Wednesday, May 16, 2012

The Daily Numbers - May 16

The Daily Numbers: 212 pot plants seized from a home in Darby Borough after police responded to call of a home invasion.

220,000 dollars, street value of pot that was growing in the row home on Avon Road.

1 student injured in a fight involving a couple of students at Archbishop Prendergast High School.

5 and 2, ages of children police say were left home alone by a mom who went to work in Paoli.

12 people left homeless after fire roared through several apartments in the Spring Village complex in Sharon Hill last night.

12,000 dollars raised for the Foundation for Wallingford-Swarthmore Schools by recent ‘Arts4Smarts’ event.

26 employees who are retiring from the Upper Darby School District.

46 tons of recycling material in the first quarter in Prospect Park borough.

1 of 2 people shot to death in North Philly as they sat on the porch of their home who testified last week in a murder trial. Police are probing retaliation as a possible motive in the killings.

40,000 dollar reward for information posted in the case.

45 arrests for a man in Philadelphia who had avoided jail – until yesterday. He got 37 years on a pair of armed robberies.

4 DUI arrests in the last 5 weeks for a man in New Jersey.

1.8 billion dollars, how much Sunoco could likely get if it continues to spinoff operations and lets go of its 4,900 gas stations.

200 dollars a month stipend for tens of thousands of disabled adults on the chopping block in Pa.

1 error for Phils right fielder Hunter Pence that allowed the Astros to tie the game with the Phils in the 9th inning yesterday.

2 home runs – including the walk-off winner – for Pence, who sealed the deal in the 10th inning.

8 strong innings from starter Cliff Lee that went up in smoke when Chad Qualls coughed up a 3-1 lead in the 9th.

3 straight wins for the Phils.

5 games back of the Nationals for the Phils as they head for Chicago for 2 games with Cubs.

3 as in Game 3 between the Sixers and Celtics tonight at the Wells Fargo Center.

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Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.Don’t look now but the Phils have now won 4 in a row and are gaining on the Nats. And all this despite that bullpen disaster.

 

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I Don’t Get It: Another woman has been charged with leaving her kids home alone. But in this one, the woman apparently did it as she went to work in Paoli. Tough situation.

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Today’s Upper: Kudos to those who offered a shot at a new life for Sgt. Sneezy, the dog that was rescued from Afghanistan and brought back to the USA. Sadly, things have not worked out for Sneezy and health issues will force his new owners to put him down. Sad.

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Quote Box: “This guy is a major league grower of marijuana.”

- Darby Borough Police Chief Bob Smythe, after discovery of pot-growing opeation in borough home.

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