The Baseball Hall of Fame class of 2019 includes the late Roy Halladay of Odessa who died in November of 2017 when he crashed his small plane into the Gulf offshore of New Port Richey. Also elected to the hall were the Yankees Mariano Rivera as the first unanimous choice, Mariners DH Edgar Martinez and Orioles/Yankees starter Mike Mussina.
Many local groups and businesses continue to offer assistance to government employees affected by the partial shutdown. Services like free hair cuts, food for pets, entertainment options and food pantry’s have been set up. There’s even help from utility companies.