Wednesday, April 12, 2017

The Daily Numbers for Wednesday, April 12

The Daily Numbers: 15 billion dollar economic impact on the region from Philadelphia International Airport.

3.6 billion dollar boost for Delaware County.

23,750 Delco residents employed at the airport.

17 percent of the badged workforce at the airport claims Delco as home.

96,000 full-time employees in total at the airport.

78 million dollars in taxes generated for city of Philadelphia.

2/3 of the airport actually sits in Delaware County.

50 residents slowly returning to their homes after fire roared through a Lansdowne apartment building Sunday.

11 years in prison for member of Warlocks motorcycle club from Upper Darby.

60, age of Andrew Carr, who was the former director of the Upper Darby Recreational Gym for 12 years.

2 crashes that snarled traffic on Baltimore Pike yesterday.

7 Irish American heroes saluted at the Delaware County Veterans Memorial Sunday.

71, age of J. Geils, founder of the J. Geils Band. He died this week.

2 Democrats seeking nomination to challenge U.S. Rep. Pat Meehan, R-7.

20,000 people who used the pay-by-phone with the Philadelphia Parking Authority. It’s being shut down because the company providing it is going broke.v 145,000 dollars believed stolen from special needs clients by a Montgomery County attorney.

22 of May, when jury selection will commence in the Bill Cosby Trial.

3 home runs for Yoenis Cespedes for the Mets last night in romp over Phils.

14-4 shellacking of the Phils.

20 hits pounded out by the Mets.

2 1/3 innings for Phils starter Clay Buchholz, who left with arm strain.

14 extra base hits for the Mets.

8 game hitting streak for Odubel Herrera. He has hit in every game this year.

87.7 million operating profit for the Phillies. That’s tops in baseball.

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

It’s one thing to lose, it’s another to have your nose rubbed in it by all those cheering Mets fans.

I Don’t Get It: Cespedes clearly was in no hurry to round the bases on each of his 3 round-trippers.

Today’s Upper: Kudos to Philly International, clearly a huge economic factor in the region.

Quote Box: “With two-thirds of the airport in our county, we are pleased to see the tremendous impact it has for our economy, business and residents.”

- Chamber of Commerce boss Trish McFarland, on report noting huge economic impact of airport on the region and county.

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