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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?
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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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1 year, 5 months ago by Bob Gough

On Thursday, agents with West Central Illinois Task Force and Officer's with the Quincy Police Department conducted a search at 1034 N. 2nd Street in Quincy.  Agents seized numerous items used in the shake and bake methamphetamine manufacturing process.  Arrested on the class X charge of Aggravated Participation in Methamphetamine Production was resident, Patricia S. Ahern, age 44.  The charge was aggravated due to a person over 60 years and a person under the age of 18 being in the residence.   Ahern, who is currently free on bond on a separate Adams County Aggravated Methamphetamine charge was lodged at the Adams County Jail.  M/Sgt. Patrick Frazier of the task force reports that the Department of Children and Family Services was notified of the child being present during the search.  A separate investigation will be initiated regarding the child.

SUSPECT # 1

Patricia S. Ahern
1034 N. 2nd Street, Quincy IL
female        age 44



On Thursday, agents with the West Central Illinois Task Force and Deputies with the Adams County Sheriffs Office served a search warrant at 1421 Lisa Drive.  The search resulted in the seizure of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, and pseudoephedrine packaging.  Residents Bonny G. Blackorby, age 54 and Renee L. Cook, age 45 were both arrested for Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine and Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine Precursors.  Blackorby and Cook were lodged at the Adams County Jail.

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

SUSPECT # 1
Bonny G. Blackorby
1421 Lisa Drive, Quincy IL
female        age 54

SUSPECT # 2
Renee L. Cook
1421 Lisa Drive, Quincy IL
female         age 45


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