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Monday, June 17, 2019

Updated: Harmony Road bridge closing moved back a month

The closing of a  connecting road between heavily traveled Kirkwood Highway and the Christiana area has been pushed back to July.   Delaware Department of Transportation officials  confirmed today that  the closing, which caused an outcry in...

$7,000 check presented following Boxwood brick fundraiser

Harvey Hanna & Associates presented a check for $7,000 as part of a  “Community Day” event that distributed commemorative bricks from the former General Motors plant on Boxwood Road that were purchased by area...

Seniors targeted in genetic testing/cancer screening scam

 The New Castle County Division of Police and Newark Police are getting reports of scam involving genetic testing or cancer screening. The scheme involves soliciting  elderly residents to participate in free genetic testing and/or free cancer...

Kansas City developer buys Delaware City site with goal of adding 2 million square...

A large tract in New Castle-Delaware City area  that includes the former Stauffer Chemical plant has been sold to an industrial developer that hopes to add distribution center buildings on the site. Colliers International’s Logistics...

Nemours-Christiana Care partner on delivery of babies with diagnosed conditions

Nemours/Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children . and  Christiana Care Health System formed the Nemours & Christiana Care Advanced Delivery Program. The  program – the first of its kind in Delaware – is designed to help...

Croda faces OSHA penalties after release of chemical

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration plans to fine   Croda Inc. after a chemical release at the New Castle plant exposed workers to ethylene oxide. The company faces $262,548...

SUEZ’s spending $17 million on water storage and energy-efficient pumps

SUEZ Delaware is beefing up its water storage capacity with a $17 million investment at its Stanton Water Treatment Plant that includes more energy-efficient pumps.  The project adds four million gallons of treated water storage...

Study of AstraZeneca’s Farxiga shows drug slowing progression of kidney disease

A study indicates that AstraZeneca drug Farxiga reduced the progression of kidney disease in patients with type 2 diabetes. Data  presented  at the American Diabetes Association (ADA) 79th Scientific Sessions in  San Francisco and  published in...

Section of Route 72 in Bear to close until late August

A section of Route 72 in Bear will be closed beginning Monday as construction continues on the key route that runs from the Delaware City area to Newark.   Also known as Wrangle Hill Road,  Route...

Barclays plans to cut 500 jobs in Delaware as it moves positions to...

Big cuts are on the way at Barclays operations in Wilmington.  Barclays announced. via press release that it will relocate approximately 500 jobs from its offices in Wilmington to a new campus in Whippany, New...