How We Can Change Our Curriculum

“When day comes we step out of the shade,
aflame and unafraid
The new dawn blooms as we free it
For there is always light,
if only we’re brave enough to see it
If only we’re brave enough to be it.”

— Amanda Gorman, Inaugural Youth Poet Laureate

There have always been two starkly different Continue reading “How We Can Change Our Curriculum”

Working Harder to Understand and Communicate with Each Other

State Senator Tony Hwang

State Senator Tony Hwang released the following statement today, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, in connection with the historic achievements by people of color along alongside the hateful acts that painfully illustrate hatred and division still exist.

“Here Continue reading “Working Harder to Understand and Communicate with Each Other”

Op-Ed: DTC’s Statement for the Removal of Donald Trump as President

President Donald Trump must immediately be removed from office. The Easton Democratic Town Committee joins a bipartisan chorus demanding his removal. We seek both safety for the people of this country and justice for his illegal and immoral actions.

He willfully violated his oath Continue reading “Op-Ed: DTC’s Statement for the Removal of Donald Trump as President”

Hwang Denounces Attack on National Capitol

State Senator Tony Hwang (R-28) offers the following statement in reaction to the seditious violence in Washington D.C on the day the 2020 Election results are to be certified:

“Sadness, heartbreak and shock and steely resolve for me as an elected state official to denounce in Continue reading “Hwang Denounces Attack on National Capitol”

Happy New Year 2021

Dear Neighbor,

I fervently hope you and your family are ready to ring in the New Year with bells on!

This past year has been so difficult for so many, I invite you to join me in looking forward to 2021 with renewed optimism, hope, and determination to support those most impacted, Continue reading “Happy New Year 2021”

Wishing You and Your Loved Ones a Happy and Healthy 2021

Over the past year every facet of our lives was impacted by the global pandemic. Keeping distance from loved ones, cancelling major life celebrations, homeschooling our children, and numerous sacrifices were made for the greater good and fear of spreading an infectious disease we Continue reading “Wishing You and Your Loved Ones a Happy and Healthy 2021”

After a Tumultuous 2020, Wishing for a Better 2021

It has been a tumultuous 2020 in Easton as in every other town in America, due to COVID-19. The town got through the first wave in the spring with very low numbers of infections, although like most towns,  we were forced to suspend  in-person learning in our schools, for  the spring Continue reading “After a Tumultuous 2020, Wishing for a Better 2021”

Op-Ed: What Is Easton Fire District #1?

I live in lower Easton, and for 26 years I have paid taxes to Easton fire District #1. I never really understood what these taxes were for and I never understood that this was completely separate from the Easton volunteer fire department.

Like many of us, I just paid the tax without Continue reading “Op-Ed: What Is Easton Fire District #1?”

Op-Ed: State’s Covid-19 Education Policy Sends Mixed Message

There are a number of words one could choose to summarize 2020. For many parents who were thrust into a role they never imagined they would select: frustration, anxiety and exhaustion.  

The onset of the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak in March 2020 led to the initial statewide shutdown Continue reading “Op-Ed: State’s Covid-19 Education Policy Sends Mixed Message”

Thanksgiving 2020: Talking Turkey

Though Covid-19 continues to cast a pall on big Thanksgiving celebrations this year, many Easton families have been busily menu planning. After all, we have to eat. But with fewer places around the table, are turkeys the main event this year?

Not surprisingly, Eastonites have a Continue reading “Thanksgiving 2020: Talking Turkey”