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Friday, April 9, 2021
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Comcast adds local ‘Lift Zones’ for low income families; Clash with Biden over ‘net’...

Comcast announced it is equipping eight different locations in New Castle County with WiFi-connected “Lift Zones” as part of its plan to help connect low-income families to the Internet. The following  eight sites are expected...
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Milestone anniversaries: Riverfront Development’s 25th; Food Bank’s 40th; Goodwill’s 100th

The Riverfront Development Corporation of Delaware (RDC), the state-funded nonprofit, will celebrate its 25th anniversary beginning this month. Since April 1996, the RDC has overseen the transformation of the Christina Riverfront from an abandoned shipbuilding...
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Giving back: Barclays’ $1 million donation to United Way minority business. program; Highmark awards...

Barclays US Consumer Bank announced an investment of $1 million to the United Way of Delaware in partnership with the State of Delaware for the Stand By Me Minority Small Business program. Stand by Me...
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Giving back: Community Foundation sees giving surge; GOLO, DuPont Pettinaro, Calagione donations

In 2020, the Delaware Community Foundation awarded $31.2 million in community grants and scholarships, primarily from charitable funds established by individuals, families and corporate donors. The 2020 giving – which had an impact on  tens...
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Sale of business machine collection fuels scholarship fund

 After a lifetime preserving American innovation history, business owners Tom and Mary Russo have turned their collection of antique business machines into a scholarship fund. The Russos established the new Thomas A. & Mary Jo...
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Response to drive-up Dover event strong as Food Bank is forced to shut down...

The Food Bank of Delaware reported it was overwhelmed by the response to a Monday drive-up food event in Dover and had to close early. "Due to the overwhelming number of vehicles that came out...
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Saving our stages

Good afternoon, One of the best things to come out of the recently signed $900 billion coronavirus bill is the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant. The program is offered for businesses and nonprofits  that have been affected...
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Margaret Rose Henry wins State Chamber’s DiSabatino Award

The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce presented Margaret Rose Henry with the Dick DiSabatino Award on Monday  at its 184th Annual Dinner The event, held virtually, was attended by nearly 800 elected officials and business...
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Giving back: $1.9 million in Highmark grants; Restaurant fund aids workers; Incyte’s...

Adesis, Inc., based in New Castle, has formulated and donated nearly 4,000 pounds of hand sanitizer to Donate Delaware. The protective disinfectants are then distributed to, among others, the Delaware Health Care Facilities Association for...
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Giving back: Delaware State University, Longwood Foundation, Sallie Mae, Chase, Food Bank

DSU gets a $1 million grant from Longwood The Longwood Foundation awarded $1 million to Delaware State University to support the university’s acquisition of Wesley College. The award will support ongoing transition costs, including personnel and...