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Friday, September 22, 2017

14th Taste of Newark coming Sunday

The  14th annual Taste of Newark is slated for Sunday.   The  food and wine festival will take place from noon - 3 p.m. on Old College Lawn at the University of Delaware. Guests will enjoy...

Big Box Builders of Newport named authorized Nucor contractor

Nucor Building Systems, a   manufacturer of custom-engineered metal building systems announced the addition of Big Box Buildings, Newport as an authorized builder. By partnering with Nucor Building Systems, Big Box Buildings is now able to offer customers...

Economic development partnership board members named

Gov.  John Carney on Thursday announced appointments to the board of the Delaware Prosperity Partnership. The partnership is public-private entity that will lead Delaware’s economic development efforts, and business marketing and recruitment for the state,...

New Castle Airport gets $5.4 million for new taxiway

The New Castle Airport will receive $5.4 million as part of a major improvement program.   The Federal Aviation Administration funds cover the second of three phases for the new taxiway, which will replace the...

(Photo gallery) Networking Station, Tech Forum bring businesspeople to Riverfront

On a busy evening on the Wilmington Riverfront, the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce  rolled out  its annual Delaware Networking Station tabletop expo event and  the Technology Forum of Delaware held a fall networking...

Allen Harim sends 40 tons of chicken to hurricane-stricken Florida

Allen Harim sent 40 tons of chicken to Florida to help assist with relief efforts following Hurricane Irma. The shipments are  expected to arrive on Friday. “On behalf of everyone at Allen Harim, our hearts...

Gore introduces high-visibility apparel for oil & gas workers

W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc., Newark, has introduced high-visibility orange and high-visibility yellow options to its new line of Gore FR Apparel products. FR outerwear garments offer an ideal balance of protection, comfort, and durability...

Updated: News Journal staff cuts continue with police and Phillies reporters getting walking...

The News Journal has laid off reporters and left other positions unfilled as it wrestles with cost and turnover issues in a brutal  environment for newspapers. Laid off were the night police reporter and  Phillies...

South Jersey bank to merge with Bank of Delmarva parent

Delmar Bancorp, parent company of The Bank of Delmarva, and Liberty Bell Bank, Marlton,  NJ, are proceeding with a merger announced earlier  this summer   The deal is valued at $16 million. Delmar Bancorp is...

Aerospace giant buys rocket maker Orbital ATK, owner of Elkton site

Defense giant  Northrop Grumman Corporation  will buy  Orbital ATK, Inc. for approximately $7.8 billion in cash, plus the assumption of $1.4 billion in  debt. Orbital ATK has a site in Elkton, MD that employs hundreds...