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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Navient shares rise after upbeat earnings report

Wilmington-based Navient reported higher earnings in the third quarter. Share prices rose more than 6 percent on Tuesday after earnings exceeded forecasts. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles' net income was $145 million compared to $114 million during the same...

Updated: Wegmans development overcomes key hurdle when Council OKs traffic waiver

The New Castle County Council gave the unanimous go-ahead for a traffic waiver for the redevelopment of the former DuPont Barley Mill site. Wegmans  plans to build a store at the site west of Wilmington. The...

WSFS reports higher earnings in third quarter

WSFS Financial Corporation,  parent company of WSFS Bank, reported higher earnings in the third quarter as the merger with Beneficial went through with no glitches Net income rose to nearly $54 million, compared to $36 million...

Motherhood Maternity parent files for Chapter 11 in Delaware

Destination Maternity Corporation has filed for Chapter  in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The company is seeking bidders for the business, which includes a Motherhood Maternity locations in Christiana Mall...

Grant program aims to convert farm irrigation systems from diesel

The Delaware Department of Agriculture has partnered with the Delaware Electric Cooperative to launch a new irrigation grant program to help Delaware farmers install more environmentally friendly irrigation systems.   The program will provide $10,000...

Firefly Festival returns to four-day format

The Firefly Music Festival will return to a four-day format next year. The festival  announced that the music event will run from June 18 to 21 in 2020. It will offer a presale from Wednesday into...

Chancellor orders law firm to include invoices in TransPerfect bills

Delaware Chancellor Andre Bouchard has ruled that all bills  from the law firm of Skadden Arps  must include a detailed invoice.   The ruling came during a conference with attorneys. Bouchard had earlier fined TransPerfect $30,000 a...

Walmart house brand sausage patties recalled

George’s Prepared Foods, Caryville, Tn is recalling approximately 6,444 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) pork sausage patty and turkey sausage patty products that may be contaminated with Salmonella. The recall was announced by U.S. Department of Agriculture’s...

Delaware sees bump in gasoline prices as supplies tighten

Tighter gasoline supplies have been blamed for a bump in prices during the past week, AAA Mid-Atlantic reported. AAA expects that gas prices should slowly decline once gasoline supplies grow and demand decreases. The gas price...

Exit detours announced as work continues on Route 141 project

Continuing roadwork in the  Route 141 and Interstate 95 area  will lead to the closing of Exit 3B AND Exit 5B until Dec. 21 (weather permitting), the Delaware Department of Transportation announced.    Work will get...