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’”

What Is Cyberbullying?

The internet has proved to be a wonderful resource for modern society. Many organizations help individuals by raising money and awareness. The internet enables us to gain endless information and to purchase just about anything we can think of with the click of a button. Because of Continue reading “What Is Cyberbullying?”

How We Can Change Our Curriculum

“When day comes we step out of the shade,
aflame and unafraid
The new dawn blooms as we free it
For there is always light,
if only we’re brave enough to see it
If only we’re brave enough to be it.”

— Amanda Gorman, Inaugural Youth Poet Laureate

There have always been two starkly different Continue reading “How We Can Change Our Curriculum”

Year in Review 2020: Easton Courier’s Rebirth

The print edition of the Easton Courier ceased publication in 2018, its 40th anniversary year, as a result of diminishing ad revenue. Recognizing Easton’s profound community need for local news, James Castonguay, associate dean, College of Arts and Sciences at Sacred Heart University, Continue reading “Year in Review 2020: Easton Courier’s Rebirth”

A 2020 Christmas

Covid tried to steal Christmas this year, but much like the Grinch, it did not succeed. The Christmas spirit prevailed as we managed to spend time with friends and family in unconventional ways via outdoor visits, Zoom and Video Chat.

Most 2020 Christmas gatherings more closely Continue reading “A 2020 Christmas”


“Any community seriously concerned with its own freedom has to be concerned about other peoples’ freedom as well.” — Assata Shakur                                           

Abbie Winter is not only my neighbor, she is a woman close to my heart, since we share much in common. Continue reading “Abbie’s Road: EASTON FRONT PORCH”

The Un-Bee-lievable Adventures of Dana Ceva: EASTON FRONT PORCH

Dana Ceva, Easton resident, graduated from UCONN in 2019 with a degree in Landscape Architecture. Landscape Architecture involves designing the natural world and integrating it with the built environment. As a residential landscape designer, Dana is designing pool environments, gardens, Continue reading “The Un-Bee-lievable Adventures of Dana Ceva: EASTON FRONT PORCH”

The Upside to Hybrid and Online Learning

As students, teachers and parents embark on a journey into uncharted territory, there is much concern about how hybrid and online education will impact student learning. The outcome will largely depend on how teachers and parents alike, use resources available to them.

Sure, online Continue reading “The Upside to Hybrid and Online Learning”

Easton Community Comes Together Over Isaias

“Just to think that it all began
On an uneventful morn
“Come in,” she said, “I’ll give ya
Shelter from the storm.”

— Bob Dylan

Tropical Storm Isaias is being compared to Super Storm Sandy and other severe storms in 2011 and 2012 in terms of power outages throughout CT. Severe winds, Continue reading “Easton Community Comes Together Over Isaias”

Easton Front Porch Takes a Look into Easton Back Yards

Foxes, coyotes, bobcats, deer, bears, wild turkeys, are often hanging out in our back yards. At one time, they roamed these parts quite frequently, before the land was all cleared for farming and drove the wildlife further north. But now that the trees have grown back and matured, Continue reading “Easton Front Porch Takes a Look into Easton Back Yards”