Archive for May 19th, 2015

School board talks budget, teacher contracts

While neither the proposed final budget nor teacher contract negotiations were on the agenda, both were aired out during the May 18 Unionville-School Board meeting. During the public comment period, seven members of the audience stood up to say basically the same thing, pay the teachers better. Birmingham Township resident Kristin Walker told he board that she ...

 
 

Twisted Vintner turns 5

The fifth annual homemade wine contest Twisted Vintner is set for 6 p.m. on June 4 at the Concordville Towne Center near Home Depot. The event is a fundraiser for the Concordville-Chadds Ford Rotary Club and helps pay for the chapter’s charitable efforts, according to event Chairman Don Culp, of Delco Alarms. “It’s a fun fundraiser,” Culp said. Previous fundraisers ...

 

Mind Matters: Bullying and its adverse effects

Sticks and stones my break my bones, but names will never hurt me.” So goes the old children’s rhyme, but not so purports recent research on bullying, published in the Lancet Psychiatry, a British medical journal. This study reports that bullying of children by their peers may have more prolonged and profound deleterious effects than parental abuse. No, this doesn’t ...

 

Boost Your Business: Point of sales displays

One of the best investments you can make if you have in-store products to sell is in point-of-sale displays. These displays allow you to dramatically increase the impact of your product at the moment it counts most - at purchase time. Of course, such displays are most effective for impulse items or items for which consumers do not have brand loyalty. Sales increases ...