Archive for December 30th, 2015

Kennett teen mourned in sea of blue, white

His smile lit up a room, his laughter energized those around him, and his compassion infused all within reach. So the death of 16-year-old Brian Roberto Ayllon of Kennett Square on Dec. 22 of natural causes sent shock waves through the Kennett and Unionville school districts and beyond. And on a rain-swept Tuesday evening, Dec. 29, hundreds upon hundreds gathered at ...

 
 

Stonebridge decision likely to be appealed

The Chadds Ford Zoning Hearing Board, in a 3-0 decision, turned down a request to use a Webb Road home as a substance abuse rehab center. The decision could be appealed to federal court. Drew and Nicole Barnabei, owners of Stonebridge Mansion at 681 Webb Road, wanted to use their 25-room house as a residential lifestyle modification treatment facility for substance ...

 

Police Log Dec. 30: Accidents, DUI, pedestrian struck

• Police said a driver who fell asleep at the wheel of his vehicle struck a house on Tally Ho Drive in Chadds Ford Township. A passenger in the vehicle was transported to Crozer Medical Center with moderate injuries. According to the report, John S. Wilbank, 68, of Boothwyn, was driving on Tally Ho at 7:03 a.m. on Dec. 3 when he fell asleep while traveling at 35 ...

 

Muriel Ann Vilbert of West Chester

Muriel Ann (nee Robinson) Vilbert, 90, longtime resident of West Chester, died Dec. 25, of natural causes. She was the loving wife for 68 years of Benjamin Franklin Vilbert; loving mother of Michael Jonathan and wife Kellie, Benjamin Franklin III and wife Olivia, James Robinson and wife Linda, Ann Elizabeth, and Thomas Patrick and wife Marie; loving grandmother to ...

 

Iris L. Dickerson of West Chester

Iris L. Dickerson (nee Laird), 91, of West Chester, and formerly of Springfield, died Dec. 27. Born in Philadelphia in 1924, Iris was the daughter of the late Thomas and Myrtle (Hamill) Laird. She was the beloved wife of Leonard C. Dickerson; loving mother of Keith (Suzanne), Brad (Nancy), Gary (Lynn) and the late Laird (Debbie); loving grandmother of Shannon, ...