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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Municipal power group marks completion of generation unit

  Delaware Municipal Electric Corporation, Inc. Wednesday marked the commissioning of unit #2 at the Beasley Power Station in Smyrna. The power plant provides electricity during peak periods when wholesale power prices soar. The event also...

Reward for info on fatal Newark hit and run increases to $12,500

Leon Weiner & Associates, Inc., (owners of the Main Towers Apartment Complex, added $2,500 to the previous $10,000 reward offered by the family of Helen Yang for material information leading to the arrest and...

WSFS wins housing award from home loan bank

WSFS Bank, Wilmington  was presented with the  Pillars of the Community Award in recognition of its commitment to community service over the past year. WSFS Bank received the award at a meeting of its Delaware...

FMC Polymer Newark plant celebrates 50th anniversary

On Friday, Gov. Jack Markell, Sen. Tom Carper and FMC executives and employees marked the 50th anniversary of the FMC Polymer plant in Newark. The plant produces FMC's Avicel Microcrystalline Cellulose product, which was created...

Detectives identify pharmacy Newark-area hold-up suspect

Detectives have obtained warrants for Christopher D. Dolbow, 30, of Elkton Md. for two counts of Robbery 1st Degree after identifying him as the suspect who robbed the Walgreens Pharmacy located in the 500 block...

UDon't Need It? offered again by city, university

  The University of Delaware and the City of Newark are offering the “UDon’t Need It?” student move-out program for the sixth straight year.  Items can be taken to the former Curtis mill site on...

Ignite makes return appearance in Newark

Ignite Newark will make another appearance this summer. The event is slated for July 26th at the Courtyard Newark at the Univesrsity of Delaware on the upper Laird campus. Ignite Newark is a night of presentations...

Burglar makes off with safe from Newark restaurant (video, photos)

http://youtu.be/_p1zJ2ewTTY Newark Police are investigating a burglary on May 20th, at around 5:30 a.m. at the Applebees in Suburban Plaza, off Elkton Road. During this incident a white male suspect gained entry to the closed...

ING Direct adds new savings tool

ING Direct is, now part of Capital One,  adding  a new savings tool  that lets clients set and track a specific savings goal for each account (the bank is now officially part of Capital...

AstraZeneca among pharma companies seeking antibiotics answers

   A growing worry in medicine is bugs’ increasing resistance to antibiotics. At AstraZeneca’s research centre near Boston, scientists toil to find new weapons. Machines screen thousands of drugs each year, robotic arms nimbly handling...