Column: Learn more about Earth Day at the library

Column: Learn more about Earth Day at the library

Earth Day is coming up next Saturday, April 22. Around the nation and the globe individuals are participating in awareness activities like global teac...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Judge column: It’s a question of access

Judge column: It’s a question of access

“Democracies die behind closed doors. The First Amendment, through a free press, protects the people’s right to know that their government...

April 14th, 2017 updated: April 14th, 2017. |  


Astronomy: The Keeper of Heaven, Part Two

Astronomy: The Keeper of Heaven, Part Two

Last week, we discussed the myth and folklore associated with the star Arcturus in the constellation Bootes, the Herdsman.It’s easy to see why i...

April 9th, 2017 |  



Column: Federal budget cuts would affect libraries

Column: Federal budget cuts would affect libraries

Thank you to all the readers who enjoyed last week’s April Fools’ Day column. While drones are currently attempting deliveries in the UK, ...

April 7th, 2017 |  


Prosecutor column: Drugs not victimless crime

Prosecutor column: Drugs not victimless crime

It seems like the drug crisis in Ohio is in the news every day. From how many people are addicted to how many have overdosed and which drugs are the m...

April 6th, 2017 |  


New license plate for women veterans

New license plate for women veterans

Attention all Women Veterans living in the state of Ohio.Are you aware that as of September 2016, the state of Ohio approved a new license plate just ...

April 4th, 2017 |  


Pet-lending, drones in library’s future?

Pet-lending, drones in library’s future?

“Progress” is not a word foreign to the library world. Many libraries, Delaware County District Library included, pride themselves on thei...

April 1st, 2017 updated: April 1st, 2017. |  


Astronomy: The Keeper of Heaven

Astronomy: The Keeper of Heaven

March 21 marked the beginning of spring. March this year came in like a lion and went out like a dead lion.No, wait: That’s not right. The real ...

March 30th, 2017 |  


A Russian Immigrant and an American Classic

A Russian Immigrant and an American Classic

“You swore that you would, so be true to your vow, let’s all be Americans now.”— Let’s All Be Americans Now, 1917“...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Conklin: Newspapers, mail pile up at door

Conklin: Newspapers, mail pile up at door

The first thing I saw when I walked in our front door, was a stack of 15 days of newspapers. Right beside it, was a stack of 15 days of mail. For the ...

March 28th, 2017 |