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Sunday, October 22, 2017

ILC Dover gets patents for flood proofing systems

ILC Dover announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded the company patents for its unique Flex-Gate, Flex-Wall, and Flex-Cover dry floodproofing systems.   Each is designed to be stored at the point of use,...

DSU professor gets $727,691 NASA grant

Dr. Renu Tripathi, professor of physics and engineering, has been awarded a three-year $727,691 grant from NASA EPSCoR (National Aeronautics and Space Administration – Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research). The funding will support her...

DSU completes agreement with Chinese university

A DSU delegation recently traveled to China and completed an agreement with a new institutional partner while also visiting other universities. During the trip, DSU Provost Tony Allen, Associate Provost Bradley Skelcher, and Dr. Fengshan...

WBOC launches Telemundo Delmarva

WBOC-TV  launched  Telemundo Delmarva this week “Telemundo is the industry leader for high-quality Spanish- language content in the U.S. and worldwide,” stated  Craig Jahelka, president of Draper Media. “We are proud to partner with Telemundo to provide a...

Contractor builds support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

EMCOR/Poole and Kent Corp. announced its employees, along with those of its clients Bayhealth,  The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company, the entire project workforce, and others, donned EMCOR Pink Hard Hats.  They  assembled to form EMCOR’s signature giant...

Business people: Oct. 3, 2017

DCRAC to honor Elder, Zebleckes and Barclaycard  The Delaware Community Reinvestment Action Council Inc. will honor banker and business executive Robert G. Elder, architect Joe Zebleckes and the marketing team of Barclaycard US, at the...

WBOC and other Draper TV stations blacked out in contract dispute

Verizon's FiOS system has dropped locally owned  WBOC, FOX21 and WBOC Classics from their lineup after failed contract negotiations. "Our goal is always to give our customers the best TV experience while keeping prices as low...

Sen. Margaret Rose Henry to retire from Senate

Margaret Rose Henry, D-Wilmington,  announced she will not run for another term in the Delaware State Senate. In a Facebook Post, Henry said that “after 23 years I have decided that it’s time for me...

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...