Letter: Re-Elect State Rep Anne Hughes, D-135

To the Editor:

Re-elect State Rep Anne Hughes, a leader who knows and represents our Easton interests. Her hallmark is energetic engagement with constituents. Always available and approachable at local events and venues, Anne has advanced many bills that reflect the concerns we Continue reading “Letter: Re-Elect State Rep Anne Hughes, D-135”

Pause: A Covid-19 Drug Trial Hits A Snag

The Covid-19 vaccine trial organized and monitored by the Astra-Zeneca drug company was “paused.” A volunteer at a site in Great Britain who received the experimental vaccine developed a neurologic complication. What little has been said about this adverse event suggests that this Continue reading “Pause: A Covid-19 Drug Trial Hits A Snag”

Letter: Anne Hughes, CT-135

To the Editor:

In state government, the way it works, only majority party members write and approve our laws and policies.

Connecticut faces multiple challenges — budget, unemployment, health care, and education costs. The reader can add even more issues for our state.

In Easton, Continue reading “Letter: Anne Hughes, CT-135”

Rendezvous with Destiny — A True Story

As the sun began its descent into the western winter sky, its message illuminated the great outdoors and quickly thawed the frozen crevasses of my sedentary mind. Unlike prior weeks of the worst winter in recent history, this sun beamed into our living room with undeniable force Continue reading “Rendezvous with Destiny — A True Story”

Medical Math: Covid-19 x 2 = 0 Vaccine

The White House recently announced that it will be promoting an expedited evaluation of a Covid-19 vaccine. This would be good news if, in fact, it resulted in a safe and effective vaccine in the near future. We certainly can have a vaccine before November 2020, if safety and efficacy Continue reading “Medical Math: Covid-19 x 2 = 0 Vaccine”

Articles from the Courier 8/31/20 – 9/13/20

In case you missed it: Check out these articles posted in the Easton Courier in the past two weeks, from Monday, August 31 to Sunday, September 13.

Don’t forget to subscribe to email notifications. It’s free, and you control the frequency. You can enter your email address here: https://eastoncourier.news/subscribe/. You control your notification Continue reading “Articles from the Courier 8/31/20 – 9/13/20”

Waving Grand Green Flags

“I think that I shall never see /A poem lovely as a tree. “— Joyce Kilmer

Joyce Kilmer’s famous poem recycles in my brain when I walk along a woodsy trail here in Easton or close by. In the last decade I have embraced my own affinity for trees, especially large ones, old ones, Continue reading “Waving Grand Green Flags”

Learning From History

The televangelist, Pat Robertson, called the AIDS epidemic, “God’s harvest of sinners.” The sinners he was referring to were not rapists, murderers, pedophiles or human traffickers. They were homosexual men. This reflected the common feeling in the United States that AIDS would somehow Continue reading “Learning From History”

The Un-Bee-lievable Adventures of Dana Ceva: EASTON FRONT PORCH

Dana Ceva, Easton resident, graduated from UCONN in 2019 with a degree in Landscape Architecture. Landscape Architecture involves designing the natural world and integrating it with the built environment. As a residential landscape designer, Dana is designing pool environments, gardens, Continue reading “The Un-Bee-lievable Adventures of Dana Ceva: EASTON FRONT PORCH”

Letter: Response to ‘A Walker in the City’

To The Editor:

This is in response to Mary Luongo’s wonderful reminiscence, “A Walker in the City: Yesterday and Tomorrow,” in the September 6, 2020 edition of the Easton Courier. Having lived in both New York City (60+ years) and Easton (42 of those same years), her account struck Continue reading “Letter: Response to ‘A Walker in the City’”