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dukeofquincy - QHS now looking for Boys and Girls Basketball coaches - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Lauded for his efforts? He was a full-time firefighter who attended half the practices and ran a very unorganized program. Several key players quit during his tenure as coach. Those were some of his problems.
HuhWhy - City/Firefighters labor contract must be voted on again - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
So when this is brought back up before the city council, since it did not pass before, does it need a super-majority to pass? I wonder what the rules are on this procedurally?
cjohnfall - City/Firefighters labor contract must be voted on again - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
so, urkidswillpay, to what do you refer.? are there activities of the mayor of which we should be advised!
yesqcy - City/Firefighters labor contract must be voted on again - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
As should be. I don't see it being the end if the world, just put off a week. Little egg on the face, but, when doesn't that happen from time to time.
qfingers - City/Firefighters labor contract must be voted on again - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Reluctant to say the emperor wears no clothes perhaps? You would think the more experienced aldermen would have caught this. This is so infrequent though doesn't surprise me that nobody noticed at first.

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QND welcomes home Jack Cornell

1 year, 2 months ago by Paige Traeder

QND held a pep rally Friday afternoon at the QND gymnasium in honor of Quincy native and Super Bowl champion, Jack Cornell

Crowds of people of every age and from all over packed into the QND gymnasium Friday to welcome home Quincy native Jack Cornell. Cornell spoke about his recent Super Bowl experience, his high school experience at QND, and what it takes to play at a high level in the NFL.

From QND to the University of Illinois to the Baltimore Ravens, Jack said it's his dream come true.

"It didn't really pan out the way I thought it would have, but it's not how you get to the league, it's what you do when you get there. And I'm having a blast and enjoying every minute of it."

After all of his experiences and hardships working towards his goal, Jack gave some advice to kids and young people striving for their dream.

"I would say to never doubt yourself. It doesn't matter where you're from or what your background is. Ya know, in the National Football League there's guys from all over the country, from all different backgrounds and is it something that if you want it bad enough that no one can you tell you you can't, only yourself."

Jack says its about the resiliency, mental toughness and being able to survive through tough times. Because he said, when it's getting hard, that's when you know your close to and greatness.


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