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Monday, November 18, 2019

Walther family, Johnson honored by New Castle County Farm Bureau

The  New Castle County Farm Bureau honored State Rep. Quinton Johnson with its  2019 Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award. Also honored will be NCCFB’s Farm Family of the Year, the William Walther family, for continuing...

JPMorgan Chase may be eyeing expansion at other employment centers

JPMorgan Chase is reportedly looking outside New York City as it continues to grow. Bloomberg (limited page views) reported on the possibility of adding jobs in lower-cost areas like Delaware, Plano, TX  and Columbus, Ohio. Such...

Updated: Wegmans development overcomes key hurdle when Council OKs traffic waiver

The New Castle County Council gave the unanimous go-ahead for a traffic waiver for the redevelopment of the former DuPont Barley Mill site. Wegmans  plans to build a store at the site west of Wilmington. The...

Delaware Environmental Institute marks 10 years with ‘A Climate Dialogue’

There’s still time to avert global climate change disaster. But saving the planet requires dramatic action, said renowned scientist Michael Mann at a full-capacity presentation Oct. 21 at the University of Delaware’s Science, Technology...

Dairy Palace now on Register of Historic Places

New Castle’s Dairy Palace has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Located on Route 141 across from the New Castle Airport,  Dairy Palace was originally built in 1954 as a Dairy Queen franchise. The...

Corteva fund aims to help farmers profit from climate-positive practices

Wilmington-based  Corteva Agriscience  announced a $500,000 commitment in creating the Corteva Agriscience Climate Positive Challenge as a way to offset carbon emissions in a way that sustains farmers. The challenge grants will provide financial rewards to...

Shoprite recalls quarter pound burgers that could have E. coli bacteria

ShopRite is recalling one of its packaged  ground beef offerings. The supermarket cooperative announced: The recall of Shoprite 100 percent Pure Ground Beef Hamburgers 48 Oz. (16, 3 ounce burgers) UPC 41190-40458 Est #77 Sell...

Delaware-based Sallie Mae finds itself the subject of an NBC News segment

Sallie Mae has been able to largely escape the controversies that have swirled around the high level of student loan debt. However, the Christiana-Stanton company on Thursday found itself as the subject of a less-than-flattering story...

From WHYY: Newport plays catch-up after paying bills with money earmarked for state crime...

The town of Newport is struggling to catch up to pay a portion of traffic and other fines intended for crime victims. Newport is located west of Wilmington. A WHYY investigation found that for all the...