Two Women Rob West Ward Home

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Two female robbers invaded a home in Easton’s West Ward last night at 1 a.m. on Oak Street. They knocked on the door where a woman and her two-year old child live, and when the woman answered the door, they …

CELDF’s Democracy School Shed’s Light on History and Offers Solutions

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Ben Price and Chad Nicholson of CELDF

Last weekend I was lucky enough to attend a two-day Daniel Pennock Democracy School workshop offered by Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF)–the same organization that helped residents of Pittsburgh draft their now …

December Songs at Mercantile Home this Saturday

Music Art gallery concertFollowing Mercantile Home’s “Twinkle Sparkle” holiday celebration (this Saturday from 5-8pm) the men of Mercantile will be presenting an acoustic “December Songs” concert featuring four singer/songwriters from Nashville (pictured above): Dan Navarro, Amy Speace, Jon Vezner, and …

Occupy Easton to March on Banks Saturday

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Members of Occupy Easton gathered at their General Assembly to plan Saturday's march.

Occupy Easton, together with Occupy Bethlehem, plans to march on two Easton banks this Saturday. Below is a message from Occupy Easton: “On Saturday December 3rd at

Tell Your River Story: Nurture Nature to Host Open Mic Storytelling Event about River Experiences

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Staff at Delaware Canal State Park will partner with the Nurture Nature Center to hold an open mic storytelling event at 7:00 pm on Thursday, December 1sr at the Nurture Nature Center, 518 Northampton Street, Easton, PA. This is …

Live Band & Art Opening at Suddenly Samantha this Saturday 6 – 9 p.m.

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Suddenly Samantha is not just the best place in town to get your hair cut. About once a quarter, they throw a really cool party, including a group show of some funky, edgy artists, a crowd of generally creative-types swimming …

Meeting to Review Final Plan for the 600 Block of Northampton: Wednesday, November 30th

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Meetings for the redesign of the 600 block of Northampton Street–Easton’s longest city block, and on its main thoroughfare–will resume this Wednesday, November 30th, at Sláinte at 665 Northampton Street at 6:30 p.m. This particular meeting is for the …

The Genius of Weird Al Yanchovic and

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I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving–since the holidays seem to spawn even higher floods of useless email traffic in our inboxes than usual each year, this Weird Al Yanchovic video is perfect timing! Please, everyone, this holiday season (and …

DEP Helps Deceive the Public on Fracking Risks

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I’m glad to see the Express-Times taking the issue of potential drinking water contamination due to fracking for natural gas seriously. This latest bit of news makes an already progressively distressing issue all the more

Holiday Bike Sale at Genesis!

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Click here for extra coupons on top of Genesis Bicycles’ Wrap It Up holiday sale, which already has discounts up to 50%! You can also click their ads on the Home page and the Health & Nature page for more …