The Daily Numbers - Nov. 30
The Daily Numbers: 52,766 dollars owed to Police Chief Bob Smythe by Darby Borough. It will be paid next year.
250 dollar per animal contract being sought by the new county Animal Protection Board from each of the county’s 49 municipalities.
40, how many of those 49 need to sign on to make the proposed new county animal shelter financially feasible.
4,000 stray animals each year in the county.
9 years, how long Republican Dominic Pileggi has spent in the Pa. Senate. He’s mulling a shot at challenging incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Robert P. Casey.
32, age of man found wandering around Harrah’s Casino in an attempt to steal cash.
0 tax hike in proposed budgets in East Lansdowne, Ridley and Eddystone municipal budgets.
18, age of suspect being sought for breaking into a home in Upland and holding a knife to the throat of a woman as 3 small children slept nearby.
11, age of child struck by an SUV while crossing Manoa Road in Haverford yesterday.
50 people arrested as Occupy Philly protesters were evicted from area around City Hall and then held protests in several spots.
100 dollars and a stun gun, how much a student at Upper Darby High sold a gun to another student for, according to police.
3 Philly 4th graders charged with sexually assaulting a classmate in West Philly.
460 cars that were damaged by gooey driveway sealant that leaked onto the Pa. Turnpike in the western part of the state.
74 foot Norway spruce from Pa. town of Mifflinville that will grace Rockefeller Center in New York City.
905,000 dollar in severance pay awarded former Philly Schools Superintendent Arlene Ackerman, who is now seeking unemployment.
4 day short week for Eagles, who now have to fly across the country to face Seattle Thursday night.
2 Eagles coaches who exchanged angry words during Sunday’s blowout loss to the Patriots. Maybe the players should have showed as much spirit.
Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.Looks like the 3rd straight week with no Michael Vick for Eagles. Shouldn’t come as a surprise. Vick’s style of play means he’s going to get hurt and you better have a good backup.
I Don’t Get It: The county is very possibly looking at a crisis in animal control if most of its towns don’t sign off on contracts tied to a proposed new shelter. This one could get ugly.
Today’s Upper: There are 3 more towns that have managed to construct budgets that do not call for tax hikes. Put Ridley, Eddystone and East Lansdowne into that side of the ledger.
Quote Box: “I have deep concerns about the direction our nation is taking in many areas.”
- Pa. Sen. Dominic Pileggi in saying he’s been approached about a possible challenge to U.S. Sen. Robert Casey.