Meetings list for Tuesday, April 2, 2013


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Posted Online: April 01, 2013, 4:19 pm
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Carbon Cliff Village Board, 7 p.m. at village hall, 106 1st Ave., Carbon Cliff.
Galva City Council, 6 p.m. at city hall, 210 Front St., Galva.
Mercer County Board, 7 p.m. in the county courthouse, 100 SE 3rd St., Aledo.
Moline City Council, 6:30 p.m. at city hall, 619 16th St., Moline.
Silvis City Council, 6:30 p.m. at city hall, 121 11th St., Silvis.

















 



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  Today is Friday, July 25, the 206th day of 2014. There are 159 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Walter Jones, of Co, F 23rd Ky, volunteers, lost a satchel on the Camden road, yesterday, containing his papers of discharge from the army.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from Mrs. J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: A municipal; bathing beach was advocated at the weekly meeting of the city commission by commissioner Rudgren, who suggested the foot of Seventh Street as an excellent location.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Floyd Shetter, Rock Island county superintendent schools, announced teachers hired for nearly all of the 95 rural and village grade schools in the county.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The mercury officially reached the season's previous high of 95 about noon today and continued upward toward an expected mark of 97.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Fort Armstrong hotel once the wining and dining chambers of Rock Island's elite is under repair. Progress is being made though at a seeming snail's pace to return the building to a semblance of its past glory for senior citizen's homes.








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