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UD brews up beer industry certificate program

The University of Delaware is offering a brewing certificate program. Foundations of Brewing Science and Brewery Operations program. The program is designed to give participants looking to gain entry into the beer industry, or moving to new roles practical knowledge of the complexities of the business. The course will be taught by Brad Adelson, a veteran brewer whose resume includes Founders Brewing Company...

Business people: Aug. 11, 2022

Goodwill names COO Alexander Vazquez was selected as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Goodwill of Delaware and Delaware County. Vazquez  will provide executive leadership for the organization’s revenue-generating operations, including Donated Goods/Retail, e-Commerce, Goodwill Staffing Services, and Goodwill Industrial Services. These operations provide much of the funding needed to deliver Goodwill’s Workforce Development programming. Before joining Goodwill of Delaware & Delaware County,...

My take: A Delaware newsletter makes sense of the Twitter whirlwind and Chancery Court

Chancery Court has emerged as a  hot topic in corporate law circles following the lawsuit filed by Twitter after Tesla CEO Elon Musk sped away from a $44 billion buyout. Story after story outlined the history and significance of the court - one of our holdovers from the  English legal system. It handles civil matters ranging from guardianships to neighborhood...

Delaware gas prices continue to drop as national average moves below $4 a gallon

Gas prices continue to fall in Delaware. After nearing $5 a gallon in June, the average gas price for regular in the First State fell anther three cents between Wednesday and Thursday. On Thursday, the average national gas price dropped to $4 a gallon for the first time since March. The price at the pump is still...

(Video) Newark clankers do their job in stopping pickup driver pulling boat

The "clankers" installed by the Delaware Department of Transportation in an attempt to stop the parade of damaged trucks at Newark's Casho Mill Road (sometimes known as Crasho Mill underpass have been the source of much discussion (and memes)  on social media. Some have scoffed at the ability of the bright orange balls to stop inattentive drivers. The City of Newark...

Delaware Electric Co-op proposes rate increase

Average customer would pay an extra  $24 more a month Delaware Electric Cooperative is proposing a rate increase for its members, citing soaring natural gas prices, inflation, and other issues. "The challenges our Co-op is now facing are unprecedented," the Greenwood-based organization stated in a post on its web page. "Earlier this year, we were forced to implement a rate increase after...

Bloom loss widens as annual revenue moves toward $1 billion mark

Bloom Energy Corp. reported a wider loss in the second quarter and the first half of this year. The figures were in line with loss estimates from Zacks Investment Research. Bloom has never posted a profit. Bloom's stock price was down by 1.5% on Tuesday. Bloom's share price has been rising due to demand for its products and the possible passage...

Maryland gets federal grant for job training in offshore wind industry

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan joined federal officials at Tradepoint Atlantic to announce the awarding of a $22.9 million American Rescue Plan Good Jobs Challenge grant for the Maryland Department of Labor to launch a new apprenticeship model to support the offshore wind industry. Maryland’s project is one of 32 chosen nationwide out of more than 500 applicants. Delaware did not have...

Mallard Advisors sold to Denver-based firm

Mercer Global Advisors, Inc. has acquired Mallard Advisors, LLC, Hockessin. Mallard, a wealth management firm, serves 109 clients with assets under management of approximately $165 million. Mallard was founded by William D. Starnes. Starns and staff will join Mercer. Mallard ihas experience working with data-driven clients - scientists, engineers, and financial professionals. Founder William D. Starnes stated: "At Mallard, my team and...

Travel notes: American and Frontier flight cuts; Frontier adds BWI-Vegas nonstop

Service cuts by American airlines will hit Philadelphia harder than in other American Airlines cities. That's not good news for northern Delaware business and leisure travelers. Information from a tracking service indicated the flight cuts that will total about 185,000 seats during September and October.. The cuts typically involve fewer flights to popular destinations like Las Vegas...

AstraZeneca bresst cancer drug gets FDA approval

AstraZeneca and Daiichi Sankyo’s Enhertu (trastuzumab deruxtecan) was approved in the US for the treatment of adult patients with a type of breast cancer.   Enhertu is a  HER2-directed antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) being jointly developed and commercialized by AstraZeneca and Daiichi Sankyo.   The approval by the Food and Drug Administration was based on the results from the DESTINY-Breast04 Phase III trial. Median overall...

Guest view: DE’s legislative session: Partisan rule leaves Delaware taxpayers out

By Kathleen Rutherford, Executive Director, a Better Delaware. Editor's note: A Better Delaware is a public policy group founded by Delaware Shoprite CEO Chris Kenny. As America enters a recession and inflation reaches a 40-year high, one might think Delaware would take some of its $1 billion budget surplus to ease the burden on taxpayers and small businesses. If you ask a legislator, they...

New Castle County announces small business marketing program during PGA tourney

New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer announced  “The Small Business Open,” a program to help market small businesses during the BMW Championship to be held at the Wilmington Country Club. The national event is expected to draw thousands to New Castle County and the region over the weekend. “We really want to capitalize on the opportunity to showcase the hundreds of...

Former Vice Chancellor Slights joins tech law giant Wilson Sonsini

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati announced that former Vice Chancellor Joseph R. Slights III has joined the firm’s litigation department as a partner in the Wilmington, Delaware, office. He will be a member of Wilson Sonsini’s corporate governance practice.  Before joining the firm, Slights served as Vice Chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery for six years prior to  his...

Guest view: Governor cites highlights of legislative session

Governor John Carney reflected on legislative actions taken during the 151st session of the General Assembly. “We’ve done a lot this legislative session to move the state forward,” said Governor Carney. “We’ve signed a sustainable budget. We prioritized gun safety. We’ve created a statewide paid family and medical leave plan. And we’ve supported Delawareans during tough financial times. I want...