It's Wednesday and today's quote comes from Albert Einstein:Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
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 Hartland High School teachers Matt Johnson, Mike Joseph, Ethan Hawker and Frank Shinkonis wishing everyone a Happy Pi Day!
1. The weather
Sunny, with a high near 71, according to the National Weather Service.
2. Fuel prices
Here's a quick daily survey of the regular per-gallon price, according to gasbuddy.com —
- : $3.99
- Shell: $4.11
- Mobil: $4.09
- Lowest price at in Highland: $3.87 at Citgo S Milford Rd near Watkins Blvd.
- Lowest price in the Fenton area: $3.84 at the Marathon station at Silver Lake and Lincoln.
- Lowest price in the Brighton area: $3.84 at Costco at 6700 Whitmore Lake Rd.
We also offer searchable and real-time traffic and fuel prices via Mapquest on our homepage.
3. The Skill of Archery presented by HHS Archery Team
This Saturday, meet on the south lawn of Cromaine Library in the Village for a spectacular demonstration of the skills of Archery. The HHS Archery Team, lead by Rob Jellison, will show us the skills that Katniss Everdeen uses in “The Hunger Games” to survive.
4. Scholarships Offered To Livingston County High School Seniors
Seven scholarships of $1,500 each are being offered by First National Bank to high school seniors across Livingston County to continue their education. Five new teacher classroom grants of $250 will also be presented as part of the program this year. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, community service, a written essay, recommendation letters, and challenges, if any, that were overcome to graduate. Applications are due by March 30th. Scholarship applications are available at any of the eight First National branch offices located across Livingston County, from high school counselors and online.
5. Hartland trivia
Congrats to NotLazy for correctly answering Monday's question — Included among the photograph collections at the Florence B. Dearing Museum are pictures of Hartland Consolidated Schools graduating classes. What years can be found here? Answer: 1923-1978
Wednesday's question: In the 1930's about how many homes received the Community Life newspaper in Hartland?