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Five Things You Need to Know: Oct. 26

Local news for your morning.

Today is Friday, Oct. 26. Here are five things you need to know.

  • Sunny Day: Temperatures are expected to be in the high 60s most of the day, with clear sunny skies.
  • Hurricane: There's a good chance Hurricane Sandy is heading this way. Stay with Patch for storm updates.
  • Halloween: Trick-or-Treat is planned for Wednesday.
  • Deciding Factors: What's the biggest thing impacting your vote for Congress this year?
  • This Day in History: In 1774, the First Continental Congress adjourned in Philadelphia. In 1825, the Erie Canal opened in upstate New York. In 1970, the comic strip "Doonesbury" premiered in newspapers. In 1990, Wayne Gretzky became the first NHL player to reach 2,000 points.

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

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