• Likely snowfall totals from National Weather Service.

    Winter Storm Warning issued for area

    A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for late Wednesday night into Thursday, the National Weather Service reported. The warning covers a large portion of the region, with the highest snowfall amounts in northern Delaware. Snowfall totals could be the highest this winter. After icy conditions on Tuesday night, rain or drizzle is  likely before 9 a.m. on […]

  • georgetown

    Study indicates Delaware Tech offers a good return on investment

    An independent study on the value of Delaware Technical Community College, validates the  role Delaware Tech plays in Delaware’s economy, according to a college release. The report indicates that Delaware taxpayers see a rate of return of nine percent on their investment in Delaware Technical Community College. The overall impact of Delaware Tech on the […]

  • University of Delaware photo

    University of Delaware President to take top job at Philadelphia Federal Reserve

    University of Delaware President Patrick Harker will step down from the post to take the top job at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. The regional Fed post  is one of the more powerful positions in the nation, since Harker will at some point sit on the Open Market Committee, which sets monetary policy. Harker’s  decision to […]

  • Screen Shot 2015-03-01 at 8.26.53 AM

    Storm leaves coating of ice in northern Delaware

    Snow, followed by a coating of ice, made driving dangerous Sunday The   nasty mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain, with ice accumulations of one quarter to one-third of an inch in northern Delaware. A DelDOT snow plow caused a shutdown of Route 141 Sunday after it snagged some low-hanging overhead electrical wires with its raised […]

  • Screen Shot 2015-02-28 at 6.09.43 PM

    4 arrested in robbery-slaying of Newark real estate appraiser, wife

    Four people have been arrested  in connection with the asphyxiation  deaths of a well-known Newark-area real estate appraiser and his wife. According to news services, the victims were identified as Earl Loomis, 79 and his wife, Maryann, 76. News of the  identities of the couple had been making the rounds in Delaware’s real estate community. However, the sheriff’s […]

  • Screen Shot 2015-02-27 at 11.12.59 PM

    Navient defends work of business that lost student loan collection contract

    The U.S. Department of Education announced it will wind down contracts with five private collection agencies, including one owned by a Delaware-based company. The five companies are: Coast Professional, Enterprise Recovery Systems, National Recoveries, Pioneer Credit Recovery, and West Asset Management. Pioneer is a subsidiary of Wilmington-based Navient. Pioneer employs more than 1,000 in New […]

New Castle County