It’s Wednesday, Sept. 4. Here are five things you need to know. Tell us what we need to know on the Patch message board!
1. Today: Rosh Hashanah Services, 8 p.m., Congregation Ner Shalom, 14010 Spriggs Road. For additional information or to request a tour of the congregation, contact Neal Fuerst, president of the Board of Directors, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. You Said It: “I believe that as a civilized and moral people, we are obligated to protect those who are most vulnerable and helpless--developing humans included.” A readers responding to gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli’s positions on contraception.
3. ICYMI: There's still a little good weather left in this summer. Check out our map of bike trails in the region (and add your favorite if you don't see it!).
4. Number of the Day: Seven. Today’s number comes from a middle school principal on the difference for students graduating from grade school. "It's a huge transition from a very small class with one teacher to a very large class with seven teachers," said South County Middle School Principal Marsha Manning.
5. Today…in History: On Sept. 4, 1998, 15 years ago, Google was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin. Don’t take our word for it, search for “Google Founding Date” on Google.