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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Chesapeake subsidiary buys Florida propane assets

Florida Public Utilities Company (FPU), a subsidiary of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation announced today that its propane subsidiary, Flo-Gas Corporation, has purchased the propane operating assets of Chipola Propane Gas Company in Marianna,  FL. “We are...

The Struts to perform as part of NASCAR weekend in Dover

The Struts, an English rock band,  will perform a free concert on the AAA Stage at Victory Plaza on Sunday, Oct. 1 before the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Dover International...

Delaware State University announces plans to build large residence hall, raze two others

Delaware State University’s Board of Trustees announced plans to enhance the University’s capacity to meet its growing residential enrollment with a new 200,000-square- foot residence hall, slated to open in the fall of 2019.  The facility...

DART gets $1 million grant for 10 battery-electric buses

Delaware Transit Corporation  (DART First State)  has been awarded a $1 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) toward the purchase of 10 zero-emission battery-electric buses, and associated charging systems.  With the help of...

Delaware auto dealer Hertrich named chairman of Breeders Cup

The Breeders’ Cup horse race series' Board of Directors unanimously elected Delaware auto dealer Fred W. Hertrich III as Board Chairman. Hertrich, the owner of Watercress Farm in Paris, KY., succeeds William S. (Bill) Farish,...

Gas prices expected to continue gradual decline

Gas prices fell this week and may continue to drop to the lowest figure for the year, a report from Wilmington-based AAA Mid-Atlantic reported.  The national average has now dropped slightly for several days in...

State gets another $20 million from the feds for highway work

The Federal Highway Administration’s  annual August redistribution has resulted in Delaware receiving an additional  $20,049,671 in federal funding for infrastructure projects. The redistribution dollars represent federal transportation improvement funds that were allocated, but not used by...

WBOC-TV’s Thomas Draper dies at 76

Delaware television station operator and broadcast pioneer Thomas  Draper has died of injuries suffered in a truck-bicycle accident.  He was 76. Draper’s television station WBOC, Salisbury, MD,  announced his passing, which came after he was...

Personnel file: Sept. 5, 2017

  Trinity Logistics announces  top personnel  transitions Trinity Logistics, Seaford recently transitioned into a Team Member Owned Company through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan, announced additional succession changes in key leadership roles. Billy Banning has moved from...

DSU gets $1.8 million for STEM education program`

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently awarded DSU a five-year $1.8 million HBCU-UP grant in support of the university’s Transforming Education through Active Learning (TEAL) initiative. Seen as a  way to expand experiential learning to...