City of E.M. to provide free leaf bags for E.M. residents


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Posted Online: Oct. 08, 2012, 2:27 pm
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Press release submitted by city of East Moline

Starting October 15, 2012 the City of East Moline will be providing free leaf bags for East Moline residents only through our last leaf pick-up date on December 5, 2012. There will be no leaf pick-up on the week of Thanksgiving. The City of East Moline will be closed for Thanksgiving holiday on November 22nd and 23rd.

Pick-up location for ONE free 5-bundle leaf bags per week can be picked up at City Hall, 915 – 16th Avenie and/or the Maintenance and Engineering Department, 1200 13th Avenue, East Moline. You must show proof of residency.

Leaf bags are being donated by Aldermen Jeff Stulir, Helen Heiland and City Clerk Arletta Holmes.




















 



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1864 -- 150 years ago: The Rev. R.J. Humphrey, once a clergyman in this city, was reported killed in a quarrel in New Orleans.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rock Island Citizens Improvement Association held a special meeting to consider the proposition of consolidating Rock Island and Moline.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The home of A. Freeman, 806 3rd Ave., was entered by a burglar while a circus parade was in progress and about $100 worth of jewelry and $5 in cash were taken.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The million dollar dredge, Rock Island, of the Rock Island district of United States engineers will be in this area this week to deepen the channel at the site of the new Rock Island-Davenport bridge.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Argus "walked" to a 13-0 victory over American Container Corporation last night to clinch the championship of Rock Island's A Softball League at Northwest Douglas Park.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Immediate Care Center emergency medical office at South Park Mall is moving back to United Medical Center on Sept. 1. After nearly six years in operation at the mall, Care Center employees are upset by UMC's decision. The center is used by 700 to 800 people each month.








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