The Daily Numbers - Feb. 23

The Daily Numbers: 28 months in jail for Anthony Forte, head of the largest union at Boeing, in a kickback scheme.
1.25 million dollars in restitution he also must make in connection with a massive kickback scheme involving loans from the Boeing credit union.
1 day in prison and $178,000 in restitution for his brother David, who also pleaded guilty in the case.
56,000 dollars in no-bid work from the county doled out to the daughter of Sheriff Joe McGinn. That includes some work she did for her dad’s department.
6,046 dollars Kellie McGinn will repay to the county for work done for the Sheriff’s Department.
40 residents who turned up at Norwood council again Monday night to complain about the whopping 34 percent tax hike approved to bail out the financially ailing town.
2 million dollars raised by state Sen. Anthony Williams, D-Phila., who also covers a slice of Delco. He’s planning a run for governor.
2 Pa. Senate candidates who are planning to debate. That would be Joe Sestak and Pat Toomey. Arlen Specter is taking a pass.
4, as in 4th place, out of the medal hunt, for the pride of Aston’s Ice Works, Tanith Belbin and Benjamin Agosto, at last night’s ice dancing finals at the Olympics in Vancouver.
100 people show showed up at Ice Works last night to cheer on the favorites.
100 people who turned up at Eddystone council last night to voice their opposition to a metal-shredding facility proposed for the town.
471 charges of child abuse involving 103 kids formally filed against a doctor in Lewes, Del., yesterday.
500 dollar reward posted for info on who shot a cat in the eye with a dart in Mullica Hill, N.J.
2, age of girl abandoned in a Del. gas station. Police have received some tips but have yet to ID the toddler.
1,200 dollars ripped off from a man inside a North Philly deli.
24 frozen fetuses found when police raided a doctor’s office in West Philadelphia.
42 laptops that disappeared in past 14 months after being given to students in Lower Merion School District, which is what sparked the district to activate Web cams built into them, touching off a legal firestorm.
50 percent of her work spend on campaign business, according to testimony by a former legislative aide at corruption trial yesterday in Harrisburg.
20 pitches thrown by Brad Lidge off a mound yesterday in Clearwater. It was first time he’s been back on hill since undergoing offseason surgeries on his elbow and knee.
36 home runs and 99 RBIs last year for Jayson Werth, who was the talk of Phillies training camp yesterday when he showed up with a thick beard and long hair.
3 remaining games on this road trip that will be missed by Sixers’ Allen Iverson, who is heading back home to be with his ailing daughter.
903 wins, what Herb Magee is shooting for tonight as the longtime Philadelphia University coach looks to break Bobby Knight’s record for men’s hoops wins.

Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.The Phillies are learning the high cost of success. Jayson Werth is in camp. He’s headed into the final year of his deal. After some eye-popping numbers last year, he’s going to be looking for big bucks.
Whether or not the Phils can afford him remains to be seen.
I Don’t Get It: Who would shoot a cat in the eye with a dart? That’s what police in South Jersey would like to know. They’ve posted a $500 reward in the case.
Today’s Upper: Kudos to all those who showed up at Ice Works last night to cheer on the ice dancers who train there. Tanith Belbin and Ben Agosto did not win a medal, but they captured a lot of hearts.
Quote Box: “Tony has done a lot of great, great things in the intervening years and I think that was reflected in the judge’s sentence.”
- Brian McMonagle, lawyer for Boeing union boss Anthony Forte, who was sentenced to 28 months in jail yesterday for a kickback scheme involving loans handed out by the company credit union.