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Plainfield Township Supervisor ordered to pay $540,000 for diverted funds

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Jay Spencer, third from left, is pictured listening to Debbie Hagedorn during a citizen’s comments at the Plainfield Township regular board meeting July 20. By BETH ALTENA In an appeal ruling, Jay Spencer, Plainfield Township’s elected supervisor, was ordered to pay triple the amount of money he diverted from a client’s retirement IRA to a personal account and [...]

Car robbers caught after staff sees theft mid-morning

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

By BETH ALTENA A month-long string of car thefts left law enforcement frustrated until Plainfield Township staff looked out of the township office window to see culprits rooting around in staff vehicles mid-morning Monday, July 20. According to Cameron Van Wyngarden, Township Superintendent, it was before noon when someone in the township office saw four individuals [...]

Michael Alan Albano, D.O. earns Medical Degree from LECOM

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Michael Alan Albano, D.O. of Rockford earned the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) degree from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine on Sunday, May 31, 2015 at the Erie Insurance Arena in Erie, Pa. At LECOM’s 19th commencement ceremony, the college awarded professional degrees to 352 medical students, 141 pharmacy students, 30 Master of Science in Medical [...]

Sidewalk sales a once-a-year chance for super savings

July 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

By BETH ALTENA Prepare for Christmas (yes, we said it), Halloween, and choose from apparel, jewelry, handbags, scarves, footwear and much, much more at Kimberly’s Boutique in downtown Rockford Thursday, July 16 through Saturday, July 18. Kimberly’s and other merchants are offering once-a-year deals during this summer’s Sidewalk Sales. Owner Kimberly Smith said [...]
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