Virtual Composting Workshop for Beginners and Pros

Alastair Ong
Alastair Ong

The Easton Energy & Environment Task Force will be hosting a virtual workshop to encourage residents to reduce waste and enrich garden soil by learning how to compost. The class will be Zoomed on April 22 at 7 p.m. and registration is simple and open to all.

The Continue reading “Virtual Composting Workshop for Beginners and Pros”

The Story of Cubby of Blue Button Farm

Here is the note Pat wrote for me about what Cubby should be eating and also the name and number of the Reptile Vet at the Bronx Zoo!

My life-long love of turtles and tortoises began at an early age. I was in second grade when a boy in my class would tease me with worms while I Continue reading “The Story of Cubby of Blue Button Farm”

87-Year Old Photographic Maps Offer a Unique Look into Our Past

Some of the most frequent requests we get at the Historical Society revolve around house histories. In Easton, we have well over 200 properties that are listed with the state in our historical buildings inventory. When one discounts the age factor, not of all of these structures Continue reading “87-Year Old Photographic Maps Offer a Unique Look into Our Past”

Obituary: William J. Kupinse Jr.

William J. Kupinse Jr.

William J. Kupinse, Jr. (“Bill”), former Easton First Selectman, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed on April 7th at his home in Easton, supported by the company and care of his family.  

Bill was born in New Haven, Connecticut, and grew up Continue reading “Obituary: William J. Kupinse Jr.”

Meeting the Bunny at Easter ‘Eggstravaganza’

The Easton Park and Recreation Department held its annual Easter egg hunt on a beautiful spring day. Last year’s hunt had to be cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic shutdown. Children gathered eggs scattered across the New Friends Playground and tennis courts on the morning of Continue reading “Meeting the Bunny at Easter ‘Eggstravaganza’”

From Acting to Isolating

The Fox family of Easton provides insight into the lives of performing artists and the struggles they faced as the Covid-19 pandemic came between them and their careers.

“When the pandemic brought life in New York City to a screeching halt last March, and the city moved into lockdown Continue reading “From Acting to Isolating”

Sunday Nature Walk: Signs of Spring

By late March, it is easy to see that something has changed… even while temperatures can still dip into the low 40s, the sounds of the forest are teeming with the calls of birds, amphibians, and mammals. Tiny green sprouts of the plants waking up from their long slumber dot the Continue reading “Sunday Nature Walk: Signs of Spring”

Easter Message

Today we are celebrating Easter Sunday. What we are celebrating today is not a ghost, not a zombie that rose from the cemetery, not a man like Lazarus whom Jesus rose from the dead and died again.

What we are celebrating today is a mystery of our faith that Christ had been raised Continue reading “Easter Message”

The Laskay Boys – World War II

Part of the Historical Society of Easton’s series “Easton in the Service.”

Prior to 1917, there had only been two acts passed by congress during the entire history of the United States that regulated immigration: the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 barring Chinese immigrants from Continue reading “The Laskay Boys – World War II”

Zoning Appeal Hearing for Tranquility Drive Slaughterhouse Moved to May 3

The Easton Zoning Board of Appeals has rescheduled the in-person public hearing for the Appeal for 59 Tranquility Drive from its original date of April 5 to Monday, May 3 at 5:30 p.m. in the Samuel Staples Elementary School Cafetorium due to Covid-19 space restrictions.

As reported Continue reading “Zoning Appeal Hearing for Tranquility Drive Slaughterhouse Moved to May 3”