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Here’s The Full Schedule For The K of C BBQ

 

The largest fundraiser of the year is this weekend, The K of C BBQ. Here is the full schedule for this weekend's bbq.

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Col. Tibbetts, Getty Images
Col. Tibbetts, Getty Images

WWII Ended Thanks to Quincy Native Paul Tibbets

This historic anniversary happened on Sunday which explains why there was little or no mention of it. It was August 6, 1945 and the United States was involved with World War Two on two fronts, in Europe and also in the South Pacific.  Supplies were waning with fighting going on in two different parts of the world at the same time. So the decision was made by then President Harry Truman to utilize an atomic bomb for the first time ever.

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Help The Quincy Humane Society By Eating Pizza

Quincy Humane Society is giving you an opportunity to get dinner for the family while supporting a good cause during their Dog Days Pizza Special.

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Ben Braun (Townsquare Media)

Missed Out On Tax-Free Weekend? The District is Having Their Own

Last weekend was back-to-school tax free weekend, and many people capitalized on it in hopes of saving a few bucks. If you missed it, The District in Quincy has another opportunity for you.

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Jim Wosman
Jim Wosman

Jim Wosman is a Man You Should Get to Know!

He's a father, a grandfather, a coach, a groundskeeper and a friend. He's Jim Wosman. If you have ever been to a Quincy Gems game, you undoubtedly have seen him working the field into tip top shape for the game that night. He is there early in the morning cutting grass and late at night working the infield after the game concludes.

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iStock

Q.P.D. Provides Info on ‘Moonlight Ride for Hunger’ Event.

The Quincy Police Department would like to inform the public about an event this Saturday evening that could cause some minor traffic delays. 

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Winking Market Just Might be the Last of the Little Guys

In a world of shopping malls, mega markets, Walmarts and large grocery outlets, there sits in Quincy one of the last remaining small family-owned grocery stores in Winking Market at 416 South Fourth Street.

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Tim Boyle, Getty Images
Tim Boyle, Getty Images

Ever Wonder How the Amtrak Train Turns Around in West Quincy? Here’s Your Answer

Each and every day there are two Amtrak trains that serve the Quincy area with trips to and from Chicago. The Illinois Zephyr leaves Quincy at 6:12 mornings and returns each night at 10:23. The Carl Sandburg departs Quincy each night at 5:30 and arrives in Chicago at 9:58. That train then returns the next morning at 7:35 from Chicago and arrives in Quincy at 12:03 p.m. With both train routes ending in West Quincy, I always wondered how the train actually turns around in West Quincy to prepare for the trip back to Chicago.

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ThinkStock

Go Ahead, Text Your Way Into An Accident

It was right after I got off work Friday and I was driving on Broadway in Quincy and came to a red light at 18th Street. The SUV next to me was waiting for the green arrow. I glanced over and saw the driver on her cell phone sending a text message with her children in the car with her.

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BlueRockerPR via Youtube

What Airline Would You Pick? (POLL)

Air service in Quincy has become a hot topic lately with the City of Quincy trying to decide what airline they want serving the city and area.

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