Delaware 105.9 Blog: Susan Monday


Seaford Board Member Explains Why Diversity is Needed at Vo-tech and Charter Schools

The Cape Henlopen school board recently approved the Delaware School Choice Enrollment Reform Resolution. Seaford School Board Member, Frank Parks, drafted the resolution to address what he calls "a rising tide of segregation...
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Voters Shoot Down Milford School Referendums

Voters said "no" to two referendums that would have required them to pony up money for the building of a new middle school as well as future operating costs...
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Delaware Refuses to Pass the Salt

On the eve of what is expected to be a big weather event for the state, was it wise for Delaware give the brush-off to its neighbors when they came calling for some salt? New Jersey, particularly hit hard with snow this season, came knocking on Delaware's door for some help...
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"See Me, Feel Me, Touch Me"

A Berlin, Maryland middle school has put the kibbosh on an anatomy lesson that had 7th grade girls using Play-Doh to model the male genital system. Worcester County teachers were given the Family Life and Human Development curriculum but had the flexibility to use whatever methods they saw fit to deliver the content...
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Now the Question: How to Make Up All the Snow Days

Last week's snow gave local school kids, in some cases, almost a whole week off from school, leaving some parents perplexed. Many said having three days off for what amounted to a "minor snow event" was overkill...
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Movie Texter Pays a Steep Price

By now you're heard the story of the former cop who asks a moviegoer in Florida to stop using his phone in the theater. The men get into an argument, and now the texter is dead and the ex-cop is locked up...
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It's OK to say "Merry Christmas," Isn't It?

"Yes," according to Pastor Robert Decker of the New Covenant Presbyterian Church. He's behind the sign on Kings Highway in Lewes that says just that. Take a look right here...
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Hawaiian Town Tired of Tourists

Kailua, a town on the coast of Oahu, is fed up with tourists and the neighborhood board has asked the state's tourism agency to stop encouraging visitors to come there...
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Where Did Recess Go?

Remember recess, the time when you got to go outside, run around with the other kids, and leave the schoolbooks behind? It seems in some local schools, the value of recess has diminished...
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Local Retailer Says "No" to Opening on Thanksgiving Day

On the same day that K-Mart announced it'll be open 41 hours straight starting at 6 AM on Thanksgiving Day, a local retailer says his stores will NOT be open on the traditional family holiday...
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Are You an Old-School Parent?

In other words, if your kid gets in trouble, do you come to his defense, or does your kid get in "double-trouble" with you? A story out of Rochester, NY has a homeowner facing charges after he "secured" four boys ages 8-10 in a closet after they had vandalized a home he was renovating for his father-in-law...
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Vance Phillip's Accuser Speaks

The woman who has accused Sussex County Councilman Vance Phillips of sexual assault spoke exclusively to Delaware 1059 about why the DE Attorney General's Office has not filed criminal charges against the politician...
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Can Same-Sex Couples Be Good Parents?

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, the answer is "yes." The nation's most influential pediatricians group cites research showing that parents' sexual orientation has no effect on a child's development...
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