The Daily Numbers - Feb. 29
The Daily Numbers: 29, as in Feb. 29. Happy Leap Day!
50,000 dollar bail for a homeless man charged in an attack on a pregnant woman in her Upper Chichester apartment.
34, age of woman charged with hitting 2 kids in Radnor waiting for school bus. She waived her preliminary hearing.
24 hours before having an abortion, when a woman would have to have a mandatory ultrasound, according to legislation being proposed in Harrisburg.
5 teens who attacked another teen in Upper Darby. 4 of them are now under arrest.
10 burglaries since Jan. 1 that have a Haverford neighborhood alarmed.
100 dollar demand by a woman during a holdup of Kyj’s Bakery in Brookhaven. She has now pleaded guilty.
43, age of athletic director at Jenkintown School District who has been charged with having a sexual affair with a 17-year-old female student that lasted 6 months.
11 jurors now selected for the child sex-abuse trial involving Philadelphia archdiocese priests.
2 huge wins for GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney over Rick Santorum last night in Michigan and Arizona. Now it’s on to Super Tuesday and a huge battleground state in Ohio.
13,005.12, where the Dow Jones average closed yesterday, the first time it’s ever ended the day above the 13,000 mark.
1,100 workers getting the ax from IBM.
500 million dollars that may be doled out as bonuses to GM workers.
60 million dollars in environmental funds that Delco Rep. Greg Vitali says Gov. Corbett is using to balance his budget.
67-52 win for the Chester Clippers last night as they advance to the District 1 title game.
26-0 mark for the streaking Clippers.
2-2 mark vs in District 1 title games vs. their foe Friday night, Lower Merion.
2 losses to the great Lower Merion teams headed by a kid named Kobe Bryant.
97-68 win for the Sixers over the Pistons to kick off the 2nd half of the NBA season.
2 straight shutouts for the struggling Flyers.
Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.Baseball season starts today. Phillies vs. Florida State. Bring it on.
I Don’t Get It: A woman in York, Pa., is charged with trying to poison her grandmother with drug-laced chili. I don’t get it.
Today’s Upper: Kudos to all those who will be part of “A Taste of Bonner and Prendie.” The event tonight welcomes eighth graders who are considering attending the school. This time last week no one even knew if there was going to be a new class entering the school next year.
Quote Box: “My kids are gamers. They look forward to a game like this.”
- Lower Merion coach Gregg Downer, on a looming date Friday night with Chester for the District 1 title.