New president for UCF Fair

The Unionville Community Fair is entering its 95th year with new leadership. After three years as president, Deb Deckman has stepped down to pursue other endeavors. Bonnie Musser has volunteered to step up as president for the 2019 fair. Musser has a long history of passionately supporting the fair in many different roles. She began serving on the board in 1978, serving as a director…

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John Andrew Pennington, formerly of Chadds Ford

John Andrew Pennington, who volunteered for the Navy and served his country honorably in Vietnam, died Friday, April 12, at Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia after a long and hard-fought battle with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and pneumonia-related illnesses. He was 70 and had resided in Wilmington for the past 35 years. John was born in Wilmington, the son of Margaret Grady Pennington and the…

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Canine Partners for Life celebrates 30 years

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It's Puppies and Pearls, Saturday, May 4 at the DuPont Country Club.

It’s party time for Canine Partners for Life. CPL is celebrating 30 years of helping people gain greater independence with the help of man’s best friend. It’s Unleashed and “Uncorked: Puppies & Pearls” on Saturday, May 4 at DuPont Country Club in Wilmington. The event runs from 7-10 p.m. Guests can test their luck in the wine pull and crowd-favorite wine toss. Guests will also…

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Around Town April 18

• The Revolutionary Dining series concludes next week with a talk by Christian DiSpigna. The talk is “Founding Martyr: The Life and Death of Dr. Joseph Warren, the American Revolution’s Lost Hero.” DiSpigna recently published a book on Warren and says had Warren lived — he was killed at Bunker Hill — he might have led the country in the same manner as Washington and…

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