We Americans love our libraries

We Americans love our libraries

In an article written by Wayne Wiegand, author of “Part of Our Lives: A People’s History of the American Public Library,” research i...

July 25th, 2015 |  


How we teach violence to children

How we teach violence to children

As thoughtful, caring parents, we would never want to teach our kids that violence is the answer to any or every problem. We want our children to lear...

July 24th, 2015 |  


Keeping competition at bay

Keeping competition at bay

“Competition is a sin.”— John D. Rockefeller“Unrestricted competition does not leave us survival of the fittest.”—...

July 24th, 2015 |  


Living in the messy middle

Living in the messy middle

When I was in high school, my youth leader was trying to explain the rich theological concept of incarnation. She described Jesus as “God with s...

July 24th, 2015 |  


DACC welcomes your questions

DACC welcomes your questions

Forty years ago, the Delaware County community agreed to create the Delaware JVS — now the Delaware Area Career Center (DACC) — and for th...

July 23rd, 2015 updated: July 23rd, 2015. |  


‘Study the history of tyrannical governments’

To the editor:There’s one thing you can always expect from anyone associated with the progressive liberal organization PeaceVoice, (and that) is...

July 23rd, 2015 |  


Delaware boys’ bravery saves two lives

To the editor:While my grandson, Cody Wooten, and his friend, Colton Meadows, and two other friends from Delaware were on vacation at Myrtle Beach, th...

July 22nd, 2015 |  


The long view on water quality

The long view on water quality

Now and then, it helps to step back and take the long view — to think about the broad effects our actions could have in the future, instead of j...

July 22nd, 2015 updated: July 22nd, 2015. |  


It might be time to break old habits

It might be time to break old habits

While enjoying conversation with a long-ago co-worker this past weekend, he shared with me that a couple of years ago he had purchased a used Kubota ...

July 22nd, 2015 |  


Scientists not ‘conspiring to control people’

To the editor:The letter to The Gazette editor of July 7 — “A manufactured deception to control people, world economy” — is go...

July 21st, 2015 |