It’s Sept. 10, the 253rd day of the year; 112 days remain in 2018. The National Weather Service reports that yesterday’s Lake Michigan temperatures were 69 at the Chicago shore, 70 at the Chicago crib and 65 at the Wilmette buoy.

The firefighters won the great grill-off yesterday.

Today

Community HIV & STI Screening – free and confidential – by Howard Brown Outreach. 3 p.m., Main Library.

Tonight’s City meetings are cancelled for Rosh Hashanah.

Ago on This Date (from History.com)

1833: Andrew Jackson shuts down Second Bank of the U.S.

1897: First drunk driving arrest in the U.S.

1776: Nathan Hale volunteers to spy behind British lines.

1962: Rod Laver wins Grand Slam

1981: “Guernica” returned to Spain.

It’s Sept. 10, the 253rd day of the year; 112 days remain in 2018. The National Weather Service reports that yesterday’s Lake Michigan temperatures were 69 at the Chicago shore, 70 at the Chicago crib and 65 at the Wilmette buoy.