Red Cross Blood Drive Cosponsored by the Library and the Congregational Church

The Easton Public Library and the Congregational Church of Easton are cosponsoring a blood drive with the American Red Cross on Tuesday, Dec. 28 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the library community room.

Please plan to support this event. Our hospitals are in desperate need of blood Continue reading “Red Cross Blood Drive Cosponsored by the Library and the Congregational Church”

Column: Easton Will Observe 20th Anniversary of 9/11

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Neighbors, friends, and community representatives are uniting for “A Day of Remembrance” at Easton’s own  9/11 memorial in front of the Easton Public Library on Saturday, Sept. 11 at 10 a.m.

The event Continue reading “Column: Easton Will Observe 20th Anniversary of 9/11”

Sunday Nature Walk: Autumn in Connecticut

Among the most anticipated times of the year, autumn is the crowing glory of New England as much of the region possesses unique deciduous forests that yield bright colors throughout the fall season. These are not the only changes, as many birds also migrate south for the winter. Continue reading “Sunday Nature Walk: Autumn in Connecticut”

Easton Nurse Fought to Save Sufferers of Influenza During 1918 Pandemic

On October 1, 1918 the Surgeon General of the United States called for an emergency response to the severe influenza epidemic spreading across the nation. The American Red Cross had been providing the military with nurses since the country entered World War I the previous year and Continue reading “Easton Nurse Fought to Save Sufferers of Influenza During 1918 Pandemic”

Doyle Rolls up his Sleeves and Donates Blood

Captain Richard Doyle, who will become the town’s next police chief as of April 6, was among the many volunteers who donated blood March 25 at the Easton Public Library.

The American Red Cross faces a severe blood shortage due to an unprecedented number of blood drive cancellations Continue reading “Doyle Rolls up his Sleeves and Donates Blood”

Donate Blood Today at Easton Public Library

The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive today from 12:45 to 6 p.m. at the Easton Public Library, 691 Morehouse Road, Easton, Conn. 06612.

Individuals can schedule an appointment to give blood with the American Red Cross by visiting RedCrossBlood.org, using the Red Cross Continue reading “Donate Blood Today at Easton Public Library”

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