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New 8 On Your Side tool is online fix for your neighborhood problems

There are 11 comments on the WQAD story from Apr 5, 2010, titled New 8 On Your Side tool is online fix for your neighborhood problems. In it, WQAD reports that:

QUAD CITIES, Iowa-Ill. - You can now fix problems in your community with the help of a new website.

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Mike Kalb

Oneida, IL

#1 Jun 29, 2010
I am on the committee for the Oneida Old Fashioned Homecoming 2010. Our homecoming will be held July 16, 17 and 18. Our parade is scheduled for Saturday morning, July 17, at 10:00am. We have contacted our local High School (ROWVA) band director to invited the band to march in our parade. The band director said it would be too difficult to assemble the band for our parade during the summer.

Would you have any suggestions where we may get a marching band for our parade?
britany

Sigourney, IA

#2 Feb 27, 2013
i am a single mother , my name is Brittany and during the blizard my car started acting up... i go threw gold keyin silvis. They sent me to Soliz car shop down the street in East Moline.. The mechanic told me that it the poblem was my altinator ... So i had the work done... paying 200 for it because they decided to throw a belt on as well... i didnt ask them too.. so i go to pick up my car and t is still has the same problem. They told me there were more problems.... another 250 in work... by happen eveything that needs work is not under my warrenty... So i was told after the fact that the altinator was going bad and it needed replace n e ways... What can i do about this situation.. I feel like if the mechanic did his job right he would found the problem.... The work that they said i still needed done makes no sice because the said a valve is lettin oil in the plugs which is causeing the car to die.... but my dad said there would be smoke coming from the tail pipe which there is none. I think sice its tax season there just tellin me what ever ... anyone can give me any advice bout the car of Soliz's shop please give me some advice... i dont think i should pay for the altinator bcause even if it was going bad IT could have lasted 3 days or 3 months... it wasnt the problem thats for sure! [email protected]
Jessica

Lombard, IL

#3 May 5, 2013
I am a resident of buffalo ia and there are two men in a white truck they go around town digging in people's trash they pull ur trash out throw it on the ground they don't clean it up they climb inside the trash can also they come on days that the trash isn't even by the road it's up in our yards and driveways and the chief of police here says there's nothing he can do about it telling residents these men have the right to dig in our trash and that if we say or do anything we will be in trouble with the law I just don't think this is right I have put up private property and no trespassing signs and they still come in my yard
Because I care

Geneseo, IL

#4 Nov 8, 2013
Forest Hill Health and Rehab, in East Moline are closing their doors. The owner is telling his employees that it is for a remodel, but in all reality he is closing. They are moving their residents into other facilities with no notice. They have over 30 Mentally ill patients, and they are moving these patients into facilities with no separation from Geriatric patients. They have already closed down their Dementia wing, and have moved those poor residents out of their routine, and normal surroundings with no warning to a facility with no separation, and the staff has no training. His employees are being forced to break state laws with no choice. All of them will be with out jobs, right before the Holiday season. Something needs to be done!!!
Tad elder

Moline, IL

#5 Dec 20, 2013
I live in merry oaks addition east moline and my garbage carrier is ESI of davenport and we have had nothing but sanitary issues with garge being left in front of our houses for weeks at a time. I've called the owner no call back I've called the office they say they'll be there they never show I've called a guy in charge of residential Steve and no response. We have wild turkeys up here along with deer and raccoon and pets and children and rotting garbage. Can u please make a call or come out and myself and the neighbors will show and explain to you what ESI has done to our beautiful neighborhood. 2511 merry oaks ct. East moline 61244. We need some help! I've even called the attorney general and they told me they will send a complaint form like that is gonna help. Please respond to this post and make a difference for the many family's that have been suffering for the last couple years with this issue. 12/20/2013 thank you for your time.
Jeff verner

Minneapolis, MN

#6 Jan 16, 2014
I bought a jeep from Kimberly Chrysler for supposedly $27,900. With $20,000 down. When the contract came up it was for 30900. They added the difference to the trade ins. They never asked me to get extended warrantee, after I asked about the warrantee and they said it's still under factory, nothing more. We'll I went to California for Christmas and came back and turned the jeep in to get checked out. They returned call today I had to pay to replace a ball joint. The warrantee expired 50 miles ago. Then a few months later the jeep started leaking and basically raining inside the jeep so I took it back to them they tried to fix it about 5 different times, it isstill leaking now because they told me I would have to pay $900 to get a new sunroof. I've only owned this jeep for a year and a half. Does this sound fair to you?
Pam Palmer

Geneseo, IL

#7 Jan 26, 2014
Illinois State Police have confiscated all breathalyzer machines at GENESEO POLICE DEPARTMENT because of inconsistencies in readings. PLEASE INVESTIGATE THIS AND REPORT ON IT!
Jacob Estes

Madison, WI

#8 Mar 25, 2014
I went to Lujacks Honda in Davenport, and was trying to get financed for a car. Well, I didnt know about their horrible reputation before hand and ended up getting screwed over financially. Lujacks refuses to work with me on the deal we made. I wouldn't recommend ANYONE go to Lujacks AT ALL unless you're prepared to get screwed over immensely.
mental health awareness

United States

#9 Feb 5, 2015
I think a story needs done on the robert young center and the way they don't help people and turn them away or make them wait months to see a dr when if some one is asking for help that means they probley need it then not months down the road cuz they could be dead bye then it no wounder why the QC has such a high suicide rate
lacey_2015

Muscatine, IA

#10 Apr 6, 2015
I was recently informed over the Easter weekend of horrifying and terrible news, and i can not find a way to find justice for the animals or to prosecute the one that did it. I was informed that there is a farm house just past the air port road. A farm house that left behind dozens upon dozens of animals in their cages to be left to starve to death and die. The dead animals bones were left behind and the man that was renting the farm house took off for florida knowing that he was leaving the animals there to die! There was cat,dog, and goat bones left in cages all dying from starvation and dehydration! All i am asking for is a little bit of help to get the one or ones that did this to realize that this is a CRIME AND TO HOLD HIM ACCOUNTABLE FOR IT! i called Scott county humane society but they need permission to go on the property. Cant they get a warrant for reasonable cause do to go onto the property. CAN YOU PLEASE … PLEASE HELP ME OUT????
Slerpless

Hebron, IL

#11 Sep 28, 2015
I hired tri state roofing back in August to get a new roof worst experience ever finally had to fire them they had e every excuse for not showing up. The last straw was when I called the city to see if they had ever pulled permit, they never had which means they had no intention of ever doing the job. My delema comes with the fact that they still have all their materials still in my driveway! They promised to pick them up for the last 3 weeks and haven't! Any ideas what I can do? I have pulled my own permit and hired other people. What rights do I have to get these abandon materials out of my yard? Anyone who needs s new roof never deal with tri state! 3 excuses rain being one I can understand that! 2 my workers were In a car accident and the third time they were scheduled he text me that he had fired his crew! How has this company stayed In business? Need help just want their materials out of my yard

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