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Friday, November 2, 2018

Contractor: Release of material, not explosion or fire, led to 3 injuries

A spokesman for a company working at the Delaware City Refining Co. site joined others in saying an industrial accident that injured three of its workers did not involve an explosion. "We are working on...

Great Dames’ Remarkable Ideas winner to be named on Monday

Lt. Gov. Bethany Hall-Long will announce the winner of the 2018 Great Dames  Remarkable Ideas Pitch Competition III on Monday, November 5, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., at Harry’s Savoy Grill &  Ballroom, 2020 Naamans...

Finally! I-95-141 northbound ramp slated to open on Monday night

The long-closed  I-95-Route 141 northbound ramp to reopen on Monday night The traffic snarls on Route 141 will lessen in coming weeks. The northbound ramp from Interstate 95 to Route 141 is slated to open on...

University of Delaware’s Master Players to offer concert series at Christiana Hospital

Live music will come to  Christiana Care Health System  beginning on Oct. 30, when the health system launches its inaugural concert series at Christiana Hospital. Known as Master Players @ Christiana Care (MPCC), the concerts...

Updated: County announces $24 million Middletown library with 2021 completion...

New Castle County officials announced a new library for the Middletown area late Monday morning. The $24 million project is slated for completion in 2021. County Executive Matthew Meyer was joined by members of County...

Tourism officials seek share of hotel tax increase

Tourism and hotel officials are asking New Castle County and municipalities to set aside one percent of the recent local lodging tax for promotion efforts. The Delaware General Assembly granted New Castle County and municipalities...

Metro Diner opens doors at 3rd northern Delaware location on Concord Pike

Metro Diner opened its doors at 5600 Concord Pike  in north Wilmington this week. It's the third Metro diner in northern Delaware. The other locations are in the Ogletown area south of Newark and Middletown. The...

Big jump in downtown office vacancy  rate on way as former Bank of...

Newmark Knight Frank (NKF)  reported flat conditions in the northern Delaware market during the third quarter, with sharply higher vacancy rates in coming months as a large chunk of downtown office space comes online. NKF has...

WSFS posts strong earnings performance in third quarter

WSFS Financial Corporation,  parent company of WSFS Bank, reported net income of $38.9 million compared to net income of $20.6 million for the same period in 2017, and $28.7 million for the second quarter of this year. The company...

Texas company buys Reliance Trust of Delaware

Kestra Financial, Inc.  announced the expansion of its network of companies and services through  an agreement to acquire Reliance Trust Company of Delaware  from FIS. The deal is expected to close by the end of 2018,...