Tuesday, March 16, 2010

The Daily Numbers - March 16

The Daily Numbers: 500 jobs up for grabs at Harrah’s Casino with the arrival of table games. Hundreds showed up yesterday for a job fair.
2 more job fairs set at the Chester casino, on March 26 from 4-8 p.m., and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. March 30.
30, age of man from Glenolden who is charged in the brutal assault of a woman in the bathroom of a Manhattan nightclub.
100,000 dollars in damages to the Lone Star restaurant on Route 202 yesterday afternoon.
1 suspect busted and a 2nd being sought in the brutal beating of a man with a large wrench in an Upper Darby street holdup.
115,600 dollars being spent in Tinicum to improve traffic signals in the township.
13.7 million dollar salary for the boss at Boeing Jim McNerney, and that’s down 7.2 percent from the year before.
6 point lead for Republican Pat Toomey over Arlen Specter in latest poll from Susquehanna University.
100,000 dollars to be paid by a Main Line dentist to Avalon, N.J., after he admitted dumping medical waste that washed up on the beach.
60 animals seized by SPCA agents on raid in Northeast Philly last night.
90,000 dollars in jewelry ripped off during a weekend heist at a store in the Franklin Mills Mall.
14, age of teen charged with heroin possession in Delaware.
2.5 years in jail for man who admitted taking nude video of ESPN sideline reporter Erin Andrews through peep hole in her hotel room.
1 minor injury reported in fire that broke out in Wachovia Bank building in Center City Philadelphia last night.
10 red traffic lights that a bus driver is believed to have blown through before he collided with another car in Mongtomery County, killing a passenger in the car.
0 jail time to be done by the former head of the Pa. Turnpike Commission on corruption charges in a deal cut with prosecutors.
5 straight losses now for the Sixers, who fell to the Knicks last night, 94-84.
11 point halftime lead for the Sixers, who coughed it up in the second half.
Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.Who will go farther in the NCAA tourney, Temple or Villanova. My heart says Temple; me head says ‘Nova.
I Don’t Get It: A woman in New Jersey who weighs 550 pounds is being paid to gain weight so she can break a record for the heaviest woman to ever give birth. I don’t get it.
Today’s Upper: Who says there’s no jobs out there. Harrah’s is hiring 500 people as they prepare for the arrival of table games this summer.
Quote Box: “I think it’s a great opportunity, brings a lot of jobs to the area.”
- Chris Stillwell of Drexel Hill, at job fair at Harrah’s Chester yesterday.


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