The Daily Numbers for Thursday, July 21

The Daily Numbers: 20 million dollars, how much County Council wants a new Open Space Task Force to find to buy open property, including possibly that Don Guanella tract.

47 million dollars, amount of the deal for the Don Guanella tract that fell through when developer Bruce Goodman could not get his plans approved.

213 acres in question surrounding the old Don Guanella School in Darby Township.

200 people who gathered at St. John Chrysostom Church in Nether Providence to promote anti-violence.

30, age of Michael David Hardy, now in custody in an Upper Darby shooting in which he’s alleged to have fired 20 rounds at another man, hitting him 9 times.

4,000 dollars in crack cocaine seized in arrest by police in Darby Township.

7 months, age of tiny Hamza Ali, whose body was never found. His suspected killer Ummad Rushdi, is due in court for a hearing today.

12 cars that had their tires slashed in Darby Borough.

10 million dollars being donated to Villanova University to establish a center for contemporary global issues.

3,000 dollars worth of coffee that officials believe a woman stole from Wawa stores across the region. She steals the packages of coffee, then takes it to another store and returns it for cash.

62 billion dollar deal that will unite drug giants Dow and DuPont.

3-1 edge in fundraising for Sen. Pat Toomey over his Democratic foe Katie McGinty.

3.25 million raised by Toomey through June 30. He has $7.7 million on hand.

2.9 million raised by McGinty. She has $2.4 million on hand.

3,383 fatal opioid overdoses in Pa. last year. Yesterday the state OK’d new parameters for distributing and prescribing opioids.

1 run on 5 hits over 8 innings for Phils starter Jeremy Hellickson.

4-1 win for the Phils, snapping a 3-game losing streak.

0-for-16 slump snapped by Tyler Goeddel, who had a homer and 3 RBI.

26th save in 29 tries for Jeanmar Gomez

Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan. No doubt all those scouts in attendance last night liked what they saw from Jeremy Hellickson, who likely will be trade bait up until the trade deadline next week.

I Don’t Get It: Ted Cruz. So much for endorsing your nominee.

Today’s Upper: Kudos to all those involved in the great debate over open space at yesterday’s Delco Council meeting.

Quote Bo
x: “It’s natural to want to be able to preserve that open space.”

- County Councilman John McBlain, on push to preserve the 213-acre Don Guanella tract.