Archive for June 16th, 2015

Schools get new budget, teacher talks continue

A last minute tax compromise was offered and approved, and the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District now has a new budget for the 2015-2016 school year. The 5-3 vote at the June 15 School Board meeting came after a public comment period, during which eight district residents — most being teachers, former teachers, spouses of teachers and one Unionville graduate — ...

 
 

Luddie G. Wright Jr. of Oxford

Luddie G. Wright Jr., of Oxford, died Monday, June 15, at the Jennersville Regional Hospital. He was the husband of Shirley Sanderson Wright, who died in 1989, and with whom he shared 40 years of marriage. Born in Arista, WVa., he was the son of the late Luddie G. Wright, Sr. and Ethel Bennett Wright. Luddie was a radio operator for Amtrak, retiring in 1990, after ...

 

Brian A. Smith of Kennett Square

Brian A. Smith, 38, of Kennett Square, died Sunday June 14. Born in Baltimore, Md., he was the son of Ralph and Grace (Pappalardo) Smith. Brian was a 1995 graduate of Unionville High School where he excelled in both hockey and lacrosse while participating in academically talented classes. In both sports, he earned several awards and excelled in AAA travel hockey, ...

 

At Winterthur, day of family enchantment

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library celebrates the start of a new season with an Enchanted Summer Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Saturday, June 20. Imaginative crafts, live performers, and outdoor games await visitors young and old in the Enchanted Woods, Winterthur’s award-winning children’s garden. Activities are free for members and children under 2, and they ...