farming in raising a variety of farm animals as well as growing their feed.