Meetings list for Monday, Dec. 3, 2012


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Posted Online: Dec. 02, 2012, 6:40 pm
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Aledo City Council, 7 p.m. at city hall, 120 N. College Ave.
Alpha Village Board, 7 p.m. at village hall, 102 S. 2nd St.
Andalusia Village Board, 7 p.m. at village hall, 221 1st St.
Andover Village Board, 7 p.m. in the American Legion Building on 5th Street.
Atkinson Village Board, 7 p.m. at village hall, 107 W. Main St.
East Moline City Council, 6:30 p.m. at city hall, 915 16th Ave.
Hampton Village Board, 6 p.m. at village hall, 520 1st Ave.
Hooppole Village Board, 7 p.m. at village fire station.
Milan Village Board, 5:30 p.m. at village hall, 405 E. 1st St.
New Windsor Village Board, 7 p.m. at village hall, 125 N. 3rd Ave.
Orion Village Board, 7:30 p.m. at village hall, 1202 4th St.
Port Byron Village Board, 6 p.m. at the village hall, 120 S. Main St.
Rock Island City Council, study session at 5 p.m., council meeting at 6:45 p.m. at city hall, 1528 3rd Ave.
Sherrard Village Board, 7 p.m. at village hall, 517 3rd St.
Tampico Village Board, 7 p.m. at village hall, 104 W. Market St.
Viola Village Board, 7 p.m. at village hall, 1305 17th Ave.

















 



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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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