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Monday, August 3, 2020
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From Billy Penn: Philly backs away from Delaware quarantine, but advises ...

Philadelphia has backed away from a quarantine order for Delaware residents, the Billy Penn website reported.  The city had imposed the order, apparently  due to Delaware's infection rate, a metric that estimates the spread of...
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Pennsylvania opens state liquor website to online sales while stores remain closed

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board resumed limited sales from its website. The board had earlier closed state-owned liquor stores and online operations in a controversial move that sent more customers to Delaware. The closing was criticized...
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Unemployment claims in Delaware approach 19,000 mark

The Delaware Department of Labor is asking for patience as its system works to keep up with a flood of jobless claims. The advisory  comes as a report from the U.S. Department of Labor showed...
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State releases modified nonessential-business list

The Delaware Division of Small Business has issued a revised list of essential and non-essential businesses. The list includes recent changes that allowed auto and gun dealers as well as pet  daycare centers to operate...
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Philadelphia orders closing of ‘non-essential businesses’

The City of Philadelphia has ordered the closing of "non-essential" businesses and has taken other steps in an effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) As of 5 p.m. on Monday and through Friday,...
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From WHYY: Pennsylvania governor orders closing ‘non-life sustaining’ business, with beer distributors making...

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf all "non-life-sustaining" to close in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic. The  list of businesses that can stay open includes beer distributors. Alcohol beverage control officials earlier ordered the closing of...
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American Airlines slashes international flight schedule through early May

American Airlines Group Inc. announced a  75 percent cut in long-haul international flights from the U.S. Passenger traffic has plunged due to the coronavirus pandemic and government restrictions. American operates a gateway to Europe from...
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From WHYY: Suburban Philadelphia liquor stores to close as restaurants...

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf extended an emergency order to include an end to dine-in restaurant service in suburban Philadelphia counties including Chester and Delaware. The order added Alleghany County, which includes Pittsburgh. Restaurants can still...
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Real estate developer Hilco prevails in purchase of shuttered Philadelphia refinery site

U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington,n Wednesday morning confirmed that Hilco Redevelopment Partners prevailed with its proposal to purchase the shuttered Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery. Hilco has a record of redeveloping industrial sites that included...
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Workplace safety program saves $4 million-plus for participants

The Delaware Department of Insurance has analyzed new filings from the state’s top writers of workers’ compensation insurance after announcing the third consecutive year of decreased rates  in November. The top writers represent nearly 10,000...