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Friday, January 15, 2021
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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‚Äôs acquisition of Wesley College. The award will support ongoing transition costs, including personnel and...
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Delaware ranks 29th in ranking of charitable states

Delaware ranks  29th among the 50 states in charitable activity, according to a report from the WalletHub financial site. Neighboring Maryland and Pennsylvania ranked higher at three and six. New Jersey ranked 27th. No. 1...
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County proved to be motivated bidder for the former Sheraton

Good afternoon New Castle County was not to be denied  when it came to the former Sheraton South hotel in the New Castle area. A release from commercial real estate broker JLL indicated that interest was...
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Trending: Former New Castle hotel turned homeless center not yet taking referrals

The newly opened Hope Center at the former Sheraton South Hotel, New Castle, is not taking housing referrals at present.   New Castle County recently purchased the hotel for $19.5 million with  CARES Act funds. In...
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Giving back: Perdue Farms, Habitat for Humanity, Kind to Kids

Perdue Farms, as part of its "Delivering Hope to Our Neighbors" hunger-relief initiative, has invested in a new "repack room" at the Food Bank of Delaware site south of Newark to help provide additional protein and...
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Goodwill signs agreement with Port of Wilmington operator for temp jobs with the potential...

GT USA Wilmington the marine terminal owner/operator at the Port of Wilmington, entered into an agreement with Goodwill of Delaware and Delaware County to provide temporary staffing services for placing up to 100 laborers,...
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Giving back: Camping Out for Coats goes virtual; Refrigerator program to cut...

Operation Warm Newport: Camping Out for Coats is going virtual this year.   Earlier this month, organizers launched the brand new campingforcoats.com website which will host information on this program and where to donate.   The campout came...