Thursday, October 11, 2012

The Daily Numbers - Oct. 11

The Daily Numbers: 10-11-12. That’s today’s date.

1 million dollars to be paid over 5 years by Sunoco to Marcus Hook borough to ease tax loss from closing of refinery.

590 workers employed at the now-shuttered Marcus Hook refinery.

450 temporary construction jobs to be created as a project gets underway to retrofit the site to be used as part of Sunoco Logistics Mariner East project, which will bring byproducts from Marcellus Shale work to the site via pipelines.

1, age of little girl police say 20-year-old man left alone in a car seat at home while he allegedly burglarized a neighbor’s home.

1 person shot and killed late Tuesday in Chester.

21 homicides in Delaware County so far this year.

18 of them have occurred in Chester.

90,000 square feet shopping center anchored by a grocery store that is now 1 more step closer to reality in Highland Gardens section of the city.

150 people who enjoyed a healthy meal as part of a program in Chester called ‘Soccer for Success’ being run by Widener University.

30, age of man charged in straw gun purchase in Montco. One of the weapons he allegedly sold was used to fatally shoot Plymouth Officer Brad Fox.

59,000 annual pension for Jerry Sandusky that is being pulled by the state’s pension system.

20, age of British woman who died after a butt-injection procedure in an airport hotel. Her friend described the ordeal at preliminary hearing for woman charged in the incident.

6 great baseball players from the Delco League who will be honored at an upcoming affair.

2 home runs for Raul Ibanez, to tie playoff game vs. Orioles in bottom of 9th, and the walkoff winner in the 12th.

2-1 lead now for the Yankees over the Orioles.

77, age of NFL great and actor Alex Karras, who died of kidney failure.

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Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.Not sure what I feel better about, former Phil Raul Ibanez’s heroics last night, or the Stephen Strasburg-less Nats on the brink of elimination.

 

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I Don’t Get It: Police say a guy strapped a 1-year-old girl in a car seat, plunked her down in front of the TV, then went out to burglarize a neighbor’s place. I don’t get it.

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Today’s Upper: Kudos to Strath Haven Dan Connor. He’s putting up $10,000 for a new turf field for his alma mater.

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Quote Box: “With the idling of the refinery and loss of jobs, the company knew the borough would lose tax revenue. We wanted to work with the borough to help.”

- Sunoco spokesman Tom Golembeski, on word that the company will pay the borough $1 million over five years to make up the budget gap.

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