Quantcast
Newark, DE
30°
Weather from OpenWeatherMap
Sunday, January 20, 2019

Latest Posts

Jobless rate in Delaware drops to 3.8 percent

Delaware’s unemployment rate fell to 3.8 percent in December, with the state adding more than 10,000 jobs in 1018.  The unemployment rate in November was 3.9 percent. The Delaware Department of Labor cautioned that the...

Ex Amtrak employee gets year in prison in bribery scheme involving former...

A former Amtrak employee was sentenced to a year in prison for his role in a kickback scheme tied to former executives at a  Milford commercial upholstery company. Timothy Miller earlier pleaded guilty to charges...

Navient seeks partial dismissal of lawsuit over loan forbearance practices

Wilmington-based student loan servicing firm Navient is seeking a partial summary judgment in a case involving its practices with  borrowers  struggling to make payments.. Gaining the judgment would dismiss some but not all charges in...

Wilmington mayor confirms financial crisis at city Housing Partnership

Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki acknowledged the  Wilmington Housing Partnership (WHP)  is in financial difficulty  and vowed to continue to help the agency deal with two troubled developments Prominent Wilmington developer Robert Buccini, who chairs the...

Local officials, students introduce Wilmington’s Teen Warehouse

Local officials introduced The Teen Warehouse, Inc. and its future location in Wilmington. A 2017 recipient of The Pete duPont Freedom Foundation Reinventing Delaware recognition, The Warehouse will develop a teen-led co-working and service delivery space in the former...

Frequent driver discounts available on Route 301 toll road as Maryland feels impact

The Delaware Department of Transportation announced that the newly opened Route 301  will offer a 50 percent discount for frequent users. The announcement comes as a nearby Maryland community feels the impact of heavy trucks...

Record store-cafe coming to Newark

A café and record store is coming to Newark. The Long Play Café is slated to open in the spring in a portion of  the former Fusion Fitness site at 280 E. Main Street. The business’  website...

Business people: Jan. 19, 2019

Wheeler Wolfenden and Dwares promotes Corcoran Wheeler Wolfenden and Dwares, CPAs, suburban Wilmington,  announced the promotion of Kathy Corcoran, CPA from Principal to Director of the firm. Corcoran joined the firm in 2001, after graduating from the University of...

Legislators working on new marijuana legalization measure

Marijuana legalization is expected to be considered in this year's session of the General Assembly. Last year's bill fell in a few votes short in the House. The two sponsors of the bill later decided...

Blue Blaze CEO graduates from 10,000 Small Businesses program

Sandy Taccone, CEO of Blue Blaze Associates, was the only Delawarean among 30 business owners who recently graduated as the 17th cohort of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses - Greater Philadelphia program. 10,000 Small...

M&T to assist customers affected by federal government shutdown

M&T Bank  announced it is taking the following steps to assist people affected by the partial federal shutdown, which has gone on for a record 21 years. Consumer banking & lending Impacted customers will be...

Carney makes case  for budget smoothing plan

Gov. John Carney again pledged to push for budget stabilization (smoothing)  in his State of the State address. Last year, Carney signed an executive order calling for setting aside money in good times for any...