Easton Celebrates July 4 and More

As the nation celebrates Independence Day commemorating our freedom from British rule and the formation of our democracy, Easton will be celebrating these events as well as special local traditions.

Though tensions abound here and throughout the nation, Easton is launching into Continue reading “Easton Celebrates July 4 and More”

House Fire Sends Woman to Hospital, Two Dogs Perish

The Easton Police Communications Department received a 911 call from a Northwood Drive home reporting smoke in the house on May 30 at 8:07 p.m. The Easton Fire Department, Easton Police Department and Easton Volunteer Emergency Service were immediately dispatched to the scene.

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EMT Mary Pat O’Neil Receives Recognition Award

Easton EMT Mary Pat O’Neil recently received the Emergency Medical Services Values Recognition Award from St. Vincent’s Medical Center. The award was for 2020, but the award ceremony had to be postponed due to the Covid pandemic.

“We are so proud of Mary Pat,” said EMT Peg Shukie, Continue reading “EMT Mary Pat O’Neil Receives Recognition Award”

Volunteer Spotlight: EMT Lorraine Mercede

Welcome to the fifth installment of the Courier’s shout-out to Easton volunteers. This week we honor EMT Lorraine Mercede, a member of the Easton Volunteer Emergency Medical Services Trustees and an active volunteer.

Last week we spotlighted Carolyn Kearney, assistant chief, preceded Continue reading “Volunteer Spotlight: EMT Lorraine Mercede”

Volunteer Spotlight: Carolyn Kearney, Easton EMS Assistant Chief

Welcome to the fourth installment of the Courier’s shout-out to Easton volunteers. This week we honor Carolyn Kearney, assistant chief of the Easton Volunteer Emergency Service.

Last week we spotlighted EMT Cristina DiPalma, preceded by Paco Acosta, EMS 2018 Volunteer of the Year Continue reading “Volunteer Spotlight: Carolyn Kearney, Easton EMS Assistant Chief”

Volunteer Spotlight: Cristina DiPalma, Easton EMS

Welcome to the third installment of the Courier’s shout-out to Easton volunteers. This week we honor EMT Cristina DiPalma, a proud first responder in her own hometown.

Last week we spotlighted Paco Acosta, EMS 2018 Volunteer of the Year, preceded by  Victor Malindretos, president Continue reading “Volunteer Spotlight: Cristina DiPalma, Easton EMS”

Volunteer Spotlight: Paco Acosta, Easton EMS

Welcome to the second installment of the Courier’s shout-out to Easton volunteers. This week we honor EMT Paco Acosta, Easton EMS 2018 Volunteer of the Year.

Last week we spotlighted Victor Malindretos, president of the Board of Trustees, director of communications and an Emergency Continue reading “Volunteer Spotlight: Paco Acosta, Easton EMS”

Volunteer Spotlight: Victor Malindretos, Easton EMS

It’s after midnight, and you fell off a ladder replacing a bulb. Your shoulder is throbbing.

Or you have after dinner chest pain. What if it’s just heartburn? What if it isn’t?

Some people are hesitant to call for help fearing it will be a waste of EMS time and a personal embarrassment.

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UPDATED: Easton Plans for Coronavirus Outbreak

Police Captain Richard Doyle, who also serves as emergency operations director for Easton’s first responders, offered advice and reassurance to local residents. The police department is in ongoing contact with the Easton Fire Department and Easton Volunteer Emergency Medical Service, Continue reading “UPDATED: Easton Plans for Coronavirus Outbreak”

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