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Where Did the Baseball Saying a ‘Can of Corn’ Come From?
When it comes to purchasing food, the United States leads the way in the safe distribution of food to the public. Safety measures are taken in packaging and delivery as well.  It got me to thinking about the pioneer days when people didn't have the safeguards for storing foods like we have…
Here’s What YOU Want In the Old County Market Building!
Yesterday, I posted a blog asking the question of what should go in the old County Market building? And you didn't disappoint! You offered some FANTASTIC ideas for the space including plenty that I would have never thought of! Here are a few of my favorites:
Quincy Public Library to Open a Kiosk Branch
Quincy Public Library will celebrate the grand opening of its branch location,
Tuesday, January 17 at 5 p.m. at the Q.P.L. kiosk branch located in the café inside County Market, 48th and Broadway, with a ribbon cutting.  The public is invited to attend.
Quincy Public Library to Have New Hours in 2016
Quincy Public Library will observe new hours, beginning Monday, January 4, 2016. The library will be open to the public Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday, from 10 a.m. to  5 p.m., and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m.
Restaurant Days for United Way Underway
The Annual United Way of Adams County Restaurant Days promotion is underway. Each day in August, when you dine at a participating restaurant, a percentage of your check will be donated to the United Way.
The Lights Aren’t So Bright on Broadway Lately
As the song says "They say lights are brighter on Broadway."  Well, several lights have gone from bright, to dimmer, to off, as six businesses on Broadway have closed their doors between 30th and 38th streets. In the last two years, that eight-block area of Quincy has lost Deb…
Could Target be Coming to Quincy?
With the announcement of the pending closure of the J.C. Penney store, there has been plenty of speculation about who might take over that space in the Quincy Mall. All kinds of names have been talked about, including Target.

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