The Daily Numbers -- Nov. 30
2,750 dollars, the amount apparently missing that has led to charges being filed against a former clerk in Folcroft District Court.
300 small businesses that will converge on Springfield Country Club on Monday seeking to get their mitts on government contracts at a procurement summit hosted by Rep. Joe Sestak.
200 people who showed up last night in Bucks County seeking to get their goods back. The stuff was ripped off by crooks in a burglary spree that specialized in car break-ins. More than 1,000 items were recovered.
1 dead and two wounded when gunfire erupted Thursday night at Eighth and Monroe streets in Philadelphia. No end to the violence.
1 school closing and about 15 others being merged as the Camden Diocese deals with declining enrollments in Catholic grade schools. It’s not just Delco dealing with this issue.
3 fishermen dead in still another boating accident off the coast of New Jersey. That’s four fatalities in just two days.
15, age of student stabbed in a bathroom in Bensalem High School. The school was locked down for several hours Thursday afternoon.
120 million bucks, what SEPTA wants to spend for new “smart-card” technology for paying fares on its buses and trolleys.
8 people now facing charges in a major computer hack job and attack that wound up crashing the system at the University of Penn.
1 penny higher for the cost of gasoline. The average price now sits at $3.13, tying the high point for the year set back on May 28.
2 huge high school playoff games this weekend. Best luck to both Ridley and Garnet Valley as they seek District 1 titles.
2 more days before the Eagles take the field again, and we see whether it will be Donovan McNabb or A.J. Feeley at quarterback.
0, how much of last night’s Dallas-Green Bay game you saw if you do not have the NFL Network TV package.
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Hope the Eagles have their “mudder” shoes on for Sunday. The weather folks are calling for ice, snow, and rain. Couple that with new turf that was laid on the field and you could have the Mud Bowl.
I Don’t Get It: We’re still dealing with blatant racial prejudice, as can be witnessed in the ugly incident in Clifton Heights. I don’t get it.
Today’s Upper: Kudos to Chase Frost. He’s the 21-year-old Parkside volunteer firefighter injured in a blaze at a townhouse back in August. He’s been released from Crozer and his going to continue rehab and treatment at a facility in Texas near his mother’s home. We can’t wait to see you back again, Chase.
Quote Box: “Certainly if that kind of nonsense is going on we’re going to increase the patrols up there.”
-- Clifton Heights Police Chief Walter Senkow, after racial graffiti was discovered outside a local business.