Community Services

Algoma Little League holds groundbreaking ceremony

June 13, 2013 // 0 Comments

Saturday June 8, 2013 Algoma Little League held its ground breaking ceremony for the addition of two new baseball fields. These new fields will be used for Algoma Little League T-Ball and Machine Pitch teams. The fields will be located along side the Jr. Baseball & Minor/Major baseball fields. Currently they have been using temporary fields located behind the Algoma [...]

Spring cleanup and new amenities for the White Pine Trail

June 13, 2013 // 0 Comments

Friends of the White Pine Trail’s Chairman Dave Heyboer has provided the following update on spring repairs to the trail, some new amenities and volunteer opportunities that the public is welcome to take part in. The trail is in good condition and has been swept again as there has been a lot of droppings from the trees along the trail.  This year has been challenging [...]

Back To The Bricks comes to Rockford Friday

June 6, 2013 // 0 Comments

Flint-born economic stimulus plan a fun ride across historic Michigan By BETH ALTENA What began nearly a decade ago in Flint as a way to stimulate spending and celebrate the historic richness of the automotive industry has become an annual event that is rolling into Rockford for the first time Friday, June 7. Back To The Bricks is named for the brick-paved staging area in [...]

Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

June 6, 2013 // 0 Comments

Terry Konkle – President When I presented a “Nugget of Rockford History” question two weeks ago asking for the name of the school that Rockford High met the most times in our hundred years of football, I did not expect that most of a column would be devoted to the answer. I heard from many people but only five knew that Grandville was the school. Jan Konkle, Bob [...]

Blood drive at NRMS will save lives

June 6, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Rockford High School Interact Club is hosting a blood drive at North Rockford Middle School on Wednesday, June 26 from 2:00 to 7:00 pm for Michigan Blood. According to coordinator Rebecca Avella, a Rockford High School student, summer is a time of high need and low donations of blood. “The summer blood drive is usually quite slow because most people do not know it [...]
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