The Daily Numbers - Aug. 31
The Daily Numbers: 200 dollar reward for information on the persons responsible for vandalizing the 9/11 memorial outside Clifton Heights Fire Co.
13 counties, including Delco, declared federal disaster area by President Obama. It means local victims are eligible for federal aid for damage inflicted by Hurricane Irene.
8,000 people still without power in Delco in the wake of Hurricane Irene. That’s down from 29,000 late Monday.
6.7 million customers who lost power along the East Coast in the storm.
82 miles of wire PECO says it has replaced since the ‘cane hit on Saturday.
1,700 outages in the storm in Concord Township, tops in Delco, followed by Aston with 1,300, Ridley with 1,200 and Nether Providence with 1,000.
44, new death toll being blamed on Hurricane Irene.
70, age of caregiver now charged with neglect after the person in her care fell in her Upper Darby home.
78, age of woman who fell down the steps. Police say the caregiver ignored her for 13 hours while she watched TV.
12, age of girl allegedly assaulted in the Quarryville, Pa., home of a Chester firefighter. It’s the 2nd time he’s been accused of child molestation in recent weeks.
1.2 million square feet of development in the new plan rolled out last night for the old Franklin Mint site in Middletown. That’s down from 3 million square feet in the original on the 173-acre site.
200 residential units in the new plan, down from 1,253.
120,000 square foot office building and 2 150,000 sqare foot retail building, which would house a home improvement store and supermarket.
7 days a week, 12 hours a day, what Auditor General Jack Wagner wants to have happen for state store operations in Pa.
22 wine kiosks in operation. They have cost the LCB $1.1 million more to run than they have taken in.
16 wins for Roy Halladay, as Phils blasted Reds, 9-0
3 runs also knocked in by Halladay with bases loaded double.
2 home runs for Ryan Howard.
6 straight seasons with 100 RBI for Howard.
5-1 record for Phils vs. Reds this year.
100 million dollar contract for Eagles quarterback Michael Vick.
Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.Make no mistake. Michael Vick is now the face of the Eagles franchise. Animal lovers are just going to love that.
I Don’t Get It: How could anyone deface a memorial dedicated to 9/11. Some days you just shake your head.
Today’s Upper: Kudos to all those PECO crews who have been out there since Saturday night working to restore power across the region.
*: “What could anyone possibly gain from that?”
- Elsie Caldwell, after hearing that vandals defaced 9/11 memorial outside the Clifton Heights Fire Co.