Friday the 13th is going to be a cold one in Freehold and the local council of the Knights of Columbus is giving residents a chance to end their week with a warm meal and no cleanup.
The Council Hall on East Main Street is hosting an Italian Dinner from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. including salad, spaghetti, meatballs, sausage and garlic bread. There will also be dessert with Italian cookies, espresso, coffee and tea. The cost is just $16 per adult and $5 for a child under the age of 12.
The temperature for today is not expected to get much higher than just 33 degrees with a predicted low of a chilly 23 degrees when the sun goes down. We could see a mix of rain and snow on Saturday but the latest forecasts are not calling for more than half an inch of precipitation to fall in our area.
On this date in 1769 Dartmouth College received its charter and in 1862 the Confederacy won the Battle of Fredericksburg during the Civil War. Saddam Hussein was captured by American forces on this date in 2003.
Famous birthdays today include music superstar Taylor Swift, actor Dick Van Dyke and musician Ted Nugent.