Delaware 105.9 Blog: Dan Gaffney


Do Delaware public schools really NEED this amount of health history about your child?

How much health information does the public school really need to know? New rules (started in 2013/2014 school year) in Delaware require 9th grade students to submit forms detailing a very specific health history...
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Listener Big Ray gets involved and police help clear drug house in his Lewes area neighborhood.

Listener Ray Perry (Big Ray) has called my show regularly about drug activity in his neighborhood and his consistent efforts to combat it, which included publically naming names and a house address...
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Thieves in Sussex County CAUGHT ON VIDEO! Do you know who they are?

Early this morning I got a twitter message from Ben Galvacky ( @GApilot ) wondering if any of my listeners could identify the two thieves shown in these videos...
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Video: Animal rights crazies secretly film Dagsboro farm, claim cruel treatment of chickens as part of a fundraising effort.

A group called 'Mercy For Animals" claims they secretly filmed the operations of local Sussex County chicken farm (in Dagsboro), and have now posted the "investigation" online...
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Video: Shark Catch in South Bethany caught on video. Charges of animal cruelty follow.

UPDATE 07/02/15 1030am: DNREC Fish and Wildlife Officer responds to South Bethany shark catch video. AUDIO: http://delaware1059.com/podcast_download...
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Solar panel problem? UPDATE: Man gets action after being interviewed on air!

Bob Muncy writes about his solar panel problem: UPDATE at 10:40am WEDNESDAY. After telling his story on the air THIS morning, Bob Muncy reports, "So after talking with Dan Gaffney at 7:00 am this morning DP&L arrived at 10:00 to install the new meter...
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Statement from Milford School District on sex crime arrest of assistant principal

Follow up video: Mr. Husbands of Banneker Elementary was arrested by the Delaware State Police. Sex crime charges involving 3 young kids. This is a statement from the school district: ...
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Food trucks are cool but should the Seaford School District own and operate one?

To me a good meal is always made more special when there are wheels under the kitchen. Yes, I think food trucks are cool and I have always loved them; but I’m not sure it’s something I want tax dollars supporting at a public school...
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Video of Paul McCartney LIVE at Firefly in Dover

I checked for myself, and YES it appears Sir Paul McCartney did indeed put on a stellar performance in Dover Friday night at Firefly. Thanks to many YouTube uploads from folks who were there, we can share the experience...
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Movie trailer for film made in Delaware might indicate the worst movie ever made.

This movie trailer teases a film made in Delaware, and it might be the most unwatchable movie ever made. You decide. Reviews and other information about "Hellaware" say that Delaware is simply used as a punch line to a joke...
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Docking the tail of a cow to become a crime for farmers in Delaware?

Members of the Delaware General Assembly are trying to craft new crimes against farmers. Dairy cow tail docking would become a crime in the First State if this bill becomes law...
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A great looking dress shirt a man could wear for 100 days without washing? It’s not only possible, it’s here now!

It’s been 90 degrees the last few days and I have been wearing wool shirts! A have a wool t-shirt, and a wool button down dress shirt from Wool and Prince, a young fashion start up founded and run by Mac Bishop a young man who proves the American dream of starting a successful business is alive and well...
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Is the world a safer place for our kids today or less safe than when you were a kid? Do we live in a matrix of fear?

Part of my interest in the “free range parenting” discussion is the question of whether we as a society are gripped with fear. Empty boxes are imagined to be bombs; abductors and molesters lurk around every corner; “don’t get involved” you might just get shot; and the extremely annoying “better safe than sorry” comment are things I hear often...
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Does this video show a Delaware police officer making a threat after being called out for illegal parking in DC?

This recently uploaded video claims to show a "Delaware police officer" flashing his badge and gun at a man who was questioning his illegal parking in Washington DC...
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Visiting Delaware over the holiday weekend? Locals give you some rules and helpful tips.

I asked callers to the Dan Gaffney Show to share a rule, or a helpful tip, for tourists and vacationers visiting Delaware this Memorial Day Weekend. Here are some of the answers: Slow down and relax...
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Get paid to eat better!

Here is a brief update on my simplistic lifestyle and minimalist eating habits. Not only am I losing weight by eating only whole grains, fruits, vegetables, beans and primarily fish and eggs; I am saving money too! I used to think a diet of only whole foods with nothing prepackaged or processed was an expensive proposition, but what I failed to realize...
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My TV pilot called Let's Do Lunch. Those oysters were amazing!!

I love going out to lunch on Delmarva, so having the opportunity to film the pilot for a TV or web based show with Colin Walls and CatchItLive.com was an awesome opportunity...
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Man kills his own horse, gets arrested.

A Maryland man has been charged with animal cruelty, arrested and bond posted at $50,000 dollars after allegedly shooting and killing a miniature horse he owned...
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Letter to the Felton police asks tough questions

The following letter was sent to the Felton Police with a copy to Delaware 105.9 December 6, 2014 at 7:37 AM, I was traveling northbound at the posted speed limit "south" of Felton Delaware when a small black 2 door compact car passed me at a high rate of speed, just as we were approaching Felton...
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Thoughts and thanks after our station cruise.

Thoughts and thanks after our station cruise. First a heartfelt thank you to the nearly 250 people that travelled with us on our radio station cruise to the Bahamas over the last seven days...
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