Latest Easton, Pennsylvania Stories

2014-02-10 08:33:15

The Brand Kicks Off Fashion Week with New Virtual Product That Bridges Offline and Online Experience EASTON, Pa., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crayola, a colorfully innovative brand for over 100 years, today announced the launch of My Virtual Fashion Show, a new product that lets kids design their own fashions and bring them to life on a virtual runway, just like professional designers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140210/NY61500 My Virtual Fashion Show sparks the...

2013-11-02 23:01:49

Nyjah Easton, of Team Lloyd Irvin, moves up a weight class to compete at this weekends No Gi World Championships. Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) November 02, 2013 Nyjah Easton, entering his second season at Black belt, is the first ever female Black belt under acclaimed head coach Master Lloyd Irvin. Easton normally competes in the women’s light feather division at IBJJF competition, but this year she’s moving up to feather weight. The reason for the change is there were simply no other...

2013-09-30 23:04:55

Celebration includes first of its kind virtual conference and panel discussion by national leaders in higher education. Easton, PA (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 When Alison R. Byerly is inaugurated as the 17th president of Lafayette College on Friday, Oct. 4, there will be more on display than the rich history and tradition of academia. Higher education is at a crossroad – rising costs and emerging technologies threaten “business as usual.” Nationally known commentator on the role of...

2013-09-17 23:24:28

Lafayette College receives $27.9 million gift for science and technology from stock sale of alum’s 3D printer company. Easton, PA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Lafayette College has received one of the largest contributions in the College’s history from Trustee Kent Rockwell ’66. The gift made to a trust that Rockwell established benefiting the College, was in the form of stock that was sold for $27.9 million. The gift will support initiatives in science, technology, and innovation at...

2013-07-23 23:18:41

Formerly the Crayola Factory, the new Crayola Experience opened this past Memorial Day weekend. The EyePlay Virtual Playground is one of the exciting new activities that was added during this multimillion dollar renovation. Armonk, NY (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 When the Crayola Factory relaunched as The Crayola Experience this past Memorial Day weekend, they added EyeClick's EyePlay to their list of new entertaining activities for children. The EyePlay's virtual indoor playground...

Word of the Day
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'