The Daily Numbers - Oct. 19

The Daily Numbers: 37,000 dollars in the red for the lunch tab at Interboro schools because parents are not putting money into the accounts of their kids lunch cards.

1,179 students with a negative balance on their lunch cards.

202 students owe the bulk of the bill, with a tab coming to more than $25,000.

1 person shot in an officer-involved shooting in a home in Clifton Heights last night.

3 Marines honored by County Council yesterday, with their names and pictures added to the county Tribute Wall in the courthouse.

25,000 dollar reward posted for information on person who robbed bank in Haverford.

50-50 split envisioned by state Sen. Dominic Pileggi between city and state after putting red-light cameras in third-class cities, including Chester.

10 young victims now believed to be connected to the ‘house of horrors’ dungeon case in Philly. They range in age from 2 to 19.

2.5 million dollar bail for woman being held as ringleader in the case.

84, age of man jumped by 4 young men in Fairmount Park.

1 woman believed to be 1st in Pa. suffering from listeria linked to eating contaminated cantaloupe.

3.5 percent hike set this year for Social Security recipients.

760 dollars in scrap metal believed stolen from the Willow Grove Naval Air Station by a Marine from Jersey.

4 year deal for service workers in Philly, averting a strike by building cleaning teams.

17 to 21 years in jail, what federal prosecutors want for ex-Sen. Vince Fumo. That’s opposed to the 4 1/2 year sentence he’s doing now. And they want to slap a $4.2 million fine on him as well.

3 men who pleaded guilty in a beating that led to the death of a Phillies fan outside Citizens Bank Park.

239 yards rushing last year for Jerome Harrison. He rejoins the Birds in a trade for Ronnie Brown.

1.45 billion dollar, net worth of new Sixers owner Joshua Harris, who is 46 years old.

50 percent cut in prices on 9,000 tickets announced by new owners.

4 points for rookie Matt Read in leading the Flyers to 7-2 blowout win over the Senators last night.


Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.Not sure the Eagles offense will be the same without that Ronnie Brown run-pass option down at the goal line.



I Don’t Get It: Now 10 children in various states of malnutrition are being linked to “House of Horrors” case in Philly. It’s certainly living up to its nickname.


Today’s Upper: Kudos to those now circulating an online petition in attempts to save two Delco refineries.


Quote Box: “This is the most important thing we’ve ever done in our lives.”

- Union boss Jim Savage, talking about petition drive to save two refineries.