Column: Passing Thanksgiving Traditions to a New Generation

Pass the turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, candied sweets, green beans, cranberry sauce, pumpkin bread, squash and apple pie. The mere thought of the aromas of these traditional foods wafting from the kitchen throughout the house gives me a nostalgic feeling. 

Ever since Continue reading “Column: Passing Thanksgiving Traditions to a New Generation”

Column: Building a Forever Nest for Two

Just when it was beginning to feel like we would never close on our new house, our lawyer called to let us know the date and time. It was really going to happen. We went to her office on a sunny Friday morning, bursting with excitement. 

Nancy and Paul at their new home sweet home.

Column: Journey to the Finger Lakes Turns ‘Someday’ to Now

Ever since our daughter, Alexandra, moved to the Finger Lakes to pursue a career in the wine industry, Paul and I have wanted to live in this enchanting part of New York State. It was always our plan to move here “someday” and to bring my parents with us. 

Two million years ago, Continue reading “Column: Journey to the Finger Lakes Turns ‘Someday’ to Now”

Car Crashes through Window at Greiser’s

Phil Doremus and Dick Greiser survey the situation after a car drove through the right front window.

A patron failed to put his car in reverse and drove through the right front window of Greiser’s Coffee and Market Friday morning. It might have been April fools day, but the accident Continue reading “Car Crashes through Window at Greiser’s”

Hope for a New EMS Facility Shines Bright

It’s been a long time coming, but the Easton Volunteer Emergency Medical Service may finally be on track to make its move into a new modern facility in 2022. 

The building project is progressing, according to EMS Chief Jonathan Arnold. The EMS Association has narrowed down the Continue reading “Hope for a New EMS Facility Shines Bright”

Family Thanks Easton EMS with Holiday Bake Sale

A family’s holiday bake sale to benefit the Easton Emergency Medical Service did more than raise money. It filled the family and their patrons with holiday spirit and showed them that Easton is a wonderful town.

Ariana Tsirakidis, 10, baked all day on Saturday to prepare for the Continue reading “Family Thanks Easton EMS with Holiday Bake Sale”

Easton Reinstates Indoor Mask Mandate for Public Buildings

Given the recent surge in Covid 19 cases and the sharp increase  in Omicron cases First Selectman Dr. David Bindelglass said the town is reinstating a mask mandate for public buildings including Town Hall, the Easton Public Library and Senior Center. This action is in concert with Continue reading “Easton Reinstates Indoor Mask Mandate for Public Buildings”

Live Photo Reception Attracts Appreciative Audience

The Easton Arts Council resumed its in-person photography reception this year after canceling it last year during the height of the Covid pandemic. The council honors and awards the contest winners at the annual show, which highlights Easton’s natural beauty with a general category Continue reading “Live Photo Reception Attracts Appreciative Audience”

Outdoor Gathering Area Dedicated to Sue Kaplan

The staff of Helen Keller Middle School came together on the crisp morning of Nov. 24 to dedicate a newly landscaped outdoor gathering area to their former principal, Susan J. Kaplan. 

“In honor of Susan Kaplan’s many years of dedication and service to the Easton Public Schools, Continue reading “Outdoor Gathering Area Dedicated to Sue Kaplan”

EMS Building Project Gets Boost from ARP Funding

The Easton Volunteer Emergency Medical Service building is located at 448 Sport Hill Rd, Easton, Conn.—Tomas Koeck Photo

Easton Volunteer Emergency Medical Service officials have been trying for years to move out of the outdated, 92-year-old building they call home and find a new Continue reading “EMS Building Project Gets Boost from ARP Funding”