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10 Fascinating facts about Earth

An ever present theme in life today seems to be that “I can’t find a job.” While working on an online writing class assignment tonight I came across two very compelling videos chronicling at least 20 different occupational skilled and unskilled jobs in each. Sometimes we just have to sit back and take a look … Continue reading

2014 Delaware Arts Festival

Come on downtown to our 2014 edition of the Delaware Arts Festival today and tomorrow. Arts, Crafts, Artisans, Music, Food & fun to be had by all. We here in Delaware are most proud of our festival, since it’s been a staple of our community for at least a decade or more (I’ve only returned … Continue reading

Are Training Schools Answering Next Generation Workforce?

This is an issue near and dear to my heart. Upon graduation from high school in 1976, my initial dream of a future career was crushed when I realized I would not be able to fulfill it. Undeterred, upon working for the Marion, Ohio division of Whirlpool Corporation I had found a home. That is … Continue reading

Shifting Sands

During the past two weeks here in my hometown Delaware, Ohio the brick and mortar facie has changed. Our beloved independent bookstore “The Beehive” have closed their doors for good. Albeit rather abruptly, the closing leaves more questions than answers. Not even the manager got any notice of the decision until the public was told, … Continue reading

Marion County Schools Recieve High Marks in 2013 Robotics Challenge

These two articles highlight the efforts of middle / high school robotics teams taking part in the 2013 VEX / VRC World Robotics Championships held last weekend in Anaheim, California. Reflecting on last years team efforts Marion County school teams improved significantly. Last year one of the competitions actually took place in the Marion County … Continue reading