Thursday, January 5, 2017

The Daily Numbers for Thursday. Jan. 5

The Daily Numbers: 74 and 73, ages of James and Eileen Locke, the loving Havertown couple who were struck and killed last Saturday as they left Mass at St. Pius Church in Broomall. They were crossing Lawrence Road to get to their car.

50-plus years of marriage, who were known to family and friends for their penchant for holding hands.

1.25 mill increase in taxes for residents in Eddystone.

7 mill tax levy, up from 5.75 mills.

60 dollars more a year, what it will cost the average homeowner.

41, age of Trainer man on trial for an alleged sexual assault on a 16-year-old girl.

10,000 jobs being slashed by Macy’s department stores after disappointing holiday sales.

68 stores being shuttered.

4 in the Philly region, but not the stores in either Springfield or Exton Square malls.

1st snowfall of the season expected overnight into Friday a.m. We likely will get a coating to maybe 1 inch.

2,000 students enrolled in the new pre-K programs in Philly being funded by that tax on sugary drinks.

26 million dollars less raised by that $2 pack cigarette tax in the city.

46 people reported hurt when 2 SEPTA trolleys collide in Philly.

227,000 dollar package paid in unused administrative leave, comp time, sick time and vacation time paid out to former Philadelphia Parking Authority boss.

180 million dollar retirement package for Exxon boss Rex Tillerson, who is in line to be the next secretary of state.

30 game win streak for No. 1 Villanova snapped.

66-58 loss for the Wildcats on the road at Butler.

5-2 loss for the Flyers to the Rangers on home ice.

5 straight losses for Flyers, including 4 on the road.

7 loss in 8 games since a 10-game win streak was halted in December.

30 saves for Rangers goalie Henriq Lundqvist.

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

You didn’t really think Villanova was going to win them all did you? Did that gym look familiar? That’s where the classic hoops flick ‘Hoosiers.’ Butler Field House, which is called Hinkle Fieldhouse.

I Don’t Get It: Yes, we are likely to get a little snow tonight. Deal with it. That happens in January.

Today’s Upper: Kudos to Adam Locke, who took to Facebook to honor the legacy of his loving parents.

Quote Box: “Theirs was the greatest love story I have ever had the privilege of witnessing.”

- Cara Locke, daughter-in-law of James and Eileen Locke.

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