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Monday, July 6, 2020
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‘Firestarters’  ignite conversation at Great Dames event

Great Dames wound up its spring series Monday night with five “Women Firestarters.”  Telling their stories were: Miracle Olatunji, teen social entrepreneur Tizzy Lockman, community mobilizer & State Senate  candidate Melissa Govette, women's advocate at M&T Bank Kathy...
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Invista marks 60th anniversary of Lycra

Invista, owner of Lyrca brand, is celebrating the 60th anniversary of fiber, the original spandex fiber that revolutionized the fashion industry, with a donation to the National Inventors Hall of Fame. At last report, Invista...
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American’s adds flights to Budapest and Prague

Inaugural flights to Prague and Budapest from American  Airlines went into operation last week.  “We are very pleased that our hub carrier American Airlines has introduced service to these wonderful cities,” said Philadelphia Airport CEO...
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Will pause in upward spiral of gas prices continue?

  Delaware saw a pause in the pattern of rising gas prices  last week.   At the close of NYMEX trading Friday, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil settled at $69.76 per barrel, up $1.66 from the...
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Lawyer suspended after traffic stop finds drugs, guns

A Delaware lawyer has been suspended from practice after a recent arrest on gun and drug charges. He was identified as Donald C. Vavala, III, Wilmington. The order came from the state Supreme Court, which made...
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Nearly one in five Delawareans may have been exposed to Facebook privacy breach

Based on data released from Facebook to the Delaware Department of Justice, about one in five people in Delaware may have had their personal data exposed as part of the recently disclosed Facebook data...
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Public Advocate against bailout for operator of nuke and coal-fired power plants

Delaware’s Public Advocate sent a letter to the White House asking the Trump administration to deny a request for emergency bailouts for aging coal and nuclear power plants owned by a large regional energy...
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DowDuPont spinoffs to sell off some businesses in quest for higher returns on investment

DowDuPont will sell off units of the two businesses that will be spun into two Delaware-based companies. Bloomberg reported  that CEO Ed Breen said on an earnings call that the company will sharpen the focus on its...
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Delaware Health Information Network honored by General Assembly

A locally developed health information exchange, Delaware Health Information Network (DHIN) was recently honored by Governor John Carney with the signing of a joint resolution. Senate Concurrent Resolution 54, sponsored by State Sen....
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Supreme Court upholds TransPerfect sale

The Delaware Supreme Court upheld the sale of TransPerfect to co-founder Philip Shawe  and defended Chancellor Andre Bouchard’s actions in the contentious case. “The Chancellor rose above the unjustified personal attacks on his integrity, and...