EASD Finally Making Progress on Resolving Budget Issues through Retirement Incentives

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Now here’s some good news: according to Peter Panepinto’s article for the Express-Times, the Easton Area School District has finally decided to take the suggestions of union head, Jena Brodhead–as well as several residents–to offer retirement incentives to the …

Two Shoppers Struck by Drunk Driver in Giant’s Parking Lot

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Drunk driving billboard on N. 7th Street in Easton

Sarah Peters reports for the Express-Times that the drunk driver of an SUV struck two people, a man and a woman, last night in the parking lot of the Giant grocery …

$5 Rack Sale at Twice Chic Boutique!

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Attention Ladies! Sandra and Tammy at the Twice Chic Boutique consignment shop are throwing a $5 rack sale, and also offering 50% off selected items throughout the store. Click their ad on this home page for more information!

Also, mark …

Two Men Found Dead in Easton’s Rivers in the Same Week

According to an article by Anthony Salamone of the Express-Times, the bodies of two men have been found in Easton’s rivers within five days of each other. Christopher Flynn’s body was found in the Lehigh River on May 20th, …

T. Boone Pickens Dumps His Chesapeake Energy Stocks, Says “Natural Gas Industry Is A Disaster”

 

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A taxi driver filling up his cab at a natural gas pump in Chicago.

“I’ve had about all this I want to fool with.”

That’s straight out of the mouth of T. Boone Pickens last week, in an interview …

Shake Up in the EASD: Administrator and Board Member Resign

 

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Bob Arnst (far right), one of six new EASD school board members elected in November, has resigned due to health reasons.

An Easton Area School District administrator and school board member have resigned this week, according to this article

Weyerbacher to Open Pub at Visitor Center as Part of $1.1 Million Expansion

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Taps at the tasting bar at Weyerbacher Brewery

Easton’s Weyerbacher Brewery is progressing in its $1.1 million expansion, which will take the brewery from 10,000 barrels/year in production to 30,000/year. Excavation has already begun for the 7,500 foot expansion, which …

Guest Post: Dennis Lieb on HOPE VI and the Need for New Urbanism

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Neston Heights on Easton's South Side

Contributed by:

Easton Planning Commissioner & West Ward Neighborhood Partnership Project Manager, Dennis Lieb

On Thursday, May 17th I had an opportunity to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony for the home ownership units of …

Neighbors of Easton at NATO

Anti-NATO march, Chicago, May 20, 2012

Neighbors of Easton is in Chicago this week, covering the NATO protests that have been taking place after the last couple of days. What does this have to do with Easton, you may ask? …

Easton Parking Study Meeting TONIGHT

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Reminder: Tonight is the second hearing on the parking study completed by Desman Associates for the downtown and courthouse area. The meeting is IN CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS, not Crayola as originally scheduled.…