1. Welcome to Thursday, it will be mostly sunny with a high temperature of 71 degrees, according to The Weather Channel. Tonight will have a 60 percent chance of rain late and a low temperature of 50 degrees.
2. On This Day in: 1779, John Adams was elected to negotiate with the British over the American Revolutionary War peace terms; 1825, George Stephenson operated the first locomotive that hauled a passenger train; 1954, the "Tonight!" show made its debut on NBC-TV with Steve Allen as host; 1973, Vice President Spiro Agnew said he would not resign after he pled "no contest" to a charge of tax evasion. He did resign on October 10; 1983, Larry Bird signed a seven-year contract with the Boston Celtics worth $15 million. The contract made him the highest paid Celtic in history; and 1994, more than 350 Republican congressional candidates signed the Contract with America. It was a 10-point platform they pledged to enact if voters sent a GOP majority to the House.
3. The East Windsor contingent of the Source to Sea Cleanup led by the American Heritage River Commission will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday. The group will be meeting at Osborne Field On South Water street in East Windsor. Call or email for directions or with any questions.
4. The Tour De East Windsor, A Bike Ride for Sight, will be held Sunday at East Windsor Park, starting with rider check in at 9:30 a.m. For more information, click.
5. The American Legion Post and Auxiliary of Windsor Locks is holding its next breakfast gathering from 8:30 a.m. 11 a.m. October 7 at Memorial Hall, Elm and Main streets. All Post and Auxiliary members, their families and friends are invited to attend.
The menu will consist of juice, French toast or pancakes, sausage, and coffee or tea. The cost is $3.50 for adults, $2.50 for children under 12 years old. No tickets or reservations are necessary.
The Auxiliary, as part of its membership drive, is offering a free breakfast to anyone who joins or renews their membership.