The Daily Numbers - June 6
The Daily Numbers: 20 more people who took to the microphone to tell the Upper Darby School Board what they think about ‘realignment’ plan. That’s after 90 people talked at previous meeting.
17,998 signatures on petitions opposing the moves.
62, age of former Delco prosecutor Joe McGettigan, who will serve as lead prosecutor in the Jerry Sandusky case.
9 jurors selected in the sexual abuse case against the former Penn State defensive coach.
45, age of woman found dead in bloody bathtub in Chester. It has been ruled a homicide.
10 homicides reported in the county so far this year; 8 of them have been in Chester.
800,000 dollars in savings for Interboro School District under new contract approved by the teachers union.
0 pay increases for the teachers through 2014.
51 percent of senior class at Chester High School who have registered to go on to college. Only 18 percent did so last year.
5 young men in Boy Scout Troop 512 who have earned the rank of Eagle Scout.
11.6 million dollars, how much the Archdiocese of Philadelphia says it has spent connected to the child-sex abuse scandal, including defense lawyers for a monsignor and priest now on trial.
4, as in Day 4 of deliberations for the jury mulling the fate of Monsignor William Lynn. No verdict as yet.
18, age of Philly teen shot in the head while he was on a webcam chat.
3,500 state liquor store employees who OK’d a new contract yesterday. The move is expected to blunt a move to privatize the system.
27.7 billion dollar spending plan put together in secret by the state Legislature will be rolled out today. It puts money cut out by Gov. Tom Corbett back in.
2, as in No. 2 man in Al-Qaida, killed by a drone attack yesterday in northern Pakistan.
65 percent turnout in Wisconsin, where Gov. Scott Walker beat back a recall effort.
68 years ago today, D-Day, when Allied forces stormed the Normandy beaches and began to liberate Europe from the grip of Nazi Germany.
2-1 loss for the Phils vs. the Dodgers last night.
0 wins for Cliff Lee in 2013. Unreal.
4 straight losses for the Phils, who have sunk under .500
249 straight sellouts at Citizens Bank Park.
Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.Hello? Ruben Amaro? Your team needs another shakeup. And I don’t mean Ryan Howard taking some swings in an extended spring training contest in Clearwater. Maybe it’s time for Domonic Brown. It’s time for something.
I Don’t Get It: The archdiocese has now spent more than $11 million connected to the grand jury report and priest child-sex abuse scandal. I don’t get it.
Today’s Upper: Kudos to the best and brightest, all those students and their families who came out last night for our 26th annual Daily Times/Exelon All-Delco Athletic Awards Banquet at the Springfield Country Club. Great night.
Quote Box: “Our supporters have made national news not only for the sake of our kids, but for kids across the state, whose future successes are being neglected by our governor and the state Legislature.”
- Colleeen Kennedy, leader of SaveUDArts.org, a group seeking to reinstate cuts in curriculum in Upper Darby schools.