Our Past

1971: Controversy at G.G.'s Pizza

Compiled by Erin M. Gentz
Posted 9/15/21

Sept. 15, 1971: Nearly 100 citizens were present at the Eldridge City Council meeting to discuss a series of complaints against G.G.’s Pizza Place, mostly involving excessive noise. There had been a rumor that the meeting could result in a citywide curfew, although this was quickly dispelled. G.G.’s proprietor Donn Brennan appeared at the meeting and stated he believed many of the problems resulted from a lack of cooperation from the Eldridge Police Department.

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