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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

State extends lanternfly quarantine to include areas north of C&D Canal

The Delaware Department of Agriculture is asking businesses and residents to check properties for the presence of the spotted lanternfly and take steps to prevent its spread. The department extended its quarantine to include all...

Trial indicates AstraZeneca’s Brilinta & aspirin cuts risk of heart attack, stroke for some...

AstraZeneca announced positive results from the   Phase III THEMIS trial which showed Brilinta  plus aspirin reduced the relative risk for the composite of cardiovascular death, heart attack, or stroke by 10 percent compared...

Cargill, White Dog Labs ink deal for sustainable fish feed

Agribusiness giant Cargill is expanding its offerings of sustainable alternatives to fishmeal in aqua feed thanks to a new agreement with White Dog Labs. White Dog is based in New Castle. The deal secures access...

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...

Amtrak offers glimpse into futuristic interiors of new Acela trains

Last week, Amtrak showed off mock-ups of the futuristic interiors that will come with its new  Acela trainsets. The event was held at Wilmington operations of Amtrak. The government-owned railroad has more than 1,000 employees in...

Hurricane evacuation for Myrtle Beach puts the kibosh on final Blue Rocks game...

Thanks to Hurricane Dorian, the Carolina League has canceled the Monday, September 2, 2019 regular season finale at Frawley Stadium. The league action is a direct result of South Carolina Gov.  Henry McMaster ordering the...

Trending: 3 home improvement fraud indictments announced

The Delaware Department of Justice’s Consumer Protection Unit today announced three indictments, including separate criminal charges against two brothers, in a series of home improvement frauds targeting older Delawareans. Isaac K. Lovell, 44, of Bear...

Kmarts in Pike Creek and Bear to close

USA Today reports  that  Kmart stores in Bear and Pike Creek will close.  This follows the closings of the College Square Kmart and the Prices Corner Sears stores.  Kmart and Sears stores in Dover closed earlier....

Comcast says new app will simplify task of managing bar and restaurant TVs.

Comcast Business unveiled enhancements to the X1 for Business entertainment platform with a new mobile app that simplifies the way businesses – including bars and restaurants. The Xfinity TV Remote App enables staff at bars,...

DuPont lists commitments in dealing with PFA chemicals

DuPont has issued a set of commitments regarding health and environmental impacts of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). The commitments represent both new and strengthened positions on sustainability and environmental and chemical stewardship, the company...