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WSFS reports strong results in second quarter

WSFS Financial Corporation parent company of WSFS Bank reported higher earnings in the second quarter.  WSFS reported net income of $20.6 million compared to net income of $17.5 million for the second quarter of 2016...

AstraZeneca could get $8.5 billion from cancer drug development deal with Merck

AstraZeneca and Merck & Co., Inc entered a  cancer collaboration to co-develop and bring to mark  AstraZeneca’s Lynparza (olaparib) for multiple cancer types.  As part of the agreement, Merck will pay AstraZeneca up to $8.5  billion,  including...

Long & Foster staff gives back on Community Service Day

Thousands of real estate agents and employees with Long & Foster Real Estate, including those at the Greenville Sales office in Greenville took part in the company’s 20th annual Community Service Day last month.  Long...

AstraZeneca gets European OK for breast cancer drug

AstraZeneca announced that the European Commission has approved Faslodex (fulvestrant) for the treatment of a type of advanced breast cancer.   The EU approval is based on data from the Phase III FALCON trial. In the FALCON trial,...

Delaware Tech renewable energy program gains certification

The Delaware Tech renewable energy solar program has been certified by the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP), making it the only college in the region with such a designation. The NABCEP supports...

Highmark Walk event in Delaware raises nearly $159,000

The 2017 Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community, held in six locations across Pennsylvania and Delaware, helped 214 local non-profit organizations raise a record-breaking $1.46 million. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the walks...

New Castle County tops Kent, Sussex in purchasing power ranking

Higher pay scales have resulted in  New Castle County edging out Kent and Sussex's lower cost of living when it comes to purchasing power.  A new study from financial technology company SmartAsset  compared cost of living...

TransPerfect co-owner Shawe makes offer to Elting at gala event featuring Dershowitz,...

TransPerfect co-owner Philip R. Shawe has offered a deal to Elizabeth Elting. The former couple has been locked in a dispute over control of the New York company that has led to Delaware Chancery Court...

More details released on Sallie Mae’s plan to add jobs in New Castle

More details have been released on plans by Sallie Mae to expand its operations, with the state’s new economic development agency taking pains to justify the proposed  grant to the student loan banker. Sallie Mae...

Great Dames launches peer advisory groups

Great Dames is launching peer advisory groups in Delaware. According to a release, the  groups  “expand its  programs as a learning organization where women ignite and enhance their personal and professional lives.” The non-profit offers popular...