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Wilmington gets a surprisingly high ranking as destination for singles

A recent report indicates that  Wilmington ranks as a better location for singles than either Baltimore or Philadelphia.  Click here for the full report. The ranking should gain some notice as Wilmington works to attract younger...

Delaware State University to buy 10 planes for aviation program

Delaware State University  and Florida-based  Ameravia, Inc.  to announce the acquisition of 10 new Vulcanair V1.0 FAA certified single-engine aircraft for the DSU aviation department flight training program. Deliveries will begin in  late 2018 and...

Firefly returning to Dover on June 21-23

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GibDrFvOfPc The Firefly Music Festival will return to Dover on June 21-23, 2019, organizers reported.  Firefly will see new additions to the festival grounds, enhanced camping options, and a loyalty program. Firefly is now under the sole...

McBride stays on as state Senate Democratic leader

Senate Democrats have again  nominated David B. Mc Bride, New Castle,   to return to his position as President Pro Tempore of the 150th General Assembly. McBride, a civil engineer,  has served in the General...

ILC Dover expanding in Ireland with new site in Blarney

ILC Dover  is expanding its Irish production footprint by opening a location in Blarney, County Cork, Ireland. The building will be operational in the first quarter of 2019 and will be outfitted with 4,000 square feet...

Working groups to take aim at Kent County economic development challenges

Gerard Esposito, chairman of the Greater Kent Committee (GKC), announced the formation of two working groups to address issues related to economic development in Central Delaware. The forming of the working groups is a direct...

Bronx man arrested after traffic stop that leads to discovery of counterfeit bills,...

Delaware State Police have arrested a New York City man in connection with suspected counterfeit currency and products found during a traffic stop. The arrest occurred on Saturday, October 6, at   10:06 a.m. when...

DSU, Apple hands out iPads to freshmen as institution moves...

Delaware State University   partnered with Apple in supplying  each its 2018 fall freshmen as well as each faculty member with an iPad Pro. Members of Delaware State University’s Class of 2022 and faculty members...

State Auditor candidate Davies offers rebuttal to News Journal story

Kathleen Davies has issued a lengthy rebuttal to a News Journal story earlier this month over her conduct while working in a high-level post in the state Auditor’s office. Davies is in a three-way primary...

Chesapeake Utilities reports higher earnings in 2nd quarter, 1st half

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation   reported  net income for the second  quarter ended June 30, was $6.4 million, compared to $6  million for the same quarter in  2017. For the six months ended June 30, the company...