‘Honest elections’ a cornerstone of democracy

David Winston (June 1) offers an interesting analysis of Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper’s speculation that Russian meddl...

June 5th, 2018 |  


Memories of Harry Frank, a ‘Delaware legend’

Some old-time Delaware residents might remember the late Harry Frank. He was born and raised in Delaware, and he owned many downtown buildings, includ...

June 4th, 2018 |  


Sun to be celebrated at Perkins Observatory in July

Sun to be celebrated at Perkins Observatory in July

People often ask me why we don’t do nighttime programs in July at Perkins Observatory, and the answer is a simple one.There is no nighttime in J...

June 4th, 2018 |  



Are you next to join ‘The Great American Read’ craze

Are you next to join ‘The Great American Read’ craze

Have you caught on to “The Great American Read” craze? This fun project, created by PBS, is an eight-part television series that explores ...

June 2nd, 2018 |  


Owen one of many women who pushed boundaries

Owen one of many women who pushed boundaries

Evelyn Cleo Larson Owen, my mother-in-law, was a fascinating woman. By all accounts, she was a wife and mother who “kept” house for her hu...

June 1st, 2018 |  


Diabetes is a physical disease. It is the lack of the hormone insulin or the body’s inability to use insulin properly. In reality, diabetes affe...

May 30th, 2018 |  


Corona Borealis allows one’s imagination to run wild

Corona Borealis allows one’s imagination to run wild

When I talk about constellations to various groups, someone invariably points out that they don’t look a bit like the things they’re named...

May 29th, 2018 |  


Senior Showcase: Art After 55 coming this fall

Senior Showcase: Art After 55 coming this fall

In 2016, the Delaware County District Library paired up with several organizations in the county that support the arts and support senior services. Th...

May 26th, 2018 |  


First and 10 for First Amendment

First and 10 for First Amendment

“We want people to be respectful of the national anthem.” — Roger Goodell, NFL commissioner“NFL players have shown their patri...

May 25th, 2018 |  


STOP Act will help keep deadly synthetic opioids out of Ohio

STOP Act will help keep deadly synthetic opioids out of Ohio

“A toxicology report confirms fentanyl as the cause of death.” We’re seeing this headline way too often in Ohio. Fentanyl—or s...

May 24th, 2018 |