1. Weather: The National Weather Service is calling for a mixed bag of precipitation – first rain and snow, then rain again. They’re predicting a high of 44 with an 80 percent chance of soggy socks.
2. Did You Know? According to Wikipedia, April Fools Day is celebrated on April 1 around the world in different ways. In places like New Zealand, Ireland, Australia and South Africa, the trickery only goes on until noon, with the person who plays a joke after that point being dubbed the “April Fool.”
3. Biz Bites: , run by local portrait and lifestyle photographer Christopher Elston and his wife, Jen, last night was awarded a 2011 mychoicevoice Best Blogs of the Lehigh Valley award by “The Morning Call.”
4. A Fond Farewell: Today The Perk will close its doors for good.
5. Today in History: On this day in 1963, the ABC television network aired the first episode of its long-running daytime soap opera “General Hospital,” in an effort to capitalize on the popularity of primetime programming like “Dr. Kildare” and “Ben Casey.”