Archive for January 23rd, 2018

Campaign for the Johnson Family continues

Johnson Family

The campaign to help the Johnson Family raise money continues this Sunday with a dinner at Sovana Bistro. As previously reported, Joanna Johnson — a teacher at Unionville High School — has two sons, Elliott and Henry, with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. To chauffer the boys, the family is in need of a new van to accommodate two wheelchairs. A GoFundMe campaign was ...

 
 

Mixed Media: Contemporary art and chocolate

Last Wednesday I ventured out to the Delaware Contemporary for the Robert Straight Q&A which is part of an ongoing series entitled ON ART. Delaware Contemporary hosts this series. Admission is free, and it is open to public. On this occasion, we were joined by about 30 other art enthusiasts, many of whom were art students at Delaware College of Art and Design, or ...

 

Myrtle M. Najmola of Boothwyn

Myrtle M. Najmola, 91, of Boothwyn, died Monday, Jan. 22, at her residence. She was the wife of Francis S. Najmola who died in 1987, and with whom she shared40 years of marriage. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late William A. Pfeiffer and the late Laura Amelia Van Houthen Pfeiffer. She was a homemaker. She enjoyed gardening, going to the casinos, ...

 

UCF keeps Keystone exam requirement

Directors of the Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board voted 8-1 Monday to keep the Keystone Exams as a high school graduation requirement even though the state dropped the requirement. The dissenting vote came from Gregg Lindner who attended the Jan. 22 meeting by phone from Germany. Lindner said that if the state doesn’t mandate passing the Keystones for graduation, ...

 

Doris J. Ward Lauver, formerly of West Grove

Doris J. Ward Lauver, 94, of Pleasant Gap, formerly of West Grove, died Wednesday, Jan. 17, at The Oaks retirement community in Pleasant Gap.  She was the wife of the late Wilbur James Lauver, who died in 2005 and with whom she shared 59 years of marriage. Born in Burnham, Pa., she was the daughter of the late John and the late Gladys (Smith) Ward. Doris was a ...