DCDL partnering with Preservation Parks

DCDL partnering with Preservation Parks

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! I hope you’ve had a calm and quiet holiday with plenty of opportunities for reading. What books were on yo...

December 26th, 2020 |  


Moving forward after tough year

Moving forward after tough year

I think we are all ready for 2020 to be over. It’s been a tough year. The health care and economic crises caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have c...

December 26th, 2020 |  


Who is eligible to receive Purple Heart medal?

Who is eligible to receive Purple Heart medal?

August 7 of every year is recognized as “National Purple Heart Day.”The “History” section of the November 2009 edition of Nati...

December 24th, 2020 |  



Getting answers to age-old question

Getting answers to age-old question

A certain question haunts me over and over again. I’m not certain I have ever heard a valid answer to this question. I also know I’m not t...

December 23rd, 2020 |  


Recalling cherished memories help ease loss

Recalling cherished memories help ease loss

On Christmas Day, people across Delaware County will undoubtedly spend time remembering family and friends who are no longer with us, especially this ...

December 23rd, 2020 |  


Christmas, New Year’s Eve and the Saturnalia

Christmas, New Year’s Eve and the Saturnalia

The holiday season is upon us. We will soon be in the midst of our traditional period of rest between the spiritually significant solstice celebration...

December 22nd, 2020 |  


Wonderland in Stratford Ecological Center

Wonderland in Stratford Ecological Center

The long lane through the woods at Stratford Ecological Center on Liberty Road was clear of fallen twigs and potholes as I drove in last week, thanks ...

December 22nd, 2020 |  


Putting faces to names of fallen soldiers

Putting faces to names of fallen soldiers

I will never forget the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. Just a week away from returning to campus for my sophomore year at The Ohio State University, I tur...

December 19th, 2020 updated: January 4th, 2021. |  


Library extends wireless signal for public use

Library extends wireless signal for public use

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that with today’s technological advances, we can do a whole lot with a little help from the internet....

December 19th, 2020 |  


Pandemic led to return to where career began in ’04

Pandemic led to return to where career began in ’04

When the ball dropped on Jan. 1 of this year, I never imagined the world as we knew it would be turned upside down by a global pandemic, and I had no ...

December 18th, 2020 |