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Every student needs a library card

Every student needs a library card

If you have school-age children, you are no doubt getting them ready to start school. While you buying all of …

August 1st, 2015 updated: August 1st, 2015. |  

Be on the lookout for damaging stink bugs

Be on the lookout for damaging stink bugs

This has certainly been a different summer. Just a few weeks ago, we were all hoping the rains would stop …

July 31st, 2015 |  

Cleaning up state constitutions

Cleaning up state constitutions

“It’s difficult for me to get excited about rewriting the [Michigan] Constitution solely for the sake of appearances.” — Devin …

July 31st, 2015 |  

That coyote may be in your backyard

That coyote may be in your backyard

Traveling along routes 23, 315 and I-71, as well as a recent drive across the Midwest on I-70, I occasionally …

July 31st, 2015 |  

Imagine what we could do together

Imagine what we could do together

My brother, 45, recently graduated from Liberty University, after putting in a lot of time and effort to finish his …

July 31st, 2015 |  

Life’s still a dance for Rudy

Life’s still a dance for Rudy

A few weeks ago, while enjoying a spectacular display of Fourth of July fireworks, a topic for this column was …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Let’s talk about this marriage business

Let’s talk about this marriage business

Marriage, while a dirty word to some, has certainly been a hot topic of late, and I’m going to offer …

July 30th, 2015 |  

‘Only people getting rich … are the owners’

To the editor: I am writing in regards to the article in the July 8 Delaware Gazette, concerning the county’s …

July 29th, 2015 |  

Letter about Bush ‘misleading to readers’

To the editor: A letter from Phil Kabealo that you published (“Bushes have slapped the face of severely wounded veterans,” …

July 29th, 2015 |  

Marking 50 years of Medicare

Marking 50 years of Medicare

Fifty years ago this week, aging in America was forever changed for the better. At the Truman Library in Independence, …

July 29th, 2015 |  

Finding purpose in old harp

Finding purpose in old harp

An acquaintance of mine recently commented that stargazing is “just looking at a bunch of lights in the sky.” I …

July 27th, 2015 |  

An Amish wedding, Part 2

An Amish wedding, Part 2

Editor’s note: This is the second part of a two-part installment about attending an Amish wedding in Ohio. Dorcas Raber …

July 26th, 2015 |  

We Americans love our libraries

We Americans love our libraries

In an article written by Wayne Wiegand, author of “Part of Our Lives: A People’s History of the American Public …

July 25th, 2015 |  

How we teach violence to children

How we teach violence to children

As thoughtful, caring parents, we would never want to teach our kids that violence is the answer to any or …

July 24th, 2015 |  

Keeping competition at bay

Keeping competition at bay

“Competition is a sin.” — John D. Rockefeller “Unrestricted competition does not leave us survival of the fittest.” — Rutherford …

July 24th, 2015 |  

Living in the messy middle

Living in the messy middle

When I was in high school, my youth leader was trying to explain the rich theological concept of incarnation. She …

July 24th, 2015 |  

DACC welcomes your questions

DACC welcomes your questions

Forty years ago, the Delaware County community agreed to create the Delaware JVS — now the Delaware Area Career Center …

July 23rd, 2015 updated: July 23rd, 2015. |  

‘Study the history of tyrannical governments’

To the editor: There’s one thing you can always expect from anyone associated with the progressive liberal organization PeaceVoice, (and …

July 23rd, 2015 |  

Delaware boys’ bravery saves two lives

To the editor: While my grandson, Cody Wooten, and his friend, Colton Meadows, and two other friends from Delaware were …

July 22nd, 2015 |  

The long view on water quality

The long view on water quality

Now and then, it helps to step back and take the long view — to think about the broad effects …

July 22nd, 2015 updated: July 22nd, 2015. |  

It might be time to break old habits

It might be time to break old habits

While enjoying conversation with a long-ago co-worker this past weekend, he shared with me that a couple of years ago …

July 22nd, 2015 |  

Scientists not ‘conspiring to control people’

To the editor: The letter to The Gazette editor of July 7 — “A manufactured deception to control people, world …

July 21st, 2015 |  

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