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Amtrak moves closer to break-even point during fiscal year

Amtrak posted record ridership and earnings results for the fiscal year, ending Sept. 30. The government-owned passenger railroad posted revenue of $3.2 billion and cut its operating loss 15 percent to $194 million. Ridership rose...

Four Delaware companies honored for female representation on boards

Four  Delaware companies have been honored for their board diversity by the  The Forum of Executive Women.  The award recognizes public companies in the Philadelphia region with  25 percent or more women on their boards of...

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....

City contract with police union raises starting pay for Wilmington officers

Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki and Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #1 Vice-President Dennis Leahy announced that the city and union have reached agreement on a contract for the City’s 304 rank and file police...

State and County chambers to see changes at the top

The Delaware State and New Castle County chambers of commerce are seeing the departures of their top executives. Long-time New Castle County Chamber of Commerce President Mark Kleinschmidt has resigned, effective immediately.  On the same day,...

Sinnott named CEO of Saint Francis Hospital

Saint Francis Healthcare announced that Daniel Sinnott, senior vice president for Business Development, will become President and CEO,  effective November 13. Dave Ricci, the interim CEO, will continue in an advisory role through the...

Nonprofit Waggies by Maggie in running for $10,000 prize

The public  has an opportunity to vote for their favorite nonprofit among  five finalists on M&T's contest website.  A Delaware organization made the final cut, beating out nearly 500 entries. Voting ends Wednesday, Nov. 22.  The winning...

Earnings update: Chemours reports improved results in third quarter

The Chemours Co., Wilmington,  announced higher sales and earnings for the third quarter 2017 as its once-troubled titanium business continued to recover. Chemours   CEO Mark Vergnano said: "We continue to benefit from the strength of our high-value portfolio....

Gawthrop Greenwood named to Best Law Firms list

Gawthrop Greenwood, PC has made the 2018 list of “Best Law Firms,” a survey of lawyers worldwide by U.S. News and Best Lawyers. This is the firm’s second consecutive year being recognized in Metropolitan Tier 2,...

Stores sign up for Wilmington facade program

Downtown Visions’ Main Street Wilmington façade improvement program not only provides funding to remove security gates but also provides grants for new signage.  The most recent stores to receive the funding are  Wilmington Optical, 719...
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