Easton to Bar Part-Time Elected Officials from Receiving City Pensions: What Does This Mean for the Mayor?

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Easton City Administrator, Glenn Steckmann

Now here’s a conversation worth having. With Home Rule Charter up for review this year (and Home Rule Charter dictating the structure of Easton’s city government) there has been talk of possibly amending the Charter …

Easton Football Players Mysteriously Suspended, then Reinstated

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Okay, here’s a weird one: according to Tom Hinkel’s article for the Express-Times, six Easton Area High School football players were suspended “indefinitely” for “breaking team rules” and then were reinstated according to the students’ own tweets on Twitter. …

Easton City Council Meeting To Be Held Monday Instead of Wednesday in Honor of Yom Kippur

According to Zach Lindsey’s article in the Express-Times, Easton City Council has rescheduled its regular Wednesday city council meeting to Monday, Sept. 24th, in honor of the Yom Kippur holiday. THE MEETING IS BEING HELD AT 6:00 PM, AT …

Chili Pepper Fest at Easton Farmers Market Saturday

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Art Skrzenski, owner of Easton Salsa

Easton Salsa will represent today at the Easton Farmers’ Market’s Chili Pepper Festival–check it out!

Below is the schedule of events–go visit Art Skrzenski and pick up some of the best fresh salsa around!…

Boys & Girls Club of Easton to Take Teens to College Fair

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A message from the Boys and Girls Club of Easton:

Boys & Girls Club of Easton Invites High School Youth to a College Fair 

at Lehigh Carbon Community College, on Monday, September 24th, 2012

 The Boys & …

Occupy Wall Street Marks One Year Anniversary by Erecting “People’s Wall”

Democracy Now! reports that in Manhattan activists Monday protested in celebration of the one-year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street by gathering on Wall Street and erecting a “people’s wall” to try to block access to the New York Stock Exchange. …

Last Community Garden Potluck of the Summer at 5th & Ferry Garden this Friday

 

A message from Joanne, steward of the 5th & Ferry Street Community Garden in Easton:

Dear friends and neighbors of the garden,

We have had another wonderful year at the garden!! Thanks to Lorna, Jamie, Jim, Patrick, Rich, Lafayette …

Community Art Project Turns Scaffolding Eyesore into Attraction for Downtown Businesses

Ron and Ken, or the Men of Mercantile, as I like to call them, have done it again. When façade work began a few months ago on the Grand Eastonian building, downtown businesses like Mercantile Home and Green Harvest were …

Where to Go? Family Blames Easton Hospital for Woman’s Death

This is a disturbing story. A woman trusted to the care of Easton Hospital has died, and the family is claiming an alarming level of negligence on the part of hospital staff. This is disheartening, not only because a woman …

Guest Post: Silent No More–the 9/12 Tea Party

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A Lehigh Valley Tea Party meeting that I covered a couple of years ago. I counted about 160 people, and that was a SLOW night for them, because it was near the holidays…

Disclaimer: I am not a Tea Party …