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Business people: Dec. 15, 2017

Hunt named state Diversity Officer  Governor John Carney on Friday announced the appointment of Keith Hunt to serve as the State of Delaware’s first Chief Diversity Officer. Hunt will lead the state’s efforts to define...

Newark Rotarians pitch in to aid Newark Area Welfare Committee after loss of state...

The Newark Morning Rotary Club presented a check for $8,240 to the Newark Area Welfare Committee  on Thursday.  The money was raised in a special “Ball Drop” held at the Newark Country Club in October. For a...

Refinery cited for not immediately informing DNREC about planned shutdown

The Delaware City refinery of PDF Energy has received a violation notice from the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control for not providing notice of a shutdown of a key unit at...

Sussex meadary offering a honey, lemon, tomato creation

On Friday, Brimming Horn and mead maker Jon Talkington  will release the first of its kind, Wolf Peach, a mead made from honey, locally grown green tomatoes, and lemons.  “The tomato is an old country winemakers...

Dogfish Head’s SeaQuench gains national recognition

 Dogfish Heads Craft  Brewery’s lower calorie  SeaQuench Ale is gaining national recognition.  Men’s Health named SeaQuench Ale “the best low-calorie beer of 2017” and they also claim it “…may be the world’s most thirst-slaying beer.”  USA...

Iceland’s Wow air to expand service from Baltimore

WOW air  will  expand its schedule from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport during the summer of 2018.   During the 2018 peak summer season, WOW air will offer twice-daily departures on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays. ...

Delaware ranks 30th in national health report

Infant mortality  and poor health among  high school grades offset  low uninsured rate A report from the United Health Foundation shows Delaware still struggling with one of the nation’s highest infant mortality rates and poor...

(Updated: Four suspected heroin deaths reported in New Castle County

Four deaths from apparent heroin overdoses were reported in  New Castle County  New Castle County Pollice were called in three separate incidents where a person was found dead and evidence of heroin use was recovered....

Crafting a key industry in Delaware

Happy Friday,  This edition of the newsletter features stories on the largest and one of the smallest craft alcohol beverage businesses in Delaware. Nationally known Dogfish Head is getting national attention for its SeaQench.  The brew...

17 Richards Layton & Finger associates admitted to bar

Richards, Layton & Finger, Wilmington, announced  that 17 associates of the firm have been admitted to the Delaware bar.  The lawyers were admitted to practice in the State of Delaware by the Delaware Supreme...

State releases its annual investor scam list

The Delaware Department of Justice released its annual list of top investor threats and reminded Delawareans to use caution when approached with any unsolicited investment opportunities. “All investments involve a degree of risk,” said Attorney...