Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Today's Daily Numbers - Nov. 23

The Daily Numbers: 1 more year, at least, of single-sex education at Monsignor Bonner and Archbishop Prendergast High School. They got the green light to continue through at least 2012.

300,000 dollar deficit, what the schools were facing.

500,000 dollars in pledges, what they had to raise. They didn’t get it all, but got enough to ensure the tradition will continue.

9 people facing charges after a series of drug sweeps in Upper Darby.

5.8 million in revenue from table games at Harrah’s Chester Casino in October.

1, as in No. 1 in the state, where Harrah’s ranks in terms of table games revenue.

2,000 dollar performance bonuses for 5 Upper Darby School District employees.

1.7 percent cost of living pay increases in line for state legislators and judges.

3,000 dollar reward for info in the strangulation of 21-year-old Elaine Goldberg in the Kensington section of Philly. The pols’ pay starts at

$78,315 and will go to $79,623.

50 people who plan to gather at Philadelphia International Airport Wednesday on the busiest travel day of the year to protest invasive security measures.

2 members of the Temple University football program being investigated on a rape complaint by a female student.

300 dollars in items believed stolen from classrooms in the Bensalem School District by a janitor. He now faces charges.

2 burglaries of homes in Doylestown that now have neighbors and police up in arms.

1 flu-related death reported in Pa. It took the life of a man in Lehigh County.

3 to 7 years in jail for a former Temple student in a hit-run accident that left another student critically injured.

400,000 believed ripped off from investors by a Bala Cynwyd called the “Bernie Madoff of Montgomery County.”

3-2 win for Flyers over Canadiens last night, even though they trailed 2-0 in first period.

2 weeks, how long Flyers winger Danny Carcillo is expected to miss with knee injury.

4, as in 4th ranked defense for Chicago Bears, who await the Eagles this Sunday.

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Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.

Michael Vick appears on the cover of Sports Illustrated this week. What was that about a curse?

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I Don’t Get It: Remember those much-hyped plans for PhillyLive, the entertainment and shopping complex that will replace the Spectrum.

They’re another victim of the economy, being seriously scaled back, at least to start.

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Today’s Upper: Remember the kitten that a couple of unthinking teens put in a microwave oven and then tossed out a window in Philly? The kitten is doing better and now has been adopted.

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Quote Box: “The reason we came here was to graduate from Bonner, not graudate from a coed school.”

- Chad Hudson, on word that Monsignor Bonner and Archbishop Prendergast will continue their tradition of single-sex education for at least another year.



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