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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

W.L. Gore nears anniversary of discovery of groundbreaking ePTFE material

October 28 will  mark  the 50th anniversary of the discovery of a groundbreaking material by  Newark-based W. L. Gore & Associates. Expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) is a  material central to products that include implantable medical devices...

AstraZeneca announces STEM education program for underserved schools

AstraZeneca announced the launch of a new STEM — science, technology, engineering, and mathematics — program in partnership with Learning Undefeated and Discovery Education. The program's goal is  to inspire  the next generation about science...

New Castle County Chamber announces health insurance plan for groups of 6-100

The New Castle County Chamber of Commerce announced its wholly-owned subsidiary, Benefits Connection, has partnered with Aetna to introduce Aetna Funding Advantage. The health plan will be available to County Chamber members beginning Dec. 1.  Businesses and...

Christiana Care announces rebranding

ChristianaCare announced a rebranding that shortens the name of the health care organization from Christiana Care Health System. The rebranding is the biggest change since the name of the system was changed from Medical Center...

Car plunges into C&D canal, leaving three dead and one missing

The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is continuing to investigate a vehicle plunging into the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal, leaving three dead and a six-year-old missing. The accident occurred  on the south-side lower level,...

Red Mill Road reopens

The Delaware Department of Transportation announced that  Red Mill Road was opened to traffic at 1 p.m. on Friday. The improvements made during the closure consisted of the widening and the realignment of the Red Mill...

Graham Cancer Center Medical chief Petrelli to receive Tilton Award

The 2019  Tilton Award will be presented to Nicholas J. Petrelli, M.D., Medical Director of the Helen Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute. Among his medical accomplishments throughout his nearly five-decade career, Petrelli is credited...

Forever 21 may close Rehoboth location

The troubled  Forever 21  chain may close a location near Rehoboth Beach,  according to Bankruptcy Court filing. The location is located in the Tanger Seaside Outlets. The company earlier filed for Chapter 11 reorganization in U.S....

Delaware jobless rate expected to remain steady

Unemployment rates for September are expected to decrease in New Jersey and remain unchanged in Pennsylvania and Delaware, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s nowcasts. The nowcast estimates are issued between the time...

Analysis: Unlocking an airport’s economic potential

While questions at Wednesday’s press conference on the future of Wilmington Airport often centered on passenger service, the big story involves  New Castle County looking for a way to unlock the economic potential of the...