City of E.M. Free Leaf Only Yard Waste Pickup


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Posted Online: Oct. 08, 2012, 12:03 pm
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Press release submitted by city of East Moline

The City of East Moline will have a "Free Leaf Only Yard Waste Pickup" every Wednesday, October 24th thru November 28th.

Leaf Only Yard Waste pickup will be collected at curbside. Leaf Only Yard Waste must be placed in paper yard waste bags specified for this waste. You do not have to have East Moline yard waste sticker on the bags. Please set out at curbside before 7:00 a.m.

Brush and regular yard waste still require brush ties or stickers. Brush still needs to be bundled no longer than 4' long.




















 



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  Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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