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Food and drink: Jerry Deen’s returns; Grotto opens Millsboro location; Del. City restaurant rebrands;...

Jerry Deen’s will reopen at 801 E. Seventh St.  on the east side  of Wilmington, with a public ribbon cutting at noon on  April 22. Owner Charly Bass closed the original Jerry Deen’s about three...

Lycra’s flagship fibers can now be made from recycled textiles

The Lycra  Co., launched of its first performance offerings made from 100 percent textile waste. The company is headquartered near Wilmington and is owned by a  China-based  textile company. CoolMax  and Thermolite  fibers made from...

From the Delaware Public Archives: Delaware River sentinel


AstraZeneca’s proposed $39 billion deal for Alexion gets U.S. antitrust OK

AstraZeneca’s proposed acquisition of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc received an OK from federal antitrust regulators. It  follows the conclusion of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act. Fierce Pharma reported the $39 billion deal came without...

TransPerfect owner sees federal court ruling as victory

The owner of TransPerfect said a federal court decision marked a victory in a suit against Chancellor Andre Bouchard. A Delaware U.S. District Court ruling stopped short of intervening in the suit filed by TransPerfect...

State’s political leaders praise jury decision, but say more work needs to be done

Delaware's Political leaders praised the guilty verdict in trial of former Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd, but added that more needs to be done to reform the criminal justice...

Delaware in the top tier in percentage of Covid cases per 100,000 residents

Delaware ranks in the top 20 in states with the highest number of Covid-19 cases per 100,000 residents as variants of the virus  become more prevalent. Becker's Hospital Review had Delaware in 17th place among...

Chauvin convicted in the death of George Floyd

A jury in Minneapolis convicted former  Police officer Derek Chauvin of murder and manslaughter charges in the death of George Floyd. Chauvin faced charges related to putting his knee on Floyd's neck after an incident...

ChristianaCare, health insurer Highmark announces tech, outcomes focused joint venture

ChristianaCare  and Highmark Health announced a collaboration that focuses on health care outcomes and lowering costs, emphasizing technology. ChristianaCare is Delaware's largest hospital/healthcare system and the state's largest non-government employer.  Highmark is Delaware's largest group...

Delaware banking giant Schoenhals retires

Good afternoon, Today we learned that Marvin Schoenhals formally retired from Wilmington-based WSFS Financial Corp. after three decades. He most recently served as a member of the board of directors after stepping down as chairman a...

Buccini/Pollin Group reports $300 million in lease deals

The Buccini/Pollin Group report the execution of nearly one million square feet and $300 million in lease transactions. BPG executed over 75 new and renewal deals, representing stability across its commercial portfolio despite uncertainty in...

Daily coronavirus cases hover around 400 as hospital visits show uptick

(Post may load slowly, due to graphics) The Monday coronavirus  report from the Delaware Division of Public Health showed new cases hovering around the 400 mark. Cases have been on the rise since the end...