Tuesday, December 6, 2016

The Daily Numbers for Tuesday, Dec. 6

The Daily Numbers: 6-0 vote, with 1 abstention, by Swarthmore Borough Council to reject the appeal by neighbors to use of a borough home by the HEADstrong group as a temporary residence for cancer patients.

14 people who could be housed at the sprawling home on South Chester Road.

7 cancer patients and 1 caretaker for each of them who would be accommodated.

700,000 dollars, how much HEADstrong paid for the home.

600 dollars in cash and coins taken during an armed heist of an Upper Darby laundromat during which a worker was terrorized and locked in a storage closet.

2 suspects are being sought in the heist.

1 driver being sought after going the wrong way on I-95 to elude police and a possible speeding ticket before slamming into another car, and then fleeing on foot.

40, age of Aston man charged with having sex with a 16-year-old girl who was a victim of sex trafficking.

1 person fatally shot in broad daylight just before 3 p.m. at an Upper Darby intersection.

9 heroin overdoses reported in the Kensington section of Philadelphia over the weekend.

19,216.24, record closing for the Dow Jones yesterday.

45.82 point spike yesterday for the markets.

3.8 billion dollar crude oil pipeline in North Dakota that has been halted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

2 billion dollars invested in the nearly completed project by Sunoco Logistics of Newtown Square and its parent company Energy Transfer Partners.

106-98 loss for the Sixers to the Nuggets last night.

7 straight losses for the 76ers.

7 points for Chester High product Jameer Nelson for Denver.

34, age of the all-time Chester great, who played 30 minutes last night.

1, as in No. 1, back on top of the college hoops polls for Villanova.

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

Doug Pederson admitted at his day-after presser Monday that maybe not all of his players gave 100 percent effort in that dreadful loss to the Bengals Sunday. No kidding.

I Don’t Get It: Nine people are believed to have lost their lives to heroin overdoses in one notorious section of Philadelphia over the weekend. Bucks County also is reporting a spike in ODs. I don’t get it.

Today’s Upper: Kudos to the HEADstrong group and those who battled to be able to use a Swarthmore home as a temporary residence for cancer patients. Council voted 6-0 to reject an appeal against the use by some neighbors.

Quote Box: “Until you hear the words, this is just historic, it’s monumental, it’s for Nick and it’s for everybody who follows in his footsteps.”

- Cheryl Colleluori, after the 6-0 vote by Swarthmore Borough Council in HEADstrong’s favor.

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