Wednesday, July 20, 2016

The Daily Numbers for Wednesday, July 20

The Daily Numbers: 10 a.m., when those in favor of preserving the Don Guanella tract in Marple Township plan to pack the County Council meeting to push for a bond referendum on the November ballot.

10 page white paper issued by County Council on the issue of open space.

17,000 acres of open space that has been preserved in the county, according to council.

1,000 acres, how much the group Save Marple Greenspace says has actually be saved by the county, as opposed to private groups.

4 percent tax hike on property owners every year for 20 years, what council claims a $100 million bond issue would cost.

47 million dollars, what developer would have paid for the tract. That deal collapsed when Goodman could not get his plans approved.

200 people who packed the Radnor Board of Commissioners meeting Monday night to blast comments made by top cop Bill Colarulo about groups such as Black Lives Matter in the wake of the killing of 5 police officers in Dallas.

500,000 dollars, how much fed investigators say a Drexel Hill man who was a TV analyst for Philadelphia Union soccer games, took in kickbacks in his job for a pharmaceutical firm.

19 percent raise and an $80,000 dollar settlement for the sister of Attorney General Kathleen Kane, who sued the office.

6 percent boost coming in tolls on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in 2017.

1.16 to $1.23 on the most common trip for E-ZPass customers.

1.80 to $1.95 for cash customers.

81, age of TV and movie producer Garry Marshall, responsible for “Happy Days” and “Pretty Lady.” He died this week.

2 straight extra inning losses for Phils.

3 straight losses after 2-1 setback in 10 innings to Marlins.

10 hits total for Phils in this skid.

430 foot homer to upper deck in left field for Tommy Joseph.

1 run on 3 hits and 4 walks over 7 innings for Phils starter Vince Velasquez.

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

These Jekyll & Hyde Phillies are back to Mr. Hyde again. They’re not hitting, and wasting good starting pitching again.

I Don’t Get It: I kind of figured Bill Colarulo was going to regret those remarks about Black Lives Matter. He does.

Today’s Upper: Kudos to the group of Upper Darby students who will be presenting the “right stuff” at a NASA conference.

Quote Box: “This is a false narrative.”

- County Councilman John McBlain on those pushing a county bond issue to acquire open space including 213 acres on the Don Guanella tract in Marple.

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