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Thursday, October 10, 2019

DelDOT to streamline E-ZPass only lanes at Biddle’s Corner

Route 1 road warriors may have a  smoother trip through the northern toll plaza. The Delaware Department of Transportation will reconfigure lanes at toll plazas on Route 1  at Biddle’s Corner near the  Roth Bridge....

Car plunges into C&D canal, leaving three dead and one missing

The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is continuing to investigate a vehicle plunging into the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal, leaving three dead and a six-year-old missing. The accident occurred  on the south-side lower level,...

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...