Bioblitz reveals 576 species and counting

Bioblitz reveals 576 species and counting

Fifty-nine species of birds, seven kinds of mammals, 169 species of insects, aquatic macroinvertebrates and spiders, and 55 different fungi. Those are...

August 23rd, 2018 |  


A new school year is beginning, which means new teachers, new surroundings, a bunch of homework, and the never-ending dilemma of how to make a healthy...

August 22nd, 2018 |  


Praise for the Delaware County Board of Elections

This week, I have been lucky to experience the wonderful and complete professionalism of our board of elections in Delaware County. I chose to observe...

August 20th, 2018 |  



Saturn’s rings are sight to behold

Saturn’s rings are sight to behold

Here’s a good reason for checking out Saturn, which is high in the south, right above the lid of the teapot-shaped constellation Sagittarius rig...

August 20th, 2018 |  


Examining the ‘Great Chicago Leak’

Examining the ‘Great Chicago Leak’

“If they can dye the river green today, why can’t they dye it blue the other 364 days of the year?”— Marshal BiggsThe Fugitive...

August 17th, 2018 |  


Street projects disruptive, impact everyone

There is a lot of road work taking place in the city of Delaware, and some residents are wondering why it couldn’t be completed before the schoo...

August 16th, 2018 |  


Back-to-school safety tips for drivers

It’s back-to-school time and that means you’ll probably find yourself driving through busy school zones a lot more often. It’s impor...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Do the words “back to school” bring jumps for joy or moans and groans in your house? Back to school can be fun for some and not so fun for...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Finding comfort in cupcakes

Finding comfort in cupcakes

I stood beside the coffin, tears streaming down my face. Not because I was upset or worried about grandma, but because I loved her and she loved me. E...

August 13th, 2018 |  


What’s in an astronomical name?

What’s in an astronomical name?

The science of astronomy likes to think that it is above the political and social battles that seem to rule our everyday lives these days. Most stars ...

August 13th, 2018 |