Origins of Military Order of the Purple Heart

Origins of Military Order of the Purple Heart

The mission of the Military Order of the Purple Heart is to foster an environment of goodwill and camaraderie among combat wounded veterans, promote p...

December 17th, 2020 |  


Beginner’s guide to Orion

Beginner’s guide to Orion

One of the holiday season’s astronomical ironies is that many much-anticipated telescopes end up under trees, but few of them get used until May...

December 15th, 2020 |  


Still time to view decorative lights

Still time to view decorative lights

One of my favorite activities this time of year is taking a drive through local neighborhoods and enjoying the decorative lights. So far this year my ...

December 12th, 2020 |  



Supporting Ohio communities during pandemic

Supporting Ohio communities during pandemic

All across Ohio, we are watching hospitals fill up – yet again. Our health care system is getting overwhelmed. Small businesses and local govern...

December 12th, 2020 |  


Finding solace in the Scriptures

Finding solace in the Scriptures

The cover of Time magazine this week proclaims 2020 as “The Worst Year Ever.” Superlatives are often subjective, and, no doubt, some hyper...

December 11th, 2020 |  


AMVETS came to be during World War II

AMVETS came to be during World War II

AMVETS mission statement: To enhance and safeguard the entitlements for all American veterans who have served honorably and to improve the quality of ...

December 10th, 2020 |  


Pandemic led toreturn to where career began in ’04

Pandemic led toreturn 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 9th, 2020 |  


Solstice, meteor shower and tragic anniversary

Solstice, meteor shower and tragic anniversary

In the coming days, three events conspire to remind us that are all hurtling through space on a planet called Earth. One is the winter solstice, which...

December 8th, 2020 |  


Virtual ‘Polar Express’ to premiere Dec. 17

Virtual ‘Polar Express’ to premiere Dec. 17

Though our Delaware County District Library branches are operating on a drive-up and curbside-only basis for the time being, that doesn’t mean w...

December 5th, 2020 |  


Advent season can be challenging for some

Advent season can be challenging for some

Most people have a favorite religious holiday – often prompted by memories connected with it. On the other hand, how many people have a least fa...

December 4th, 2020 |