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Coffee and Conversations with Rock Island Mayor Feb. 16


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Posted Online: Feb. 08, 2013, 2:53 pm
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Submitted press release.

Rock Island Mayor Dennis E. Pauley and Fourth Ward Alderman Steve Tollenaer invite the public to attend a Coffee & Conversations event from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16, at Hy-Vee, 2930 18th Ave., Rock Island. Coffee and donuts will be provided.
Coffee & Conversations is an opportunity for residents to talk to the mayor and aldermen and get any concerns or questions addressed.



















 



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1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.






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