Monday, April 10, 2017

The Daily Numbers for Monday, April 10

The Daily Numbers: 100 years since the U.S. plunged into World War I. The event was commemorated this weekend at the courthouse in Media.

100 years since the deadly explosion at an Eddystone munitions plan. That even also was marked this weekend.

2.8 mile path on the Chester Creek Trail officially dedicated this weekend.

3.6 mile stretch of road that runs from Route 1 in Concord to I-95 in Chester. It’s Route 322, the infamous Conchester Highway.

260 million dollar price tag to finally wide the road, something that has been in the planning stages for decades.

325,000 price tag for a historic mansion that is on the block in Haverford.

1.4 million price tag for improvements to the Ridley High School athletic complex.

2 alarm blaze that damaged apartment building in Lansdowne Sunday morning.

50 residents displaced from their homes.

8.1 cent spike in cost of gas at the pumps this past week.

2.59 a gallon average price in Philly region.

2.39, the national average.

39 cents higher than what we were paying a year ago.

4-3 win for Phils to take series from Nationals.

2 of 3 wins in the series for the Phils.

2 years, how long it’s been since the Phils took a series from the guys from D.C.

5 strong innings from starter Jeremy Hellickson, who surrendered just 1 hit before he left with cramp in his arm.

3 run homer to tie the game surrendered by closer Jeanmar Gomez, who may not be the closer much longer.

3rd time in last 4 years the Flyers have missed the playoffs.

1 major title for Sergio Garcia, who won the Masters yesterday in playoff vs. Justin Rose.

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

Looks like Jeanmar’s Gomez’s days as Phillies closer are numbered. Skipper Pete Mackanin said he would talk to the reliever after he blew another save yesterday, surrendering 3-run homer to Ryan Zimmerman. The Phils still rallied for the win in the bottom of the 9th inning.

I Don’t Get It: A 10-cent spike in gas prices seemingly overnight. I don’t get it.

Today’s Upper: Kudos to All those who took part in commemorations of World War I, both at the county courthouse and in Eddystone this weekend.

Quote Box: “Mike was a great advocate for this - his personality was critical to the project moving forward.”

- Andy Reilly, talking about Mike Fusco, the driving force behind the Chester Creek Trail, which was dedicated Saturday

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