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Thursday, February 21, 2019

2 held after attempted sledgehammer burglary of New Castle business

Two  New Castle men were charged with multiple offenses after they were found at the scene of a burglary that used a sledgehammer.  At approximately 11:45 p.m., Tuesday, troopers were called to Aaron’s Furniture at...

Mayor disappointed with county’s stance on reassessment

Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki expressed disappointment with the New Castle County government’s response to his call for a complete, countywide property tax reassessment. The city has asked a Chancery Court judge to allow the city...

Wilmington seeks to join lawsuit demanding reassessment of property in county

The City of Wilmington has asked to join a lawsuit that calls for a reassessment of property in the state. In so doing, Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki, broke ranks with county and state officials who...

New Castle GOP chair says port deal did not deserve praise from governor

Not everyone is happy with the Gulftainer lease that turned over the Port of Wimlington to the Emirates-based  company. In his response to Governor John Carney’s State of the State message,  GOP Chairman Chuck Boyce...

Updated: Bayhealth continues push into Sussex with plans for outpatient complex

Bayhealth is moving forward with its expansion into northern  Sussex County. The health care system entered into an agreement to purchase 18 acres of land along Route 9 at the intersection of Hudson Road...

Meece retiring as director of highly acclaimed Newark Charter School

Greg Meece plans to retire  as School Director of  Newark Charter School. In a letter the school community, Meese said he and his wife  Rosemary plan to retire together. Meese guided the school since its founding...

Blue Blaze CEO graduates from 10,000 Small Businesses program

Sandy Taccone, CEO of Blue Blaze Associates, was the only Delawarean among 30 business owners who recently graduated as the 17th cohort of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses - Greater Philadelphia program. 10,000 Small...

Fiserv to acquire First Data in $22 billion deal

Financial technology firms Fiserv and First Data  will combine under the Fiserv name in a $22 billion buyout. First Data has operations in Delaware on Carr Road in north Wilmington that serve the state’s massive...

Christiana Care honored for surgical excellence with high risk patients

The American College of recognized  Christiana Care Health System  for surgical excellence in caring for its sickest patients and named it one of 66 hospitals in the top 10 percent of outcomes after surgery. ACS...

Chemours cuts ribbon on renovated headquarters

The Chemours  Company reopened its newly renovated corporate headquarters in The DuPont Building. Chemours’ return to the 106-year old building, now owned and operated by The Buccini/Pollin Group, comes after a 20-month renovation. “Today we are...