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  • State Treasurer Colleen C. Davis attends iconic Closing Bell at NASDAQ

    Delaware State Treasurer Colleen C. Davis on Nov. 4 attended the iconic Closing Bell ceremony at the NASDAQ Stock Exchange. The event celebrated Delaware’s contributions to the global economy. “Delaware’s unique economic environment was on display to an international audience at the stock exchange on Monday,” said Davis. “The collaboration between various industries, nonprofits, and governments […]
  • Newark to remain technology hub for newly acquired SevOne

    SevOne, a Boston-based software company with a technology hub in Newark, has been acquired by Turbonomic, a cloud management firm also based in Boston. The deal closed Monday, November 4. The two companies plan to combine their respective IP and customer bases to improve their suite of software services, which now cover the gamut of […]
  • Seasonal Halloween shops learn the real estate shuffle

    Dale Howe knows better than most that the business of Halloween is tricky. As the owner of The Haunted Experience in Bear — the last independent seasonal costume shop in Delaware — he’s learned to navigate a constantly changing retail landscape, in which rents rise and fall, shopping strips change major tenants, and landlords shift […]
  • Goldey-Beacom College places final I-beam on William A. Franta Hall

    Faculty and students of Goldey-Beacom College (GBC) on October 17 gathered to watch a crane place the final steel I-beam on William A. Franta Hall. EDiS Company and Blackney Hayes Architects are behind the $30 million construction and renovation and sent representatives join in the celebratory topping off. The College’s Residential Facility Expansion Committee led […]
  • State health plan shows progress in community collaborations

    The Division of Public Health (DPH) held its annual stakeholder meeting on October 23 to discuss the progress of the Delaware State Health Improvement Plan (SHIP). The report sets priorities for how the division and community stakeholders can work together to improve the health of Delaware’s population. This latest update serves as an update on […]
  • State urges Delawareans to dump their extra prescription meds

    This Saturday, Oct. 26, is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, and the Delaware Division of Public Health is urging public participation. The twice-a-year event is organized by the Drug Enforcement Administration to reduce the number of medications being misused. The program has resulted in over 85,000 pounds of medication being collected since 2010. A total […]
  • As maintenance issues persist, Sussex Tech seeks new space

    Sussex County Technical School continues to search for a replacement school building for its 60-year-old campus in order to save taxpayers millions of dollars in maintenance costs, according to school district officials. “We remain very concerned about the condition of the building and the campus. Making repairs as problems develop is like slapping a Band-Aid […]
  • Great Dames panel floats ideas for shattering glass ceiling

      By Ken Mammarella  Of all the ideas put forward to help shatter the glass ceiling for women, one kept recurring and earning applause at a panel discussion on Monday: know and promote thyself. The panel was organized by Great Dames, a nonprofit marking its 10th year connecting women in Delaware. Two hashtags – #HeForShe […]
  • DuPont displays new ink offerings at printing expo

    DuPont Advanced Printing will display its newest ink offerings for the growing digital textile market segment at Printing United 2019 on October 23-25 in Dallas, Texas. “We are excited to launch our new pigment ink. Our customers are asking for the brightest, richest colors and we are delivering that with P2700,” said Jeff Hansen, DuPont’s […]
  • Fond Farewells: Former DSU President Dr. William B. DeLauder

    William B. DeLauder, the president of Delaware State University between 1987 and 2003, died on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. He was 81. Dr. Tony Allen, the current provost of DSU, gave this eulogy for the beloved leader, honoring his achievements building the reputation of the school and making it a more robust institution and center […]