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Saturday, February 15, 2020

UD students cleared in screening for coronavirus

Both  University of Delaware students being screened by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for suspected cases of the coronavirus have  been cleared and have tested negative for the disease. The students were released...

Updated: Redner’s plans new location in Coastal Sussex

Redner's plans to move into the Coastal Sussex County grocery market with a store in a community near  the Five Points area. Fernmoor Homes and Redner’s Markets this week announced the lease signing and final...

HUD grant provides housing and support services in Wilmington

A $142,000 federal grant will lead to a  newly designated EnVision Center at Crestview Apartments, Wilmington. “This $142,000 investment in an accessible resource center at Crestview is going to make a real difference for families in...

UD Police arrest three suspected of attempting to make off with catalytic converters

The University of Delaware Police arrested two men and a woman from Maryland last week  in connection with attempts to take catalytic converters  from vehicles parked in a UD  parking lot. The three were first...

Philadelphia Fed’s Harker: Economy perking along  as  labor market remains tight

By Eileen Dallabrida, This year’s economy will offer more jobs than qualified people to fill them and increased consumer confidence—with bolstered spending to match. That’s the consensus this week from a blue-ribbon panel presenting the 2020...

Our view: Filling those Frontier jets

Good afternoon, We received  a reminder about Frontier Airlines’ strategy with news last week that the carrier is exiting the college and rose town of Tyler, TX after less than a year. Come May, Frontier will offer...

Fire results in $300,000 damage to New Castle church

A Sunday afternoon  fire resulted in $300,000 damage to a church in the Minquadale area north of New Castle. The Delaware Office of the State Fire Marshal stated that the blaze was reported after 4...

Trending: Tesla quietly adds service center in Stanton

In its typically low-key style,  electric vehicle maker Tesla has expanded  its presence in Delaware. Tesla quietly opened a service center last year at the former home of Tires Sales and Service location at 600...

Sears to close Concord Mall store; liquidation sale announced

Sears will close its Concord Mall store in north Wilmington this spring. Larry Costello,  spokesman for Sears  Holding successor Transformco offered the following statement: "After careful review, we have made the difficult but necessary decision to...

Updated: Flu death toll in Delaware rises to 5

The Delaware  Division of Public Health (DPH) confirmed two recent flu-related deaths, bringing the total number of deaths for the 2019-2020 season  to five. One of the  most recent victims is a 29-year-old New Castle...