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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. |  

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 |  

Fixing credit-report errors

Fixing credit-report errors

Too many Ohioans are still feeling the effects of the 2008 financial crisis —particularly on their credit scores. More than …

July 21st, 2015 |  

Measuring distance to the stars

Measuring distance to the stars

It isn’t much of a crater, really. The moon has hundreds that are larger and brighter. It’s positioned almost in …

July 20th, 2015 |  

An Amish wedding: Part 1

An Amish wedding: Part 1

Wedding bells! How exciting! Earlier this year my niece, Lori Miller, of Ohio, called me and shared the good news …

July 19th, 2015 |  

Helping consumers whose IDs are stolen

Helping consumers whose IDs are stolen

A southwest Ohio consumer who tried to move her Cincinnati Bell account received a rude surprise: It was blocked because …

July 18th, 2015 updated: July 18th, 2015. |  

Making sense of the senseless

Making sense of the senseless

Certain life events have minimal or no explanation. The shooting deaths of four Marines at the Navy Operational Support Center …

July 18th, 2015 |  

Library communicates using various media

Library communicates using various media

I hope you’re enjoying reading this column in the Delaware Gazette. I have been contributing it since 1988, and it …

July 18th, 2015 updated: July 18th, 2015. |  

An abundance of grazing, thanks to the rains

An abundance of grazing, thanks to the rains

Last month Jeff Dickinson, farmer and executive director at Stratford Ecological Center on Liberty Road, kept Gazette readers connected to …

July 18th, 2015 |  

Clean Power Plan will make breathing easier

Clean Power Plan will make breathing easier

THEIR VIEW http://delgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_diamond.jpg A few weeks ago, the American Lung Association in Ohio brought together public health professionals from across …

July 17th, 2015 |  

The key to finding happiness

The key to finding happiness

Philip WildenContributing columnist http://delgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_wilden.jpg In case you have been on vacation, you may have missed the announcement that Delaware County …

July 17th, 2015 |  

Ohio and the death penalty

Ohio and the death penalty

THEIR VIEW http://delgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_hejmanowski_bw2.jpg Law cannot persuade where it cannot punish. — Proverb An avidity to punish is always dangerous to …

July 17th, 2015 |  

Managing storm water is important

Managing storm water is important

Brad RossContributing Columnist http://delgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_BradRoss2.jpg Rain, rain, rain … we certainly have been inundated with rain. Some of us have been …

July 15th, 2015 |  

Cosmic distances are deceiving

Cosmic distances are deceiving

Tom BurnsStargazing http://delgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_tom-burns1.jpg The ringed planet Saturn is in the constellation Libra right now. To find it, look low on …

July 13th, 2015 |  

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