The Delaware Gazette- RSS OPINION Feed http://delgazette.com/section/OPINION http://delgazette.com/section/OPINION Fri, 29 May 2015 10:10:37 EST 1800 Thanks to veterans’ organizations http://delgazette.com/news/letters/153740405/Thanks-to-veterans-organizations To the editor:On behalf of the Oak Grove Cemetery staff and our community, I would like to thank the Delaware County veterans' organizations that made our Memorial Day and “Parade of Flags” event possible. Fri, 29 May 2015 04:31:03 EST ‘Progressivism … recognizes no God’ http://delgazette.com/news/letters/153713004/Progressivism--recognizes-no-God To the editor: Fri, 29 May 2015 02:41:02 EST Remembering what I have been given http://delgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/153742024/Remembering-what-I-have-been-given I've been thinking a lot lately about honoring memories. Obviously, our celebration of Memorial Day has had much to do with my thoughts. Fri, 29 May 2015 01:41:02 EST Juvenile sex offenders treatable http://delgazette.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/153743783/Juvenile-sex-offenders-treatable “Adolescents are not simply younger versions of adult offenders. They're highly treatable. They're good candidates for rehabilitation.” Fri, 29 May 2015 01:36:02 EST Fighting opioid abuse in Ohio http://delgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/153741461/Fighting-opioid-abuse-in-Ohio Drug overdoses are on the rise across Ohio. Thu, 28 May 2015 04:46:03 EST Where were the flags Monday? http://delgazette.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/153713786/Where-were-the-flags-Monday Just a few days ago, Memorial Day came, and quickly went. Potentially it has become one of those overlooked holidays that is a roadblock for an upcoming larger event — specifically the end of this school year, graduations and the awaiting... Thu, 28 May 2015 01:16:03 EST One more call before you dig? http://delgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/153744309/One-more-call-before-you-dig If you have ever built a new home, or added onto an existing home, you undoubtedly remember the long list of calls you had to make: building contractor, health department, township zoning, Ohio Utilities Protection Service and many more. Thu, 28 May 2015 01:11:03 EST Why aren’t schools on the same schedule? http://delgazette.com/news/letters/153712440/Why-arent-schools-on-the-same-schedule To the editor:I don't understand some of the things that the schools do, Delaware County schools in particular. Wed, 27 May 2015 05:06:05 EST Trafficking bills trump gridlock http://delgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/153715838/Trafficking-bills-trump-gridlock Human trafficking and sex trafficking are heinous crimes that affect our nation's most vulnerable, often pulling our children into a vicious cycle of abuse. As the co-founder of the Senate Caucus to End Human Trafficking, putting this industry... Wed, 27 May 2015 01:11:03 EST The only time I liked liver http://delgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/153698517/The-only-time-I-liked-liver As far as I can remember, no in our family ever liked liver. Tue, 26 May 2015 05:36:02 EST ‘A powerful blow to stigma of mental illness’ http://delgazette.com/news/letters/153658345/A-powerful-blow-to-stigma-of-mental-illness To the editor:On behalf of NAMI, National Alliance on Mental Illness Delaware and Morrow Counties, I want to applaud Stacy Kess on her courageous article “PTSD at the root of much misery” on April 25. Tue, 26 May 2015 02:01:01 EST ‘Both went above and beyond’ http://delgazette.com/news/letters/153654351/Both-went-above-and-beyond To the editor: Tue, 26 May 2015 01:31:07 EST Our downtown is a ‘gem’ http://delgazette.com/news/letters/153660793/Our-downtown-is-a-gem To the editor:As I begin my fourth year in business in downtown Delaware, I want to say how thankful I am to be part of this historic downtown. Tue, 26 May 2015 00:41:02 EST Amish treasure hunt and homemade strawberry crisp http://delgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/153671257/Amish-treasure-hunt-and-homemade-strawberry-crisp “Grandpa's are coming!”“Grandpa's are coming!” Mon, 25 May 2015 14:31:01 EST ‘Preferred Searches’ available on library accounts, too http://delgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/153640921/Preferred-Searches-available-on-library-accounts-too A few weeks ago, I explained how you could keep a list of the books and other items you have checked out from the Delaware County District Library by opting into “Reading History” on your library card account. I have had several people... Sat, 23 May 2015 04:16:01 EST ‘Your chance to narrow down options’ http://delgazette.com/news/letters/153633747/Your-chance-to-narrow-down-options To the editor: Sat, 23 May 2015 01:41:01 EST It’s a moving experience http://delgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/153656032/Its-a-moving-experience The best feature of school field trips to Perkins Observatory is the curiosity of some of the students. Sat, 23 May 2015 01:31:04 EST ‘Life is full of obstacles …’ http://delgazette.com/news/letters/153555903/Life-is-full-of-obstacles To the editor:Rep. Andrew Brenner's introduction of a voter ID bill has brought on a lot of debate lately. Fri, 22 May 2015 05:46:04 EST Leadership class a ‘must-attend’ program http://delgazette.com/news/letters/153631365/Leadership-class-a-must-attend-program To the editor:Our Delaware Area Chamber of Commerce annually offers an excellent program that showcases the history of our county and the social and economic drivers that keep it strong and healthy. Fri, 22 May 2015 04:41:02 EST Mobile apps for religious life, spiritual practice http://delgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/153607496/Mobile-apps-for-religious-life-spiritual-practice This past March, the number of mobile-only Internet users — people accessing the Internet on a smartphone, tablet or other mobile device — exceeded the number of desktop-only Internet users. This was a big milestone, highlighting the... Fri, 22 May 2015 01:41:08 EST