NAME: Taren Komadina AGE: 30 ADDRESS: Cleveland OCCUPATION: Certified orthodontic assistant FAMILY: Son, Tyler Miller EDUCATION: Graduated from Geneseo High School and Scott Community College dental assistant program POLITICAL PARTY: Independent OFFICE SOUGHT: Cleveland village trustee PRIOR OFFICE: None WHY RUNNING: I have been living in Cleveland for two years and I want to help make the village a better place to live in. KEY ISSUE: To help bring stability and consensus to the village board. COMMENTS: I would like to be more involved in the community and listen to what the people of Cleveland want and focus on those issues.
Today is Friday, Sept. 19, the 262nd day of 2014. There are 103 days left in the year. 1864 -- 150 years ago: Charles M. Osborn of this city, a lawyer of prominence, who voted for Lincoln in 1860 is now out strong for McClellan and will take the stump for him. 1889 -- 125 years ago: The George Fleming company had begun its dried fruit packing in a branch plant on 16th Street, Rock Island, employing nearly a hundred workers. 1914 -- 100 years ago: The cornerstone of the new Eagles home was laid. Building committee members were John Kobeman, Fred Ehmke and Frank Wich. 1939 -- 75 years ago: Former Kaiser Wilhelm, in exile, is sad as the Nazis march with communists. 1964 -- 50 years ago: Ninety-two members of the acappella choir at Davenport's West High School today accepted an invitation to perform at the New York World's Fair on June 13, 1965. 1989 -- 25 years ago: A Rock Island woman is one of 50 winners of $10,000 in cash in the Illinois State Lottery's "Celebration "89" instant ticket game. Dawn Loeffler was the third winner to be chosen through daily drawings that began Aug. 28 and will run 50 consecutive days.