Autumnal equinox kicks off today

Autumnal equinox kicks off today

Autumn will soon begin, and I must confess a certain trepidation. When I was director of Perkins Observatory, I always received some form of the follo...

September 22nd, 2020 |  


No shortage of experiences at farm school

No shortage of experiences at farm school

Although Stratford Ecological Center on Liberty Road continues to be closed to the public, we are grateful for the opportunity to keep everyone abreas...

September 19th, 2020 |  


Disturbing country’s 29th president

Disturbing country’s 29th president

“We’re invisible. They’re treating us just like they treated my grandmother.” — James Blaesing“Widespread, public...

September 18th, 2020 |  



Grandma always sought truth in everything

Grandma always sought truth in everything

My grandmother, political scientist. If you knew my grandmother, you would know that the previous phrase was spoken tongue-in-cheek. Grandma didn̵...

September 18th, 2020 |  


POW/MIA Recognition Day to be held Sept. 18

POW/MIA Recognition Day to be held Sept. 18

“You Are Not Forgotten” – that’s the central phrase behind the POW/MIA remembrance movement which honors America’s priso...

September 17th, 2020 |  


Educators, families bracing for potential disaster

Educators, families bracing for potential disaster

More than seven months after Donald Trump promised that the COVID-19 pandemic was “totally under control,” we’re still seeing about ...

September 16th, 2020 |  


Cutting costs for local government projects

Cutting costs for local government projects

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought no shortage of unforeseen challenges to our state and country; but through resilience and bold leadership at all lev...

September 16th, 2020 |  


History behind discovery of Saturn’s rings

History behind discovery of Saturn’s rings

Ah, Saturn! No astronomical sight is more breathtaking, even in a small telescope, than Saturn’s celestial hat brim. Around 9 p.m., look for the...

September 15th, 2020 |  


Savoring gift of each moment

Savoring gift of each moment

While walking our dog in our neighborhood on the west side of Delaware, my husband and I came upon a front yard with a freshly dug trench from what lo...

September 11th, 2020 |  


Coffee lawsuit tossed after new findings

Coffee lawsuit tossed after new findings

“Dozens of studies suggest that coffee drinkers live longer, have healthier hearts and are happier.”— William Murray, presidentNatio...

September 11th, 2020 |