The Daily Numbers: 1,000
people who regularly pack State Street in Media for Dining Under the Stars on Wednesday nights in the summer. Borough eateries are now scrambling to get the license needed to sell alcohol outdoors.
dollar application fee that must accompany each application.
, age of former Marple Newtown school bus driver who faces charges of indecent assault on minor.
, age of his alleged victim.
men, including a West Chester University quarterback and 2 Delco men, wavied their preliminary hearings yesterday in connection with an altercation at a West Chester eatery.
people hospitalized yesterday after a crash during the morning rush hour at Routes 1 and 202.
parking lots in Millbourne at center of dispute over parking tied to visit of Pope Francis for the World Meeting of Families.
million dollar project to renovate intersection of Baltimore Pike and Springfield Road that has ground to halt in Clifton Heights.
million scam being alleged by feds against 2 Main Line men in a plot that targeted the University of Penn.
crashes responded to by state police over the Memorial Day weekend.
of the crashes alcohol-related.
20 to 40
years in prison for a Philadelphia man who admitted he attacked and strangled his wife as she walked in a park. They had argued about text messages on his phone from another woman.
people still missing in massive flooding in Houston, Texas.
people killed in storms over the holiday weekend.
inches of rain that his deluged the region.
million dollars in new funding being sought from City Council by the Philadelphia School District.
billion dollars, what Charter Communications will pay to acquire Time Warner Cable.
million dollars, pay of Discovery Communications boss David Zaslav, highest paid CEO.
6 of 10
highest paid CEOs in nation are in the media. I don’t think any of them are newspaper editors.
year suspension for Penn State frat tied to nude pictures of women posted on private Facebook page.
come-from-ahead loss for the Phils against the Mets.
losses in last 24 tries vs. Mets for the Phillies.
years ago tonight that the Flyers won their 2nd consecutive Stanley Cup.
the number of Cups the team has won since.
Call me a Phanatic
: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.
Ruben Amaro Jr. says he probably used his words incorrectly or poorly. Ya think, Rube?
I Don’t Get It:
Sounds like the LCB is sniffing around the great Dining Under the Stars event in Media for some possible lack of licenses by some eateries for outdoor booze sales. I don’t get it.
Kudos to Amaro for realizing how his words sounded and quickly making the rounds of local media to apologize to the fans.
“I don’t think the comments were meant to disparage our fans by any stretch of the imagination. I probably used my words incorrectly or poorly. So I want to apologize for that.”
- Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. after his comments on fans blew up yesterday.