The Delaware Gazette- RSS OPINION Feed http://delgazette.com/section/OPINION http://delgazette.com/section/OPINION Sun, 26 Oct 2014 05:28:39 EST 1800 The topic we all avoid http://delgazette.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/150275130/The-topic-we-all-avoid Some subjects are easier to address than others. This columnist has debated about today's topic for many days. Procrastination has not eased the awkwardness. It is still a difficult subject, but deserves the focus of this week's... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:54:03 EST ‘Vote yes to save our schools’ http://delgazette.com/news/letters/150275301/Vote-yes-to-save-our-schools To the editor: Sat, 25 Oct 2014 02:32:02 EST Gormley ‘deserves your vote for judge’ http://delgazette.com/news/letters/150224446/Gormley-deserves-your-vote-for-judge To the editor: Sat, 25 Oct 2014 01:38:02 EST Teamwork benefits monarch butterflies http://delgazette.com/news/letters/150225206/Teamwork-benefits-monarch-butterflies To the editor: Sat, 25 Oct 2014 01:34:03 EST Plenty for teens to do in our library system http://delgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/150278639/Plenty-for-teens-to-do-in-our-library-system I often share information about programs for children and adults, but did you know the Delaware County District Library has energetic and imaginative programs for teens, too? Public libraries should serve all residents of the community, and while... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:52:03 EST Husted deserves ‘re-election’ http://delgazette.com/news/letters/150229564/Husted-deserves-re-election To the editor:I am writing to encourage everyone in Delaware County to vote for current Secretary of State, Jon Husted, this November. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:32:05 EST The Key to his legal career http://delgazette.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/150277217/The-Key-to-his-legal-career “Then conquer we must, when our cause it is just, and this be our motto: 'In God is our trust.'” Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:34:05 EST We are called to live in faith and trust, not in fear http://delgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/150268884/We-are-called-to-live-in-faith-and-trust-not-in-fear Haunted houses, fright nights, graveyard tours, horror movies. This month is one in which we hear a lot about fear. Yet Halloween fun and fright is different than the fear which the world presents to us. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:39:02 EST Cute critters can cause calamity http://delgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/150262601/Cute-critters-can-cause-calamity Those darn squirrels … they can sure be fun to watch, but so blasted aggravating! They dug up my tulip bulbs — again! Each year, I say I'm not going to spend any more money buying tulip bulbs but, as I plan for the upcoming... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:09:03 EST ‘Something has got to be done’ http://delgazette.com/news/letters/150224449/Something-has-got-to-be-done When will the school districts realize that renewing levies or increasing taxes is no longer an option? They don't seem to have the best interest of the public in mind. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:03:04 EST ‘I question the priorities of this board’ http://delgazette.com/news/letters/150204091/I-question-the-priorities-of-this-board To the editor: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:02:03 EST ‘I can afford this plan’ http://delgazette.com/news/letters/150218504/I-can-afford-this-plan To the editor:I am a longtime resident of the Buckeye Valley School District. I have always been proud to say I live here. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:53:02 EST Right to privacy? Hardly http://delgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/150241775/Right-to-privacy-Hardly As if enduring the routine cat calls and doing whatever we must to “protect ourselves” against the possibility of being sexually assaulted isn't enough, now women must also take care that no one surreptitiously takes a photo of our... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:08:06 EST ‘Next generation of citizen leaders’ http://delgazette.com/news/letters/150243767/Next-generation-of-citizen-leaders To the editor:The future of Delaware County is very bright thanks to the hard work and diligent efforts of Jacob Fathbruckner. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:03:03 EST BV plan is ‘most affordable option’ http://delgazette.com/news/letters/150204951/BV-plan-is-most-affordable-option To the editor:As a Buckeye Valley graduate, parent and taxpayer, my husband and I are grateful to raise our children in this district. As a young family, we chose to build in Buckeye Valley after relocating from out of state. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 03:39:01 EST ‘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