Category: News Updates

The CenDel Foundation and the Delaware Community Foundation have distributed $235,000 in grants to nonprofits focused on emergency housing, homelessness, hunger and health care. Grants were distributed to nine organizations in November. The grant amounts ranged from $15,000 to $40,000. The 2018 recipients included the Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware, Cancer Support Community of Delaware,…

By Dan Metz Special to Delaware Business Times Helen Stimson is the president and CEO of Delaware BioScience Association, one of the host organizations of the 2019 BIO International Convention, which will take place in Philadelphia in June of 2019. Among the Delaware representatives, Dr. Eric Kmiec from Christiana Care has been chosen to chair…

(AP) — Delaware voters are deciding who will fill two of the three seats held by the state’s congressional delegation and three statewide elected offices, as well as whether Republicans gain control of the state Senate for the first time in decades. Currently, Democrats hold all three of Delaware’s congressional seats, the attorney general’s office,…

By Joyce L. Carroll Special to Delaware Business Times Dr. Tony Allen gets it: He sees the value of building relationships between academia, corporate America and the community. He’s held prominent roles in all three. Allen has served as provost of Delaware State University for just over a year, and last month he was appointed…

Fall is one of the busiest times of the year for Delaware businesses. Most employees are back from vacation and ready to close out the year strong. It’s also an important time to select 2019 health benefits, especially during the seven-week open enrollment period, from November 1st to December 15th, 2018. To help employers and…

Kent County Tourism Corporation today announced its 2018 Celebration of Tourism & Luncheon Award recipients. The event will be held on Friday, November 9th at the Dover Downs Hotel & Casino from 11:00a.m. to 2:00p.m. This year’s Luncheon will feature keynote speaker, Dave Raymond, from Raymond Entertainment Group & The Fun Department. He pioneered the…

(AP) _ Chemours Co. (CC) on Thursday reported third-quarter profit of $275 million. On a per-share basis, the Wilmington, Delaware-based company said it had net income of $1.51. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, came to $1.49 per share. The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research…

(AP) — State environmental officials have reached an agreement with a southern Delaware poultry processing company over wastewater violations. Officials said Wednesday that Allen Harim has signed a conciliation order settling past violations at its processing facility in Harbeson and at a hatchery facility in Dagsboro. The settlement includes an administrative penalty of $300,000, although…

DowDuPont today announced the members of the future boards of directors of Dow, DuPont, and Corteva Agriscience. “The establishment of highly qualified boards is a critical milestone for the three industry-leading growth companies we are creating,” said Jeff Fettig, executive chairman of DowDuPont. “Using a rigorous and thorough process, we have formed boards with diverse…

(AP) — Equipment failure at a Delaware refinery caused an explosion that has sent three workers to the hospital. News outlets report the Office of the State Fire Marshal said in a release the Delaware City Refinery was the site of a “minor explosion” during equipment maintenance Tuesday. A Delaware City Refining Company spokeswoman says…