What I’m Reading Now: The January Dancer

The January Dancer, by Easton, Pa. native Michael Flynn tells the story of an alien artifact chased across the galaxy by an assortment of heroes and villains, it’s a slow, rambling sort of space opera that was strongest in its opening chapters, but managed to keep me engaged from chapter to chapter.  The most curious … Read more

After the Blizzard

Here’s a few photos of College Hill after the storm. This is a shot of Porter Street, looking south. Our backyard transformed into a sort of winter candyland. The icicles of doom hanging over the alley between our house and that of our neighbor’s.

Easton Garlic Festival

The Easton Garlic Festival returns Saturday, October 3rd, 2009 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be food to buy, cooking demonstrations, live music, crafts and (of course) lots and lots of garlic. They close down Easton’s central square for this, and while the festival isn’t huge, it is a nice, family-friendly event. Definitely … Read more

Easton Area School District on Twitter

The Easton Area School District is on Twitter: @easdnewsflash. It has updates about district news and events, as well as breaking stuff like the district’s reaction to President Obama’s recent speech to grade school kids and announcements about UStreams of board meetings. Unfortunately they’re not being very interactive. They’re not following anyone (which half defeats … Read more

Easton Now

Curious to know about what’s going on in Easton? Then check out www.eastonnow.com, the new web site by the Easton Business Association. There’s not a lot there — I wish they had an iCal file I could subscribe to for the calendar — but there is a list of upcoming events through December 2009.

Pedro at the IronPigs

Pedro Martinez threw a bullpen session at Coca-Cola Park earlier today as part of his rehab stint and possible return to major league baseball with the Phillies. There’s been a lot of speculation around the office (and the library) about Pedro possibly pitching for the IronPigs before going back to Philadelphia. Here’s to hoping we’ll … Read more

Easton Farmers Market Returns!

Winter is over, spring is in the air and the Easton Farmers Market returns this weekend! Our family makes regular pilgrimages down from College Hill to the Easton Centre Square because of the Farmers Market throughout the late spring, summer and fall, and I’m looking forward to getting back into the habit. An added bonus is that May … Read more

The IronPigPen

Looking for a steady stream of IronPigs baseball news? Then check out the IronPigPen, which is an unaffiliated blog about the team. They’ve got game results, commentary, news, statistics and much more.  You can find them at lvironpigs.wordpress.com.