Letter to the Editor: Trump and self reflection

It was great to read a letter from a college student. Mr. Hesterman’s treatise on self reflection is an important one. (“Self reflection needed in today’s politics,” Dec. 1) No matter your persuasion, self reflection is always an important component of success. I would ask Mr. Hesterman: Does he have any evidence that would suggest […]

Sound Off Delaware: Wrestling coach fired

This is your public forum. We welcome your opinions, which can be emailed to newsroom@newszap.com or posted online under the stories at www.DelawareStateNews.net. A part-time head wrestling coach at W. T. Chipman Middle School was terminated after a student claimed to see a firearm being displayed during practice on Wednesday, according the Lake Forest District. […]

Commentary: Congress’ to-do list: Vote for conservation

Lawmakers now back in Washington have a long list of to-dos before the end of the year — including two policies that together form the backbone of conservation in America. The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and the Farm Bill represent the lion’s share of our nation’s efforts to protect lands and waters from […]

Sound Off Delaware: Saudi violations

This is your public forum. We welcome your opinions, which can be emailed to newsroom@newszap.com or posted online under the stories at www.DelawareStateNews.net. Last week on Facebook, Sen. Chris Coons posted that “the United States Senate should speak in a clear, bipartisan voice to say that we will not tolerate the kinds of egregious human […]

Commentary: Bush forged his own path in politics

They used to be called the “eastern-establishment Republicans.” This breed doesn’t exist anymore. George H.W. Bush was an eastern-establishment Republican, except that he was from Texas. When Bush went to Texas with Barbara and baby George W. after graduating Yale, he would be among the first of the newer type of Republican there. Until 1960, […]

Sound Off Delaware: KKK fliers

This is your public forum. We welcome your opinions, which can be emailed to newsroom@newszap.com or posted online under the stories at www.DelawareStateNews.net. Free speech rights allowed the recent distribution of racially charged Ku Klux Klan fliers locally, Seaford Police learned Tuesday Authorities earlier had asked the Delaware Department of Justice to evaluate the legality […]

Letter to the Editor: Prescription drug costs and Delaware seniors

A new proposal could reduce Delaware seniors’ pharmacy bills Delawareans spend lots on prescription drugs. Each year, the average resident spends about $1,500 on them, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. Seniors face particularly high and unpredictable costs, since they generally need more medications than younger folks. Fortunately, a new proposal from the Department of […]

Sound Off Delaware: KKK fliers

This is your public forum. We welcome your opinions, which can be emailed to newsroom@newszap.com or posted online under the stories at www.DelawareStateNews.net. In the brief aftermath of Ku Klux Klan recruitment fliers being found in at least four Kent and Sussex County towns, law enforcement agencies and schools on Wednesday received official reminders regarding […]

Letter to the Editor: Out of the mouths of babes often come gems

Matthew Hesterman of Magnolia’s “Self-reflection” opinion in the Delaware State News on Dec. 1 was an excellent example of our American youth who are aware of the current political atrocities we have been guilty of in believing that our way is the only path forward for America. This young man and his brethren are the […]

Sound Off Delaware: DART dilemma

This is your public forum. We welcome your opinions, which can be emailed to newsroom@newszap.com or posted online under the stories at www.DelawareStateNews.net. Readers reached to a Thursday letter headlined, “Delaware’s growing DART dilemma” whose purpose was “to get those in power to take a good, hard look at a very costly program which benefits […]