The Daily Numbers - June 30
70,000 dollars in 7 days, how much Sestak was hoping to raise leading up to today’s financial reporting deadline.
2 luxury SUVs ripped off from the lot at YBH Audi on West Chester Pike in Edgmont.
297 teachers awaiting fact-finder’s report in Interboro as their contract with the district expires today.
100,000 dollars, how much the Delaware County Community Foundation needs to raise for its Sunshine Lady Fund in order to get a matching 100 grand from a fund run by the wife of financier Warren Buffet.
1 person shot in the parking lot of the train station in Claymont, Del., last night.
7 straight years Pennsylvania has failed to put a budget in place as of the July 1 deadline. Doesn’t look like this year is going to be any different.
4 contracts with city workers’ unions that expire at midnight in Philadelphia. None of the unions has indicated as yet whether it will strike.
1 day in jail for a Main Line elementary school teacher from Wallingford who was convicted of possessing child porn.
1 Montgomery County father charged with murder in the shooting death of his son during an argument in their Horsham home.
1.67 billion dollar award for Centocor against Abbott Laboratories in a patent-infringement case.
5 Philadelphia police officers left injured after three different crashes
4 kilos of cocaine and $100,000 in cash found in the apartment of a woman who was gunned down execution style, along with her companion, in an upscale Northern Liberties complex.
12, age of child struck and killed by a tractor-trailer in the Mayfair section of Philly yesterday.
85,000 Pennsylvania adults who would qualify for government-subsidized health care under a plan approved by the state House yesterday.
25,000 Pennsylvanians who are facing the prospect of seeing their unemployment compensation run out in mid-July.
80,000 dollars believed ripped off from the Atlantis Inn hotel in Rehoboth Beach. The former manager faces charges.
1,000 people who showed up to protest the firing of the superintendent in the Owen J. Roberts School District last night.
5 minute standing ovation for that Super, Myra Forrest 39, age of teacher in Delaware who now faces charges of having a sexual relationship with a student.
29 billion dollar budget – including tax hikes – approved in New Jersey yesterday.
.254 on-base percentage for a struggling Jimmy Rollins, who will return to the lineup tonight in Atlanta.
4 year contract for Eagles draft pick running pick LeSean McCoy.
1 draft pick still be signed by the Birds. That would be top pick wide receiver Jeremy Maclin.
Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.Looks like the Eagles will have all their key parts on hand when they go camp in late July. Their only unsigned draft pick is No. 1 choice Jeremy Maclin. Still to be determined is whether star running back Brian Westbrook will be on hand.
I Don’t Get It: Bernard Madoff’s wife gets to keep almost $3 million dollars while her husband’s victims are picking up the financial pieces of the nightmare his Ponzi scheme he left them in. How does that work?
Today’s Upper: The Delaware County Community Foundation is looking to raise $100,000 so it can receive a matching $100,000 grant for its Sunshine Lady Fund, which benefits those who find themselves in dire circumstances.
Quote Box: “People like conversions, but they are also skeptical and will want to know why he did what he did.”
- U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak, talking about the switch of Arlen Specter to Democratic Party.