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Metro Health Hospital Child Life Program offers cancer center family day camp

July 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Metro Health Hospitals Child Life Program will offer a series of day camp activities for children and families affected by cancer. Family Camp is a free program that gives families who have a loved one with cancer an emotionally safe and supportive environment to bond, make memories, explore feelings and learn more about cancer and its effects. Family Camp will be held on [...]

Grandkids thrilled to see Vincent on the front page

July 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Brooklynn, age 10, and Kenneth, age 9, stopped by the Squire office because they couldn’t wait for their newspaper to show up in the mail. They just had to grab an “advanced copy” of last week’s issue which featured their grandfather, Deputy Chief Dan Vincent, being honored at June’s City Council meeting upon his retirement from service to the City of Rockford. [...]

Jacob Wood named to University of Northwestern – St. Paul dean’s list

July 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Jacob Wood, of Rockford, was named with High Honors to the 2015 spring semester dean’s list at University of Northwestern – St. Paul. The dean’s list includes full-time students with a grade point average (GPA) during the semester of 3.65 (out of 4.0) or higher. Wood is pursuing a degree in History at Northwestern. Highest honors are awarded to students [...]

Rockford swears in two new officers

July 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

Prior to a heated Rockford City Council meeting on Monday, June 8, Chief Dave Jones swore in two new Rockford Police offers to the Department of Public Safety. Pictured is Samantha Foster and Taryn Adams. Foster graduated from the police academy at Ferris State University and Adams is a graduate of the Grand Rapids Community College Police Academy. Both are hired as part [...]

Dan Vincent retires career he began in 1978

July 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

An extremely large, standing-room only crowd attended Rockford City Council on Monday, June 8 with many visitors there to recognize the long and impressive career of retiring City employee Lt. Dan Vincent. City Manager Michael Young called Vincent’s work for the City a “remarkable tenure.” Chief Jones of the Department of Public Safety said he appreciated [...]
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