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”

Native Eastonite Offers Guided Autobiography Class

Nancy Sharp, born and raised in Easton and daughter of residents Ron and Susan Sharp, has moved to Colorado, but her heart is still here in town.

“While I currently live in Denver, growing up in Easton was a formative experience for me,” Sharp said. “I have fond memories of Silverman’s Continue reading “Native Eastonite Offers Guided Autobiography Class”

Grinch Stole Christmas Tree at Greiser’s, Cut Down Tree in Monroe

The blue spruce that was cut down is on the left in this photo

The Monroe Sun is reporting that a vandal cut down a Monroe family’s decorated outdoor Christmas tree on the evening of Dec. 9. That same night, a vandal stole a decorated tree at Greiser’s Coffee & Market, according Continue reading “Grinch Stole Christmas Tree at Greiser’s, Cut Down Tree in Monroe”

Resilience and Unity Mark Easton’s 175th Anniversary

The year 2020 will be memorable for many reasons. It will likely appear in history textbooks with a negative slant due to the outbreak of Covid-19. The town of Easton, however, was determined not to let anything dampen its spirits this year as it celebrated its 175th anniversary.

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Welcome to the JBHS Holiday Store!

The Class Council at Joel Barlow High School is selling Barlow merchandise for the holidays. This is great news especially for those who have kids in the arts, music and STEM clubs and might not have known the Barlow logo merchandise is available. Sports teams tend to have branded Continue reading “Welcome to the JBHS Holiday Store!”

Easton Tree Farms Provide Holiday Cheer Amid Covid-19

Are you looking for a socially distanced holiday experience in the crisp winter air? Then you might want to head over to Maple Row Farm and meander through the farm’s 200 acres of land in search of the perfect Christmas tree.

Scott Edwards, an eight-generation farmer at Maple Row Continue reading “Easton Tree Farms Provide Holiday Cheer Amid Covid-19”

Easton Author to Talk About ‘Joy: A Modern Fable’ at Virtual Event

Alisha Berger Gorder of Easton will discuss her debut novel, “Joy: A Modern Fable,” with moderator Nancy Doniger at a virtual author talk on Thursday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m., hosted by the Fairfield University Bookstore.

“JOY is a rare find, a balm for these uncertain times, one that Continue reading “Easton Author to Talk About ‘Joy: A Modern Fable’ at Virtual Event”