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Monday, April 19, 2021
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From WHYY: Pennsylvania governor orders closing ‘non-life sustaining’ business, with beer distributors making...

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf all "non-life-sustaining" to close in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic. The  list of businesses that can stay open includes beer distributors. Alcohol beverage control officials earlier ordered the closing of...
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Barber, beauty shops, nail salons not part of Carney’s shutdown order

The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services reports that the recent modification to Gov. John Carney's emergency order does not include  barber and beauty shops, nail salons. At this time, barbershops, beauty salons, and...
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Carney’s modified order allows sealed alcoholic beverages to be part of take-out orders

 Gov.  John Carney on Wednesday issued a second modification  to his emergency declaration. One change allows any restaurant, brewpub, tavern or taproom with a valid on-premise license to sell alcoholic beverages as part of transactions...
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SBA approves Economic Injury Declaration that clears way for loans for firms hit...

The Small Business Administration has approved an Economy Injury Declaration for Delaware.   The declaration makes loans available to small businesses and nonprofit organizations in New Castle, Kent, and Sussex counties.    Gov. John Carney submitted the application...
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Carney announces emergency interest-free loan program for smaller establishments in hard-hit hospitality industry

Gov. John Carney on Wednesday announced the Hospitality Emergency Loan Program (HELP).  HELP will provide financial relief for restaurants, bars and other hospitality industry businesses that employ thousands of Delawareans.   ‚ÄúRestaurants, bars, hotels, and other hospitality-related...
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DNREC drops fees at state parks as way to get residents outdoors

The Delaware  Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will charge no fees for entering  Delaware State Parks and state wildlife areas until April 30.   "Times are challenging and options are few, and this is an opportunity...
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Coronavirus news update: YMCAs closes all locations, Dover NASCAR races postponed, Biden Welcome...

As the YMCA of Delaware has decided to close all YMCA of Delaware locations temporarily effective at 8:00 p.m. tonight.   ,"We will continue to monitor the situation and plan to reopen on Wednesday, April 1st....
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A little sunlight for the hospitality industry

Hello everyone, Yesterday, this column took a look at the coronavirus catastrophe in the hospitality industry as well as concerns from a  small business leader on assistance being tied to debt. The concerns were aired by...
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3 testing positive for coronavirus work at Eastside Charter School, Wilmington public...

Employers confirmed that staffers at Wilmington's Eastside Charter School, the City of Wilmington and a DuPont Chestnut Run site were among those testing positive for coronavirus. The three are believed to be among the eight...
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Update: City of Newark announces changes aimed at limiting spread of COVID-19

The City of Newark announced measures aimed at reducing the risk of community spread of COVID-19, a respiratory virus identified in at least seven individuals associated with the University of Delaware. Measures range from now...