Letter to the editor: The contrast between Trump and Pope Francis

To the editor:Two recent major news stories are so captivating that we easily might miss a very significant difference that emerges from seeing them t...

September 30th, 2015 |  


Letter to the editor: ‘These people have no regard for anyone’

To the editor:Another Jug has come and gone.I was born and raised in Delaware, attended Buckeye Valley, and still drive past the fairgrounds en route ...

September 30th, 2015 |  


Mike DeWine: Extending Ohio’s foster care to age 21

Mike DeWine: Extending Ohio’s foster care to age 21

Parents prepare their children for independence by teaching them life skills that will help them make good decisions as adults. Many children, however...

September 30th, 2015 |  



Tom Burns: Overcoming the beginner’s blues

Tom Burns: Overcoming the beginner’s blues

Astronomy can be a difficult hobby if you’re a beginner. You’ll need to choose from a vast array of sometimes-expensive equipment, the ski...

September 28th, 2015 |  


Mariann Main: Some thoughts on the Delaware County Fair, Little Brown Jug

Mariann Main: Some thoughts on the Delaware County Fair, Little Brown Jug

Everyone has character faults. I am no exception. Supposedly, being a “worrier” is in the Main family DNA. Maybe that is why there are no ...

September 28th, 2015 |  


In harmony with Gloria

In harmony with Gloria

Hello from Illinois!Our church youth group received an invitation from an English (non-Amish) friend to come to their church house and sing for them. ...

September 27th, 2015 |  


Mary Jane Santos: For one last time, I’m glad you asked

Mary Jane Santos: For one last time, I’m glad you asked

Well, folks, here it is: My last column for the Delaware Gazette.I began writing “Glad You Asked” in 1988, and with the exception of one w...

September 26th, 2015 |  


Pat Tiberi: The Planned Parenthood dilemma

Pat Tiberi: The Planned Parenthood dilemma

When I first saw the videos showing health care workers callously discussing the selling of baby body parts, my heart sunk. As more and more videos co...

September 25th, 2015 |  


David Hejmanowski: Is bridge a sport? Some think so

David Hejmanowski: Is bridge a sport? Some think so

“We are sick of being told that what we do is less important because we don’t sweat enough.”— Ian Payn, vice chairmanEnglish B...

September 25th, 2015 |  


On religion: A clear witness to the power of God

On religion: A clear witness to the power of God

We are right in the midst of the social event of the year with the Delaware County Fair and the running of the 70th Little Brown Jug, the final leg of...

September 25th, 2015 |