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December 4, 2009

Technology Clinic to Hold Two Public Workshops on Storm Water in Easton’s West Ward

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Events will focus on urban gardening; rain barrels will be on sale at a 50 percent discount Students from the Technology Clinic have been working with the West Ward Neighborhood Partnership for the past year on an urban ecology project concerning the management of storm water runoff. Two public workshops have been scheduled to share [...]

Lafayette College

August 17, 2009

Lafayette’s Green Design Laboratory to Seek Increased Energy Efficiency for Affordable Housing in Easton’s West Ward

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The West Ward Neighborhood Partnership’s Urban Ecology Project will receive as much as $1 million in funding through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania In Lafayette’s cross-disciplinary Green Design Laboratory (GDL), a team led by Erol Ulucakli, associate professor of mechanical engineering, is studying how traditional urban neighborhoods can affordably and sustainably meet the needs of the [...]

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August 14, 2009

Highlights from the Easton Farmers’ Market

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Jazz and grilled pizza are on the menu Aug. 14 Jazz and grilled pizza will of the highlights of the Easton Farmers’ Market Saturday, Aug. 14 in Centre Square. The Dan DeChellis Trio will perform from 10 a.m.-noon, and the Green Harvest Food Emporium will offer free samples of grilled pizza made with fresh herbs [...]

Lafayette College

August 12, 2009

Working toward New Opportunities in Easton’s West Ward

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English major Courtney Morin ’10 writes about her internship experience this summer with the West Ward Neighborhood Partnership This summer, English major Courtney Morin ’10 (Rockville Centre, N.Y.) has been working with Bonnie Winfield, director of the Landis Community Outreach Center, and other students to foster sustainable enterprises and community-serving businesses in Easton’s West Ward [...]

Lafayette College

August 12, 2009

Working toward New Opportunities in Easton’s West Ward

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English major Courtney Morin ’10 writes about her internship experience this summer with the West Ward Neighborhood Partnership This summer, English major Courtney Morin ’10 (Rockville Centre, N.Y.) has been working with Bonnie Winfield, director of the Landis Community Outreach Center, and other students to foster sustainable enterprises and community-serving businesses in Easton’s West Ward [...]

Lafayette College

August 4, 2009

Highlights from the Easton Farmers’ Market

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Sweet Corn Festival will be Aug. 8 The Easton Farmers’ Market will hold a Sweet Corn Festival Saturday, Aug. 8 in Centre Square. The event will include a corn husking contest, children’s crafts and games, and live music from Michael Beck. Market venders will offer sweet corn with gourmet specialty butters, corn fritters, cornbread, corn [...]

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July 30, 2009

Highlights from the Easton Farmers’ Market

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Herb Day will be Aug. 1 The Easton Farmers’ Market will hold an Herb Day Saturday, Aug. 1 in Centre Square. Talks about the growing and use of herbs will be every half hour in the morning. At 11:30 a.m., there will be a cooking demonstration using fresh herbs by Jonathan Davis, the chef and [...]

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July 22, 2009

Highlights from the Easton Farmers’ Market

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Third annual Zucchini 500 will be July 25 The Easton Farmers’ Market will hold the third annual Zucchini 500 Saturday, July 25 in Centre Square. Children and adults can enter in one of three zucchini weight classes: sports car, mid-size, and SUV. Entry fee is $5 and includes one zucchini, wheels and axels, an official [...]

Lafayette College

July 9, 2009

Highlights from the Easton Farmers’ Market

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257th birthday celebration will be July 11 The Easton Farmers’ Market will be celebrating its 257th birthday from 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Saturday, July 11 in Centre Square. Festivities will include live music from the Dixie Cats, an appearance by Clarence the Clown, free birthday cake compliments of Tombler’s Bakery and The Flour Shop Bakery, balloons [...]

Lafayette College

July 9, 2009

In Our City

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The salsa is this month’s ‘Dancing on the Thirds’ lesson The Easton Main Street Initiative is hosting its monthly “Dancing on the Thirds” lesson from 8-9 p.m. Friday, July 17 at the Third Street Alliance, 41 N. Third Street. The featured lesson is the salsa taught by Lehigh Valley dance instructor, Con Gallagher. The lesson [...]