Covid Vaccine Sign-Ups Roll Out for Qualified Residents

UPDATED To Include Statewide Plan for Phase 1b Posted Today on Connecticut’s Official State Website

The next phase of the state’s Covid-19 vaccine rollout (aka Phase 1b) includes seniors 75 years of age or older. What exactly does this mean to Easton residents? Easton seniors 75 Continue reading “Covid Vaccine Sign-Ups Roll Out for Qualified Residents”

Easton Senior Center Holiday Boutique Is Having a Sale

The Holiday Boutique at the Easton Senior Center has a huge assortment of brand new items for holiday gift giving. Items include holiday décor, items for kids, stocking stuffers, hostess gifts, stationary items, designer handbags, kitchenware, appliances, Talbot clothing and much Continue reading “Easton Senior Center Holiday Boutique Is Having a Sale”

Easton Man Promoted to Honorary Police Officer at 100 Years Young

Not only did Easton resident Peter Bellew turn 100, but he also received a promotion to honorary Easton Policeman by Police Chief Rich Doyle. The promotion included the presentation of an official Easton Police Department ball cap and a certificate of achievement.

The certificate Continue reading “Easton Man Promoted to Honorary Police Officer at 100 Years Young”

Thriving in Easton

These portraits of some of Easton’s oldest residents pay tribute to their longevity. They range in age from 99 to 104. The number of years they’ve collectively lived in Easton is older than the town itself. They’ve raised families in Easton, lost loved ones along the way, embarked Continue reading “Thriving in Easton”

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”