Program lets deployed troops read to children

USAF photo: Tech. Sgt. Scott Farley Tech. Sgt. David Aceveda reads a children’s book in front of a video camera Sept. 24 inside the USO Community Center on Dover AFB, Del., as part of the United Through Reading program. While Aceveda is deployed, the pre-recorded DVD and book will be sent to his children. Aceveda […]

Cannon airman contributes to mortuary mission

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USAF photo: Jason Minto Airman 1st Class Matthew Bokesch, front right, a public health technician assigned to the 27th Special Operations Aerospace Medicine Squadron at Cannon Air Force Base, helps transfer the remains of an airman at Dover Air Force Base, Del. He is part of an eight-airman carry team. By Christin Michaud: Air Force […]

Teaching religion as science devalues both

By Leonard Pitts: Syndicated Columnist “And the Lord did look with discontent upon the town of Dover in the province of Pennsylvania. For Dover was a wicked and prideful place and had turned its back on God. Its people had voted out school board members who tried to introduce intelligent design into schools as an […]

Oswald, Mary

Mary Oswald Services: Have been held. Mary C. Oswald, 83, of Dover Plains, N.Y., died Friday, Oct. 1, 2004, at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, Conn. She was born on July 11, 1921, in Manhattan, N.Y., to Martin and Julia Walsh O’Toole. She was employed as a secretary at Lederle Labs in Pearl River, N.Y. […]

Avery, James C.

James Cicero Avery Services: 11 a.m. (EDT) Tuesday at Christ Chapel First Presbyterian Church in Greeneville, Tenn. James Cicero Avery, 84, of Greeneville, Tenn., a retail business owner and manager, died Saturday, Aug. 28, 2004, at his home. He was born on Jan. 23, 1920, in Dover, N.C. He served in the U.S. Navy from […]