The Delaware Gazette- RSS OPINION Feed http://delgazette.com/section/OPINION http://delgazette.com/section/OPINION Sat, 20 Dec 2014 18:39:09 EST 1800 A response to ‘What is really wrong’ http://delgazette.com/news/letters/150930465/A-response-to-What-is-really-wrong Even among the many angry letters that appear in The Gazette, the recent one by Chris Acker (“What is really wrong in America?,” Dec. 15) stands out for its hostility to black Americans as well as for its irresponsible disregard of... Sat, 20 Dec 2014 05:42:03 EST Some answers to your holiday questions http://delgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/150920410/Some-answers-to-your-holiday-questions The holidays are in full swing in Delaware, and the Delaware County District Library has had hundreds of visitors using library this week, to find special recipes, unique craft ideas, decorating tips, good books for the whole family, blockbuster... Sat, 20 Dec 2014 04:37:03 EST When Santa went to court http://delgazette.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/150930510/When-Santa-went-to-court “There can be no doubt that Santa and the Bureau of Motor Vehicles have had a solid and ongoing relationship for more than 20 years. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:34:03 EST ‘Truth not always easy to find’ http://delgazette.com/news/letters/150897555/Truth-not-always-easy-to-find To the editor: Fri, 19 Dec 2014 04:06:04 EST Flu is nothing to sneeze at http://delgazette.com/news/editorial/150931019/Flu-is-nothing-to-sneeze-at This is the time of year that Christmas joy is in the air. Unfortunately, that's not all that's in the air. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 04:01:03 EST A late night era ending http://delgazette.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/150905181/A-late-night-era-ending There is a reason for consecutive Friday columns versus being the usual weekly Wednesday “Opinion Page” feature. Tonight is the last airing of my favorite night-owl program, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. Just one month short of... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 03:54:03 EST Winter wonderland at Stratford Ecological Center http://delgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/150930472/Winter-wonderland-at-Stratford-Ecological-Center It is much quieter at Stratford Ecological Center on Liberty Road – and not just after a snow fall. The Farm and Nature school tours finished in early November, and the fifth-grade “Messages from the Earth” program ended the week of... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 01:11:04 EST Let Christmas come alive in us http://delgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/150898017/Let-Christmas-come-alive-in-us Christmas is one of my favorite times of the year. It feels alive! Thu, 18 Dec 2014 23:39:05 EST ‘We need to listen …’ http://delgazette.com/news/letters/150902925/We-need-to-listen To the editor: Thu, 18 Dec 2014 01:10:02 EST Thank you to all http://delgazette.com/news/letters/150835172/Thank-you-to-all To the editor: Thu, 18 Dec 2014 01:01:01 EST ‘Will we share in the recovery?’ http://delgazette.com/news/letters/150885930/Will-we-share-in-the-recovery To the editor: Wed, 17 Dec 2014 01:37:02 EST How big is a big tree? http://delgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/150902950/How-big-is-a-big-tree On reality television, everyone seems to be on a big adventure – evading huge insects the size of helicopters, crawling across a swinging rope suspended high above a river gorge, and enduring blazing heat or drenching with monsoons. While not... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 01:09:04 EST Poverty still exists amid the wealth http://delgazette.com/news/letters/150814629/Poverty-still-exists-amid-the-wealth To the editor: Tue, 16 Dec 2014 04:45:08 EST Thumbs up to county leaders http://delgazette.com/news/editorial/150881044/Thumbs-up-to-county-leaders Here are this weeks' “thumbs up” and “thumbs down” observations: Tue, 16 Dec 2014 01:46:01 EST Naming the constellations http://delgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/150837530/Naming-the-constellations 'Tis the season when we hang lights from our huts and trees and commemorate our particular rendition of the Winter Solstice festivities. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 01:31:02 EST What is really wrong in America? http://delgazette.com/news/letters/150877316/What-is-really-wrong-in-America As racist protests continue in some our largest cities, perhaps we should look at the catalyst causing the turmoil. We all know it is not the shooting death of a St. Louis teenager who committed a robbery and slapped around a store owner, or the... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 01:20:03 EST Thanksgiving blessings and Gloria goes granola http://delgazette.com/news/lifestyle-food-opinion_columns/150869226/Thanksgiving-blessings-and-Gloria-goes-granola Greetings from the Yoder family. Sun, 14 Dec 2014 15:31:03 EST What’s your return on investment for the library? http://delgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/150835640/Whats-your-return-on-investment-for-the-library One of the ways to measure the success of any business is to determine its return on investment (ROI). How much are you getting back for every dollar you spent operating your business? Sat, 13 Dec 2014 04:37:04 EST Ag meetings coming up this month and next http://delgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/150865151/Ag-meetings-coming-up-this-month-and-next It is that time of year for all of the ag meetings. Below is a reminder so you can mark your calendar and call the office to register for the ones you want to attend if you have not already done so. Sat, 13 Dec 2014 01:59:03 EST A tale of heroism we all should see http://delgazette.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/150837513/A-tale-of-heroism-we-all-should-see My request for a Friday column this week is due to a celebratory event today that deserves notice and much praise. It is my mother's birthday. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 03:54:03 EST