Judge: ‘Prank Call that Changed America’ turns 50

Judge: ‘Prank Call that Changed America’ turns 50

“The powers of the Star Chamber were a trifle in comparison with those of our juvenile courts.” — Dean Pound, 1937“Under our C...

August 11th, 2017 |  


Common sense uncommon in Washington

Common sense uncommon in Washington

“Sound practical judgment that is independent of specialized knowledge, training, or the like; normal native intelligence.” — Dictio...

August 9th, 2017 |  


Sanctions against Russia opportunity for EU

The United States and the European Union used to walk in lockstep when it came to sanctions on Russia. No longer.The allied efforts begun during the O...

August 9th, 2017 |  


Opinion: How well does discovery learning work?

Now that the next school year is almost on the horizon, it seems a good time to return to a subject raised in The Delaware Gazette at the end of the l...

August 7th, 2017 |  


Perseids, past and present

Perseids, past and present

From dark, rural skies, meteor observers, myself included, often report as many as 100 meteors per hour at the peak of the Perseid meteor shower, whic...

August 7th, 2017 |  


Column: Library open to patron ideas

Column: Library open to patron ideas

Every so often a patron will approach us at the Delaware County District Library with an idea. Many times their suggestion is something that helps imp...

August 5th, 2017 |  


Column: What’s your favorite vacation spot?

Column: What’s your favorite vacation spot?

As a travel agent, I get asked all the time “what’s your favorite vacation?” My pat answer is always ”my next one.” Here...

August 5th, 2017 |  


Pastor Speaks: Laugh, think, cry; that’s a heck of a day

Pastor Speaks: Laugh, think, cry; that’s a heck of a day

For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven:a time to be born, and a time to die;a time to plant, and a time to pluck u...

August 4th, 2017 |  


Opposed to Planned Parenthood

I read Daniel Morrison’s recent letter to the editor about Planned Parenthood with a great deal of incredulity. I wonder if Mr. Morrison has eve...

August 4th, 2017 |  


O’Brien: What’s going on here?

O’Brien: What’s going on here?

There is a saying that you cannot please all of the people all of the time. This is particularly true when it comes to sentencing those guilty of a cr...

August 4th, 2017 |