Month: August 2015

The Beebe Medical Center Auxiliary has donated eight new wheelchairs to Beebe Healthcare for patients in the Emergency Department and at Beebe Wound Care Services. The heavy-duty medical transport chairs are safe and specially designed for patients in hospital setting. The auxiliary purchased the chairs for $9,336. The chairs represent the second gift the Auxiliary…

Armand J. Della Porta Jr. Armand J. Della Porta Jr., shareholder in the Wilmington office of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, was appointed Atlantic regional director of the Defense Research Institute (DRI), the country’s leading organization of defense attorneys and in-house counsel. Della Porta, who served as the DRI’s Delaware State Representative from 2010-13,…

Job Market: The need for employees with specialized skills spikes

By Kathy Canavan With Labor Day approaching, the job with the most openings posted in Delaware is tractor-trailer driver. So far this year, 3,627 tractor-trailer driver openings have been posted. Nurses are next, with 2,104 openings, according to the state’s Office of Occupational and Labor Market Information. Other jobs that need filling include various computer…

Former Convenience Store Location: 3310 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont Asking price: $475,000 Size: 2,200 square feet on 0.40 acres Price per square foot: $216 Setting: At U.S. 13 and Governor Printz Boulevard, in area going through major redevelopment. Features: CN (commercial neighborhood) zoning. Was a Cumberland Farms convenience store and gas station. Suitable for café, convenience…

Callegary Farm Property Location: 956 Shorts Landing Road, Smyrna Asking price: $419,000 Size: 51 acres Price per acre: $8,216 Features: A hunting and crop farm with a hunting lodge and a two-story farmhouse that is currently leased. Eleven acres are tillable. Soil types include Pineyneck loam and Carmichael loam. There is a pond at the…