Presidents Day holiday schedule for city and business


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Posted Online: Feb. 14, 2014, 11:08 pm
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Local municipalities announce the following schedule changes for Monday's President's Day holiday:

Moline - City offices are closed, but garbage and recycling are on regular schedule

Rock Island - Normal operations

Bettendorf - City offices closed. Garbage and recycling services one day late all week, with Friday pickup on Saturday. Transit buses will run from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.; library open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Family Museum open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., but no classes held; Life Fitness Center open from 5 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Palmer Grill at Palmer Hills Golf Course open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Davenport - City offices are closed. Garbage and recycling one day late all week, with Friday pickup on Saturday. CitiBus on regular schedule. River's Edge open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Waste Commission of Scott County - Closed.

Secretary of State (drivers' license bureau) offices - Always closed Monday, but also closed Wednesday for Lincoln's Birthday.























 



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  Today is Thursday, Aug. 21, the 233rd day of 2014. There are 132 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Sheriff McLaughlin had the misfortune to dislocate his right shoulder some days ago when his carriage upset. He is now able to walk about but has a very sore shoulder.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A kindergarten was started in the downtown district of Rock Island with the Misses Dodie Hawes and Grace Knowlton as teachers.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pope Pius X died in Rome.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater was named Esquire.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The J.I. Case Co. plant in Bettendorf will add from 150 to 200 employees by Jan. 1 a spokesman for the company said today. The Bettendorf Works today had a payroll of 1,350, but an increased production schedule will require additional people.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illowa Council Boy Scouts of America reached and passed its campaign goal in a drive that began 14 months ago by raising more than $2.2 million for the expansion of Loud Thunder Reservation near Andalusia.






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