The Saline Post Almanac, Jan. 9, 2019

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 01/09/2019 - 01:53

Yes, we’ve traded in those sunny days in the mid-40s for below-freezing weather. But look on the Brightside, we’re only a little below freezing.

The forecast for Jan. 9 is for partially cloudy skies and a high of just 32. The bad news is that the high was supposed to come and 2 a.m. We probably won’t see 32 degrees again until Sunday. The low is expected to be 19. Expect a cloudy afternoon and early evening, but there’s very little chance of precipitation. Don’t get too bummed out. The average high for Jan. 9 in Saline is 31.1 and the average low is 16. It could be worse!

The sun will rice at 8:03 a.m. and set at 5:21 p.m.

Here’s what’s on the agenda for Wednesday, Jan. 9:

Here’s what on tap for the Saline Hornets in sports:

  • The Saline bowling teams take on Picnkney at Maplewood Lanes at 3:30 p.m.
  • The wrestling teams have a big SEC meet with Monroe at Saline at 5:30 p.m.
  • The Saline prep hockey team visits Flint Powers at 7:30 p.m.

Today is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.

National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day highlights the importance of showing respect and honor to the men and women who protect and serve. There is a need to show law enforcement professionals that citizens recognize the difficult and often thankless jobs they have chosen to fulfill, especially in light of recent aversion to cops and other people of authority.

On this this day in history, in 2007, Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced the iPhone.

Here’s a link to the Saline Reporter and a capture of the front page from Jan. 9, 1969.

Saline reporter jan 9 1969.jpg

And now – a brief look at some of the posts from social media on Jan. 8.

In sports, Saline hockey stayed hot.

At the Board of Education meeting, Susan Estep and Jennifer Steben were sworn in.

Also at the Board of Education meeting, new officers were elected.

The City of Saline posted video of Monday's council meeting.

Saline Area Schools is hiring a Saline High School girls cross country coach.

Harvest Principal Betty Rosen-Leacher asked parents with young children mark their calendars for April 17.

Pleasant Ridge Principal Kevin Musson posted about an upcoming youth book and craft fair.

Republicans in Michigan were already in trouble  with the anti-gerrymandering measure passing in November. Things could get worse for the GOP.

Stonebridge Golf Club was proud to announce this recognition.

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