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Saturday, April 20, 2019

County Bank to close two western Sussex branches at end of year

County Bank is pruning its branch system in southern Delaware. Earlier in the fall, the locally owned bank announced it would  shutter  branches in Seaford and Laurel, with customers moving to the bank's Georgetown branch. The...

Cape May-Lewes Ferry vessels get reclining seats and other features

  Updated interior on the MV Cape Henlopen. Cape May-Lewes Lewes Ferry passengers will soon have cup-holders and even reclining seats. The project  to upgrade the ferry vessels will take place  over three months and includes additional...

Chesapeake Utilities reports higher net income in 3rd quarter

Chesapeake Utilities  reported higher net income for the third quarter. Net  income for the quarter ended Sept.  30 was $3.2 million. This represents an increase of $822,000, compared to the same quarter in 2011, and...

Indian River Bridge reopens

This image caused concerns over the new Indian River Bridge, which is now opened. The Delaware Department of Transportation announced Saturday afternoon  the Indian River Bridge has been reopened in both directions. The bridge was closed...

Insurance chief says companies can't ding customers with hurricane deductibles

Delaware Insurance Commissioner, Karen Weldin Stewart,  issued a bulletin and announced today that Delaware homeowners will not face higher-cost hurricane deductibles resulting from the impact of this week’s  storm. Stewart notified the industry today that...

Sussex County issues 2nd video update on Hurricane Sandy

http://youtu.be/OJUZw6y7tw4 The Sussex County Emergency Operations Center in Georgetown, Delaware, issues the first video update to advise the public on preparations now underway for Hurricane Sandy.

Ocean View's municipal building gets solar makeover

Ocean View now has a municipal building  that gets the bulk of its electricity from  solar power. File image, not the Ocean View projectAnna/ Foter / CC BY-SAU.S. Senator Tom Carper joined DNREC Secretary Collin...

Cape May-Lewes Ferry hires first female engineer

Tripp Cape May –Lewes Ferry officials announced that Candice J. Tripp was selected to serve as a Third Assistant Engineer aboard the ferry vessels, the first female engineer in the history of the Cape May...

Beebe CEO releases letter on Bradley settlement

Jeffrey Fried, CEO, of the Lewes-based  health care organization, writes an open letter explaining the reasons for the pending $123 million  settlement worked out between lawyers for the sexual abuse  victims of former pediatrician...

Sussex radio executive Jack Renault dies at 73

Photo courtesy of WGMD Longtime Sussex County  advertising salesman and radio executive  Jack Renault has died after a battle with cancer. He was 73. According to WGMD, Lewes, Renault worked at WGMD as a salesman. He retired,...