The Freehold VFW is giving local residents a chance to get a jump on their holiday shopping tonight with a vendor shopping event at the Water Works Road post.
Various vendors are scheduled to attend selling a wide variety of items for people of all ages. There will also be a 50/50 as well as coffee and finger foods and a cash bar. Participants are asked to bring an unwrapped gift for the Toys for Tots Drive.
The Freehold Township Planning Board is also scheduled to meet on Thursday night. The agenda includes an application from New Jersey Natural Gas to build a compressed natural gas fueling station at 850 Route 33.
According to the National Weather Service we may not see the sun for several days and have a chance to see our first real snowfall of the winter this weekend. The high temperature for today is expected to be around 62 on a cloudy day with a 30 percent chance of rain. The rain should continue into tonight with a low around 51 degrees. The chance of rain increases to close to 60 percent at night leading into a rainy and potentially snowy weekend.
Phi Beta Kappa was founded on this date in 1776 at The College of William and Mary. George Washington was re-elected to a second term on this date in 1792 and former President John Quincy Adams joined the House of Representatives in 1831. On this date in 1933 Utah became the 36th state to ratify the 21st amendment which ended prohibition in the country.
Music legend Little Richard turns 81 today while football hall of famer Art Monk turns 56. Walt Disney was born on this date in 1901.