Making federal case out of it

Making federal case out of it

“The great object of my fear is the federal judiciary. That body is gaining ground step by step … Let the eye of vigilance never be closed...

November 13th, 2020 |  


Take time to honor veterans throughout year

Take time to honor veterans throughout year

I hope that during this week that includes Veterans Day, you have taken time to honor veterans. By this I do not mean just taking advantage of all tho...

November 13th, 2020 |  


History behind Veterans of Foreign Wars

History behind Veterans of Foreign Wars

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is an organization of U.S. war veterans, who, as military service members fought in wars, campaigns, and expedition...

November 12th, 2020 |  



Nothing beats interviewing American heroes

Nothing beats interviewing American heroes

I’ve had the privilege over the past 16 years of interviewing hundreds of people for feature stories printed in a handful of newspapers in Delaw...

November 11th, 2020 |  


Universe is full of unanswered questions

Universe is full of unanswered questions

Last week, I tried to respond to a question that many fourth grade students asked me when I was director at Perkins Observatory: “Who discovered...

November 10th, 2020 |  


Decide now who you are going to be

Decide now who you are going to be

Do we know who won the presidential election yet? This column is due on Wednesday, and the votes are still being counted. By the time you read this on...

November 6th, 2020 |  


How Veterans Day came to be federal holiday

How Veterans Day came to be federal holiday

Veterans Day gives Americans the opportunity to celebrate the bravery and sacrifice of all United States veterans. The Department of Veterans Affairs ...

November 5th, 2020 |  


Who lays claim to discovering first planet?

Who lays claim to discovering first planet?

As I wrote a few weeks ago, we are in the midst of a planetary bounty. You can now observe all the naked-eye planets — Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and...

November 4th, 2020 |  


New opportunities with My Brother’s Keeper

New opportunities with My Brother’s Keeper

Since President Obama launched the My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) program in 2014, our office has been working with leaders around the state to encou...

November 4th, 2020 |  


Historical figures were human, flawed in some way

Historical figures were human, flawed in some way

We recently observed Columbus Day, now also known as Indigenous Peoples Day. Columbus Day, of course, recognizes the achievements of Christopher Colum...

November 4th, 2020 |