The Delaware Gazette- RSS OPINION Feed http://delgazette.com/section/OPINION http://delgazette.com/section/OPINION Tue, 21 Oct 2014 03:04:47 EST 1800 ‘We can’t afford to re-open North school’ http://delgazette.com/news/letters/150192016/We-cant-afford-to-re-open-North-school To the editor: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:55:10 EST Protecting our air, health http://delgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/150224706/Protecting-our-air-health In the United States, dirty power plants are responsible for 40 percent of the carbon pollution causing climate change, yet there are currently no federal limits on this pollution that threatens public health. There are federal limits on dangerous... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:42:04 EST Board should consider other options http://delgazette.com/news/letters/150183180/Board-should-consider-other-options I have never voted against a school bond issue in the past, but feel forced to do so on Nov. 4. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:44:07 EST Be safe during eclipse http://delgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/150200533/Be-safe-during-eclipse On Thursday, Oct. 23, we will see a partial eclipse of the sun – if the sky is clear. The eclipse begins at 5:46 p.m., so the sun will be very low, about 9 degrees up, on the west-southwestern horizon as the eclipse begins and the moon takes a... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 04:28:05 EST Good things can have a down side http://delgazette.com/news/letters/150142459/Good-things-can-have-a-down-side To the editor:Good things often have a down side. A team wins a big one, but its star is injured. A company automation increases efficiency, but jobs are lost. A community gets needed rain, but a class picnic is spoiled. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 04:26:03 EST ‘The best chance to be approved’ http://delgazette.com/news/letters/150182882/The-best-chance-to-be-approved To the editor: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 03:46:06 EST Gloria adores her mom http://delgazette.com/news/lifestyle-food-opinion_columns/150219429/Gloria-adores-her-mom Hello to one and all! Sun, 19 Oct 2014 15:31:03 EST Bond issue failure would be costly http://delgazette.com/news/letters/150190085/Bond-issue-failure-would-be-costly To the editor:In August 2012, the voters of the Buckeye Valley School District voted 3 to 1 against building a single mega-elementary school that would have eliminated all of our neighborhood schools. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 05:43:05 EST A break from depressing news http://delgazette.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/150175192/A-break-from-depressing-news It is a daunting proposition to find “good news” during recent network news broadcasts. Between the deadly perils of Ebola and ISIS, watching nightly summations of world sickness, strife and terrorism can make the most optimistic person... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 03:53:10 EST ‘We need the best judge for those cases’ http://delgazette.com/news/letters/150175123/We-need-the-best-judge-for-those-cases To the editor: Sat, 18 Oct 2014 02:31:06 EST ‘Yes vote will not increase your taxes’ http://delgazette.com/news/letters/150175407/Yes-vote-will-not-increase-your-taxes To the editor:As co-chairs of the renewal Delaware City Schools levy issue that will appear on the November ballot, we are writing to express our support of this issue and to urge Delaware voters to vote “yes.” Sat, 18 Oct 2014 02:00:04 EST ‘Support schools where our children live’ http://delgazette.com/news/letters/150184101/Support-schools-where-our-children-live To the editor: Fri, 17 Oct 2014 04:46:07 EST ‘No cellphone zone’ needed in Delaware http://delgazette.com/news/letters/150122657/No-cellphone-zone-needed-in-Delaware To the editor:… Last week I observed two instances of near-fatal situations involving cellphones. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 04:40:04 EST Building bridges between Christians, Muslims http://delgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/150175710/Building-bridges-between-Christians-Muslims As a Christian minister, I proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ; I seek to live a life that gives witness to Jesus Christ as my Lord and Savior; and I strive to build bridges between Christianity and Islam. This is not antithetical to Christianity; it... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 04:39:06 EST Olawale not suited to be a judge http://delgazette.com/news/letters-opinion/150109122/Olawale-not-suited-to-be-a-judge To the editor:(Recently) I attended the Harlem Township candidate night where the audience had the opportunity to learn more about the candidates for various offices. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 04:11:02 EST The state of juvenile delinquency http://delgazette.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/150190591/The-state-of-juvenile-delinquency “My father kept me busy from dawn to dusk when I was a kid. When I wasn't pitching hay, hauling corn or running a tractor, I was heaving a baseball into his mitt. If all the parents in the country followed his rule, juvenile... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:34:04 EST ‘Plot a proper course forward’ http://delgazette.com/news/letters/150112310/Plot-a-proper-course-forward To the editor: Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:41:03 EST So how did your soil perform this year? http://delgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/150175094/So-how-did-your-soil-perform-this-year It's October and the signs of autumn are here. The trees are changing color, farmers are harvesting corn and soybeans, and gardeners are harvesting the last of the summer's produce. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:09:02 EST Kasich clear choice for Ohio http://delgazette.com/news/editorial/150148579/Kasich-clear-choice-for-Ohio Ohio Gov. John Kasich took over a state four years ago that had been staggered by several decades of economic decline and sent to the canvas by a brutal recession. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 03:04:04 EST Buildings worth the repairs http://delgazette.com/news/letters/150120363/Buildings-worth-the-repairs To the editor: Tue, 14 Oct 2014 04:20:02 EST