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’”

Swinging into Spring

Friendly Gatherings Planned at the Redding Country Club

Redding’s landscape is unique to Fairfield County. The steep slopes and rocky ledges of three distinct ridges are separated by dense forest, lush meadows, and meandering streams.  Perched atop the central ridge, the Redding Continue reading “Swinging into Spring”

‘Cooking up Cozy’ with the Easton Learning Foundation

On the Menu: Tuscan Sunday Supper

The Easton Learning Foundation will be sponsoring an online cooking event featuring Easton’s own “Cooking up Cozy’s” Amy Hauptman on Sunday, March 14.

The Easton Learning Foundation (ELF) was founded in 2004 and is an independent nonprofit organization Continue reading “‘Cooking up Cozy’ with the Easton Learning Foundation”

Town Toasts Anne Fiyalka’s 100th with 100-Car Parade

Gray skies didn’t dampen the glow on Anne Fiyalka’s face on the occasion of her 100th birthday. Not only did she turn 100, but 100 cars of well wishers paraded past her house to toast a beloved community member on her birthday.

Cheryl Constand, a friend and Eucharistic minister Continue reading “Town Toasts Anne Fiyalka’s 100th with 100-Car Parade”

Anne Fiyalka Marks 100 Years of a ‘Blessed Life’

Flew in Amelia Earhart’s Airplane, Always Puts Others Before Self

Anne Fiyalka has led a storied life. That’s not to say it’s been easy. Born on Feb. 15, 1921, she recalls a long life of overcoming adversity, large and small, and daring to embrace adventure whenever it came her Continue reading “Anne Fiyalka Marks 100 Years of a ‘Blessed Life’”

Jubilee Virtual Gala Celebrates 125 Years of Service at CFJ

The Center for Family Justice invites the public to celebrate its 125-year history of providing safety, hope and empowerment to victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence in the six communities it serves.

The Jubilee Virtual Gala celebration will reflect on a storied Continue reading “Jubilee Virtual Gala Celebrates 125 Years of Service at CFJ”

Wishing You a Joyful and Healthy Christmas

I always considered myself fortunate, growing up in Easton. Most of my​ ​relatives were within a 20-minute drive, meaning we gathered together over the holidays, often at my childhood home. 

My cousins, siblings and I eagerly tore​ ​into our stockings as soon as our parents allowed Continue reading “Wishing You a Joyful and Healthy Christmas”

Merry Christmas, Feliz Navidad, Peace on Earth

The Christmas season is a time for reflection. A time for hope. A time for love.

Psalm 118: 24 tells us, “This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.”

Nothing captures the Christmas spirit better than the Christmas classic Feliz Navidad, José Feliciano’s Continue reading “Merry Christmas, Feliz Navidad, Peace on Earth”

Elves Alight in Easton

Residents on Cedar Hill, Bibbins, Orchard, Silver Hill and Honeysuckle Roads had a surprise visit from two of the North Pole’s finest on Saturday. They arrived in full regalia bearing treats and spreading smiles.

In the interest of full disclosure, the true identity of the the Continue reading “Elves Alight in Easton”

Caring for the Community, Spreading Holiday Cheer

Santa, Mrs. Claus and the elves visited Easton on Saturday and Sunday to deliver early presents and holiday cheer. Two ambulance sleighs full of Easton Emergency Medical Service crews brought smiles to the faces of children and seniors as the visitors from the North Pole made their Continue reading “Caring for the Community, Spreading Holiday Cheer”