Cool and Windy Tuesday, Patch's Homecoming Photo Contest, Health Fair at Windsor Locks Town Hall Thursday

Five Things for a fall Tuesday.


1. Hello Tuesday, it will be sunny and windy with a high temperature of 56 degrees, according to The Weather Channel. Tonight will be clear with a low temperature of 37 degrees.

2.On This Day in: 1701, The Collegiate School was founded in Killingworth, Ct. The school moved to New Haven in 1745 and changed its name to Yale College; 1916, Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in New York City; 1923, Walt Disney contracted with M.J. Winkler to distribute the Alice Comedies. This event is recognized as the start of the Disney Company; 1941, The Nazis advanced to within 60 miles of Moscow. Romanians entered Odessa, USSR, and began exterminating 150,000 Jews; 1962 - President John F. Kennedy was informed that there were missile bases in Cuba, beginning the Cuban missile crisis; 1987, Rescuers freed Jessica McClure from the abandoned well that she had fallen into in Midland, Texas. She was trapped for 58 hours; and 1995, The "Million Man March" took place in Washington, D.C.

3. Don’t forget to enter your old Homecoming pictures in our Patch photo contest. Share with us some of your best memories!

4. There will be a Health & Safety Fair from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, at Windsor Locks Town Hall, 50 Church Street, Windsor Locks, CT.  This Fair is open to all residents and employees of the Town of Windsor Locks.

For a complete listing of featured services click on this link.

5. The Windsor Locks Fire Department’s annual memorial services will be held at 3:45 p.m. October 27. Mass will be at 4:30 p.m. at St. Roberts Church.


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