King’s will is a cautionary tale

King’s will is a cautionary tale

“Getting your house in order and reducing the confusion gives you more control over your life.”— Larry King“It is the legitima...

February 26th, 2021 |  


Which Bible characters do you identify with most?

Which Bible characters do you identify with most?

As you read through any given Biblical story, how do you place yourself in the story? With which of the characters do you identify yourself? The one(s...

February 26th, 2021 |  


US draft remains in place on contingency basis

US draft remains in place on contingency basis

Editor’s note: This is part one of a six-part series on conscription (the draft).Conscription in the United States, commonly known as the draft,...

February 25th, 2021 |  



Stratford Ecological Center to unveil Storybook Trail

Stratford Ecological Center to unveil Storybook Trail

This month last year at Stratford Ecological Center on Liberty Road, the fields were water-logged, the lane to the pond was a mass of ruts filled with...

February 24th, 2021 |  


T Tauri helps tell important story

T Tauri helps tell important story

Buried in the bright stars of Taurus’ V-shaped head is a star that, at its brightest, is visible only in a medium-sized amateur telescope. At it...

February 23rd, 2021 |  


Options for filing federal taxes aplenty

Options for filing federal taxes aplenty

This time of year our Delaware County District Library reference desks see an uptick in tax questions of all kinds. If you are required to file a 2020...

February 20th, 2021 |  


‘MumBet’ helped bring an end to slavery

‘MumBet’ helped bring an end to slavery

“All men are born free and equal.”— Massachusetts Constitution of 1780“I heard that paper read yesterday. Won’t the law ...

February 19th, 2021 |  


Refuse to eat dish best served cold

Refuse to eat dish best served cold

They say, “Revenge is a dish best served cold.” In the film ‘The Princess Bride,” there is a line at the end of the movie that...

February 19th, 2021 |  


U.S., Vietnam join forces to tackle dioxin

U.S., Vietnam join forces to tackle dioxin

Editor’s note: This is the final installment of a four-part series on Agent Orange.In 2002, Vietnam and the U.S. held a joint conference on Huma...

February 18th, 2021 |  


Love gardening, plants? Pass it on

Love gardening, plants? Pass it on

As a child I spent many, many weekends at my grandmother “Oma’s” house.My Oma and Opa were my father’s parents, immigrants fro...

February 17th, 2021 |