The Daily Numbers - Sept 12

The Daily Numbers: 11 years since the attacks on America on 9/11. We remember.

500 Boeing employees evacuated after a bomb threat at the Ridley plant yesterday morning.

1 7-Eleven clerk slain during robbery last night in Newark, Del.

1 motorcyclist killed in fatal crash on I-95 last night in Ridley.

2 Upper Darby men now facing charges in a series of copper thefts.

46, age of man charged in bank heist in Chadds Ford.

5 Upper Darby fire companies reponsed to fire at SEPTA maintenance building.

9.95 a month, offer from Comcast for cable and Internet service for eligible low-income families.

3.67 million job openings posted in July. That’sdown from 3.72 in June.

3.84 a gallon, average price for gas in the Philly region. That’s up from $3.83 a gallon last week.

3.69, what we were paying last year.

1 Philly police officer shot during confrontation with suspect last night.

10,000 dollar reward posted for information in a brutal rape and assault in Philly.

13,323.36 close for the Dow Jones Industrials yesterday. That the highest level since 2007.

6 straight wins for the Phillies, who beat the Marlins again last night, 9-7.

4 games back in the Wild Card for the Phils.

.500 mark for the Phils, at 71-71. First time they’ve been there since June. 4.

5 runs on 7 hits given up by starter Roy Halladay.

2nd round draft pick Jaiqwann Jarrett released by Eagles.

*: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.Everything is breaking right for the Phillies. Four games out of the Wild Card. Ya gotta believe!

Call me a Phanatic



I Don’t Get It: Hard to believe someone could consider a bomb threat on 9/11. I don’t get it.


Today’s Upper: Kudos to all those who stopped yesterday to mark the 11th anniversary of 9/11.


Quote Box: “When you come out here, reflect on the people who died and the families of 9/11. Then, think about the way we can promote peace.”

- John Trezise, principal of Worral Elementary School in Marple, at ceremony dedicating Peace Pole.