Quantcast
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
blank

8,000 customers remain without power as Delmarva Power deploys 800 in restoration effort

Municipal utility crews come to the aid of Dover About 8,000 Delmarva Power customers remain without power after Tropical Storm Isaias caused widespread damage and even spawned tornadoes. Serious damage was also inflicted on Dover's municipally-owned...
blank

Coronavirus State of Emergency extended for another month

As expected, Gov.  John Carney on Wednesday formally extended the State of Emergency declaration another 30 days as the state moves to reopen schools. “The precautions you’re taking are working. We are beating COVID-19, but...
blank

Delmarva makes headway in restoring service after tropical storm

Delmarva Power warned that it may take days to restore power to some customers after Tropical Storm Isaias brought high winds and flooding. The company’s Emergency Response Organization is mobilized with all company resources dedicated...
blank

Covid-19 update: Delaware off NY area quarantine list for now as rate...

rate Figures from the Delaware Division of Public Health showed the rate of positive cases to tests holding steady at 4.7 percent. A figure below five percent shows a moderate spread of Covid-19. State officials...
blank

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...
blank

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...
blank

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...
blank

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...
blank

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...
blank

State in clean-up mode after Isaias hammers state

Delaware is cleaning after widespread damage from Tropical Storm Isaias. The storm was notable for having an impact throughout the state, with the power outages and flooding. Gov. John Carney issued a State of Emergency after Isaias...