The Daily Numbers - Oct. 24

The Daily Numbers: 4 foot beam from World Trade Center formally placed in its new setting in Lower Chichester Sunday.

1,500 municipalities nationwide that were selected to get a piece of the structure.

3 new saints canonized at the Vatican on Sunday, including the Rev. Luigi Guanella. Prayers for the recovery of an Edgmont man were one of the miracles credited to Guanella.

19, age of teen shot to death in Chester early Sunday.

3 men, including 2 from Chester, charged in a string of car thefts in Claymont, Del.

15 Occupy Philadelphia protesters arrested Sunday after they blocked a street.

3 suspects in the ‘Basement of Horrors’ case in Philly who are due in court this morning.

3.50 a gallon, what we’re paying on average at the pump today. That’s up a penny from last week.

2.89, what we were paying last week.

3,500 slot machines at Parx Casino in Bucks County. They are getting ready to expand again.

7.2 earthquake that devastated Tunisia. The death toll is now at 138 and is expected to grow.

10 years since Apple rolled out the iPod.

253 yards rushing yesterday for Cowboys rookie DeMarco Murray against the Rams. Eagles defense better be ready for a huge test.

2-2 deadlock in the World Series pitting the Cardinals and Rangers.

3 home runs for Cards slugger Albert Pujols Saturday night.


Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.Raise your hand if you hate the bye week. Thought so. Bring on the Cowboys!



I Don’t Get It: The Occupy Philly folks weren’t content with their tent city. They wanted to block the street. Police arrested 15 of them.


Today’s Upper: Kudos to the miraculous recovery of William Glisson Jr. Prayers for his recovery were part of the miracle credited to the Rev. Luigi Guanella, who was canonized in Rome.


Quote Box: “Not only do a I get a miracle and get to be saved, now I get to meet the pope.”

- William Glisson Jr., on yesterday’s events at the Vatican in which he brought up the gifts to the altar.