The Daily Numbers for Oct. 23
The Daily Numbers: 15 Delco police officers caught cheating on a state certification test who could get a shot at getting jobs back under new legislation.
2 Delco state reps who are co-sponsoring the bill, Rep. Joe Hackett, R-162, of Ridley, and Rep. Tom Killion, R-168, of Middletown.
9 p.m. curfew for those under 18 through Oct. 31 in Aston to cut down on Halloween mischief.
10 dollar per capita tax killed off in Upland Borough.
1 employee of the Pennsylvania Turnpike killed in a crash early Monday morning.
8 hours, how long a 7-mile stretch of the eastbound lanes of the turnpike were shut down.
10 months, age of baby taken during a homicide in King of Prussia.
12, age of Autumn Pasquale, girl missing in Clayton, N.J., since Saturday. Police believe a body found in a recycling bin late last night is the missing girl.
1 tire that came off a truck on the Schuylkill Expressway yesterday, slamming into a car, then going airborne and through the roof of a nearby building.
1.5 percent dip in price of crude oil yesterday, to $88.73 a gallon.
7 of every tables sold in the U.S. are made by Apple and its dominant iPad.
40-28 lead for Democrat Kathleen Kane over David Freed in the race for Pa. attorney general.
3 presidential debates now in the books.
6-1 mark for the Sixers in the preseason, after they beat the Knicks last night at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse.
9-0 romp for the Giants over the Cardinals in Game 7 of the NLCS.
6 outs, all former Phil Kyle Lohse could deliver for the Cards. He didn’t get anyone out in the 3rd before being lifted.
2 run double for our pal Hunter Pence to open the flood gates for the Giants.
Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.Hunter Pence is going to the World Series. Try not to be bitter.
I Don’t Get It: Someone is responsible for the death of 12-year-old Autumn Pasquale in Clayton, N.J. I hope the cops find the person before her family does.
Today’s Upper: Kudos to Greg Vitali and Bill Toal for taking part in the spirited debate in the race for state rep in the 166th District in Haverford last night. Too many entrenched veteran pols simply ignore their foes, content in the knowledge they likely will be re-elected.
Quote Box: “Accountants, doctors, lawyers and other professionals have a licensing system hat allows for suspensions and revocations, with a procedure for reinstatement.”
- Sen. Dominic Pileggi, R-9, of Chester, on bill now awaiting signature of Gov. Tom Corbett that would do the same for police officers.