Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The Daily Numbers for Wednesday, Feb. 22

The Daily Numbers: 4 people hurt in collision, derailment of Frankford Market El trains at 69th St. Station in Upper Darby.

1 SEPTA train operator in critical condition

7 cars partially derailed.

6 countywide offices on spring primary ballot. Both parties have full slates running.

58 warnings and 4 citations issued by Brookhaven fire safety officers for people parking in fire lanes.

35 citations and 9 parking tickets issued by borough police.

35, age of Nether Providence man charged with posting child porn on Pinterest.

4 public forums being held by Rose Tree Media to discuss this year’s budget.

30 to 50 percent decline in soda sales in Philly since city enacted new tax on sugary drinks.

2.6 million dollars projected to be collected through Tuesday.

7.6 million dollars, what was expected to meet city’s goals.

20 percent cut in workforce seen by major soda distributor.

300 workers facing pink slips because of revenue dip at ShopRite supermarkets.

5 cities targeted by American Airlines for cheaper ‘basic economy’ fares for flights out of Philly starting March 1.

400 daily flights by American out of Philly every day.

71-55 win for Penn Wood boys in District 1 hoops action

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

We’re about to find out what the Flyers are made of, they face the Caps tonight, Penguins up next.

I Don’t Get It: Another day, another mess for SEPTA, this time a collision and derailment at 69th Street Station.

Today’s Upper: Kudos to Luis Canales, the Villanova Law student who tells a compelling tale of achieving his dream - and gaining U.S. citizenship

Quote Box: “Tear down this wall.”

- Sen. Tom Killion, at last week’s opening of a new Wawa featuring beer sales, on the wall that divides that section from the rest of the store.

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