The Daily Numbers - June 30
The Daily Numbers: 1, as in July 1, tomorrow, when the SPCA has vowed to get out of the animal control business. There’s no deal on a possible extension yet.
2,000 stray animals, how many the Delco SPCA took in last year. That’s about 66 percent of all strays in the county.
14, age of Chester teen shot while riding his bike in the city.
34, age of city man who pleaded guilty to killing a man in a Brandywine Hundreds hotel room in 2006.
63, age of grandmother from Clifton Heights charged in an altercation with her grandson. He’s 9.
109-92 vote in House to pass the Pa. budget and send it to Gov. Tom Corbett for his signature.
30 million dollars restored for public education and 300 million for state universities under the plan.
27.15 billion dollar budget that will still mean a lot of pain for a lot of people.
1 sheriff’s deputy killed during shootout with a suspect, who also was killed, in Berks County.
14, age of unlicensed teen driver who police say plowed into another car on Academy Road in Philly, killing 1 and sending 5 others to hospital 600 bucks stolen from a man in the Mayfair section of the city during a violent home invasion.
35 million dollars more in debt than they actually thought they were, at the Philadelphia School District.
1 dollar more, what you’ll pay to use bridges to Jersey starting tomorrow, including on the Commodore Barry.
2 Philly police officers injured in collision Wednesday night.
7 strong innings for Vance Worley in dazzling the Red Sox last night. He gave up just 5 hits and 1 run in the Phils 2-1 victory.
1-2-3 eighth and ninth innings for relievers Michael Stutes and Antonio Bastardo.
3 for 3 with a homer for ageless Raul Ibanez.
6 of 7 losses for the Red Sox, on a serious down streak.
0 for 4 for Big Papi David Ortiz, who was inserted into the lineup aside from his usual DH role in an attempt to spark the Boston offense.
46,612 people packed into Citizens Bank Park.
181 consecutive sellouts at The Bank, including post-season play.
Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.Vance Worley in Game 2 vs. the Red Sox? We knew all about Cliff Lee and Cole Hamels, but Worley was a worry. Not anymore.
I Don’t Get It: No tax or levy on natural gas extraction in Pa. I don’t get it.
Today’s Upper: You just have to love what the Phillies are doing. And the good vibe they that allow to reverberate all over the region.
Quote Box: “As of July 1, the municipalities that have contracted with us will not have contracts with the Delco SPCA.”
- SPCA spokesperson Justina Calgiano.