UHS grad launches kids’ book series focused on shelter dogs

CHICAGO —  This month, 2011 Unionville High School graduate and current Chicago author Savy Leiser launched a new series of children’s books called The Furever Home Friends. Each book tells the story of a real dog who has lived in an animal shelter or rescue, and their journey to adoption. Each character also has a corresponding 12-inch flannel stuffed animal. To fund the production of the...

A fun summer reading list

A sampling of fun beach reads for you to check out By Kelly Hockenberry, Columnist, The Times One of the major downsides of being in graduate school is “reading fatigue.” I am forced to absorb so much information into my tiny, little brain that reading for pleasure gets put on the backburner. Therefore, whatever leisure book I do pick up must be great from the get­go. There is nothing better...

Letter: clarifying Kennett book request

To The Editor, My name is Angie John, and I am the parent who requested reconsideration of resource material regarding the book “Nineteen Minutes.” I am a concerned parent, but I also hold a Master’s Degree in Social Work and have extensive experience counseling troubled children and teens.  I have worked in schools in the Philadelphia area with children who are depressed, physically hurting...

Time for the Summer Bucket List

Now that Summer is here, time to share my plans By Kelly Hockenberry, Columnist, The Times Ah, summer. Warm days, sultry nights, the beach, fun, friends and, of course, a list of to-do items:    Send article as PDF