Month: January 2015

By Robert Kalesse Special to Delaware Business Times Drones were a big seller this holiday season for all ages, from national electronics stores like Radio Shack to local purveyors like Skygear Solutions, located on Kirkwood Highway. Skygear saw December sales of ready-to-fly drones increase nearly threefold relative to the preceding six months’ numbers. “The most…

By Kathy Canavan Almost 900 people attended the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce’s 178th Annual Dinner on Jan. 12 – the highest chamber dinner attendance in the 21st Century. The dinner also drew more sponsorships. The crowd was dotted with 78 elected and appointed officials and Delaware’s entire Congressional legislation. Speakers included Gov. Jack Markell,…

By Kathy Canavan The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce awarded its highest honor to a nationally recognized healthcare pioneer known locally as Dr. Bob. Dr. Robert Laskowski, who retired as CEO of Christiana Care Health System in September, received the Josiah Marvel Cup at the chamber’s annual dinner last week. The award, named for a…

By Kathy Canavan There are signs of new construction among the string of “office for rent” signs along Limestone Road in Pike Creek.  A new church, a townhouse community and a no-entrance-fee retirement community are in the works between Kirkwood Highway and Paper Mill Road. Ryan Homes is building 76 garage townhouses at Traditions at…