Taking another step to find a new township manager the Howell Township Council is scheduled to meet tonight for a strategy session as well as interviews of potential candidates.
The meeting will start at 5:30 and will include a chance for the public to weigh in while the council decides what they are looking for in candidates to replace longtime manager Helene Schlegel. This will be the second meeting of the week for the council having met previously on Tuesday night at the Municipal Building.
Drivers on the road this morning will need to be careful as the National Weather Service is calling for patchy fog until around 8 a.m. After the fog burns off the sun should come out for the rest of the day with a high temperature of around 72 degrees. When the sun sets it will be a partly cloudy night with a low near 54 degrees.
Today is Johnny Appleseed day, honoring one of the first pioneers to make the move out west. Starting in New York and Pennsylvania John Chapman spread apple seeds and apple trees as far west as Ohio and Illinois.
On this date in 1960 the first presidential debate was held between Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy. Back in 1789 Thomas Jefferson was named the first secretary of state while John Jay was named the first chief justice of the supreme court.
Famous birthdays today include former Governor Christie Whitman who turns 67, tennis star Serena Williams who turns 32 and actress Olivia Newton-John turns 65.