Daily Five: Tax Bills, Jackie Robinson, School Budget

Five things to know for January 31

1. Crummy non-wintry weather today with rain in the morning, wind, and overcast skies. The temperature reaches 49 degrees but drops to 28 overnight. Sunrise is 7:01 a.m., sunset is 5:04 p.m.

2. Haven’t paid your revised tax bill yet? Today’s the last day to pay a visit to City Hall to cut a check before the interest penalty kicks in.

3. It’s the opening salvo of the school budget process as the Board of Education’s Finance and Audit Committee meets at 6 p.m. tonight at the Science and Technology Magnet High School. One of the agenda items will set the budget parameters for the 2014 fiscal year.

4. Got an interesting picture or video from Hygienic XXXIV, an athletic competition, or something else from around town? Add it to the Pics & Clips gallery.

5. Jackie Robinson, who broke the color barrier in major league baseball by becoming the first African-American player there, was born on this day in 1919. Robinson died in 1972 at the age of 53.

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