Tuesday, May 30, 2017

The Daily Numbers for Tuesday, May 30

The Daily Numbers: 22, age of Michael Smith of Springfield, who was killed in action in Iraq. He was honored during Memorial Day events in the township.

1 person from Springfield lost in the Iraq war.

13, age of Tavia Isaac, the chef from Chester who won a competition on the Food Network. She’s back for an encore tonight.

2.9 percent tax hike in the Upper Darby School District budget.

3.4 percent tax hike in the Interboro budget.

7 million dollar being used from the district’s reserve fund.

2,400 Navy and Marines buried in Mount Moriah Cemetery in Yeadon.

200 acres included in the cemetery site.

1.7 cent increase in cost of gas at the pumps in the region last week.

2.61 average price.

2.36 a gallon nationally. That’s actually down 0.6 cents a gallon from last week.

100, how old President John F. Kennedy would have been this week.

1 last meal at Little Pete’s restaurant in Philly yesterday. They are closing their doors at the 17th and Chancellor location.

40 years, how long the eatery held fort at that corner.

4-1 loss for the Phillies as they kicked off a series in Miami.

23 losses in their last 29 games for the Phils.

7-19 road record.

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

Out of the race before Memorial Day. Going to be a long summer, fans. When do the Eagles report for training camp?

I Don’t Get It: Nice weather. This is like living in a sponge. Maybe this is how they feel in Seattle.

Today’s Upper: Kudos to state Rep. Jamie Santora, who is pushing legislation to extend criminal background checks in gun purchases.

Quote Box: “I think about him every day ... I miss everything about him.”

- James Smith, father of Michael Smith, killed in action in Iraq.

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