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Ken Mammarella

  • Donate Delaware prepares for a post-pandemic future

    A unified effort last spring to buy 61,000 pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) is leading to plans to buy other supplies in bulk for cash-strapped Delaware nonprofits and schools. “COVID forced everyone to think outside the box. Donate Delaware grew quickly out of that experience,” co-founder Dave Tiberi said. The organization is now discussing […]
  • A Better Home than Ever

    Delaware’s small size, easy access make it a great place to live and work in the COVID age The COVID-19 pandemic has established a new normal of remote work and social distancing. It’s a trend that could work out in favor of Delaware, which is known for its high quality of life and low density […]
  • Boutique hotel coming to downtown Wilmington

    WILMINGTON – The Buccini/Pollin Group next year plans to open Wilmington’s first luxury boutique hotel, topped by the city’s first rooftop lounge and event venue. BPG, Delaware’s largest real estate developer, has hired the Method Co. of Philadelphia to operate the hotel, at 519 N. Market St. BPG, which counts the nearby Hotel DuPont in […]
  • PGA Tour donates $100K to DSU women’s golf team

    DOVER – When the Delaware State University women’s golf team received $100,000 from the PGA Tour, coach Rick McCall Jr. immediately started to think about how the gift could help the community. “First and foremost, I am going to give back and teach the players the power of giving back,” he said Wednesday. The PGA […]
  • More than just donations, Goodwill marks century of service

    WILMINGTON – Goodwill of Delaware began in 1921 by collecting and repairing used goods and clothing, but today it does far more, including handling 616,000 donations in 2019 and running many job development programs. “It’s not just the power of work,” said Colleen Morrone, CEO of the nonprofit, riffing on its main slogan. “The power […]
  • Wilmington-area recycler turns waste into products

    By Ken Mammarella WILMINGTON – For Eco Plastic Products of Delaware co-founders Charlie Falletta and Jim Kelley, one man’s trash truly is their treasure. The 2-year-old company collects used plastic bottles and grocery bags to melt down and make benches, picnic tables, bicycle racks and more. The nonprofit is a labor of love that can […]

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