Tom Burns: The Scorpion’s sting

Tom Burns: The Scorpion’s sting

I have had many opportunities to talk with amateur stargazers from all over the world, and I haven’t found a more dedicated lot than the ones wh...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Mariann Main: Is gold the only medal that counts?

Mariann Main: Is gold the only medal that counts?

Many years ago, my mother and I traveled to Europe. It was one of those two-week frenzied trips of “a country per day” that consolidates a...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Pauline Scott: ‘Enchanted Evening’ rain plan worked

Pauline Scott: ‘Enchanted Evening’ rain plan worked

Life was extra busy at Stratford Ecological Center on Liberty Road during the record hot and humid weeks before our annual fundraiser on Saturday, Aug...

August 20th, 2016 |  


Nicole Fowles: Ironman athletes should visit our library

Nicole Fowles: Ironman athletes should visit our library

Athleticism and libraries may not seem like a match that go hand in hand. However, this summer, the Delaware County District Library has worked hard t...

August 20th, 2016 |  


David Hejmanowski: Avoiding the zombie lawsuit

David Hejmanowski: Avoiding the zombie lawsuit

“We take very seriously our responsibility to protect the vast majority of fans who do not want their viewing experience spoiled.”— ...

August 19th, 2016 |  


On religion: What’s the neighborly thing to do?

On religion: What’s the neighborly thing to do?

Have you ever been in a situation where doing the right thing wasn’t always obvious? Maybe you’ve encountered a panhandling situation wher...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Drew Hall: Drainage maintenance helps reduce flooding

Drew Hall: Drainage maintenance helps reduce flooding

Delaware County is well known for its wet, poorly drained soils. Our soils are highly productive once the excess water is drained away.Driving along ...

August 18th, 2016 |  


Kay E. Conklin: My first day of school

Kay E. Conklin: My first day of school

My first day of school as a college student at Ohio Wesleyan University was a long time coming. I hadn’t been in a classroom since high school w...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Yoders welcome new arrival

Yoders welcome new arrival

Sapphire will have her colt any day, we kept telling our 4-year-old, Julia. “Any day” kept stretching into weeks. Every morning, evening, ...

August 16th, 2016 |  


Tom Burns: Scorpius around the world

Tom Burns: Scorpius around the world

The night sky is many things to many people. To some, it is a universe filled with hydrogen-bomb stars. To others, it is a place of exquisite beauty. ...

August 15th, 2016 |