Thursday, May 12, 2011

The Daily Numbers - Mary 12

The Daily Numbers: 14 years, how long they’ve been honoring fallen law enforcement officers at the annual Delaware County Law Enforcement Memorial in Rose Tree Park.

600 people who packed a public hearing last night on the Upper Darby School District budget.

2.7 percent tax hike on tap in the district.

65 positions being eliminated, with a savings of $5.7 million.

69 dollars more, what the average resident will pay in taxes next year, bringing the total tax tab to $2,634.

3 more locations being opened by the Jake’s Wayback Burgers food chain, including one in Springfield.

194,820 dollars a year. Annual salary for obstetricians and gynecologists in Philly region, top-paying jobs in the area.

65 feet, how far a trolley traveling 25 mph needs to stop.

38-12 vote in Pa. Senate yesterday to OK a bill that would make it easier for public school districts to fire teachers.

60 percent favorability mark for President Obama, according to a new poll taken after U.S. troops killed Osama bin Laden.

100,000 dollar donation by Citizens Bank to the National Constitution Center.

148-43 vote in Pa. House to beef up regulations of abortion clinics in the state.

2 run single in the ninth inning last night by Jimmy Rollins to lead Phils to come-from-behind win over the Marlins.

27 consecutive innings for Cliff Lee in which the Phils have failed to score a run for him. He was lifted after 6 last night, trailing 3-0.

14 game hitting streak for Shane Victorino, who homered.

5 Flyers who have undergone surgery so far in this offseason. Defensemen Chris Pronger will join the list today, with a procedure on his back.

19,178 people who jammed PPL Park for Union’s 1-1 tie with Galaxy last night, a record crowd for the stadium.


Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.Exit Brian Schneider. Re-enter Carlos Ruiz. Schneider blew out a hamstring running the bases last night. Ruiz will play a rehab game with Clearwater tonight, catching Roy Oswalt while Chase Utley is due to play second base. Ruiz is likely to be back behind the dish Friday night when the Phils hit Atlanta.



I Don’t Get It: Ever notice how quickly the price at the pump skyrockets when gas prices are going up, but when it’s announced that prices are set to decline, it take forever.


Today’s Upper: To the 600 Upper Darby residents who packed a public hearing last night on the school budget. That’s called getting involved.


Quote Box: “Our industry and company are already taxed heavily compared to other industries in the United States.

- Jim Mulva, DEO of ConocoPhillips as he prepares to join other oil industry execs in hearing before Senate today.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Who is @Bizarro_Zo ?

May 15, 2011 at 3:19 PM 

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