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Friday, September 13, 2019

Ministry of Caring announces opening of Village of St. John

The Ministry of Caring has announced the opening of the  Village of St. John. The affordable housing complex for senior citizens is at the former Episcopal cathedral in Brandywine Village across the creek from downtown...

New Start partners with Human Resources group to simulate reentry from corrections system

Project New Start, a nonprofit organization that assists individuals moving  out of prison, has partnered with the US Attorney’s Office District of Delaware and the SHRM (Society for Human Resource  Management)  Delaware State Council...

Second Chances Farms takes possession of Bowers Street building

Second Chances Farm entered into a formal agreement  late last month with Service Source, the parent organization of Opportunity Center, Inc., to take possession of 3030 Bowers Street in the Riverside neighborhood of northeast...

Brandywine SPCA needs supplies for four-footed Dorian evacuees

The Brandywine SPCA is asking for supplies for animal rescues from Hurricane Dorian. The organization posted that more than 250  Dorian evacuees are coming -  some from Wings of Rescue & ASPCA airlift from coastal...
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Giving back: KIDS Fund 5K, Historic Odessa, Beebe donation

KIDS Fund 5K returns to Newport on Aug. 3 The Delaware KIDS Fund announced the return of the 10th Annual Delaware KIDS Fund 5K Run/Walk in Newport. Runners and walkers will take to the streets of Newport...

Giving back: Goldey-Beacom, Community Foundation

  Goldey-Beacom College  partnered with the New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District to donate tables and chairs from the College’s Lightning Café to Academia Antonia Alonso (La Academia), a dual-language charter school in Wilmington. On her...

Giving Back: Nationwide, WSFS, Farm Bureau, Grotto Pizza

Nationwide, Farm Bureau team up on grain bin rescue tool  Nationwide insurance and the Farm Bureau helped in bringing a grain bin rescue tool to Harrington firefighters. This year, Nationwide opened its program up to those...

Greene Turtle wins Newark Morning Rotary’s Spirit in Business award

The Newark Morning Rotary Club presented its  "Spirit in Business Award to the Greene Turtle restaurant in Newark.  The award is presented to a local business that exhibits the Rotary motto of Service Above Self....

Ribbon cut on Food Bank’s 80,000 square foot site

The Food Bank of Delaware cut the ribbon on its new 80,000-square-foot facility south of Newark on Friday morning. The ceremony officially culminated an almost three-year project to relocate the crowded 14 Garfield Way facility...

$7,000 check presented following Boxwood brick fundraiser

Harvey Hanna & Associates presented a check for $7,000 as part of a  “Community Day” event that distributed commemorative bricks from the former General Motors plant on Boxwood Road that were purchased by area...