The Daily Numbers
: 2 charges, simple assault and harassment, on which former Ridley Officer Brian Decker was convicted in connection with an altercation with a Wawa clerk. He was acquitted of a charge of making terroristic threats.2
sites along Baltimore Pike in Springfield that are being proposed for new, huge billboards. The plan is opposed by township commissioners and many residents.672
square feet, the size of the billboards being proposed by Bartkowski Investment Group. Similar plans are being considered in Marple and Morton.2
incidents of gunfire in Chester and Chester Township that police believe may be related. The shooting on Lehman Street in the city might have been retaliation for a weekend shooting in Chester Township.2
human cases of West Nile virus now recorded in Pa. A man in Bridgeport, Montgomery County, has been diagnosed.500,000
dollars bail being demanded by Iran for the release of a young American woman hiker, one of three being held there.2
Back to School speeches delivered by President Obama. Today he will deliver his second at Masterman School in Philly.1
woman’s body found on an athletic field in Burlington County, N.J.14
of 15 unions at the Philadelphia Inquirer/Daily News who have accepted concessions. The Teamster drivers are holding out and the sale of the company may be in peril.2.5
million dollar winning Match 6 Pa. Lottery ticket in the Sept. 9 drawing that was sold in Radnor. Just what they need, another millionaire in Radnor.12,000
dollars in donations to two collections last Sunday that was stolen from a Catholic church in the Rhawnhurst section of Philadelphia.50
-pound tortoise that was reported missing from a store in Delaware. It was found a few blocks away.8
people reported shot in less than 5 hours last night in Philadelphia.5
DUI convictions for a Philadelphia man convicted of aggravated manslaughter in a fatal crash in Lower Township, N.J. He told police he had consumed 12 beers before the crash.62
, age of pastor in Tannersville, Pa., charged in the murder of his wife 11 years ago. Police now say he staged a car crash to cover it up.11.3
percent dip in revenue at Atlantic City casinos in August, the first full month of table games at Pa. casinos.4
RBI last night for Carlos Ruiz as he led the Phils to an 11-4 beatdown of the Marlins.100
RBI for Ryan Howard after he singled to knock in a run last night.4
home runs for the Phils in the rout.1
run in 6 innings surrendered by Phils starter Joe Blanton.2
Eagles starters now lost for the season after Week 1. Those would be fullback Leonard Weaver and center Jamaal Jackson.2
Eagles questionable suffering from concussion symptoms.2
fullbacks signed by the Eagles to replace Weaver.
*Call me a Phanatic
: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.
Anyone who watched the tape of Stewart Bradley struggle to stay on his feet after the vicious collision Sunday has to smirk just a bit when hearing Andy Reid talk about how Bradley and QB Kevin Kolb “passed all the tests” on the sideline and were allowed to go back into the game.
They need to get real.
*I Don’t Get It
: People are taking their wrath out on some businesses in Springfield where the landlords are proposing those massive billboards.
A lot of times it’s not the business’s fault. They don’t own the building. They just lease the space.
: To the Phillies. After watching the Eagles Sunday, fans better hope the Phils play into November again this year.
: “I don’t know how you could take that comment and try to make it seem like I’m trying to say I’m a better quarterback than Kevin.”
- Michael Vick, yesterday, on stir caused by his post-game comment that Eagles might have had a chance to win had he been the quarterback all four quarters.