The Star Democrat
3 THINGS ABOUT TODAY
Today’s Birthdays: Actor Clu Gulager is 93 (pictured). Journalist Elizabeth Drew is 86. Blues musician W.C. Clark is 82. Actor Joanna Pettet is 79. Actor Steve Railsback is 76. Actor David Leisure is 71. Actor Miguel Sandoval is 70. Former pro tennis player Zina Garrison is 58. Former MLB All-Star pitcher Dwight Gooden is 57. Jazz singer Diana Krall is 57. R&B singer Bryan Abrams (Color Me Badd) is 52. Actor Martha Plimpton is 51. Actor Michael Irby is 49. Olympic gold medal figure skater Oksana Baiul (ahkSAH’-nah by-OOL’) is 44. Actor Maggie Gyllenhaal (JIHL’-ehn-hahl) is 44.
The Maryland State Police collected more than 800 pounds of unwanted and expired prescription medications as part of a National Drug Take Back Day event Oct. 23. All 23 state police barracks throughout Maryland participated in the effort. The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day effort, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Agency, aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. (Page A2)
Locals and tourists traveled to the Waterfowl Festival for good times, good food, and events scattered throughout Easton. More photos of the 50th anniversary are featured on page A3. See tomorrow’s Star Democrat for coverage of the calling contest, the success of this year’s festival and of course, the dogs and kids and camo.