The Daily Numbers: 696,000
dollars, how much a man admitted to stealing from the Collingdale firm where he worked to fuel his gambling habit.
checks that Jeffrey McElwee admitted making out to himself over a period of 13 years.
Delco senators who all voted no on Senate Bill 76, which would have eliminated property taxes across the state and increased the sales and income taxes to make up the difference.
vote to nix the measure, with Lt. Gov. Mike Stack casting the tie-breaking vote.
month state budget standoff that could go on now that a deal is said to be “in peril,” according to Gov. Tom Wolf.
cat rescued from a house fire in Sharon Hill yesterday afternoon.
man shot in an ambush attack outside an Upper Chichester tavern over the weekend.
dollar tax bill for Springfield residents, that includes a tax hike this year.
tax hike planned in Ridley Park.
workers in Montgomery County who are looking at layoffs for the holiday season.
people found shot to death inside a home in Philadelphia.
billion dollar deal in which drug firms Pfizer and Allergan will merge.
-for-November slump snapped for Philly home teams with Flyers win last night.
overtime win for the Flyers over the Hurricanes.
seconds into OT, when rookie Shayne Gostisbehere lit the lamp for the winner.
goals through their first 20 games for the Flyers.
of October, last time a home team won, also the Flyers.
straight losses for Sixers to start season.
loss in Minnesota last night.
points for Andrew Wiggins in the win.
points, 12 rebounds, 2 blocks for Sixers rookie Jahlil Okafor.
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Is Chip Kelly’s voice bothering anyone else? That staccato deliver of his is getting old.
I Don’t Get It
: Rack up another victim of legalized gambling. A man yesterday admitted stealing $700,000 from the firm where he worked in Collingdale to fuel his gambling habit.
: Kudos to the firefighters who rushed into a house in Sharon Hill yesterday and rescued a family’s cat in a fire.
: “It relies far too heavily on sales tax to replace the property tax.”
- State Sen. Daylin Leach, D-17, on why he opposed bill to eliminate property taxes.