Nicole Fowles: Ostrander to celebrate branch’s 25 years

Nicole Fowles: Ostrander to celebrate branch’s 25 years

It might be hard to believe, but it was 25 years ago — on July 3, 1991 — that the Ostrander branch library opened to the public as the fir...

June 25th, 2016 |  


David Hejmanowski: A child’s voice in court

David Hejmanowski: A child’s voice in court

“Every child deserves a champion – an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they ...

June 24th, 2016 |  


On religion: The power of sharing our stories

On religion: The power of sharing our stories

The church I serve was first started in 2003 by a small group of people committed to beginning a new church. In the early years, we incorporated a tim...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Brad Ross: My close encounter with the national mammal

Brad Ross: My close encounter with the national mammal

Recently, during our annual whitewater rafting trip in Utah, we were fortunate to witness the newly named national mammal in the wild.We had just pul...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Mariann Main: Some joy for a sad nation

Mariann Main: Some joy for a sad nation

Miracles have been a rarity recently. The halfway point of 2016 was reached after an avalanche of tragedies which have overshadowed these first six mo...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Tom Burns: Who stole the Milky Way?

Tom Burns: Who stole the Milky Way?

As spring turns to summer, most stargazers look forward most of all to the view of the summer Milky Way. Right now, you can see it low in the east jus...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Nicole Fowles: Library is thrilled to now be fine-free

Nicole Fowles: Library is thrilled to now be fine-free

At the Delaware County District Library, it is our pleasure to offer the best experience we can to the community we serve. That experience includes ou...

June 18th, 2016 |  


Pauline Scott: Bumper year for honey, hay at Stratford

Pauline Scott: Bumper year for honey, hay at Stratford

Evidence in the form of lush growth in the hay fields and orchard, as well as flowering plants, at Stratford Ecological Center on Liberty Road confirm...

June 18th, 2016 |  


David Hejmanowski: It’s a matter of fairness

David Hejmanowski: It’s a matter of fairness

“Fairness is what justice really is.”— Justice Potter Stewart“Auditur et altera pars. (The other side shall be heard as well.)...

June 17th, 2016 |  


On religion: Learning to practice unconditional love

On religion: Learning to practice unconditional love

In Malcolm Gladwell’s book “Outliers,” he explores what makes people achieve great success. He attributes some of it to the “1...

June 17th, 2016 |