The Daily Numbers - Sept. 19

The Daily Numbers: 8 more lawsuits alleging sexual abuse by parish priests filed against Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

4-2 ruling by which state Supreme Court sent Voter ID challenge back to Commonwealth Court for further review.

300 students who showed up at Villanova for a Rock the Vote presentation.

18,000 dollars in silver coins ripped off from a vendor at Booth’s Corner Farmers Market. A Maryland man now faces charges.

1 Trainer police cruiser and 1 SEPTA bus that collided yesterday. No serious injuries were reported.

82, age of woman in Radnor who fended off a rabid skunk that attacked her in her garden.

1 firefighter in Chester injured by a falling tree during a call yesterday at the height of wind and rain storm that rocked the region.

45,000 people who lost power across the region at the peak of the wind storm.

45 percent of workforce at Alloy Surfaces in Chester Township whose jobs are in jeopardy because of the fight over defense spending and contracts.

50 law enforcement agencies that joined hundreds who braved the wind and rain to pay respects to slain Plymouth Officer Brad Fox.

11 percent hike in table games play at Pa. casinos, but revenue was down at Harrah’s in Chester.

701.91, price of Apple stock yesterday, 1st time it’s gone over $700 mark.

43, age of Coatesville man who faces charges that he secretly videotaped his co-workers while they changed at a dental surgery office in West Chester.

0 more games this year that Eagles center Jason Kelce will play. He’s now out for year with knee ligament damage.

200,000 dollar donation by Michael Vick for youth football field in Hunting Park yesterday.

4 games back for the Phillies, even though they didn’t play because of the weather. The Cardinals won and picked up a half-game.

14 games left in the season. Phils in serious need of a miracle.


Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.Michael Vick continues to do and say all the right things. Yesterday he donated $200,000 for a youth football field at a community center in Hunting Park.



I Don’t Get It: That won’t stop a lot of people from continuing to rip him. He’s paid his dues.


Today’s Upper: Kudos to those who continue to press the fight against the new Voter ID law in Pennsylvania. Now it’s back to Commonwealth Court.


Quote Box: “Bringing these cases is important because until there is accountability it is difficult to begin a journey of healing.”

- Attorney Jeff Anderson, after filing new round of lawsuits against Archdiocese of Philadelphia claiming sexual abuse by parish priests.


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