Two Good Gigs for New Year’s Eve: Ship Inn and Porters Pub

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 If you’re looking for something to do for New Year’s Eve, you can catch two great restaurant/pubs in the area with great live bands in one night:

Doug Hawk Proposition is playing an early gig at Ship Inn

School of Rock to Perform as Part of Crayola Factory’s New Year’s Festivities

school rock kids youth musicThe teens from Easton’s School of Rock will be performing a sampler of rock hits from 5 – 7pm at The Crayola Factory at 30 Centre Square as part of Crayola’s annual New Year’s Eve festivities, prior to the fireworks

Huge Sink Hole in Allentown Threatens Multiple Homes and 54 Graves

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Allentown has made the national news for a huge sink hole that opened up on 10th Street in Allentown on Thursday, due to a water main break. I saw coverage on Fox News today, while flipping through cable channels to …

Boys & Girls Club to Lead Globetrotters Field Trip for New Year’s Eve

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Dean Young, in the new Boys & Girls Club gym, just prior to finishing renovations at their South Side location.

As of 2:00 p.m. today (Thursday) there are still 16 seats left on the bus to go see the Harlem …

Made in the U.S.A: Easton Family Business to Power New Year’s Ball Drop in Times Square

Acopian manufacturing business power outsourcing green "Made in America" "Made in the U.S.A."

From left to right: Jeff Acopian, Alex Karapetian, Greg Acopian, Ezra Acopian

An American dream come true. A family that sticks together. An American business that refuses to outsource. These are not things we hear a lot of these days. …

Where Does Neston Heights Leave the West Ward?

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Neston Heights on Easton's South Side

The physical setting of the sparkling new “Pleasantville” of Neston Heights on Easton’s South Side used to be the site of the former Delaware Terrace projects, a dilapidated, crime-infested housing unit for low-income families. …

Little Riley’s Awesome Rant on Gender Roles and Marketing

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I don’t usually post viral videos, but this is a little girl after my own heart, breaking down the absurdity of gender roles perpetually being shoved down children’s (especially little girls’) throats via marketing and consumerism in our society. I …

Two Rivers Brewing Company Gets $450,000 Grant to Fund Renovation

 

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The cash register behind the bar is one of the many historic details still intact at the old Mount Vernon Ale House that will become the Two Rivers Brewing Company next year.

Troy and Cathy Reynard, owners of Cosmic …

It’s That Time of Year Again: Redistricting in PA

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I’m tossing this one up quickly to get reader/voter response. What do you think? I always get confused and irritated around the topic of redistricting, because it always seems that whatever side is in power will attempt to redistrict to …

Merry Christmas from Neighbors of Easton!

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Merry Christmas everybody! The card depicting Easton above was created by Easton’s Emmy Award-winning children’s animator, Maciek Albrecht of MaGik Studios. Check out his website to see some of his great animation films and have a terrific holiday!…