The book that made America

When asked to identify the “founding fathers,” Americans typically name a few prominent political leaders and military heroes — figu...

July 24th, 2017 |  


Career Center thanks OGA

To the Editor,The Delaware Area Career Center (DACC) and the hundreds of students and families we serve applaud the swift actions of Governor Kasich a...

July 19th, 2017 |  


Opinion: Haters of higher education

The Pew Research Center recently polled Americans about their views on some major societal institutions, and much of the results were predictable. Res...

July 19th, 2017 |  


Column: Stepping up together to help mentally ill

Column: Stepping up together to help mentally ill

“Joe Brown” and “Sally Jones” suffer from mental-health issues, often made worse by substance abuse. Joe is also a troubled mi...

July 17th, 2017 |  


Stargazing: Solar eclipses, past and future

Stargazing: Solar eclipses, past and future

On August 21, I will be deep in the Sawtooth State Forest near the little town of Stanley, Idaho to observe my second total eclipse of the sun.Driving...

July 17th, 2017 |  


Column: Library helping voters REV UP

Column: Library helping voters REV UP

This week, the Delaware County District Library is participating in a national effort to help ensure that disabled voters’ voices are heard. Thi...

July 15th, 2017 |  


Symphony creates magical moment

Delaware’s annual July 4 concert is a treasured tradition and a true community event. Over the past 32 years, some 150,000 people have enjoyed t...

July 14th, 2017 |  


Pastor Speaks: Call for a moment of silence

Are you like me concerned about the lack of thoughtful, intelligent discussion and debate about the issues of our day, large and small?There is a quot...

July 14th, 2017 |  


Judge column: A most agreeable year

Judge column: A most agreeable year

“In a democracy, dissent is an act of faith.” — J. William Fulbright“Discussion in America means dissent.” — James...

July 14th, 2017 |  


Respect for cross-examination

The column “What makes a good witness” by County Prosecutor Carol O’Brien (July 7) is a good discussion of how to prepare a witness ...

July 14th, 2017 |