Monday, November 29, 2010

Daily Briefing, 11/29/2010

Good morning everyone, and welcome back to work!  We hope you had a great Thanksgiving.  And now, here is your Daily Briefing.  I'll warn you ahead of time though, and this is no surprise, the news is pretty thin today.  It looks like most of the interesting news stories took a Thanksgiving vacation as well.

In Salisbury, the Township appears set to increase taxes by .06 mills.  Governor Rendell vetoed legislation over the weekend: one would have given free public health care to firefighters battling cancer and one which would have allowed deadly force to be used be citizens in certain circumstances.

Wikileaks has released more than 250,000 cables of diplomatic conversations between U.S. officials.  Black Friday results are in, and the day showed modest gains on last year, with sales increasing .3% and customers increasing 2.2%.  Today is Cyber Monday, the highest selling day of the year for online purchasing.

We have one Chamber event today: the annual Phillipsburg Area Tree Lighting Ceremony.

In sad news, the great Leslie Nielsen died yesterday.  Nielsen was 84.  It's Monday, and we all can probably use a laugh, so in tribute to Nielsen, here are some of his best moments.  Have a great day!


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Nice beaver!