Lafayette Bar Beautifies N. 4th Street with Jazz Murals

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The sidewalk along the Lafayette Hotel on 4th Street, leading up to Northampton Street.

When I saw him last, Tunsie Jabbour, owner of Lafayette Bar in downtown Easton was very excited about the new murals that line the side of …

Divide and Conquer Slips a Notch: Kucinich and Ron Paul Team Up to Audit the Fed

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This is the kind of story that warms the cockles of my heart: Progressive icon, Dennis Kucinich, and libertarian icon, Ron Paul, have done what all of Americans need to do (especially our Congress)–put aside differences, find the overlap, …

Easton Police Seek Help in Case of Butler Street Shooter

According to Sarah Cassi’s article for the Express-Times, a man was shot and killed Friday night on Butler Street near 14th Street. Easton police are asking for any details that anyone might have that might be helpful in solving …

Nationwide Drought to Drive Up Food Prices Next Year–but Might it Help Organic Farmers?

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Rainbow Farm, in New Tripoli, PA.

Democracy Now! reported Friday that:

U.S. Says Record Drought Will Drive Up Food Prices Next Year

“A government forecast says the worst U.S. drought in about a half century will drive up the cost …

Metaphysion “Christmas in July” Sale Friday through Sunday

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“Broadening Beliefs through Soulful Symbols of Divine Design”

Below is a message from the folks at Metaphysion on their Christmas in July Sale happening this weekend, which includes free 15 minute astrology readings:

At Metaphysion we are sneaking in the

DEP to Launch Marcellus Shale Air Monitoring Study in PA, as Texas Grapples with New Breast Cancer Cluster in Barnette Shale

Graphic by Laurie Barr

Below is a press release from the web site of Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), announcing the launch of a new air monitoring study in the Marcellus Shale. While this may sound like good …

EXTREME WEATHER: Scientists Warn that Recent Storms and Forest Fires Are the Beginning of a New Normal Due to Climate Change

The NOAA weather report for our area is warning of extreme thunderstorms up until 11pm tonight, complete with possible hail and tornadoes. Here’s the area Accuweather forecast.

Please stay in if at all possible tonight, and close your …

Genesis Extends Summer Bike Sale and Leads Bike Tour of Easton’s Artist-Commissioned Bike Racks

Bicycle bike Genesis health recreation outdoor trail trip tour exerciseKatie Fritchman reports for the Express-Times that Genesis Bicycles is teaming up with the Main Street Initiative on Thursday at 6:30pm,┬áto lead a guided bike tour introducing residents and their children to all of the new artist-commissioned bike racks …

Attempted Abduction Suspect Still At Large

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Jeff Sistrunk reports for the Express-Times that there was an attempted abduction on the 800 block of Bushkill Drive on last week. According to Easton police, the suspect, described as an older, white man with white hair in a white …

School Board Member Pat Vulcano Pressured to Resign

school education dog EASD roverPeter Panepinto wrote a good article for the Express-Times in response to public outcry against Pat Vulcano’s multiple absences at recent Easton Area School Board meetings. Vulcano has been experiencing health issues, which no one faults him for, but what …