Astronomy: Quasars and other mysteries

Astronomy: Quasars and other mysteries

My mother often told me that for everything we take with us, we have to leave something behind. I never really understood what she meant until one spr...

May 7th, 2017 |  


Judge column: The Ice Queen and the electric chair

Judge column: The Ice Queen and the electric chair

“You might be killed too, Father.”— Anna Marie HahnTo the priest at her execution, 1938“I cannot cry.”— Dovie Dean...

May 4th, 2017 |  


Astronomy: Scientists are people too

Astronomy: Scientists are people too

I have invariably painted astronomers as saintly souls totally dedicated to the quest for knowledge, and for the most part, I’ll stand by that s...

April 30th, 2017 |  



Column: Hoopla digital arriving at library

Column: Hoopla digital arriving at library

Beginning Monday, May 1, we are excited to announce the introduction of hoopla digital: a new digital media service provided to Delaware County Distri...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Prosecutor column: Never turn a blind eye to abuse

Prosecutor column: Never turn a blind eye to abuse

On May 5, 2017, I will miss an event that I have only missed once in my entire time at the Delaware County Prosecutor’s Office. It’s the 9...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Gloria’s delicious Everything But The Kitchen Sink Dip

Gloria’s delicious Everything But The Kitchen Sink Dip

Easter Sunday is one of the most special days of the year to me. It is a special day to celebrate our Lord and Savior.Early on Easter Sunday morning I...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Astronomy: Earth Day, 2017

Astronomy: Earth Day, 2017

On Saturday, some of us celebrated Earth Day. This year’s celebration was decidedly different because many scientists turned the day into a deci...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Column: Binge watching acceptable

Column: Binge watching acceptable

How often do you fall into the rabbit hole of saying “I’ll just watch this one episode of [insert show here] on [insert streaming subscrip...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Judge column: Sixty Years of ‘12 Angry Men’

Judge column: Sixty Years of ‘12 Angry Men’

“I was on a jury for a manslaughter case, and we got into this terrific, furious, eight-hour argument in the jury room.”— Reginald R...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Astronomy: Gaia: A cautionary tale

Astronomy: Gaia: A cautionary tale

Powerful telescopes on Earth have revealed a tiny planet called Gaia orbiting a distant star. Seen through a telescope, the planet is perhaps the most...

April 16th, 2017 updated: April 16th, 2017. |