The Daily Numbers - May 31
The Daily Numbers: 3 sons of Darby who were killed in the Vietnam War who were honored by having streets renamed in their honor in Darby Borough on Memorial Day.
79, age of Larry Weathers Jr., who was one of 160 Middletown residents with the unveiling of a World War II honor roll.
2 elderly Chester residents injured when fire swept through their home on Madison Street early Monday. Their pet dog perished.
2 brothers, the Gillon boys from Ridley, who are in service in Afghanistan. A 3rd brother has already completed a tour of duty.
3, age of child who drowned in the swim club at St. Albans in Newtown Square on Saturday, the first day the pool was open.
14, age of teen killed when his dirt bike collided with another motorcycle operated by a 16-year-old in Newark, Del.
2 people stabbed after an altercation in a Northeast Philly rooming house.
1 person killed and 1 jailed after a game of beer pong erupted into a stabbing in Cherry Hill, N.J.
25 percent cut in aid that continues to loom over Temple University and other state-affiliated colleges in Pa. That’s actually down from the 50 percent cut first considered.
15 gravestones toppled over causing $5,000 in damages in a cemetery in Egg Harbor Township, N.J.
3 foot alligator captured in Monocacy Creek in Bethlehem.
1 dead, 6 injured after a boat explosion in Erie.
4 runs on 10 hits over 7 innings yesterday for Roy Halladay, who clearly did not have his best stuff, but still gutted out a win.
3 home runs surrendered by the Phils ace.
11-1 record for Halladay in his career vs. the Nationals and Expos.
999 career RBIs for Raul Ibanez, who homered.
Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.Gotta love the way Phillies fans travel. They literally took over Nationals Park yesterday.
I Don’t Get It: A woman on a bicycle faces a DUI charge after colliding with another vehicle in Philly. She plowed into a police cruiser. I don’t get it.
Today’s Upper: Go ahead and complain if you want. Not me. I love the heat. Bring it on.
Quote Box: “Dennis is a hero. We’re here to honor heroes.”
- Jack Rhodes, boyhood friend of Dennis James Murphy, one of three Vietnam War vets honored Monday in Darby Borough.