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EDGE Competition Reaches Milestone – 100 Small Businesses Awarded Grants Since 2019

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A State of Delaware program that helps small businesses start or grow during the first few years of operation hit a major milestone Thursday. The Delaware Division of Small Business announced the most recent grant awards for the Encouraging Development, Growth and Expansion (EDGE) competition on May 23rd in Dover. The awards given to 10 Delaware small businesses for the …

Incyte chooses to grow in Delaware with investment in new Wilmington site

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Incyte, a Delaware-founded global biopharmaceutical company with a robust portfolio of treatments across oncology and inflammation and autoimmunity, has chosen downtown Wilmington, Delaware, for an expansion.  Incyte today announced it has purchased the Bracebridge I and Bracebridge III buildings at King and French streets in downtown Wilmington. The structures were built in the mid-1990s for MBNA and used by the …

24 Richards, Layton & Finger Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers

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Twenty-four Richards, Layton & Finger attorneys have been recognized by Super Lawyers in its annual rankings of Delaware’s leading lawyers. Super Lawyers selects lawyers on the basis of their professional skill, achievements, and peer recognition, choosing only 5 percent of the lawyers in the state. In addition, firm directors Mark D. Collins and Gregory P. Williams have again been named …

Educational Specialty Crop Crates Available to Elementary School Teachers

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In the Fall of 2023, Delaware Farm Bureau (DEFB) received funding, through the Specialty Crop Block Grant (SCBG) Program, to provide agricultural resources to teachers and their classrooms through the “Educating through Specialty Crop Crates” program. Through this grant, DEFB developed the “Educating through Specialty Crop Crates” program, which aims to educate elementary-aged students on the various specialty crops that …

What Is The Cost Of Independence?

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Sixty-five-year-old Barbara Johnson enjoys living independently in her own home. However, she needs help navigating parts of her day due to COPD and chronic back issues. Without Easterseals Personal Attendant Services (PAS) which allows her to receive care by her cousin at home, Barbara would need to move into a long-term care facility, greatly restricting her independence. During Older Americans …

Louise Jarmon Hopkinson Scholarship Winners Announced, Recognizing Nursing Students with Highest Academic Averages

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Two nursing students from the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing at Beebe Healthcare have been announced as winners of the Louise Jarmon Hopkinson Scholarship. They are Emily Rudis of Milford, who had the highest academic average through the fall semester of her senior year, and Chloe Sylvester, also of Milton, who is first-year nursing student with the highest academic …

Bishop Koenig appoints new Executive Director for Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Wilmington

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The Most Reverend William E. Koenig, D.D., Bishop of the Diocese of Wilmington, has appointed Ms. Ruth Anne White, MSSA, as the new Executive Director of Catholic Charities, it was announced today. Ms. White comes to the diocese from the National Center for Housing and Child Welfare in College Park, Maryland, where she has served as its Co-founder and Executive …

Chelester Serant is TidalHealth Nanticoke’s May Sunshine Awardee

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TidalHealth Nanticoke is pleased to announce that Chelester Serant, CST, of the Clinical Decision Unit (CDU) has been selected as its Sunshine Award recipient for May 2024. Serant was nominated not once, but four times for this award. Her nominations, below, were written by patients who recognized her for her care and special attention: “She kept me motivated each day …

Old Timers’ Day in Selbyville Returns on June 15th

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The 67th Old Timers’ Day Classic Car Show & Family Festival returns to Selbyville, DE on Saturday, June 15, 2024 from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. This annual Father’s Day Weekend event is hosted by the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Selbyville and presented by the Bunting & Murray Construction Corporation. A family-friendly affair, Old Timers’ …

DART Beach Bus Services Begin May 20, 2024

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Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC) announces DART’s Beach Bus services will begin on Monday, May 20, operating daily with increased frequencies, early morning to late night, through Sunday, September 8, 2024. The routes serve Rehoboth Beach and the Boardwalk, Lewes, Long Neck, Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach, South Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island, Ocean City, MD, Millsboro and Georgetown. All buses are ADA …