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Five Things for Monday: Veterans Day, Trash Pickup Delayed & More

Check in with your daily dose of Johnston area information, including news, weather and history notes!

Johnston Weather:

  • Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. South wind 5 to 9 mph.
  • Monday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. South wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

What's Open/Closed on Veterans Day: Johnston Schools and Town offices are closed today in honor of Veterans Day.

Trash Pickup Delayed: Trash pick-up in Johnston is delayed one day in observance of the Veterans Day holiday on Monday, November 12, 2012. 

Post to Patch Yourself; Try Blogging: It's ridiculously easy for to post an event or make an announcement on Johnston Patch. Blogging is simple, too. Just click here and read how easy it is.

This Day in History: On this day in 1954, Ellis Island, the gateway to America, shuts it doors after processing more than 12 million immigrants since opening in 1892. Today, an estimated 40 percent of all Americans can trace their roots through Ellis Island, located in New York Harbor off the New Jersey coast and named for merchant Samuel Ellis, who owned the land in the 1770s.

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