It’s Sept. 4, the 247th day of the year; 118 days remain in 2018. The National Weather Service reports that yesterday’s Lake Michigan temperatures were 67 at the Chicago shore, 60 at the Chicago crib and 71 at the Wilmette buoy.


Back to work, back to school, autumn is setting in.

District 65 community budget meeting, 6:30-8 p.m., Chute Middle School (Library)

Climate Action Resilience Plan Working Group Meeting, 6:30, Morton Civic Center

First Ward meeting 7 p.m. Main Library.

Ago (from

1609: Navigator Henry Hudson first European to discover island of Manhattan [or Sep 11].

1888: George Eastman patents the first roll-film camera and registers “Kodak.”