The Daily Numbers for Wednesday, May 14

The Daily Numbers: 21, age of Chester woman who is 1st in Delaware County to be charged under tough new law aimed at preventing straw gun purchases.

68, age of Collingdale man who now faces federal charges that he failed to disclose his past as an alleged war criminal in Liberia.

12 Chester residents who have come forward to volunteer as block captains as the city looks to halt street violence. Good for them.

28 fewer units now being proposed for a development on the old Sleighton School property in Middletown.

106 acres in Middletown and 173 acres in Edgmont for the Sleighton property.

225 units set to be built on the Middletown tract.

133 units in the Edgmont part.

31, age of Upper Darby man who now wants to withdraw his guilty plea in the beating death of a neighbor.

9 heroin overdose deaths in Delaware County between May 2 and May 4. In all cases the victim survived.

16, age of girl struck by vehicle in Clifton Heights.

50, age of woman struck and killed by Amtrak train in Marcus Hook.

3 million dollars being offered by Marple to the Broomall Fire Co.

19 point lead for Tom Wolf over his Dem counterparts in the Pa. gubernatorial race.

33 percent of Dem voters backing Wolf, to just 14 percent for Allyson Schwartz, 9 percent for Rob McCord and 5 percent for Katie McGinty.

8 in 10 Dems who say they have seen an ad for the candidates on TV.

29 percent say education is the top issue.

39 percent of voters who are still undecided.

935 to 1,870 years in jail for an 81-year-old suspect in Bucks County convicted of sexually abusing a girl.

10 foot rooster statue stolen in Charleroi, Pa. The rustler is in custody.

19.97 spike for the stock market yesterday, closing at another record high of 16,715.44

1 hit in 5 at-bats for home boy Mike Trout last night.

3 errors for Phillies 3rd baseman Cody Asche.

.226 batting average with 6 errors for Asche this year.

4 unearned runs on 6 hits for Phillies starter Cliff Lee, who deserved better.

4,000 fans from Millville, N.J., who packed Citizens Bank Park for their local hero Trout.

41,959 attendance, still not a sellout for the Phils, who are struggling at the gate this year.

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

A night for Mike Trout to remember, and Cody Asche to try to forget.

I Don’t Get It: They had a foot of snow in some parts of Colorado over the weekend. I don’t get it.

Today’s Upper: Kudos to those who are stepping up and volunteering as block captains as Chester answers call to battle street violence.

Quote Box: “There will be no more excuses for the residents of the city to say, ‘Well, I didn’t know.’”

- Potter Street resident Edward Nelson, at last night’s meeting in Chester to battle violence.


Anonymous said…
9 - the number of American strongman competitors that have died who appeared on World's Strongest Man or its qualifiers since 1998 (three in last 24 months).
2 - the number of those dead who have ties to Delaware County.
626 - the number assigned to the Resolution sponsored by Delaware County State Representative Joe Hackett that condemned WSM and its owner IMG World. 626 also condemned the drugs and called for education of high school students and coaches.
0 - is the amount of coverage this important resolution has received from the Delco Times.