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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

An aviation employer seeks skilled workers: WHYY & Delaware Today

This WHYY Newsworks video takes a look at Dassault, a major employer at the New Castle Airport and its efforts to find skilled workers able to work on corporate jets. An earlier story by...

(Video) Dogfish and Sierra Nevada’s new brew

Dogfish Head founder Sam Calagione discusses a new joint venture brew with West Coast craft beer company Sierra Nevada. Video from Dogfish Head.

Proposed legislation requires owners to report gun thefts

Governor Jack Markell today joined Lt. Gov. Matt Denn and Attorney General Beau Biden to unveil legislation that would require gun owners to notify police whenever their firearms are lost or stolen. The bill is...

Sharp Energy adding community gas service in Sussex development

Sharp Energy, a subsidiary of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, Dover, joined with Beazer Homes to bring propane gas service to Bishop’s Landing. Bishop’s Landing is  a 449-unit residential community near  Bethany Beach. The CGS makes it...

State minimum wage increase bill in spotlight after Obama speech

The Delaware General Assembly will once gain hash out an increase in the minimum wage. Senate Bill 6 would increase the minimum wage to not less than $8 an hour effective July 1, 2013 and...

Update: Delaware Culinary Trail and the economic impact of the restaurant industry

The Delaware Culinary Trail was formally unveiled last week as state tourism officials took note of  an industry with a major impact on the overall economy. The trail is described as a “menu-like road map...

2013 Firefly Music fest expected to boost central Delaware economy

The Firefly Music Festival has rolled out a starting line-up with something for fans of all ages. The event should also aid a central Delaware economy that has seen declining attendance at the two NASCAR...

National park legislation introduced

Legislation has been introduced calling for a Delaware national park, patched together from historic sites and a tract of open space . The park, if the bill gets through Congress, would be known as the...

Schell Bros launches Kincade Homes

Schell Brothers, Rehoboth Beach,  has launched their newest company, Kincade Homes. “Schell Brothers is a high-end builder designed to provide buyers an attractive custom quality home at prices well below those offered by custom builders....

Coons, Computer Aid exec part of business roundtable discussion

U.S. Senator Chris Coons, D-Del.,  participated in a roundtable discussion in the Capitol on Wednesday. The meeting was hosted by the Senate Democratic Steering and Outreach Committee and featured a dozen business leaders from...