Happy birthday, Dorcas

Happy birthday, Dorcas

Editor’s Note: Gloria writes this week about her mom turning 50. I’ll chime in here and say that Dorcas Raber is just a wonderful person. ...

September 20th, 2015 updated: September 20th, 2015. |  


Pauline Scott: Lightning the llama settles in at Stratford

Pauline Scott: Lightning the llama settles in at Stratford

We hope you had a chance to visit Stratford Ecological Center on Liberty Road since mid-August. At that time work finished on installing fencing, new ...

September 19th, 2015 |  


Mary Jane Santos: Children’s authors coming to libraries

Mary Jane Santos: Children’s authors coming to libraries

The Delaware County District Library is presenting a couple of very special programs for children this month, and you’ll want to mark your calen...

September 19th, 2015 updated: September 19th, 2015. |  



55 years of presidential debates

55 years of presidential debates

“The finest steel has to go through the hottest fire.”— Richard M. Nixon“Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.&...

September 18th, 2015 updated: September 18th, 2015. |  


ON RELIGION: Food stability and faithful response

ON RELIGION: Food stability and faithful response

I did my grocery shopping today. I cruised up and down the aisles of the local store, registering yet again myriad choices, colorful packaging, and sh...

September 18th, 2015 |  


Mariann Main: A contrast in small Ohio towns

Mariann Main: A contrast in small Ohio towns

The Buckeye State is a study of contrasts. This gamut includes large-city cosmopolitan chic versus pristine Ohio farmlands. Beautiful summers are the ...

September 16th, 2015 |  


Sherrod Brown: Ohioans shouldn’t have to choose between their health and their jobs

Sherrod Brown: Ohioans shouldn’t have to choose between their health and their jobs

Last week we celebrated Labor Day, and we welcomed an important step forward for American workers, with the president’s announcement that federa...

September 16th, 2015 |  


Farm Science Review – not just for farmers

Farm Science Review – not just for farmers

September brings changes in the weather — cooler temperatures and bright blue skies. September also brings one of my favorite activities —...

September 16th, 2015 |  


TOM BURNS: Here’s how I handle the ‘alien’ question

TOM BURNS: Here’s how I handle the ‘alien’ question

You can classify the questions from children at Perkins Observatory by grade level. Fifth-graders are impressed by the flashier elements of astronomic...

September 14th, 2015 |  


Live animal shows planned by Preservation Parks of Delaware County at county fair

Preservation Parks of Delaware is offering eight days of live animal shows, crafts and games – even a coyote howling contest – in the park...

September 14th, 2015 |