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Covid update: Cases, hospitalizations continue to decline.

The weekly Covid-19 report from the Delaware Division of Public Health shows a continued downturn in new cases and hospitalizations. Seventy-eight  percent of hospitalizations involved people who were not vaccinated, with 54% of deaths coming...

Delaware gas price up by another six cents in past week

At a time when gas prices typically drop due to decreased demand, Delaware Valley motorists are feeling the pain at the pump as gas prices climb double-digits week-over-week locally. In Delaware, the gas price average...

Del. Public Health green lights Covid-19 booster for sizable portion of population

The  Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) gave the green light for  Delaware’s vaccine providers to begin administering booster doses for vaccines made by Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines to eligible populations. The J&J...

Former Seaford FedEx manager gets 42 months in prison for theft of high-value items...

Joseph Kukta,  45, of Laurel, was sentenced to 42 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for interstate transportation of stolen goods and tax evasion, in connection with his theft...

Kent, Sussex among nation’s most vulnerable housing markets post-Covid

Affordability, lower wages, foreclosure rates cited A real estate data company lists central and southern Delaware among the most vulnerable to changes in the housing market post-Covid. The report from Attom listed Kent and Sussex counties,...

A big-time parade in Wilmington honors Fire Department’s 100th anniversary

Hello everyone, If you want to see an amped-up old-fashioned parade, check out Saturday's event that marks the 100th anniversary of the Wilmington Fire Department, the state's only non-volunteer company.  The parade will feature more than...

Norman’s Hallmark acquires eight locations, including three in area

Norman's Hallmark, the nation’s largest independent owner of Gold Crown Hallmark stores, has acquired eight additional locations in four states. The acquisition. which did not name the seller or sellers, included stores near Christiana Mall,...

Bidens flying to Delaware for weekend visit

President Joe Biden and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden will fly to Delaware on Friday night for a weekend visit to their home near Greenville. According to the White House schedule, the Bidens will arrive...

Covid update: Four new deaths as the number of daily cases declines

Four new deaths were reported in the Wednesday summary from the Delaware Division of Public Health.   Hospitalizations have declined since  September. However, deaths are a lagging indicator that comes during, and after surges of the...

Healthcare notes: ChristianaCare wellbeing efforts honored; Beebe, Nemours Childrens Health partnership; HealthTech recognition...

ChristianaCare has been named a recipient of the American Medical Association’s Joy in Medicine   Health System Recognition Program. The distinction recognizes health systems that demonstrate a commitment to preserving the wellbeing of health care team...