Monday, April 14, 2014

The Daily Numbers for Monday, April 14

The Daily Numbers: 4, age of Karder Hardy, the Chester tyke who was struck by a truck and killed just hours after attending the funeral for his father on Saturday.

221 years in existence for the public library in Darby Borough, one of the oldest in the nation.

50 years being celebrated by Wawa.

400 million customers served by Wawa each year.

645 Wawa stores now operating 6 states.

1 person killed in a fire early Saturday in Chester Township.

300 new elementary school students in Haverford schools as enrollment spikes.

2 billion dollar fundraising goal exceeded by Penn State.

5 still hospitalized after stabbing rampage last week at high school near Pittsburgh.

1.25 million dollars in lottery tickets tossed by man in York.

7 dead babies discovered in cardboard boxes in the garage of a home in Utah.

75 years celebrated on Sunday by the Delaware County Athletes Hall of Fame.

3 more hits, including a homer, for red-hot Chase Utley to lead Phils to 4-3 win over Marlins.

.500 batting average for Utley.

3 straight wins for Phils in sweep of Florida.

1-2-3 9th inning for closer Jonathan Papelbon.

6-5 loss for the Flyers to Carolina to close out the regular season.

1, as in Game One of 1st playoff series vs. Rangers Wednesday night.

2 green jackets for Bubba Watson as he took the Masters Sunday.

Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.

Forget Philly. There is an unmatched legacy of sports excellence on display at the Concordville Inn yesterday for the very special 75th anniversary dinner of the Delaware County Athletes Hall of Fame.

I Don’t Get It: I can’t even imagine the horror of a family burying a 4-year-old just hours after the funeral for the boy’s father. Too sad.

Today’s Upper: Kudos to former Daily Times Sports Editor Chic Riebel, who was inducted to the Delco Athletes Hall of Fame.

Quote Box: “It appears to be a very, very tragic accident.”

- Chester Police Superintendent Joe Bail, on the crash that took the life of 4-year-old Karder Hardy

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