The Daily Numbers - Sept. 26

The Daily Numbers: 72, age of Ridley resident James Dellavecchia, who is on trial this week in the murder of his 42-year-old neighbor.

2 games that will be played by the Philadelphia Passion of the Lingerie Football League at PPL Park in Chester next summer. That’s there entire home schedule. There’s no truth to the rumor that PPL Park is being renamed ‘The Passion Pit.’

50 people who gathered last night amid the 57 plots at the Living Memorial Gardens in Upper Chichester to mark the 6th annual National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims.

34 goats that are being used to control weeds on a plot in Millbourne Borough.

1 million dollars worth of free vision care brought to his hometown yesterday by Chester native and NBA star Tyreke Evans.

50,000 dollars secured bail for the former Radnor Boy Scout leader who now faces child porn charges.

5, age of girl who witnessed her mother gunned down on the streets of southwest Philly yesterday. The girl also was wounded but is expected to survive.

3 million dollar bust of Benjamin Franklin recovered after it was stolen from a home on the Main Line. A former housecleaner has been charged.

570 people being laid off as Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announces it is shutting down a helicopter plant in New York.

500,000 dollars ripped off from his ailing elderly parents by their son, a former West Chester Councilman.

10, age of home invader who apologized to the Vietnamese immigrant woman he attacked and beat in her Philadelphia home.

11, age of chocolate lab police in Chester County say was tossed from a moving car on West Chester Pike.

1 home run for Darrin Ruf. The Phillies rookie went yard in his 1st at-bat of his 1st start for the Phils last night.

15 wins for Cole Hamels, who only went 5 innings while giving up 3 runs on 7 hits.

5.5 games back of the Cardinals in the Wild Card race for the Phillies. Hope is fading fast with just 8 games left.

1 punted booted and 1 signed yesterday as the Eagles released Chas Henry and resigned Mat McBriar, who was released in training camp.


Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.Whatever else you want to say about this year’s Phils, you can’t call them quitters. They’re still playing hard, even though their playoff hopes remain alive by the slenderest of slivers.



I Don’t Get It: What is going on with animal abuse in Chester County. In the last week a dog was found burned to death in a cage, now another family pooch is believed to have been tossed from a moving vehicle on West Chester Pike.


Today’s Upper: Kudos to all those who took part in last night’s observance for the national Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims held at the Living Memorial Gardens in Chichester.


Quote Box: “I wear a big smile every day, but I feel so much pain.”

- Rose Bolton, offering her thanks last night to the Delaware County Chapter of Murdered Children for allowing her son to be remembered at the Living Memorial Gardens.