Letters to the Editor – December 10, 2009

Pool used by many for health Dear Editor, We have heard a rumor that the swimming pool housed at the Rockford Middle School is to be closed due to lack of funds. It is my understanding that this is a “community” pool, for which 1 mil was voted in by the public for maintenance of […]

Letter to the Editor — November 23, 2009

American Legion thanks volunteers Dear Editor,             “Thank you, thank you” to everyone who helped with the Halloween party this year. From creative ideas, building props (hours of sweat and time), setting up and tearing down, to attending and having a good time at our annual fundraiser for the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans. Our […]

Letters to the Editor — November 18, 2009

Feeding, baiting ban should be obeyed Dear Editor, I am surprised to note today that several gas station convenience stores (I found five within a five-mile radius of downtown Rockford) are selling large bags of shelled corn, corn on the cob, apples, carrots and beets. While no further cases have been made public by the […]

Letters to the Editor — November 11, 2009

Parent awareness night presented by students Dear Editor, I was invited by a student to Chandler Woods’ Parent Awareness Night on Tuesday, Nov. 3. Individuals of the eighth-grade class gave presentations on topics that deal with teen issues. Some of the topics included were suicide, child abuse, peer pressure, abortion, evolution, eating disorders, divorce, drug […]

Letters to the Editor — November 5, 2009

A lesson to learn Dear Editor, Some people want a right to guaranteed health insurance, and the right to choose poor diets, and take a nap at the mention of the word exercise. The more we emulate foreign countries by putting our hope in centralized government by asking it to take care of us, and […]