Halloween Winner

This scary looking monster won the overall winner at the American Legion Halloween party. All proceeds from the party go to the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans entertainment fund.

Kids Food Basket benefits from Rockford Scouts

WORTHWHILE RAINY DAY ENDEAVOR—Cub Scouts (l–r) Evan Coberly, Ethan Cowelbeck and Torin Cerasoli work on filling their apple basket.

“Be prepared and do a good turn daily” were Scout attributes recently displayed by the Cub Scouts from Pack 3285 at Crestwood Elementary School. While on their community service apple-picking trip to DK Orchards, the Scouts were treated to a major downpour of rain. “But the wet weather did not dampen the Scouts’ enthusiasm for […]

Halloween Magic

Rockford magician Russ Niedzwiecki created this Halloween costume. He was one of the winners at the American Legion Halloween party this year. That’s his own leg in there.

2009 Ultimate Turkey Bowl to benefit God’s Kitchen North

On Wednesday, Nov. 25, two events will take place: one based upon social networking and the other based upon helping Rockford families who have fallen on tough times. The latter is the 2009 Ultimate Turkey Bowl to benefit God’s Kitchen North, which will take place from 7 to 11 p.m., at The Score Restaurant and […]

Local pumpkin screams ‘Ram Pride’

Ben Bosscher, a second-grader at Crestwood Elementary School, came up with this Ram Pride pumpkin design, and his dad, Jason Bosscher, a 1992 Rockford High School graduate, implemented his stellar carving skills.