1. It’s Wednesday and, unfortunately, there’s 50 percent chance of rain with a high temperature of 63 degrees, according to The Weather Channel. Tonight will also have a 50 percent chance of rain with a low temperature of 41 degrees.
2. On This Day in: 1845, The United States Naval Academy opened in Annapolis, MD; 1959, Pan American World Airways announced the beginning of the first global airline service; 1965, The Red Baron made his first appearance in the "Peanuts" comic strip; 1973, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned after being charged with federal income tax evasion; 1977, Joe Namath played the last game of his National Football League (NFL) career; 1985, U.S. fighter jets forced an Egyptian plane to land in Italy so that the hijackers of the Italian cruise ship Achilles Lauro could be arrested; and 2001, President George W. Bush presented a list of 22 most wanted terrorists.
3.The Windsor Locks High School Homecoming Week will be October 15-20. Here's a link to the week's activities.
4. The Warehouse Point Volunteer Fire Department is having a pig roast fundraiser from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. October 13. The pig roast will be held rain or shine. BYOB
The cost is $20 per person and $5 for kids under 12. Call 860-623-7780 or 860-539-0968 for tickets or stop by the fire department at 89 Bridge Street.
5. The East Windsor Chamber of Commerce will be holding a mini trade show at its next business after hours from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. October 24. The event will benefit the East Windsor Education Foundation and will be held Baymont Inn and Suites.
Chamber members can buy a table/booth for $25 which will be donated to foundation, which provides grants to educational opportunities to East Windsor school system and beyond. Please RSVP, or to purchase a Table/booth at this event, contact Jason Belanger, director of sales at Baymont at 860-627-6585 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.