Category: People

Justice Randy J. Holland, the longest-serving judge ever to sit on Delaware’s highest court, has announced that he will retire in March. “Justice Holland has been a model jurist and a steady source of wisdom on Delaware’s Supreme Court for more than 30 years,” said Gov. John Carney in a statement. “His thoughtfulness and deep…

Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki and New Castle County Executive Matthew Meyer announced new leadership for the Board of Commissioners of the Wilmington Housing Authority (WHA). In a joint press release, the leaders of the city and county governments said it is time to take the state’s largest housing organization in a new direction on behalf…

U.S. Senator Tom Carper has made nominations to all four service academies, bringing the students one step closer to acceptance. These students were nominated for the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO: Justin Desrosiers, Townsend Alexis Ferguson, Middletown Abigayle Gant, Wilmington David Hazelton, Wilmington Isaac Jennings, Townsend Nicholas Jones, Magnolia Elana Montejo,…

A March 16 Hagley Author Talk will focus on John Vassos, a pioneer of the industrial design profession who designed radios, computers, televisions and the turnstiles used at subway stations. John Vassos, a Greek emigre who became one of the most influential industrial designers of the 20th Century, is the subject of a recent book,…

WILMINGTON (AP) — A rally is planned this week to welcome Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, back to Delaware after eight years in Washington. The “welcome home” rally is scheduled for Friday afternoon at the Chase Center in Wilmington. The Bidens are expected to attend Friday’s inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump and…

New sheriff in town for Delaware insurance consumers

by Sam Waltz Founding Publisher “Getting a better deal for Delaware’s health-care consumers” — through reducing both insurance premiums as well as the cost of care — is at the top of the “to-do” list for Trinidad “Trini” Navarro, 47, who takes office on Jan. 3 as Delaware’s Insurance Commissioner. “Part of what we have…