Tuesday, July 19, 2016

The Daily Numbers for Tuesday, July 19

The Daily Numbers: 20,000 people without power in the Havertown-Upper Darby area at height of yesterday afternoon’s wild storms.

4,000 still without power this morning.

60 mph wind gusts in the region.

40-year-old silo at the Swiss Farms store on Eagle Road that was toppled by the wind.

0 injuries recorded in the storm.

213 acres of open space surround the home of the former Don Guanella School in Marple that continues to be at center of open space war in Delco.

371 packets of heroin seized by police in Upper Darby during drug arrest.

13 million dollar mortgage swindle in which a Newtown Square man now faces charges.

20 rounds fired at a man during a shooting being investigated by Upper Darby police.

3.6 percent jump in winnings by Pa.’s 12 casinos in the last fiscal year.

3.2 billion dollars from slots and table games.

2.3 percent jump in slots revenue

8 percent jump in table games.

1 dollar a pack tax hike for cigarettes goes into effect Aug. 1.

55 cents an ounce more for snuff or loose tobacco.

0 tax on cigars.

4 a.m., when some Philly bars will be able to extend their last call for during the Democratic National Convention next week.

2 hit ball over 6 innings for Aaron Nola, but he did not get a decision in Phils loss to Marlins.

15 days off since his last start.

0-4 record with 13.50 ERA in last 5 starts before All-Star break.

2 run lead blown by Phils on way to losing 3-2 in 11 innings.

0 for 19 skid for Cesar Hernandez.

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

New Eagles coach Doug Pederson sure seems insistent on dousing Carson Wentz Fever. He said yesterday it’s likely the rookie will not dress this year.

I Don’t Get It: Scott Baio speaking at the Republican National Convention. I don’t get it.

Today’s Upper: Kudos to state Rep. Mark Rozzi, D-Berks, who led protest yesterday at Archdiocese of Philadelphia yesterday in his push to open window for victims of sexual abuse to sue their molesters and the institutions that employed them.

Quote Box: “This will benefit mature neighborhoods in the eastern and southern parts of the county.”

- Ken Hemphill, from Save Marple Greenspace, on hoped for open space ballot question.

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