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 |  


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 |  



Valentine’s Day patent war

Valentine’s Day patent war

“Whatever evidence there is, is in favor of the caveat having been filed first.”— Elisha Gray“Great discoveries and improvemen...

February 12th, 2021 |  


Conditions linked to Agent Orange exposure

Conditions linked to Agent Orange exposure

Editor’s note: This is part three of a four-part series on Agent Orange.In 1991, Congress enacted the Agent Orange Act, giving the Department of...

February 11th, 2021 |  


Bringing awareness to teen dating violence

Bringing awareness to teen dating violence

Many will think of February as the month for Valentine’s Day, Black History Month, or even Groundhog Day or Mardi Gras. Often-overlooked, Februa...

February 9th, 2021 |  


Little fanfare for Aries constellation

Little fanfare for Aries constellation

High in the south right now, you’ll find the constellation Aries, the Ram. Frankly, the constellation doesn’t get much attention from many...

February 9th, 2021 |  


Agent Orange use led to class-action lawsuit

Agent Orange use led to class-action lawsuit

Editor’s note: This is part two of a four-part series on Agent Orange.U.S. veterans, while in Vietnam, were told not to worry and were persuaded...

February 4th, 2021 |  


Chess can help with analytic, strategic thinking

Chess can help with analytic, strategic thinking

Chess has become a very popular pastime during the pandemic and interest has exploded with the debut of “The Queen’s Gambit” –...

January 30th, 2021 |  


Crimes committed in U.S. Senate chamber

Crimes committed in U.S. Senate chamber

“The senator from South Carolina has read many books of chivalry, and believes himself a chivalrous knight with sentiments of honor and courage....

January 29th, 2021 |