A downtown staple: Layman’s a popular shopping spot for years

Dale Layman, right, talks to someone in his store, Layman's Antique Mall and Flea Market in Newton. Wendy Nugent/Newton Now
By Wendy Nugent, Newton Now When Dale Layman was a youngster, the now 76-year-old sold a chair his parents owned. However, that chair wasn’t for sale. To get it out of the house, he started to lower it from a second-story window when his parents weren’t home. “I just lowered

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