Sonia “Sunny” L. Leighton of West Chester

Sonia “Sunny” L. Leighton, 88, of West Chester, died Tuesday, April 5, at the Pocopson Home. She was the wife of Harry F. Leighton who died in 2003, and with whom she shared 48 years of marriage. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Henry A. Hartman and the late Marguerite E. Firestone Hartman. She was a homemaker, but had worked part-time…

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Mr. Paul Ruggieri of Kennett Square

Mr. Paul Ruggieri, 61, of Kennett Square, died Monday, April 4, at his residence. Born on June 19, 1960, in West Chester, he was the son of the late Dino and Joy (Johnson) Ruggieri. Paul worked for the family mushroom business in Kennett Square before becoming a correctional officer at the Chester County Prison. In his free time, he enjoyed fishing, hunting, cooking, Philadelphia sports,…

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Hank’s gets HARB OK

Chadds Ford Township supervisors Wednesday night affirmed a HARB Certificate of Appropriateness for the reconstruction of Hank’s Place, based on the architect’s rendering and elevation. The Historical and Architectural Review Board heard the application in mid-March. One condition of the affirmation is that the owners must provide an electronic update if there are any changes. Hank’s Place owners Anthony and Katie Young must still get…

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Around Town April 7

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The sign is back up at Leaders Sunoco. Pumping gas is still at least a week or more away.

• At least the sign is back up at Leaders Sunoco in Chadds Ford Village. The sign was knocked down in December when a truck ran through the gas station one Sunday morning. There are no gasoline prices showing on the sign because the pumps still have to be replaced. They were destroyed in the Sept. 1 flood. Dan Leader said they’ve been told that…

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