The Daily Numbers - June 7
The Daily Numbers: 4 row homes damaged in overnight fire in Chester.
2 of the homes appear to be a total loss.
18 people chased from their homes in 4-alarm fire in Coatesville.
23, age of suspect in the shooting of a 12-year-old girl in Darby on Memorial Day who turned himself in to police yesterday.
100 Upper Darby residents who took a bus trip to Harrisburg yesterday to rally for education funding.
3 owners of the Nifty Fifty’s restaurant chain who pleaded guilty to a tax scam that cheated the government out of $15 million in receipts that should have been taxed.
1 man who tried to hold up the 7-Eleven in Yeadon but was chased off after struggling with the clerk.
329 graduates who picked up diplomas from Cardinal O’Hara High School yesterday.
263 workers getting pink slips from the Philadelphia School District.
80,000 dollars, how much a bank teller ripped off from the till at a Citizens Bank in Upper Darby. She pleaded guilty to theft.
3 people busted for a heist at the Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union inside Taylor Hospital in Ridley Park.
12 people and 4 alternates selected to sit on jury for trial of Jerry Sandusky on child sex charges.
286 point gain for Wall Street yesterday, the biggest gainer day this year.
5, as in Day 5 of deliberations for the jury mulling the fate of Monsignor William Lynn. No verdict as yet.
1 million dollar donation for Immaculata University.
49, age of left-hander Jamie Moyer, who signed a minor league contract with the Orioles.
1994, when Joe Banner arrived with new owner Jeff Lurie. Banner is out as team president.
5 straight losses for the Phillies, who fell 6-5 to the Dodgers.
15 day DL for second baseman Freddy Galvis, who strained his back.
8-2 record for Dodgers starter Chris Capuano, tied with Cole Hamels for most wins in the NL.
5 runs on 4 hits over 5 innings and change for Phils starter Kyle Kendrick.
6 games back in the NL East race, where the Phils sit in last place.
2 for 4 with 2 walks for Ryan Howard in practice game in Clearwater yesterday.
Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.Injury added to insult. Phils lose game, starting second baseman Freddy Galvis. They’re now 6 games back. Swell.
I Don’t Get It: How can the schools that often complain the most about our coverage drag their feet when it comes to getting us their list of graduates. Unreal.
Today’s Upper: Kudos to the Class of 2012. You’ll find the name of every graduating senior in Delaware County inside our Grad Tab today.
Quote Box: “It’s not just an Upper Darby Issue …. It’s a statewide issue.”
- Rachel Ruitberg, leader of SaveUDArts.org, at rally to restore education funding in Harrisburg yesterday.