Archive for February 19th, 2018

Elements of communication

Thomas Padula explains the relative importance of the components of effective communication

Why are text and email not as effective as a face-to-face meeting?  The elements of communication.  Check out this video.

 
 

Karl Kuerner Jr. of Chadds Ford

Karl Kuerner Jr., 91, of Chadds Ford, died Tuesday, Feb.13. He was born in Chadds Ford, to the late Karl Sr. and Anna Kuerner. Growing up on his parent's farm, he followed in his father's footsteps and farmed his entire life. One time he was asked what he would have done with his life other than farming, he responded, "Farming is all I knew and all I ever wanted to ...

 

U-CF addresses school safety

To address the concerns of parents, Unionville-Chadds Ford Superintendent of Schools John Sanville sent out the following message to district families: In the wake of the tragedy at Marjory Stoneham Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida our feelings and thoughts have naturally shifted from shock and horror to the safety our own children. The questions that many of ...

 

Raymond F. “Cookie” McConnell Jr. of Kaolin

Raymond F. “Cookie” McConnell Jr., 66, of Kaolin, died Thursday, Feb. 15, at his home. Born in Wilmington, he was the son of the late Raymond F and Margaret Lafferty McConnell. He was retired after many years of working in the mushroom industry and at Lukens Steel Co. He graduated from Kennett High School and Campbell University in Buies Creek, N.C.  He enjoyed ...

 

Nancy Lou Ross of Cochranville

Nancy Lou Ross, 82, of Cochranville, died peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Friday, Feb. 16, at her residence. She was the wife of Joseph W. Ross, Sr., with whom she shared 40 years of marriage. Born in Port Huron, Mich., she was the daughter of the late Albert G. Wolfe and the late Evelyn Bailey Wolfe. Nancy was a secretary in the maintenance department at ...

 

Gurgles and grumbles stomach troubles

No one really likes to talk about diarrhea in public, but it’s a fact of life and an important health issue. While diarrhea can make you run for the bathroom at the most inopportune time, it can also quickly progress from merely embarrassing to potentially life-threatening if left untreated. In fact, one out of nine deaths among children worldwide is attributed to a ...