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  1. Man injured in Sunday motorcycle crash cited following hospitalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | RiverBender.com

    A 41-year-old Godfrey man who has not been identified was given several citations following a collision between his motorcycle and a pickup truck Sunday evening. Alton Police Chief Jake Simmons said several witnesses told police the driver of the motorcycle was traveling recklessly eastbound on East Broadway Sunday evening.

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  2. Staying Informed: The Liberty Bank Riverfront AmphitheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | RiverBender.com

    According to a poll created by Riverbender.com last Thursday, March 23, the majority of Altonians approved of the way the Liberty Bank Riverfront Amphitheater is being used , but a large minority said the were unsatisfied with the way the amphitheater is currently being used. When Riverbender.com requested comments from the public, several came into the inbox.

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  3. Darlene M. GeisenRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | RiverBender.com Obits

    Darlene M. Geisen, 84, passed away at 6:06 pm, Monday, March 27, 2017 at Alton Nursing and Rehab in Alton. She married John L. Geisen on November 11, 1950 in Alton.

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  4. Vanessa J. VassarRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | RiverBender.com Obits

    Beautiful and much loved, Vanessa J. Vassar went away with Jesus at 10:00 a.m. Sunday, March 26, 2017 from her home in Godfrey. She was born September 15, 1971 in Alton to parents Henry J. and Shirley J. Vassar.

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  5. Janice Lucille CarrollRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RiverBender.com Obits

    ALTON Janice Lucille Carroll, 76, died at 1:55 p.m., Thursday, March 23, 2017 at White Hall Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. She married Harold William "Buddy" Carroll on June 9, 1964 in Alton and together they were blessed with 46 years of marriage before his death on April 3, 2011.

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  6. Work to take place on Clark Bridge in Alton beginning Tuesday until April 5 during dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RiverBender.com

    ALTON Those driving northbound or southbound on U.S. 67 on the Clark Bridge in Alton will encounter some issues during the day beginning Tuesday and stretching to April 5. The Illinois Department of Transportation announced periodic daytime lane restrictions to begin between 7:30 a.m. and 3 p.m., Tuesday, March 28, for northbound and southbound U.S. 67 on the Clark Bridge in Alton. Weather permitting, one lane eastbound and one lane westbound will be closed at intermittent times between 7:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. beginning Tuesday.

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  7. Recreational marijuana? Not so fast, say local officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RiverBender.com

    People across the state have been paying close attention to Illinois General Assembly House Bill 2353 - a.k.a. the bill to end cannabis prohibition throughout the state. While many are celebrating what they see to be an end to a prohibition of a non-violent crime, some local officials are pushing the brakes in the interest of both public safety and state priorities.

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  8. Hull Property Group proposes plans to redevelop Alton Square Mall, including a movie theaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RiverBender.com

    ALTON Hull Property Group, LLC, is proposing tearing down the Macy's Building at Alton Square Mall and developing the acreage with some new anchor stores and adding a long-awaited movie theater for Alton as part of the plans in the old Sears building. Alton Mayor Brant Walker said he couldn't be more excited about Hull's plan to try to revitalize that area.

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  9. Piasa Palisades Group announces April 10 Speaker SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RiverBender.com

    Illinois University Master Gardeners Nancy Orill, Susan Murray and Kim Schoenfeld will share ideas about developing new or existing gardens including their experiences at the Village Garden in Godfrey. They will talk about specific types of gardens, e.g. pollinator gardens, herb gardens and vegetable gardens, and provide tips for choosing the right plants.

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  10. Curtis D. SteeleRead the original story

    Yesterday | RiverBender.com Obits

    Curtis D. Steele, 52, of Alton, Illinois passed away at 8:06 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 in the emergency department at Alton Memorial Hospital. He was born August 23, 1964 in Alton, a son of the late Dale C. Steele and Betty L. Franklin.

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  11. Eula Imogene AncellRead the original story

    Yesterday | RiverBender.com Obits

    Surviving are a son, Gary Ancell of Rosewood Heights; three daughters, Linda Roberson of Monett, MO, Darla Powers of Advance, MO, Cliffa VanDyke of Wood River; 15 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; sister, Wanda Masters of East Alton; and former step-children, Roger DeLap and Linda DeLap Riegel. Her parents; husband; two daughters, Darlene Carpenter and Earlene Militello; brother, Orville Berrong in infancy; and two sisters, Odetta Masters and Linda Berrong preceded in death.

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  12. Edwin H. UnterbrinkRead the original story

    Yesterday | RiverBender.com Obits

    He was born May 7, 1925, in Dorsey, Illinois, the son of Henry and Hanna Unterbrink.Edwin married Elinor C. McKee on June 30, 1950, at the 1st Congregational Church in Alton. She preceded him in death on February 15, 2009.

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  13. CJD E-Cycling to host upcoming E-Waste Drive April 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RiverBender.com

    Cycling is one of the few businesses in the area that will take those old CRT, projection and console TV's, for a fee, as well as other electronics, off your hands. Join CJD E-Cycling for an upcoming E-Waste Drive at their E-Store from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 1 at CJD E-Store, 513 E. St. Louis Ave., East Alton, Ill.

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  14. Alton's Rawlings sentenced for firearm offenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RiverBender.com

    Shawn Thomas Rawlings, 41, of Alton, IL, was sentenced on a conviction of unlawful possession of a firearm by a previously convicted felon in federal district court in East St. Louis on March 24, 2017. The court sentenced Rawlings to 77 months of imprisonment, three years of supervised release, a $300 fine, and a $100 special assessment, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Donald S. Boyce, announced this past week.

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  15. Alton's First Annual Chinese Lantern Release is big hitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | RiverBender.com

    The weather is fickle this time of year, ask Joe Bailey, owner of Universal Elements Photography. A month ago Joe thought that organizing a Chinese Lantern Release would be fun and bring the community together so he took to the World Wide Web and added an event to his facebook page and RiverBender.com's Community Calendar.

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  16. Jackie HarrisRead the original story

    Sunday | RiverBender.com Obits

    He was born November 11, 1931, in Alton, the son of Charles and Hazel Harris. He married Donna Dunbar in August of 1952 at Brown Street Baptist Church and she survives.Jack served in the US Army from 1950 until 1953.

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  17. Pancakes and purchases: ABOB hosts annual Spring Vendor Fair and Pancake BreakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 25 | RiverBender.com

    Held by the supportive collaborative of Alton band and orchestra family members, friends and alumni, the event gives the public an opportunity to view and buy a plethora of items and help the program purchase much needed items, repair instruments and more. "These events keep us going," Alton Orchestra director Laura Plummer said.

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  18. William 'Weasel' J. Hazelwonder Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Weasel worked at Jordon Roofing and Specialty Waste both in Alton. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, mushroom and Ginseng hunting.

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  19. Gary DeWayne GibersonRead the original story

    Friday Mar 24 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Gary DeWayne Giberson, 63, died at 7:50 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at his home in Alton. Born July 17, 1953 in Alton, he was the son of Charles and Helen Giberson.

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  20. Fresh pizza, Italian eats come to State Street corner: Nicky G's close to openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | RiverBender.com

    Ryan and Dee Gehrs have taken the old Veloff Power Equipment Repair building at 1801 State St. and are making it into what will be a showcase for the Riverbend, so the excitement is real. Soon, Nicky G's will be hiring and open in the location.

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