Remember when gas stations only sold gas, oil and tires? To some of us born before 1970, refueling was the main reason to stop unless you had to get a...

July 25th, 2018 |  


Mars mania — the 2018 edition

Mars mania — the 2018 edition

During August 2003, we experienced the last close approach of our planet to Mars. The hoopla reached gigantic proportions. “The best Martian app...

July 23rd, 2018 |  


Victory at sea

Victory at sea

“This is the most important shipwreck ever discovered in North America.” — John de Bry, Director of Center for Historical Archaeolog...

July 21st, 2018 |  



Judging someone by their girth and appearance is unfair and unjust. A person can be 190 pounds, 300 pounds or 400 pounds and a bystander has no idea h...

July 18th, 2018 |  


Mortgage broker bonds protect homebuyers

While you may have heard about mortgage broker bonds, if you’re not active in the real estate business, you may not be fully aware how they func...

July 17th, 2018 |  


Trump inherited ‘robust economy’

Sen. Rob Portman had a column in the Gazette July 9 arguing that President Trump’s tax reform is making a real difference. He says economic grow...

July 17th, 2018 |  


‘Interactions with elected representatives is unconditionally guaranteed’

I want to address a letter by Mr. Christopher Acker, “Let the Constitution rule,” (published July 7) in which he addressed the wording of ...

July 17th, 2018 |  


Story behind ‘Kneeling Man’ or Hercules constellation

Story behind ‘Kneeling Man’ or Hercules constellation

Hercules, the greatest of all the legendary heroes, was called Heracles by the ancient Greeks.He is commemorated by the fifth largest constellation, l...

July 16th, 2018 |  


First Amendment rights apply to everyone

I respond to Christopher Acker’s letter of July 7. Had I been going along with what he wrote, he would have lost me at line two when he mentione...

July 11th, 2018 |  


Importance of being bored

Importance of being bored

“What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare.”— “Leisure” by W. H. DaviesHe was born during u...

July 11th, 2018 |