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Friday, November 24, 2017

County to extend deadline for retirees considering Medicare supplement insurance

New Castle County has extended its open enrollment period for eligible county government retirees to enroll in its Medicare supplement insurance program.   During the annual open enrollment period, county staff heard from retirees who had...
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ATF summons team to site of fire that destroyed West Chester senior housing

https://youtu.be/16SuhlbSk0I Personnel from the ATF (Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms) Philadelphia Field Division are on scene at the Barclay Friends Senior Living Community fire in West Chester, PA  to aid the  Chester County Fire Marshal's Office, Chester...

Lewes winter fest gets larger ice rink, thanks to Tourism Office

Visitors to southern Delaware this winter will be greeted with a larger ice rink. The Delaware Tourism Office unveiled the new ice skating rink at Winter WonderFest. The Visit Delaware Ice Rink is three times...

Frontier Airlines owner plans to order 134 jets

Frontier Airlines, which briefly served the New Castle County Airport,  announced plans to order 134 A320neo Family aircraft from Airbus,  a move that will triple the size of the low-cost carrier over the next...

Pete du Pont Freedom Foundation announces top ideas finalists

The Pete du Pont Freedom Foundation announced the top ideas from the “2017 Reinventing Delaware” dinner event. More than 100 Delaware thought leaders presented ideas that could have an impact on the economy.  “It’s humbling...

AstraZeneca breast cancer drug gets expanded use OK

The US Food and Drug Administration gave the green light for use of a  drug combination to advanced breast cancer. Peter A. Kaufman, MD of the Norris Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, said:...

Wilmington Renaissance gets $200,000 in funding from Bank of America

Bank of America announced Wilmington Renaissance Corporation as the 2017 Neighborhood Builder. The nonprofit is being recognized for its revitalization efforts in downtown Wilmington, which, in turn, contribute to economic and social progress in Delaware....

Czap gets four years for taking $6.1 million from Newark company

Roberta Czap, age 67, formerly of Newark, was sentenced by Chief U. S. District Court Judge Leonard P. Stark to four years in prison and three years of supervised release.  In addition,  Czap will be...

WSFS and associates make $31,064 donation to hurricane relief efforts

WSFS Financial Corporation, the parent company of WSFS Bank, and its associates recently donated $31,064 to help communities in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico with rebuilding and shelter efforts after hurricanes hit those areas.  The...

DSU, Central Delaware Chamber cut ribbon for new training and technology center

The Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce (CDCC) joined Delaware State University in holding a ribbon cutting ceremony last week for the new DSU Training and Technology Center. (DTTC). DSU President Harry L. Williams and Judy...
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