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Delaware City refinery owner PBF posts a second quarter profit after sale of...

The sale of hydrogen plants and other moves allowed Delaware City refinery owner PBF Energy Inc. to earn a profit. PBF reported second quarter 2020 income from operations of $620.8 million compared to income from...
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Kudos: ChristianaCare, Belfint Lyons, Whisman Giordano, Karins

For the fifth year in a row, ChristianaCare has been rated a Best Hospital by U.S. News & World Report. ChristianaCare also achieved the highest ratings in nine of 10 common adult conditions or procedures...
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Citizens Bank offering $15,000 grants for minority owned businesses

Citizens Bank, which operates branches in Delaware is offering a total of $1.5 million in grants to minority-owned small businesses. The grants of $15,000 will go to 100 eligible businesses with a minimum of 51...
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Governor declares State of Emergency after Isaias hammers state

Gov. John Carney issued a State of Emergency after Isaias raced through the state on Tuesday, leaving behind, flooding,  damaged homes, and tens of thousands without power. The  State of Emergency allows the state to coordinate...
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Schools moving toward hybrid in-class remote learning format

Delaware public and charter schools will move toward a hybrid format that combines in-class and remote learning. Gov. John Carney and Secretary of Education Susan Susan Bunting made the announcement at the governor's weekly press...
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Covid-19 update: Delaware off New York area’s quarantine list for now

The Tuesday coronavirus figures from the Delaware Division of Public Health indicated that the percentage of people testing positive for coronavirus rose to 4.7 percent. That was up from 4.6 percent on Monday. Gov. John...
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Incyte earnings beat estimates

Incyte Corp. reported strong second-quarter earnings, while posting a loss for the first half, due to upfront costs related to an  agreement  with a German pharma company. Incyte is based near Wilmington. “We continue to execute...
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CompassRed, New Castle county partner on Covid-19 poop results dashboard

New Castle County last month unveiled a  new online coronavirus sewer monitoring dashboard. The county entered into a partnership with data company CompassRed to provide a detailed solution for county residents to monitor Covid-19 particles...
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Jos. Bank and MBNA’s heyday

Good afternoon, News that the California company that owns Jos. A. Bank and Men's Wearhouse filed for Chapter 11 protection brought to mind tales from the glory days of MBNA. You might remember MBNA had a...
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Newport band uniform maker pivots to face masks

Newport-based G2 Performance is now manufacturing face masks.   The custom sewing company, known for making band and drum and bugle corps uniforms and doing other custom sewing work,  is now making reusable masks through a...
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Artesian buys Delaware City’s water system after managing utility for 17 years

Artesian Water Company, Inc., a subsidiary of Artesian Resources Corporation purchased the water system of Delaware City. Artesian is headquartered south of Newark. Financial terms were not immediately disclosed. This acquisition is the culmination of...
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Jos. A. Bank owner files for Chapter 11

The owner of Jos. A.  Bank and Men's Wearhouse stores in Delaware has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Texas as it works out a deal with creditors. Tailored Brands, Inc also owns budget-priced men's...