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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

At $5.4 million, Wilmington U’s Varsalona tops higher education pay list

Jack Varsalona,  the outgoing president of Wilmington University, is the highest paid college president in the nation, with a $5.4 million compensation package.  The annual ranking for 2014 came from the Chronicle of  Higher Education. A...

Maryland man arrested on charges of posting threat against Markell

Delaware State Police charged a Warwick, MD man in connection with the posting of a threat against Gov. Jack Markell  on Facebook. The investigation began on Sunday, November 6 after troopers were called to respond...

Two Cecil County manufacturers honored by Maryland group

Cecil County manufacturers were named  2016 Champions of Maryland Manufacturing. The awards came from the Regional Manufacturing Institute of Maryland. According to the groups, the  awards   “reflect the breadth of leadership, entrepreneurship and innovation for both...

Chesapeake Utilities reports earnings dip in 3rd quarter

Chesapeake Utilities  Corp., Dover reported lower earnings in the third quarter as seasonal factors and one-time gains at a gas gathering unit in 2015 affected results. The company's net income for the quarter ended September 30....

Dry weather helps Artesian post earnings gain

A dry fall and rate hikes aided earnings at  Artesian Resources Corporation. Net income for the third quarter for the Newark-area company was $4.4 million, an increase of  $700,000  or 17.9 percent compared to the...

Tracking device used in hunting down Newark GameStop robbery suspect

A Maryland man,  suspected of robbing a GameStop in Newark, was arrested in Maryland after a tracking advice was included in  gaming equipment. Newark Police reported that  2:43 p.m on Thursday, officers were called .to...

Delmarva Power calling for brief conservation period on Thursday

A conservation period will be called from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, October 20, for all Delmarva Power customers, and for Delmarva Power’s Maryland and Delaware customers participating in Energy Wise Rewards. Delmarva...

Perryville revenues down as other Maryland casinos post gains

Maryland Lottery and Gaming reported gains in overall revenue from the state’s casinos, although Cecil County’s Hollywood Casino Perryville  showed a decline. September 2016’s combined statewide revenue totaled $97.1 million, an increase of 11 percent...

Liquid handling products manufacturer Mid-Atlantic under new management

Mid-Atlantic Services announced  that it is under new management. John Haase is the new General Manager as a result of a buyout plan that was initiated in 2015. Founder and former president Mike Boyle retired...

Heavy truck dealer to open in Elkton area

  Transteck, Inc., a Freightliner dealership with 13 locations in the Mid-Atlantic region, is expanding to 89 Belle Hill Road in Elkton, MD, a decision that will bring 40 to 60 new jobs to the...