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Monday, August 10, 2020
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Delmarva battles back from one-two punch

Good afternoon, Delaware and Delmarva Power took a one-two punch last week as Tropical Storm Isaias spawned at least a couple of tornadoes - one a record-breaker that traveled 29 miles from Dover to Glasgow. The...
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County-wide school district idea draws mixed reviews

Good afternoon, As expected, yesterday's column on county-wide school districts drew a mixed response. One reader described the idea as a fad that makes the rounds from time to time but goes against the long-held belief...
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School districts a relic of the past in the Zoom age?

Good afternoon, As the cliche goes,  "the rubber met the road" this week as public school districts got the yellow (caution)  light  from the state for a blend of in-class and remote instruction. Unlike the  signal...
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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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Major General Carol Timmons and that fateful day

Good afternoon, The passing of retired Delaware Adjutant General Carol Timmons at 62 brought a host of tributes from the many people whose lives she touched over the years. Timmons served as Adjutant General for two...
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Most top stories in July had ties to the pandemic

Good afternoon everyone, Although Delaware Business Now's visitor traffic returned to something closer to pre-pandemic figures, the focus of readers continues to be the virus's effects on the economy. Of the 20 stories with the most page views,...
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Croda meets the environmental justice movement

(Photo of the Croda ethylene oxide plant  under construction) Good afternoon everyone, The environmental justice movement is picking up steam in the New Castle area.  In the past few years, the movement here and elsewhere has...
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Help for a struggling Sussex economy?

Good afternoon, This hasn't been a good week or for that matter a good year for Sussex County. The latest blow came when Washington, D.C. issued a quarantine order for travelers to and from Delaware, a...
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The Cavaliers redevelopment – We’ve been here before

Good afternoon everyone, To the surprise of no one, Cavaliers, is lumbering toward final approval from the New Castle County Council. For background on the latest developments, click here  for the story from WDEL. Plans call for consolidating...
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Beebe’s Tam was the right choice

Good afternoon everyone, Beebe Healthcare found the right CEO when selecting Dr. David Tam. The retired Navy medical officer from California came to the coastal Sussex health care system with an impressive background in hospital and...