AGE: 37 ADDRESS: Cordova OCCUPATION: Operations manager FAMILY: Husband, Nicholas Craigmiles, children Nicholas and Tylor EDUCATION: Riverdale High School, Black Hawk College POLITICAL PARTY: Peoples Party OFFICE SOUGHT: Cordova Village Board trustee WHY RUNNING: I want to protect the charm of our town and help Cordova shine in a positive light and stand on solid financial ground with a solid infrastructure. COMMENTS: I believe that as an elected official, I serve at the will of the citizens. I have made a goal of my campaign, and when elected, to let you know via email, phone, etc., what is going on after meetings in a non-partisan and timely fashion.
Today is Thursday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2014. There are 90 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: The ladies have adopted the fashion of wearing representations of insects in the flowers on their bonnets. Some look very natural. 1889 -- 125 years ago: T.F. Cary, former Rock Island alderman, has accepted a position as salesman for a Chicago wallpaper house and plans to move to that city. 1914 -- 100 years ago: Work on the new telephone building on 18th Street between 6th and 7th avenues is progressing rapidly. 1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater at 3rd Avenue and 19th Street will have a name significant of its location. The "Rocket" is scheduled to open Thanksgiving Day. 1964 -- 50 years ago: Two of Rock Island's newest water towers were vandalized last night, including the one at 38th Street and 31st Avenue, where police took five Moline boys into custody about 9 p.m.. 1989 -- 25 years ago: Some of us who live in the Quad-Cities take the Mississippi River for granted, or at least we used to. But the river is not taken for granted by our visitors. And most Quad-Citians are realizing the importance of the river to this area as increased emphasis is placed on tourism.