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Monday, December 10, 2018

AstraZeneca biologic gets orphan drug status for rare blood disease

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug Designation (ODD) for  AstraZeneca’s  Fasenra for the treatment of Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (EGPA). EGPA is a rare autoimmune disease that can cause damage to multiple organs...

Gasket suspected in leak that shut down Del. Memorial Bridge

Croda reported Tuesday that   a leak of ethylene oxide at its Atlas Point plant near the Delaware Memorial  Bridge was likely caused by a gasket installation problem. "Initial findings show that the leak was due...

Public hearing slated on proposed Delaware Memorial Bridge toll increase

Delaware River and Bay Authority officials announced the schedule for two public hearings on a proposed toll increase. The hearings would also discuss "goals and objectives of a proposed toll increase and detail the critical...

Demolition under way at the GM Boxwood site

Demolition is getting underway this week at the former Boxwood GM plant as the auto and truck giant announces plant closings after several years of stability. Ryan Kennedy of Harvey, Hanna & Associates, Newark, owner...

Croda launches investigation into chemical discharge that closed Del. Memorial Bridge

Croda  has launched an investigation into  a chemical discharge that closed the Delaware Memorial Bridge. A  statement issued today confirmed the release of ethylene oxide  from the plant near the Delaware Memorial Bridge. An update Monday...

Jester family, Marty Desmond honored by N.C. County Farm Bureau

The Larry Jester family of Townsend and Farm Credit’s Marty Desmond  were honored  at the New Castle County Farm Bureau’s annual banquet last month.  Jester and his wife of 38 years, Patti, have two daughters, Lisa, who...

Graham Cancer Center marks 15th anniversary

Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute  is marking its 15thanniversary.  “Over the past 15 years, the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute has transformed cancer care in Delaware,” said Janice E....

Willey Farms to reopen on Friday with trees, garlands

Willey Farms will make a return after a fire that destroyed its buildings early this month.  The Townsend area business in southern New Castle County  announced it will sell Christmas trees, wreaths, garlands and a...

Emory Hill sells industrial properties

Emory Hill recently sold a portfolio of four industrial properties totaling 241,000 square feet in New Castle County. The four buildings were 100 percent occupied at the time of the sale. The properties were  110...