LOCAL FOOTBALL SCORING UPDATES PRESENTED BY THE HUNGRY HOBO:

Free leaf bags available to EM residents


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Posted Online: Oct. 11, 2012, 6:19 pm
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Starting Monday, the city of East Moline will provide free leaf bags for residents through Dec. 5, the date of the last leaf pick-up.

There will be no leaf pick-up during Thanksgiving week. The city will be closed for the holiday Nov. 22 and 23.

Residents can pick up one free bundle of five leaf bags each week at city hall, 915 16th Ave., or at the Maintenance and Engineering Department, 1200 13th Ave. Proof of residency must be shown.

Leaf bags are being donated by Alds. Jeff Stulir and Helen Heiland and city clerk Arletta Holmes.






















 



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1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.






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