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Monday, June 17, 2019

Former physician from Newark gets 30 months in bank fraud case

U.S. District Court  Judge Richard G. Andrews sentenced Zahid Aslam, 46, of Newark, to a 30-month prison sentence for making a false statement to a financial institution. The court also ordered Aslam to serve...

Personnel file: May 24, 2019

Send personnel news items to drainey@delawarebusinessnow.com Navient names Mills chair of board Navient, Wilmington,  announced that Linda Mills was elected chair of its board of directors effective June 6, 2019, when Navient holds its annual meeting...

Newark man one of 8 charged in connection with kidnapping-murder of Phil. business...

Eight men, including one Newark area resident,  have been indicted by a federal grand jury in connection with the kidnapping and murder of a north Philadelphia business owner whose body was dumped in Cecil...

Smithfield Foods to open distribution center in western Cecil County, MD

Smithfield Foods, Inc., the world's largest pork processor and hog producer, is opening a new distribution center in Cecil County that will create  240 new jobs. The 420,000 square-foot facility will be constructed in the...

Army Corps announces lane closings on Chesapeake City Bridge

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Philadelphia District announced repair work on the Chesapeake City Bridge will begin in late March and is expected to be completed by late June 2019.   The Army Corps awarded...

Delaware funds enforcement, adds signs in effort to crack down on Rt. 301...

The Delaware Department of Transportation is taking additional steps to deal with toll-evading trucks using rural roads in Cecil County, MD. Truck traffic spiked on those roads when the Route 301 toll road went into...

 Hefty government  incentives  lure  Great Wolf to Cecil County

Good afternoon, Cecil County and one of its municipalities are digging deep into their economic development bag of tricks to land the $200 million Great Wolf Lodge in Perryville, about 20 miles west of Newark. The Cecil...

Northrop Grumman to add 175 jobs at 400-employee Elkton rocket site

Northrop Grumman plans to add 175 new jobs over the next five years at its Elkton rocket motor operations. This operating sector of the company, which was known as Orbital ATK  before it was purchased...

DelDOT meets with Cecil County, state officials as trucks use country roads to...

Cecil County officials say trucks seeking an alternative to tolls on the new Route 301 bypass in Delaware are tearing up secondary roads. Officials from the two states gathered in Cecilton, MD  last week to...

Chester, New Castle show home sales increase in 2018

Chester and New Castle counties saw single-digit gains in homes sales in 2018, according to figures from Patterson-Schwartz. Three other counties in the company’s sales territory saw small decreases in total sales in  2018. All counties...