AGE: 66 ADDRESS: Cordova FAMILY: Husband Nick and daughters Anne and Nicole EDUCATION: Some college POLITICAL PARTY: Independent candidate OFFICE SOUGHT: Village Clerk PRIOR OFFICE: Village trustee WHY RUNNING FOR OFFICE: The citizens of Cordova deserve the best service possible. I have 26 years of administrative experience, and I will be working for all the people in the village. KEY ISSUE: The village board, the mayor, and the current village clerk disagree on some issues. To remedy that, the new clerk must be non-partisan, courteous, professional, and within the limits of the law. COMMENTS: I pledge that I will treat everyone in the village with respect. I firmly believe the clerk's job is to work with the board and the mayor without any political agenda.
Today is Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.
1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States. 1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment. 1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan. 1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war. 1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs. 1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.