City considers trick-or-treating hours for 2018 at next meeting

The City Council will consider setting hours for this year’s trick-or-treating at their October 9 City Council Meeting. Read the resolution here.

The City Council will consider setting “official” hours for trick-or-treating this year at their next City Council meeting, scheduled for October 9, 2018.

The resolution currently under consideration will set the time for trick-or-treating from 5pm to 7pm on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Neighbors are encouraged to leave their front porch light on to signal their interest in hosting little goblins and ghosts during the event.

For other tips on safe trick-or-treating, check out this post from the Modern Moms blog by clicking here.

Have questions about the nutritional value of all that chocolate and sugar and just how much work it is to burn all of those extra calories off? Check out this post from a local health expert and certified dietician on “Let’s Move Quad Cities”.

Also from “Let’s Move” – here’s a list of other fun Halloween activities in the area.

Have a happy and safe holiday!

Holiday weekend scenes around Riverdale

Some of the great sights around Riverdale this Labor Day weekend. If you have more pictures to share, send them our way!

Great photographs of live around Riverdale from this holiday weekend. Do you have some more photos to share? Post them to our Riverdale Residents Facebook Page and we’ll cross-post them to our website.

Neighborhood News: A very special birthday and opera student returns from Austria

A new feature on the Riverdale website – news about your neighbors. Ava Griswold is 97 years young and celebrated with an open house and a Riverdale resident is featured on KWQC-TV.


A very special congratulations to long-time resident, Ava Griswold, who turned 97 earlier this month and celebrated with an open house. Friends and family attended and wished her well (and she’s doing great)! Check out the pictures below (courtesy of proud son, Mark) …


Congratulations, also, to 22 year-old Madeline Bawden who has recently returned from spending 6 weeks in Graz, Austria studying opera as a part of the AIMS program (Americans In Music Studies). This is the second time she’s participated in that program – the first time studying Lieder (German Art Song).

Madeline is a recent graduate from the Boston Conservatory of Music (B.A. in Vocal Performance) and, between graduation (in May) and leaving for Austria (in June), managed to raise nearly $2,400 for the Quad City Symphony Orchestra’s Youth Lesson Program. Her efforts there were recently featured on KWQC-TV …

Do you have neighborhood news to share? Let us know!