The Daily Numbers - Dec. 1
The Daily Numbers: 1 percent earned income tax approved in Sharon Hill.
750,000 dollar deficit the borough is trying to work its way out of – it’s not easy.
3.26 million dollar budget in Sharon Hill, pending final approval, and that includes an average tax hike of $53.
9 percent tax hike approved in Radnor.
3.9 percent tax hike being eyed by officials in Chester County. They also are looking to eliminate 10 to 15 jobs.
8 day Festival of Lights celebrated by Jews, starting tonight.
5,600 dollars in goods allegedly ripped off by 2 women at the Macy’s in Springfield Mall. Security gave chase and nabbed them on Baltimore Pike.
1.7 percent pay hike for Pa. pols. Gov-elect Tom Corbett said he will give his to charity. Good for him.
90 minutes stranded on a Jersey beach for a dolphin. It did not survive.
31, age of manager of fast-food join in Delaware who now has been charged in plot to rob the place.
30 to 66 years in prison for a man convicted in the brutal rape of an 11-year-old girl in Philly.
83,000 Pennsylvanians who will lose their unemployment benefits this week unless Congress takes action.
26 weeks, maximum package people can expect to get benefits under the current plan.
2 straight wins for the Sixers, who beat the Portland Trail Blazers, 88-79.
18 points for Elton Brand to lead the Sixers.
17, as in Channel 17, where you can watch the Eagles game Thursday night if you don’t have the NFL Network.
Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.Look up the word leadership and you won’t see Michael Vick’s name listed there. But there is no doubt that Vick has asserted himself as the leader of the Birds. Good for him.
I Don’t Get It: A suspect is believed to have thrown a police K9 dog into traffic during a confrontation last night in Blackwood, N.J. The pup did not survive. I don’t get it.
Today’s Upper: Can we just celebrate the season, all denominations and all beliefs. I am already tired of the annual debate over whether to specifically include the word “Christmas” in the process.
Quote Box: “I don’t think it’s fair. I think it’s outrageous. I’m beside myself when it comes to this.”
- Scott MacNeil, Sharon Hill borough councilman, voicing his opposition to a new 1 percent earned income tax.