Meetings list for Monday, Feb. 4, 2013


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Posted Online: Feb. 03, 2013, 4:25 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 Community Unit School District No. 200 Board of Education, 6:30 p.m. in the Sherrard High School Auditorium, 4701 176th Ave., special meeting.
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 Friday, Aug. 22, the 234th day of 2014. There are 131 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: The ferry boat, Rock Island, having been put in good order at the boat yard is now making her regular trips, much to the gratification of those who have to cross the river.
1889 -- 125 years ago: W.J. Gamble, for many years superintendent of the Moline & Rock Island railway, leased the Fourth Avenue Hotel and renovated and refurnished it throughout.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pending the building of new public schools or additions to the present ones to provide adequate room for all the children, the board of education decided that pupils younger than 6 years old would not be accepted in Rock Island schools.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The fifth annual New Windsor Fair and Horse show, which has been delayed for two days because of unfavorable weather, got off to a new start last night. The parade was held this morning.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Rock Island County Fair and Rodeo will celebrate its silver anniversary this year. The fair opens Tuesday and will run through Saturday and offers entertainment and activity for young and old.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Earl Hanson School, Rock Island, joins the Program to Assist Latch Key Student, which aids working parents. PALS is a before and after school program for grades 1-6 in certain Rock Island public and private schools.




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