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Five Things to Know: $1,000 Donated to Salem Shelter

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

Today is Wednesday, Jan. 23, and here are the five things you need to now:

1. It will be a frigid day in Salem. The National Weather Service is predicting that local residents can expect it to be mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Tonight should be partly cloudy, with a low around 4. (sunrise, 7:05 a.m.; high tide, 8:21 a.m.; low tide, 2:43 p.m.; sunset, 4:45 p.m.)

2. Verizon Wireless recently awarded HAWC (Healing Abuse Working for Change, formerly known as Help for Abused Women and their Children) out of Salem a $1,000 donation. Accepting the donation for HAWC was Vika Kokhan, Director of Operations at HAWC. Check out the photo attached to this post for a look at the check.

3. At their meeting at City Hall Thursday night, Salem City Council members are expected to consider a request for approximately $10,000 toward the restoration of the roof and some of the windows at Salem's Old Town Hall.  Click Here for our full story.

4. Are you a fan of Salem sunsets? We captured a beautiful time lapse video of the sun setting over Salem Harbor Tuesday afternoon. Click Here for a look at our video and for the chance to submit a local sunrise or sunset photo of your own.

5. Today in History: On Jan. 23, 1941, Charles Lindbergh, while testifying before Congress, recommended that the United States negotiate a neutrality pact with Adolf Hitler.

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

Rose January 23, 2013 at 01:40 PM
Very nice
Rose January 23, 2013 at 01:41 PM
It was realy nice donation
ooops January 23, 2013 at 06:14 PM
It seems that city employees rely on destroying email accounts to save ones hide.....I just dropped the dime on every one.....no joke
KlassySalem January 23, 2013 at 06:18 PM
Tell us more!
ooops January 23, 2013 at 06:25 PM
Upon arrival into Salem a city employee tried to attack a disabled mans benifits on total here say from a complete stranger...and better yet even tried disrupting employment...this was in first days...then they tried to discredit with corruption.....I quote ...wish we never listen to this lady....I guess they are so on a power trip they waited for excused to lash out...mayor has full knowledge ..and all still have jobs....so was just filed yesterday....
martha January 23, 2013 at 08:22 PM
Thank you Salem library.....I only posted to get reaction on my end.....by by....now I know who I'm dealing with

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