Bear-Glasgow

Bear-Glasgow

ChristianaCare-GoHealth moves to new Glasgow location

ChristianaCare-GoHealth Urgent Care relocated and reopened its Glasgow center to a location on Pulaski Highway at Biddle Avenue, across the street from Smoke's Smokehouse barbecue stand. The new center at 2675 Pulaski Highway is a mile northwest of its previous Glasgow Medical Center location. The center serves the Glasgow area 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a...

Bear resident Croft gets 19+ years in plot to kidnap Michigan’s governor

Barry Croft Jr., 47, of Bear, was sentenced this week to more than 19 years in in federal prison followed by five years of supervised release for conspiracy to kidnap the Governor of Michigan Gretchen Whitmer, conspiracy to use weapons of mass destruction against persons or property, He was also convicted of knowingly possessing an...

Leaking chemical dropped into dumpster sends first responders to Glasgow Medical Center

A delivery to Glasgow Medical Center did not go according to plan. That led to the Aetna Hose, Hook & Ladder Company, the New Castle County Hazardous Materials Decontamination Team, and New Castle County Paramedics being dispatched medical center at 2600 Glasgow Avenue, Newark. A caller from the medical center reported they were scheduled to receive a delivery of...

Coldwell Banker adds former RE/Max Premier agents

 Coldwell Banker Realty in Greater Philadelphia & Central Pennsylvania added 14 agents to their Wilmington office from RE/MAX Premier Properties in Bea. After more than 19 years Jake Lipton has made the business decision to end operations with RE/Max and affiliate his team with Coldwell Banker Realty in Greater Philadelphia & Central Pennsylvania. The agents brought in a combined...

Cascades 55-plus community opens in Glasgow

Lennar announced the opening of a new adult community, The Cascades to the Glasgow area off Route 40. "The Cascades is designed exclusively for active adults aged 55 and better and includes Lennar's trademark quality both in the homes that we build and in the lifestyles that we create," said Tench Tilghman, Philadelphia division president for Lennar." Lennar is a...

Bear drug trafficker, money launderer who built underground bunker gets 45 years in federal prison

Omar Morales Colon to 45 years in prison for conspiracy to commit money laundering, conspiracy to distribute cocaine, and various other drug and money laundering offenses.  Colon was believed to be one of the biggest drug traffickers in Delaware history, according to prosecutors. He was also alleged to have ties to members of the Sinaloa cartel. Colon, 45, was convicted...

Bear truck driver found guilty in plot to kidnap Michigan governor

A Bear resident was one of two men found guilty in Michigan federal court in connection wth a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, media outlets reported. Barry Croft and Michigan resident Adam Fox were convicted in a second trial, after the jury became deadlocked. Croft was also convicted of an explosives charge. Two other men accused in...

Amtrak hiring in Delaware and other locations

Amtrak is seeking candidates for jobs in Delaware and throughout its system. Northern Delaware has a wide range of Amtrak operations and, in the past, employed 1,000 people. The carrier made sharp cuts in service during the pandemic, but has been restoring its schedule as demand increased. Amtrak has about 20 jobs posted at locations in both Bear and Wilmington Amtrak has been the...

Bear-Glasgow a hot spot for credit unions with Del-One the latest to open branch

The Bear-Glasgow area has become a  hotspot for member-owned credit unions. Del-One Federal Credit Union late last month, held an opening ceremony for its new Fox Run branch in the shopping center of the same name at Route 72 and Route 40 (Pulaski Highway). The branch is located at 100 Fox Hunt Drive in Bear. Earlier, Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union...

Couple from Bear convicted in drug money laundering case that included the discovery of a hidden bunker

A  federal jury convicted a couple from Bear on charges of conspiracy to commit money laundering and  related offenses. In one instance the money was used to construct an underground bunker at their home. Prosecutors said the activity came in connection with an eight-year scheme to launder drug proceeds.  The jury separately found that thirteen properties were involved in the money...

Analysis – House passes bill that nixes 5-mile limit for Newark Charter

A bill eliminating the controversial five-mile boundary for Newark Charter and other schools passed the Delaware House. The vote was 22-16. Republicans and some moderate Democrats voted to keep the boundary, with progressive Democrats pushing for a change. The boundary has long drawn fire from parents in Bear-Glasgow and other areas, who say the five miles exclude more diverse communities outside...

Sparrow Run landlords agree to $430,000 settlement over claim of inflated rent for subsidized housing

Goodfish Enterprises, LLC; Reliant Property Management Company; and Christopher Lukacs have agreed to pay $430,000 to resolve allegations during their participation in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP), commonly known as “Section 8.”  the settlement came with no admission of liability. Sparrow Run, formerly Brookmont Farms, is located off of Route 40. Section 8...

AstraZeneca plant near Newark one of the most-energy efficient in U.S.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized the AstraZeneca pharmaceutical facility near Newark as one of 93 U.S. manufacturing plants that earned the agency’s Energy Star certification in 2021.  The site off Old Baltimore is a manufacturing and logistics site for the company. Energy Star certified plants are verified to be among the most energy-efficient plants within their industries. Together, they prevented...

Eastern Shore water testing equipment company gets OK for nearly $1.2 million in state grants for Glasgow expansipon

 LaMotte Company, a  producer of water-quality testing instrumentation and reagents headquartered in Chestertown,  MD, has chosen Glasgow as an expansion site.  The Delaware  Council on Development Finance recommended a state grant package totaling nearly $1.2 million for the company. The company plans to invest $3.3 million to build out lab space at its new location in Pencader Corporate Center. The 79,000-square-foot...

PNC closing branch in Bear in May

PNC Bank will close its Eden Square branch at 100 Eden Circle in Bear on May 20. The Eden Square branch will be consolidated with the Fox Run, a short distance away on Route 40. The Eden Square branch is also a short drive from the bank's University Plaza location. "There are more ways to bank with PNC than ever before,...