Roundabouts considered for Route 41

The S.A.V.E. organization held a webinar Tuesday night about roundabouts planned along Route 41. “Re-Imagining Route 41” featured Londonderry Township’s engineering consultant, Mark T. Johnson of MTJ Roundabout Engineering, and PennDOT District 6 consultant Bob Leonard, and included “a high-level concept design” of the highway from Route 926 to Route 7, according to Dan Linderman, the chairman of S.A.V.E. (Safety Agriculture Villages & Environment). “With…

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Jacob J. Orbon Sr. of Kennett Square

Jacob J. Orbon Sr., of Kennett Square, died quietly while in hospice care in West Chester, on Tuesday, Oct. 20. He is the son of Jacob Edward Orbon and Constance (Wobles) Orbon.  He was surrounded by family during his last days. He was a resident of Pocopson Home since 2017. Jacob was born in Nanticoke, Pa. and lived there until he joined the Armed forces…

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Virginia W. Ogle of Mendenhall

Virginia W. Ogle, 81, of Mendenhall, died Aug. 27, at her home. Born in 1939 in West Chester and raised on the family farm in Mendenhall, Virginia was the daughter of the late Robert and Ruth (nee Way) Woodward. She was a gardener, world-traveling bird watcher, and true foodie who avidly supported local farms and loved all flavors of ice cream (and kept most of…

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Mail-in-ballot applications coming due

Delaware Country registered voters are reminded that vote-by-mail applications (for both mail-in and absentee ballots) must be received by the Delaware County Bureau of Elections by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 27. With only one week remaining until the deadline, Delaware County voters who prefer to avoid voting in-person on election day are advised to request a mail-in or absentee ballot online. Registered voters can…

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Around Town Oct 22

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The trains are returning to the Brandywine Rover Museum of Art.

• The holiday season is starting early at the Brandywine River Museum of Art this year. Beginning on Oct. 31, visitors can enjoy “Holiday Magic at Brandywine” with the opening of the Brandywine Railroad — a holiday favorite since 1972. On view through Jan. 10, this year’s seasonal offerings will also include the return of artist and composer Ann Wyeth McCoy’s dollhouse, which features six…

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