Jul 28, 2014
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Five Things You Need to Know: Dec. 28

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Five Things You Need to Know: Dec. 28

Today is Friday, Dec. 28. Here are five things you need to know.

  • Cold Day: Temperatures are expected to be in the mid-30s most of the day, with clear sunny skies.
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  • No School: School is out this week for Christmas vacation. Check with the Stevens Memorial Library for fun things the kids can do this week.
  • Holiday Shopping: Christmas may be over, but some businesses are still having December deals. Check our local holiday shopping guide.
  • This Day in History: In 1832, John C. Calhoun became the first U.S. vice president to resign, stepping down over differences with President Andrew Jackson. In 1877, John Stevens applied for a patent for his flour-rolling mill, which increased production by 70 percent. In 1945, Congress officially recognized the "Pledge of Allegiance." In 1902, the first professional indoor football game was played at Madison Square Garden.

To find more things to do today, check out our  event listings.

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