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yesqcy - City/Firefighters labor contract must be voted on again - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Very true, everyone has to have a first time. But what about the city attorney and the rest of the council? Nobody?
Mizzougrad - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Your right, the pensions that the city chose to underfund for years because they could, and now it's all our fault. For someone in business, don't understand how you do not understand the concept that you close a station, you don't just reassign the firefighters, because then there are no savings. You close a station because you want to lower the number of firefighters, period. You know…
topdown - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Once again, I will ask you: Do you understand business at all? The City can't print money. The police and fire pensions have thrown the entire system so far out of whack that the City can't make "want to" decisions; it is a "have to" situation. You can cry the blues all you want about the poor, poor firefighters, but their greed over the years has contributed greatly to this mess, so what…
topdown - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I haven't read a single comment about laying off firefighters, except, perhaps, from your Chief. You are paid, and paid very well, to do a job. If you don't like it, quit. People will line up to take your spot. No one is complaining about the services you provide. The problem is cost. Why is it so hard to understand that the City coffers are not a bottomless pit? Your pensions have…
topdown - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Your condescending attitude is just plain insulting. Thousands and thousands of small business owners have suffered in this economy over the past decade or so. Should we all "reinvent" ourselves? What an idiotic statement! It is patently obvious to me from the comments you have made in different discussions that you have lived a life of privilege and have never given an honest day's work in…

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Hannibal Parks & Recreation offering training program

1 year, 3 months ago by Paige Traeder

If your New Year's Resolution is getting fit, sign up for this 6-week program to get you ready for the Catch Cupid if you Can 5K run/walk

New Year’s resolutions usually involve getting fit so the Hannibal Parks & Recreation is offering a walking/running training program that starts Dec. 31. The six-week program gets participants ready for the Catch Cupid if you Can 5K fun run and walk.

The training program offers suggestions for workouts four days a week, with three rest days.

The program is available at Douglass Community Services, 711 Grand Ave.; Hannibal Parks & Recreation Department at City Hall, 320 Broadway; and online: http://hannibalparks.org/files/Parks_Rec/Documents/Cupid_Training_Flyer.pdf

Catch Cupid if you Can is Feb. 9 at Riverview Park.

The event starts at 10 a.m., with registration beginning at 9 a.m. Participants should register by Jan. 25 to be guaranteed a t-shirt.

Proceeds go to Kids in Motion, which is part of Douglass Community Services. Kids in Motion is an employment program for at-risk teens and pre-teens which teaches the value of work and community. Participants in the KIM program often spend time in Riverview Park in the summer, picking up trash, weeding and clearing trails.


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