Finders Keepers Owner Happy With Welcome to Area and Says 'Good Morning, Hartland!'
Check out the weather, fuel prices and more for Nov. 30, 2011.
It's Wednesday, the last day of November and the first day of significant snowfall — so watch out on those roads this morning and check out our real-time traffic to help plan your route. Here are some tidbits of news and information that we hope you'll find useful or entertaining.
Please also don't miss our video greeting (at right) from Elaine Boria, owner of Finders Keepers, a new home decor store that opened in the middle of November in the space once occupied by Doodles Ice Cream & Treats.
1. The weather
Snow should be done and we'll see cloudy skies through mid-morning followed by a gradual clearing, according to the National Weather Service. The high will be near 37 degrees with strong winds between 13 and 17 miles per hour. Tonight will be mostly clear and temps will be the coldest this fall, dropping to about 18, although winds will drop to calm.
2. Fuel prices
Here's a quick daily survey of the regular per-gallon price, according to gasbuddy.com —
- Speedway: $3.35
- Mobil: $3.35 (cash is 10 cents lower)
- Shell: $3.39
- Lowest price at Hickory Ridge and M-59 in Highland: $3.27 at Citgo.
- Lowest price in the Fenton area: $3.27 at Clark at N LeRoy and Third.
- Lowest price in the Brighton area: $3.18 at Costco, 6700 Whitmore Lake Rd.
3. Hartland High School ice hockey
The Hartland High School hockey team won 9-2 Tuesday over Waterford Kettering for the Eagles first win on the season and for new head coach Rick Gadwa, according to @hartlandsports.
"It's good to be going in the right direction," Gadwa told the Livingston County Daily Press & Argus for a story. "I always preach to the kids about climbing the mountain, and we have a lot to work on."
Nick Pleshakov and Jimmy McCann both scored two goals for the Eagles, the article said.
Hartland next plays 7 p.m. Saturday hosting Lakeland at Hartland Sports Arena.
4. Hartland resident questions idea of ice skaters on Brighton Mill Pond
Hartland resident Mike Ryan said the Brighton Downtown Development Authority should rethink its idea of ice skating on the Brighton Mill Pond, according to a letter to editor in the Livingston County Daily Press & Argus.
"Has anyone tested the pond ice thickness in the winter?" he wrote.
5. Hartland trivia
Congrats to Michele Semones who correctly answered Tuesday's question — This Friday and Saturday what group holds an annual sale that signifies Hartland's history of weaving? Answer: Black Sheep Weavers Fiber Guild
Wednesday's question: Steinacker Sales & Service once sold the Minneapolis Moline Model UB in which you could stand while operating. What product did Steinacker sell? Please answer in comments.