As Robbins Diamonds closes, so does colorful chapter in area retail history

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  If you grew up around Delaware and had a television in the 80s and 90s, you probably recognize the late Jerry Robbins, the guy with a diamond in his beard, from his catchy jewelry commercials.  You might find yourself trying to remember the original lyrics Bobby Day and Michael Jackson sang before “Rockin’ Robbins,” one of Robbins Diamonds’ famous …

Delaware seeing little, if any, reaction to pipeline crisis

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  By Matthew Stonebraker Delaware appears to have escaped the worst of the repercussions after a cyberattack shut down the pipeline that sends gasoline down the East Coast. While there’s been many reports of gas shortages in Southern U.S. states such as Georgia, South Carolina and Florida, workers at various New Castle and Newark gas stations seem optimistic that Delaware …