Early Light: Birthday of rock and roll?

On this day in 1954 Bill Haley and the Comets released “Rock Around the Clock” which quickly rose to number one on the charts. Rock & Roll was born.

This is Saturday, May 10, 2008. It is the 131st day of the year with 235 days remaining.

Don’t forget to put out some canned goods by the mail box today. Letter carriers across the nation will be collecting non-perishable foods in their campaign to restock the food pantries. They will pick up your donations from your homes as they deliver mail along their postal routes.

The 16th annual NALC National Food Drive to “Stamp Out Hunger” is the largest one-day food drive in the nation. Carriers collected 70.7 million pounds of food in last year’s drive, the fourth consecutive year above 70 million pounds. The drive is held annually on the second Saturday in May.

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