Meetings list for Monday, April 8, 2013


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Posted Online: April 07, 2013, 4:13 pm
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Alexis Village Board, 7 p.m. at the community center, corner of West Palmer Avenue and South Alexander Street.
Colona City Council, 6:30 p.m. at city hall, 100 E. 9th Ave.
Galva School Board, 7:30 p.m. in the high school library, 1020 N. Center Ave.
Hampton School Board, 6:30 p.m. at district offices, 206 5th St.
Keithsburg City Council, 7 p.m. at city hall, 302 S. 14th St.
Kewanee City Council, 7 p.m. at city hall, 401 E. 3rd St.
Lyndon Village Board, 6 p.m. at village hall, 605 W. Commercial St.
Moline School Board, 6 p.m. at Allendale, 1619 11th Ave.
Port Byron Village Board, 6 p.m. at village hall, 120 S. Main St.
Reynolds Village Board, 7 p.m. at the village hall, North Williams Street.
Rockridge School Board, 7:30 p.m. at 14110 134th Ave. W, Taylor Ridge.
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.
United Township High School School Board, 6 p.m. in the administrative center, 1275 Avenue of the Cities, East Moline.
Woodhull Village Board, 7:30 p.m. at village hall, 254 N. Division St.

















 



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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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