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5 Things You Need to Know Today — Nov. 2, 2012

Happy Friday! Here's what's going on today in Plymouth and Canton.

Trivia: How long has Plymouth City Manager Paul Sincock held his title?

Yesterday's trivia answer: November got its name from the Latin novem meaning "nine" since it was the ninth month in the Roman calendar.

5. Political forum today in Canton

Local residents and interested voters are invited to the Muslim Community of Western Suburbs (Canton Mosque), 40440 Palmer Road, 8:15 p.m. Friday to meet and ask questions of candidates running for township, county and state positions.

4. Halloween Costume Contest, chance to win $5,000 extended

Because Halloween activities were postponed on the East Coast, our Halloween Costume Contest deadline has been extended to 11:59 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5. 

It doesn’t matter if you’re Lady Gaga or Lady Liberty for Halloween—if you have an awesome costume, showcase your creation in our Best Halloween Costume in America Contest.

Last year, the , won. This year, it could be you. Enter our contest for a chance to win the $5,000 grand prize! Today is the last day!

3. Annie Jr. at the Village Theater

Annie Jr. plays 7 p.m. at the Village Theater at Cherry Hill. Annie Jr. is the story of a Depression-era orphan determined to find the parents who abandoned her on the doorstep of a New York City orphanage. Tickets are $15.

2. Elections are next week

Elections are only four days away! Stay informed on the candidates and ballot proposals by visiting our elections topic page. There you will find our 2012 Voter Guide, news on the elections and information on candidate forums.

1. Contribute to Patch and Gleaner's virtual food drive!

Patch.com, through its 30 Michigan sites including Plymouth-Canton, launched an online food drive to raise $10,000 by Nov. 17 to feed area families. This is the first virtual food drive for the Gleaners Community Food Bank, and Patch is proud and honored to be their first partner.

Shop Gleaners' virtual grocery shelves. Click to get started!

Tom Dusbiber November 02, 2012 at 02:09 PM
Paul Sincock has been City Manager of Plymouth since March of 2001.

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