The Daily Numbers - Oct. 21

The Daily Numbers: 2 9-year-old boys who were targets of attempted abduction try yesterday in Ridley Park.

56, age of staffer at Chester Community Charter School charged with soliciting a 14-year-old student to send nude pictures of herself to his cell phone.

126,500 dollars delivered to Lansdowne Theatre by County Council yesterday to fund the restoration of their iconic marquee.

28,000 dollars a month, the proposed deficit being predicted already for the county’s new animal shelter being proposed for a site in Darby Township.

7-0 vote by which the Chester Upland School Board voted to hire former Downingtown Superintendent Levi Wingard as their new interim super.

4 foot beam from the World Trade Center that will be formally dedicated during a ceremony Sunday in Lower Chichester.

8.3 percent unemployment rate in Pa. in September. That’s up from 8.2 percent in August.

15,800 fewer people working in the state last month.

82, age of man in motorized wheelchair who was struck and killed while he crossed Street Road in Bensalem yesterday.

400,000 dollars worth of heroin seized in home in Tacony section of Philadelphia.

1-0 loss in their regular season finale for the Union. They still qualify for the MLS playoffs.

2 goals for Alex Ovechkin as the Caps romped over the Flyers last night, 5-2.


Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.The Cardinals and Rangers are now deadlocked 1-1 in the World Series. And no, it does not make it any easier to watch.



I Don’t Get It: Investigators are probing the discovery of a pig’s head in a cemetery in Vineland, N.J. I don’t get it.


Today’s Upper: Gotta love it that the magical story of those legendary Immaculata women’s basketball teams have finally made it to the big screen. ‘The Mighty Macs’ opens nationwide today.


Quote Box: “Reliving this has been great. I said to someone else that it makes me feel younger. The older I get, the better I was.”

- Former Immaculata hoops player Beth Ann Hoffman Quinn, on watching the movie based on their team.