Thursday, March 2, 2017

The Daily Numbers for Thursday, March 2

The Daily Numbers: 2 day strike called by nurses at Delaware County Memorial Hospital in Drexel Hill. They will hit bricks Sunday and Monday.

3 additional days they may be locked out by the company that now owns the hospital.

12-hour negotiating session that failed to reach an accord Tuesday.

180 years of education celebrated yesterday at Cheyney University.

2 teens charged in string of strong-arm pedestrian robberies in Upper Darby.

80 to 100 workers being laid off by Pepsi in Philly region & they’re blaming city’s new sugary drink tax.

21,115.55 close for the Dow Jones yesterday.

1st time the Dow has ever closed over 21,000.

34 vessels carrying exports of natural gas liquids from Philly region in 2016.

6 ships in 2015. The increase is being credited with activity at Sunoco Logistics’ operation in Marcus Hook.

1.9 billion in General Fund revenue reported by Pa. in February.

1.7 percent less than expected.

0, the number of games Joel Embiid will play the rest of the year. He’s on the shelf with a knee injury.

0, number of games Mark Streit will play for Flyers rest of season. He was dealt to Tampa Bay yesterday, they promptly shipped him off to the Penguins.

125-98 blowout loss for the Sixers in Miami.

6 points and 5 turnovers for Jahlil Okafor.

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

Raise your hand if you’re surprised Joel Embiid will not play again this year. Thought so.

I Don’t Get It: The Sixers just can’t seem to get their act together, or their stories straight either for that matter.

Today’s Upper: Kudos to the kids who took part in the Science Olympiad at Neumann University yesterday.

Quote Box
: “I was surprised by Prospect’s unwillingness to continue bargaining with us, as we had been making progress on key issues throughout the day."

- Bill Cruice, spokesman for union representing DCMH workers, who will strike 2 days Sunday and Monday.

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