The Delaware Gazette- RSS OPINION Feed http://delgazette.com/section/OPINION http://delgazette.com/section/OPINION Tue, 21 Apr 2015 05:48:42 EST 1800 Leo, and I ain’t Lion http://delgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/152981608/Leo-and-I-aint-Lion Not too long ago, Leo, the Lion, shone very brightly among the stars of the firmament. With the growth of outside lighting, its brilliance has dimmed. The most common comment about the constellation these days is that it “doesn't look like... Mon, 20 Apr 2015 01:31:03 EST Daniel teaches and Gloria serves up melts http://delgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/152976156/Daniel-teaches-and-Gloria-serves-up-melts Dear friends, Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:21:03 EST Staff identifies most popular books http://delgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/152958923/Staff-identifies-most-popular-books Recently, I was curious to find out what the top circulating adult titles were at Delaware County District Library. I asked our crack staff to do some research using the library's online catalog to identify these titles for me. I was surprised... Sat, 18 Apr 2015 08:46:04 EST ‘Stop the waste and duplication’ http://delgazette.com/news/letters/152958697/Stop-the-waste-and-duplication To the editor: Sat, 18 Apr 2015 05:31:05 EST Cemetery flap ‘hints of retaliation’ http://delgazette.com/news/letters/152981605/Cemetery-flap-hints-of-retaliation To the editor: Sat, 18 Apr 2015 04:36:03 EST Putting ideology ahead of safety http://delgazette.com/news/letters/152944944/Putting-ideology-ahead-of-safety To the editor: Sat, 18 Apr 2015 02:36:02 EST Knox and Socks born at Stratford http://delgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/152959842/Knox-and-Socks-born-at-Stratford If you decide to visit Stratford Ecological Center on Liberty Road on a Tuesday, and you want a quiet experience, wait until 11 o'clock. Early Tuesday morning is the busiest time of the week, with a constant stream of people arriving for myriad... Sat, 18 Apr 2015 01:11:02 EST ‘Blatant tax grab from those who can least afford it’ http://delgazette.com/news/letters/152935686/Blatant-tax-grab-from-those-who-can-least-afford-it To the editor: Fri, 17 Apr 2015 05:36:02 EST ‘Last chance to give feedback’ http://delgazette.com/news/letters/152935678/Last-chance-to-give-feedback To the editor: Fri, 17 Apr 2015 04:31:02 EST ‘The Three Greats’ should lead us http://delgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/152959898/The-Three-Greats-should-lead-us The Bible loves triplets. It's filled with important groups of three. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 01:41:00 EST The Intestate President http://delgazette.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/152959929/The-Intestate-President “I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.” Fri, 17 Apr 2015 01:36:05 EST What are you doing for Earth Day? http://delgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/152938234/What-are-you-doing-for-Earth-Day As you travel northeast out of Delaware on State Route 521, you pass a red barn with a message painted on the side. It reads, “Every day is earth day to a farmer.” Fri, 17 Apr 2015 01:11:06 EST Arctic ice ‘trend is strongly downward’ http://delgazette.com/news/letters/152917942/Arctic-ice-trend-is-strongly-downward To the editor: Thu, 16 Apr 2015 05:01:02 EST April could be ‘Girl Power Month’ http://delgazette.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/152917840/April-could-be-Girl-Power-Month April is one of my favorite months. Winter has finally departed and summer heat has yet to arrive. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 01:16:03 EST ‘Gun more dangerous than a car’ http://delgazette.com/news/letters/152912331/Gun-more-dangerous-than-a-car To the editor: Wed, 15 Apr 2015 01:26:02 EST The other side of the trade story http://delgazette.com/news/letters/152857421/The-other-side-of-the-trade-story To the editor: Tue, 14 Apr 2015 01:06:05 EST Thumbs up to local ‘Treatment Court’ http://delgazette.com/news/editorial/152838136/Thumbs-up-to-local-Treatment-Court Here are this week's “thumbs up” and “thumbs down” selections: Mon, 13 Apr 2015 02:16:03 EST What’s in a name? Plenty http://delgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/152851580/Whats-in-a-name-Plenty The science of astronomy likes to think that it is above the political and social battles that seem to rule our everyday lives these days. Most stars have alphanumerical designations, not names. The goal is to be objective. The universe is deaf to... Mon, 13 Apr 2015 01:31:12 EST Gloria’s wedding memories and world-famous burgers http://delgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/152846226/Glorias-wedding-memories-and-world-famous-burgers Editor's Note: This is part 3 of a three-part series looking back to Gloria's wedding five years ago this month.Dear Friends Far and Near, Sun, 12 Apr 2015 14:31:03 EST April 15 is National Bookmobile Day http://delgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/152840347/April-15-is-National-Bookmobile-Day April 15 is the deadline for filing your taxes with the IRS, and some of us have a reason to be happy about that; others are not so happy. But April 15 is an important day at Delaware County District Library for an entirely different reason —... Sat, 11 Apr 2015 03:46:04 EST