Artillery on full display at Battle of Monmouth

Artillery on full display at Battle of Monmouth

Editor’s note: This is part two of a two-part series on the Battle of Monmouth, which took place during the Revolutionary War. The article picks...

December 16th, 2021 |  


Orion viewed as ‘mightiest of constellations’

Orion viewed as ‘mightiest of constellations’

No collection of stars is more recognized than Orion the Hunter, partly because he’s so easy to find.Right now, look for him straight south at a...

December 14th, 2021 |  


Homework is unavoidable fact of life

Homework is unavoidable fact of life

It’s Saturday morning and I have been reading an article by Mel Brooks. When he was asked, “What was the happiest part of your life?,̶...

December 11th, 2021 |  



Two lawsuits and a cloud of dust

Two lawsuits and a cloud of dust

“This lawsuit seeks to have the judiciary rewrite MSHSL bylaws to require the MSHSL to allow students, parents, and/or coaches to challenge, in ...

December 10th, 2021 |  


Discovering the pinnacle of friendship

Discovering the pinnacle of friendship

I studied philosophy in college and loved it. I am told that this is not a universal experience … many people find the subject as dry as dust. B...

December 10th, 2021 |  


Longest one-day battle of Revolutionary War

Longest one-day battle of Revolutionary War

Editor’s note: This is part one of a two-part series on the Battle of Monmouth.The Battle of Monmouth was fought in Monmouth County, New Jersey,...

December 9th, 2021 |  


Embracing the sun after the storm

Embracing the sun after the storm

Gloria’s mother, Dorcas Raber, has been taking over her weekly column while she works hard maintaining her family and prepping for the holiday s...

December 8th, 2021 |  


Old accounts viewed Taurus in different light

Old accounts viewed Taurus in different light

Taurus, the Bull, is among the most distinctive and easily recognized constellations. This time of year, it rises early. Look for its V-shaped head lo...

December 7th, 2021 |  


Library is good resource for family game night

Library is good resource for family game night

As it gets darker and colder earlier, this is the perfect time of year for folks to stay in and have a game night at home. The Delaware County Distric...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Season of Advent has arrived

Season of Advent has arrived

With another new “variant” of the COVID-19 virus already among us, I’m not surprised. As millions of people in the USA and around th...

December 3rd, 2021 |