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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Prosperity Partnership lands JPMorgan Chase grant that seeks more inclusive tech talent pipeline

The JPMorgan Chase Foundation awarded a $205,000 workforce readiness grant to the Delaware Prosperity Partnership to create a plan for a more inclusive tech talent pipeline. The demand for technologists continues to grow, with national...

Trending: Record year for seizures of stolen vehicles that were to be shipped from...

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized a stolen 2018 Cadillac Escalade, valued at more than $57,000 at the Port of Wilmington late last month. The recovery was one of a record 16 stolen vehicles...

Better Business Bureau helps shut down two illegal drug websites

The Better Business Bureau serving Delaware announced that they have successfully had two websites shut down that were illegally selling prescription and controlled substances from an address in Wilmington. BBB confirmed that “Drug Mart Pharmacy”...

Wilmington Youth Environmental Corps seeks applicants

Young city residents, ages 14 to 17, can now apply  now for the 2019-20 Wilmington Youth Environmental Corps. The free nine-session for young Wilmington residents provides hands-on outdoor activities, career exploration, exposure to environmental issues,...

Ribbon cut on $4.5 million first phase of renovations to Wilmington state offie building

The ribbon on Tuesday to mark the completion of the first phase of renovations to the Carvel State Office Building in downtown Wilmington. The $4.5 million project was designed by Studio JAED architects and GES...

Grand jury indicts former Wilmington City Council president on profiteering, misconduct charges

The Delaware Department of Justice’s Office of Civil Rights & Public Trust announced Monday that a grand jury  indicted former Wilmington City Council President Theopalis K. Gregory on charges of Profiteering and Official Misconduct. The...

Amtrak rolls out three-day sale

Amtrak is offering a three-day sale on Northeast Corridor trains from Wilmington and other cities. Wilmington is one of the Amtrak's busiest stations. The sale offers 35 percent off flash sale for tickets purchased between...

The Apple Card’s stealth banker

Good afternoon everyone, Apple’s online  advertisements say its new credit card was “Created by Apple, Not a Bank.” That’s true, sort of. The technology giant bypassed conventional credit card issuers, including Wilmington-based Chase Card Services, Barclaycard and...

Wilmington physician to join concierge medicine program

Castle Connolly Private Health Partners, a  membership-based  practice conversion and support company, announced a collaboration with Dr. Marc D. Grobman to establish a concierge medicine program at his practice.  Grobman is a primary care physician serving Wilmington. Grobman graduated from Franklin...

Lycra steps up use of recycled material in fiber offerings

The Lycra  Company announced that it is expanding its Planet Agenda sustainability platform with the launch of Lycra  EcoMade fiber, made with recycled material. Lycra, which was sold by Invista to a Chinese-based textile company,...