5 Things (And CinemaSalem Success) Dec. 17

Here are the five things you need to know before you start your day in Salem.

Today is Monday, Dec. 17, and here are the five things you need to know:

1. You'll want to be prepared for wet weather today. The National Weather Service is predicting that local residents can expect showers and a high near 45. Tonight should be rainy, with a low around 41. (sunrise, 7:07 a.m.; high tide, 2:00 p.m.; sunset, 4:11p.m.; low tide, 8:17 p.m.)

2. It's an effort that the theater's owner is calling The CinemaSalem Miracle - area residents raised more than $60,000 in 12 days to Save CinemaSalem. Click Here for a heartwarming story that's sure to lift your spirits this holiday season.

3. Salem residents huddled together Saturday evening at a moving candlelit vigil to honor the memories of those lost in a tragic school shooting in Newtown, Conn., Friday. Click Here to view a photo gallery from the event.

4. It's that time of year - time to look back at Salem Patch's top stories of 2012. So, before you get settled in for the holidays and prepare to ring in 2013 - Click Here to look back at 10 Stories That Shook Salem in 2012.

5. Today in History: On Dec. 17, On Dec. 17, 1989, the first episode of The Simpsons aired in the United States

For more things going on in Salem today, check out our events calendar.


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