Easton Senior Center to Offer Flu Shots

Experts are predicting a dangerous convergence of both COVID-19 and the flu in the fall, so national healthcare professionals are urging everyone, especially seniors, to get flu shots.

The Easton Senior Center will offer flu shots to adults of all ages on Wednesday, Oct. 7, by Continue reading “Easton Senior Center to Offer Flu Shots”

Easton Celebrates Luella Ostrofsky’s 104th Birthday

A stream of cars and pedestrians offered birthday wishes to Easton’s oldest resident, Luella Ostrofsky, 104, on Sept. 6. The parade included family, friends, neighbors and parishioners from Jesse Lee United Methodist Church of Easton, where Ostrofsky taught Sunday School and oversaw Continue reading “Easton Celebrates Luella Ostrofsky’s 104th Birthday”

Senior Center Plans to Offer Flu Shots in October

The Easton Senior Center is looking forward to providing flu shots again in October.

“We are looking to check on interest,” Val Buckley, Senior Center director said. She asks interested parties to call the center at 203-268-1145. Appointments will follow.

While the Advisory Continue reading “Senior Center Plans to Offer Flu Shots in October”

Students Reach Out To Seniors Via Pen Pal Program

Reed Cooper and Jim Fahey were born generations apart, and their upbringings could not be more different. Fahey grew up on a farm in Ireland. Cooper is a Joel Barlow High School student from Easton.

Despite their differences, Fahey, 80, and Cooper, 15, write each other letters Continue reading “Students Reach Out To Seniors Via Pen Pal Program”

Easton Cookbook Heating Up

To commemorate Easton’s 175th anniversary, Citizens for Easton will produce a compendium of treasured recipes featuring locally sourced products from Easton’s farms. The decision was made when plans for the annual CFE Farm Tour were cancelled.

CFE is seeking family recipes and Continue reading “Easton Cookbook Heating Up”

Hwang: State to Order Independent Review of Nursing Homes’ Response to Covid-19

Governor Ned Lamont is ordering an independent, third-party review to be conducted of the preparation and response to the Covid-19 pandemic inside of Connecticut’s nursing homes and assisted living facilities.

“I am thrilled to see that Governor Lamont is taking a deeper look into Continue reading “Hwang: State to Order Independent Review of Nursing Homes’ Response to Covid-19”

Senator Hwang to Moderate Facebook Live Forum Today on COVID-19 and CT Nursing Homes

State Senator Tony Hwang will moderate a “CT Covid-19 Informational Update on Nursing Homes” on Facebook Live today, June 4, at 7 p.m.. To view the session on Facebook click here.

 Hwang will be joined by experts in the field of senior services and advocacy including State Senator Continue reading “Senator Hwang to Moderate Facebook Live Forum Today on COVID-19 and CT Nursing Homes”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass … Update for 5/22/2020

Good Afternoon,  

We have begun the process to slowly, safely and conscientiously reopen Easton. We will explore a change in the operations of Town Hall to have more services run live from the offices in line with the Governor’s reopening of offices throughout the state. Town Hall Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass … Update for 5/22/2020”

Mourners Honor Jack Curtis in Easton’s 9/11 Memorial

Family and friends gathered on a beautiful spring day at the 9/11 memorial in front of the Easton Public Library to pay their final respects to Easton resident John “Jack” Edwin Curtis, who died May 2 from complications of COVID-19.

The May 11— Mother’s Day —  ceremony took place Continue reading “Mourners Honor Jack Curtis in Easton’s 9/11 Memorial”

A Grandpa’s Response to Social Distancing

A Grandpa’s Invitation

In time, we will come together again.
You will come to our house.
We will have corned beef and cabbage,
or shrimp scampi.
We will celebrate.
I will play and sing for you “O, Danny Boy,”
a plaintiff “Danny Boy,”
sung by an old man, whose tenor has left him,
but whose Continue reading “A Grandpa’s Response to Social Distancing”

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