Farewell to Poet & Activist, Adrienne Rich

 

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One of America’s great poets, Adrienne Rich, died of complications from rheumatoid arthritis Tuesday in her home in Santa Cruz, CA. Rich was 82. In addition to her poetry and essays, Rich was known for her political activism, advocating …

EASD School Board Directs Business Manager to Present Three Tax Scenarios on Wed., April 4, 6pm at the EAHS Auditorium

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At Tuesday’s school board meeting, a few main issues came up, one of them being the consideration of a tax hike to help balance the district’s budget. This was exasperating to watch, because when voters decided to turn over …

Cottingham Building Goes Up for Sale

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The old Cottingham School on Northampton Street back in the day...

The Easton Area School Board voted last night 6-2 (Moskaitis was absent) to put the historic Cottingham School building up for sale, with only the vaguest of restrictions announced …

South Side Double Shooting Rocks the New Neston Heights Development

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Neston Heights on Easton's South Side

Some readers may remember my earlier post in which I lamented that one of the criterion for applicants who wanted to live in the new Neston Heights development on the South Side was that …

Bundle Up! Cold Weather Making a Comeback

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Just when we were all lulled into a false sense of security that Spring had finally sprung, the cold winter temperatures are moving in to make us all feel like that balmy week in the 70s was just a dream. …

EASD: School Board to Vote Tuesday Night on Sale of Cottingham Building

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The old Cottingham School on Northampton Street back in the day...

The Easton Area School Board will be voting Tuesday night on whether or not to sell the Cottingham building on the 800 block of Northampton Street, and if so, …

TODAY: Last Day for Emailing Public Comment to the FHFA in Support of PACE Programs for Alternative Energy Home Installation

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CALL TO ACTION: Alternative energy activists have put out the following call to action: Please send a letter to the Federal Housing Finance Administration (FHFA) to oppose their obstruction of PACE programs designed to enable homeowners to have access to

10 Car Windows Smashed on Second Street?

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This is straight from the rumor-mill:

This weekend I spoke to a downtown business owner who told me that 10 cars’ windows had been smashed in a few days ago on N. Second Street in downtown Easton. This resident …

There’s a New Spa in Town: The Skin Clinic Is Open for Business!

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There is finally a high-end skin clinic in Easton! I can’t explain why this delights me so much, except to say that a quality facial is one of those treats that’s not only great for stress-reduction and skin health, but …

New Poll: Ron Paul is More Electable than All GOP Candidates Against President Obama

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According to this article in The Wall Street Journal‘s MarketWatch, a recent survey by Public Policy Polling reveals that Ron Paul fares better in a head-to-head match-up against President Obama than any other GOP candidate. He comes in tied …