The Daily Numbers - May 17

The Daily Numbers: 2.2 million dollars, how much tax revenue the feds allege the owners of the Nifty Fifty’s failed to pay over the years.

15.6 million in cash receipts for which the owners neglected to pay taxes.

5 people now facing charges in the scam, including the principle owners. They released a statement saying they regretted their actions and that they have repaid all the taxes owed.

60 percent, how much of its revenue Harrah’s already turns over in taxes. Now they’re facing a possible new tax from the city of Chester.

1 billion dollars, how much Harrah’s has contributed to the state.

60 million to Delaware County since opening its doors back in 2006.

1 person hospitalized after fire roared through several apartments in Sharon Hill.

30 people who showed up at Upper Darby Council last night to urge them to attend May 23 public hearing on school budget and reversal of planned curriculum cuts.

26, age of woman who entered a guilty plea in West Chester in the murder of a landscaper from Aston. Her cohort, 20, already pleaded guilty in the death of Andre Dupuis, 32.

3.5 percent tax hike also in the works for Upper Darby schools.

47, age of swim coach at Bayard Rustin High School in West Chester who is charged with having sex with a female member of his team.

70 mph, speed limit being considered for Pa. Turnpike under a lawmaker’s plan.

1,000 dollars, how much a woman paid for a buttocks injection from a woman known as the ‘Black Madam.’ She now has debilitating injuries and the ‘Madam’ faces charges.

9 percent dip in revenue from table games at Pa. casinos, one month after they set a record high.

56.5 million taken in at Pa. casinos on table games in April. That’s down from $61 million in March.

5 DUI charges in 5 weeks for a man in New Jersey.

1 emergency responder who was fatally stricken after he showed up to direct traffic at scene of chemical fire in Bucks County.

107-91 thumping as the Sixers got blown out by the Celtics last night.

2-1 series lead for Boston.

27 points for Kevin Garnett to lead the Celtics.

4 straight wins for the Phils, who exploded late to bury the Cubs, 9-2.

15 day disabled list for starter Vance Worley.


Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.I thought the Celtics were supposed to be the “old” team in this series. Sure didn’t look that way last night. That’s what happens when a playoff-tested team puts its game face on vs. an inexperienced foe.


* Did the swim coach at Rustin High out in West Chester really think no one was going to find out he was allegedly having sex with a young female on his team?

I Don’t Get It:


Today’s Upper: Kudos to the Upper Darby parents who went to the township council last night to enlist their help in getting curriculum cuts in the school district reversed.


Quote Box: “It was an outrageous abuse of trust.”

- Chester County D.A. Tom Hogan, on charges filed against swim coach at local high school of having sex with a female athlete on his team.