Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Daily Numbers for Tuesday, March 24

The Daily Numbers: 19 years on the bench for Brookhaven Magisterial District Judge Walter McCray. His nominating petitions for re-election are being challenged.

3 Democratic candidates for County Council who will be in court this morning for a challenge to their petitions that could boot them from the ballot.

1,500 feet, how far a runway at Philadelphia International Airport will be expanded. The plan was OK’d by Tinicum commissioners.

3 Montco men who face charges in a huge string of robberies that targeted tooks in work vans, including many in Delco.

2 attempted robberies near the campus of West Chester University prompts school to warn students to be safe.

20 vehicles hit in Philadelphia in a string of break-ins in which the air bags were stolen.

650 million dollars paid last year to outside managers overseeing Pa.’s two big public pension plans.

540 Philly police officers who discharged a weapon in the period 2007-2013

68 officers involved in multiple shootings in the same period.

6,500 students involved in 88 fraternies and sororities at Penn State. The school president announced a probe of Greek life in the wake of a scandal involving a frat that posted pictures of nude women on a Facebook page.

34, age of former Norristown teacher who pleaded guilty to having sex with one of her students.

14, age of the student involved.

170th state House District in Philly, where they will hold a special election today.

41, age of chef at Philly restaurant Alma de cuba, who was found dead in restroom of the eatery.

0 evidence of rape found by police investigating highly publicized report at the University of Virginia. They have suspended their probe, while saying it is not over.

3 workers killed when scaffolding collapsed at a work site in Raleigh, N.C.

14-4 win for Bonner-Prendie boys lacrosse over rival Upper Darby High.

0-1-2 mark so far for the Union as they struggle early in MLS season.

12-4 and 6-9 p.m. Thursday, viewing for Eagles great Chuck Bednarik at Connell Funeral Home, 245 E. Broad St. in Bethlehem.

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

And a child will lead them. Hats off to Mo’ne Davis, who is calling on Bloomsburg University to reinstate a baseball player booted from the squad for an offensive Tweet that targeted the teen sensation.

I Don’t Get It: One more case of a keyboard run amok. Think before you Tweet, folks.

Today’s Upper: Kudos to Mo’ne Davis. If only more adults would emulate her.

Quote Box: “Everyone makes mistakes. ... I know how hard he’s worked. Why not give him a second chance?”

- Mo’ne Davis on college baseball player who ripped her in offensive Tweet.

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