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Righty1 - Quincy Mayor, Police & Fire Chiefs disagree over proposed budget cuts - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJour
I don't recall you calling for a part time mayor when the previous mayor blew $6 million on Hydro which is exactly what put the city in this predicament.
CoolEdge - March jobs report: Illinois workforce shrinks, manufacturing continues bleeding - Quincy, IL News -
And some try to tell us that is just the boomers retiring, but in fact the older folks are working longer, it is the younger folks that are leaning on entitlements more than before.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics notes that, for instance, the labor participation rates of those aged 25 to 54 years decreased from 76.4% in 2002 to 70.9% in 2012 – while the rates of those aged 55 and over…
HuhWhy - Quincy Mayor, Police & Fire Chiefs disagree over proposed budget cuts - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJour
This mayor is a poor leader. He thinks he is the smartest one in the room. How can you move an organization in the direction it needs to go when the leader is not competent?
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Another idea that was put forward to try and prevent cuts and/or taxes, presented by the mayor and shot down by (part of) the council. But guess who will be blamed....
WarCry - Quincy Mayor, Police & Fire Chiefs disagree over proposed budget cuts - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJour
I don't see why not. Those very same elected officials (at the state level, anyway) seem to think it's perfectly acceptable to renege on established contracts when they decide it cost too much to honor the commitment. Good for the goose, right? (BTW, this isn't an issue of whether you support unions or not. Even if you hate them and think they screwed everyone over with their contracts,…

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Smoke on the River heats up Friday and Saturday

7 months, 3 weeks ago by Bob Gough

KCBS sanctioned event held in Kesler Park

 

The Quincy Exchange Club will sponsor the eighth annual “Smoke on the River” Barbeque Contest to be held September 5 and 6, 2014 in Kesler Park on the banks of the Mighty Mississippi River. 

This years contest is sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society and has been designated as a State Championship event.  The Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion of the event will receive an automatic invitation to the American Royal Barbeque Championship in Kansas City. 

BBQ teams from across the Mid West will vie for $6,500.00 in prize money in four categories: Chicken, Pork Ribs, Pork Shoulder and Beef Brisket. 

The event will kick off Friday night September 5 with a hog roast.  The gates will open at 5:00 p.m.  There will be all you can eat whole roast hog with potato salad, cole slaw and baked beans for $10.00.  Children under 5 will eat free and children from 5 -10 years of age will be $5.00.  Pulled pork sandwiches and plain and pork nachos will also be available.

 

Saturday, September 6 the BBQ contest begins and is open to the public.  The event will feature music, good food and drink and fun for the whole family.  There is no entry fee.  Roast pork will be available.

 

More information is available at www.smokeontheriver.net or you may contact Mel Dillman at 217-228-1208.


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