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Mike Rocheleau

  • Bob Gore, inventor of Gore-Tex, dies at 83

    NEWARK — Robert W. “Bob” Gore, chairman emeritus of the board of directors of W. L. Gore & Associates, a global material science company dedicated to improving lives through advancements in technology, passed away on Sept. 17 at the age of 83. Bob Gore, whose scientific discoveries spawned Gore-Tex Outerwear and paved the way for advancements […]
  • Delaware unemployment rate continues fall in August 

    DOVER – After peaking in May, the state’s unemployment rate continued its three-month fall in August, dropping 1.6 percentage points to 8.9%, marking the first time amid the pandemic that the rate has fallen under the pre-pandemic record of 9.8%, according to state officials. The August monthly unemployment report released Sept. 18 by the Delaware […]
  • Over 32,000 Delawareans may be eligible for stimulus payments

    State Treasurer Colleen Davis urges Delawareans not typically required to file federal income tax returns to watch their mail for a letter from the Internal Revenue Service saying they may qualify for a federal Economic Impact Payment (EIP). The letter urges recipients to visit the special Non-Filers: Enter Payment Info tool on IRS.gov before the […]
  • People on the Move – Sept. 18

    People on the Move is a rundown of recent hirings, promotions, appointments and other notable movements by professionals in the state. If you’re interested in submitting an entry, please contact [email protected] Jamie M. MaCall has joined Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP has joined its Securities Litigation Practice Group as a partner. Over a 12-year tenure […]
  • ALERT: Scam phone calls claiming to be from Division of Small Business

    DOVER – The Division of Small Business has learned of multiple business owners receiving phone calls claiming to be from DSB in relation to an application for a DE Relief Grant. These are not real outreach from the Division. The Division of Small Business will not make initial contact on a DE Relief Grant application via […]
  • Beebe Primary Care awarded for patient-centered care

    LEWES – Beebe Medical Group Primary Care Practices have been recognized for sustaining National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA) Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition. This model of care puts patient needs first and requires a team-based approach to achieve optimal health outcomes. “The Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) allows safer, outcome-based care that empowers the patient and their […]
  • Goldey-Beacom hosts TEDxGBCSalon on Sports Psychology

    Wilmington – On Friday, September 18, 2020, 1:00 – 4:00 PM at the 76ers Fieldhouse in Wilmington, a cadre of speakers will present the TEDxGoldeyBeacomCollegeSalon on Sports Psychology. The event is organized by Dr. Dan Young, Director of GBC’s Doctor of Business Administration program. The event will comply with all CDC Best Practices including social […]
  • WSFS to provide hundreds of devices to local students for online learning

    WILMINGTON – WSFS Bank, the primary subsidiary of WSFS Financial Corporation(Nasdaq: WSFS), announced a $35,500 pledge from the bank and the WSFS Community Foundation to provide laptops, tablets and internet devices for students from low-to-moderate income families throughout the bank’s footprint. As the pandemic has impacted school plans and curriculums, and with many districts turning […]
  • Managing cash access just got easier with mobile cash

    Cash isn’t dead – and neither is the means for getting it. A half century after they were introduced, automatic teller machines (ATMs) are still standing strong and banks are expanding ways for customers to use them through Mobile Cash technology. These are proving to be welcome developments for those who are a little more […]
  • Climate mitigation beyond the pandemic has opportunities, threats

    By Alan Horowitz, Michael Vandenbergh & Margaret Badding The First State, The Small Wonder … how about the “Lowest-Lying State in the Union”? While we may be focused on the COVID-19 pandemic at hand, our vulnerability to the climate change-driven rising seas and extreme weather is not dissipating. In fact, the pandemic is presenting our […]