Holiday closings


Share
Posted Online: July 03, 2013, 9:24 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
Here is a list of some of the closings for the July 4 holiday:

Moline: City offices closed Thursday. Thursday and Friday garbage collection one day late.

Rock Island: City offices and library closed Thursday. Thursday and Friday garbage and recyling pickup a day later than usual. Yard waste is on schedule. Millennium Waste drop-off center, open from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday..

MetroLink: No bus service Thursday.

Bettendorf: City offices, transit, library, Family Museum, Life Fitness Center, Goettsch community center, closed Thursday. Thursday and Friday garbage collection one day late.

Palmer Golf Course and grill open. Golfers must be off the course by 5 p.m. to accommodate fireworks.

Splash Landing, Bettendorf: open until 5 p.m. Thursday. Lap swim from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. No night hours.

Davenport:City offices, compost facility, CitiBus, libraries, River's Edge,Vander Veer Conservatory, Adler Theatre box office, closed Thursday. Thursday and Friday garbage collection one day late.




















 




Local events heading








  Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




(More History)