The Daily Numbers - March 31
The Daily Numbers: 7 foot bronze replica of beloved Phils broadcaster Harry Kalas that its backers hope to have placed at Citizens Bank Park as early as today.
36, where Delco ranks among Pa. counties in terms of health care.
Chester County comes in at No. 3, Bucks 5 and Montco 6. Philadelphia comes in dead last at 67.
4 DUIs racked up by Philly man who was arrested recently in Upper Darby.
44 degrees today, 49 tomorrow for Opening Day at Citizens Bank Park.
33, age of tow truck driver shot during an incident in Chester yesterday.
7 fishermen, 5 from Delco, cited for violations of fishing and boating law during a recent tournament on Delaware River.
7 lawn fires that are under investigation in Folcroft.
2 more retired priests placed on leave by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia as allegations of sex abuse against them are reviewed.
41 foot motor coach, a holdover from Rendell Administration, being sold off by Gov. Tom Corbett.
6,000 dollars fleeced from an older in Torresdale by a phone scammer posing as a jailed grandson.
20,000 dollar reward posted for information in case of kidnapped Atlantic City mother.
629 million dollar shortfall now facing the Philadelphia School District. Among the items being considered for cuts are music and athletic programs.
1 more win needed for the Sixers to make the NBA playoffs.
7 games played for Luis Castillo. The Phils cut the former All-Star second baseman yesterday.
1 more day until opening day at Citizens Bank Park.
Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.The Phils will kick off the season Friday at Citizens Bank Park with some World Series-style weather. High will be in the 40s. Boys of Summer? Not for a couple of months.
I Don’t Get It: The cuts now being proposed by the school district in Philadelphia – including music and athletic programs – prove just how dire things are going to get in Gov. Tom Corbett’s budget is approved.
Today’s Upper: Word from Chester is that the Kimberly-Clark plant, where union workers wondered if their jobs were on the chopping block, is not going to be closed. That protects 650 Delco jobs.
Quote Box: “That this project is fan-drive is something my father wold be really excited and happy about because he was so receptive to the fans and enjoyed their company. He would also be very humbled by it.”
- Brad Kalas, talking about push to erect statue of his famous father Harry outside Citizens Bank Park.