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Thursday, September 5, 2019

Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes wins national award

Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes and Crematory was honored by the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) with the 2019 Pursuit of Excellence Award. This is their fifth consecutive award for excellence.  To earn an NFDA Pursuit of Excellence...

Delaware Tech breaks ground on $5.4 million vehicle Center of Excellence on Georgetown campus

Delaware Technical Community College broke ground this week on a $5.4 million,  13,500-square-foot Automotive Center of Excellence  on the College’s Owens Campus in Georgetown. This facility, along with the College’s new training center in Middletown,...

Transport inequities outlined in WILMAPCO report

The Wilmington Area Planning Council (WILMAPCO) and the  New Castle and Cecil Counties’ Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), released a draft version of a  social equity analysis of the region’s transportation system for public review. The...

Good advice from Sioux Falls

Good afternoon, Few of us operate online only business news sites. Business news remains a print-centric world thanks to local business journals that have typically fared better  than newspapers that fell  off the “digital cliff.” As...

Christiana Care Middletown earns certification for stroke readiness

Christiana Care Health System’s free-standing Middletown Emergency Department  earned Advanced Disease-Specific Care Certification as an Acute Stroke Ready Hospital from The Joint Commission. The certification recognizes facilities or hospitals that are equipped to treat stroke...

Retailer Dressbarn calls it quits

Dressbarn announced plans to wind down retail operations that include stores in Delaware. The 650-unit  chain of moderately priced closing stores has locations in Bear, Middletown, Rehoboth, and suburban Wilmington. All Dressbarn stores are open and...

Dunkin’ opens store in Middletown

Dunkin’ hosted  a grand opening celebration on Saturday at l its newest Next Generation store in Middletown  at 755 Middletown Warwick Road. The first t 100 guests Free Coffee for a Year. The store features a  new...

Chesapeake Utilities reports higher net income in 1st quarter

Dover-based Chesapeake Utilities Corporation reported higher net income in the first quarter.   The company’s net income for the quarter ended March 31, 2019 was $28.7 million, compared to $26.9 million for the same quarter of...