Category: People

The Science Center, a Philadelphia-based nonprofit that connects innovation and technology in the region, will honor immigrant entrepreneurs in its Innovators Walk of Fame. The “walk” itself consists of large concrete blocks inscribed with the names of notable entrepreneurs. The Science Center adds new names every other year as part of a biannual contest. Nominees…

It’s time for the NCAA men’s and women’s basketball tournaments, and millions of Americans have filled out their brackets, started office pools, and are prepared to stream games to their mobile devices at work – potentially costing businesses billions of dollars in lost productivity. But instead of fighting March Madness, corporate America should embrace the…

Where do Delaware leaders go for coffee meetings?

Finding a place for a quiet business meeting in a small state where everyone knows each other can be a tall order. We asked executives and officials from all over Delaware to weigh in with their favorite spots for casual business meetups. Sen. Chris Coons: The senator has favorite spots up and down the state.…

Michael Hemphill, hairstylist to Delaware notables such as Jill Biden, Carla Markell and Elise and Pete du Pont, is moving his Michael Christopher Salon to Greenville after 35 years at the Galleria Shops in Wilmington. Hemphill’s salon and Empowered Yoga are relocating to the Pettinaro-owned Montchanin Corporate Center, a graceful brick complex that once was…

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…