Month: November 2015

Tech Forum offers good news/bad news assessment

By Christi Milligan There is a strong demand in the Delaware technical community for professionals with specialized skills and a track record for success, but not enough applicants to fill the roles.  In addition, the First State’s tech landscape boasts a collaborative support network and financing opportunities for entrepreneurs, but incubator spaces aren’t filled to…

By Michael J. Mika Reputation is an asset. While the statement may be an obvious one, Peter Gerken, Senior Vice President, Steel City Re, said corporate leaders need to be prepared to respond should their company be subject of negative publicity from social media or company mistakes. “Reputational risk is in the age of hyper-transparency,”…

More than 2,000 attend Delaware Innovation Week

By Christi Milligan More than 2,000 attendees made their rounds of Delaware Innovation Week, a celebration of technology that included 22 events over nine days. Organized by Technical.ly Delaware and presented by 1313 Innovation, the event is modeled after top tech events such as Baltimore Innovation Week and Philly Tech Week, a medley of mini-conferences,…

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware animal welfare officials have picked a Pennsylvania-based organization to handle statewide animal shelter services starting in January. Officials say the Chester County SPCA will provide services at a permanent facility in New Castle County and satellite facilities in Kent and Sussex counties. Officials say CCSPCA is the only open-admission shelter…

WSFS Financial Corporation and Penn Liberty Financial Corp. have signed a definitive agreement and plan of reorganization whereby WSFS Financial Corporation will acquire Penn Liberty Financial Corp. Upon the closing of the transaction, Penn Liberty Bank, the wholly owned bank subsidiary of Penn Liberty, will merge into WSFS Financial Corporation’s wholly owned bank subsidiary, WSFS…

Thirteen out of every 100 Delawareans will be on the road this Thanksgiving holiday – just slightly more than last year. Most of them will drive to their dinner – about 116,016, while 9,356 or about 1 percent, will fly. More than 128,000 Delawareans will travel 50 miles or more this Thanksgiving, according to AAA…

In its commitment to meeting the health care needs of its neighbors, Christiana Care Health System today announced plans to transform health care for women, children and infants throughout the state with a $260 million enhancement project at Christiana Hospital. A new Women and Children’s building —  developed in collaboration with patients and their families…