Archive for June 4th, 2015

Florence Patricia “Pat” Rybinski of Oxford

Florence Patricia “Pat” Rybinski, 77, of Oxford, died Tuesday, June 2, at Neighborhood Hospice in West Chester. She was the wife of Frank A. Rybinski with whom she shared more than 50 years of marriage. Born in Wilmington, she was a daughter of the late James I. and the late Marie (Cann) Hamilton. Pat began her career at the Bank of Delaware. She loved being a wife, ...

 
 

Thumbs down on townhomes in Chadds Ford

A two-year-long negotiation between Chadds Ford Township and K. Hovnanian Homes has come to an end. Supervisors on June 3 voted against a proposed zoning change and text amendment that would have permitted — with conditional use approval — the construction of a 107-unit townhouse development along Brandywine Drive across from Hannum’s Harley Davidson and Painters ...

 

Time of reckoning for historic Barnard House

Work on the exterior of the historic Barnard House in Pocopson Township is nearing completion.

In the early 1800s, the Eusebius Barnard House, a Chester County historic landmark, served as a station for escaping slaves in the Underground Railroad movement; more recently, it has served as a source of contention in Pocopson Township. The township assumed ownership of the house and its surrounding 68 acres from the county in 2008 with the goal of preserving it – ...