Lighting ceremony a family event

November 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

People of all ages will enjoy the Norman Rockwell-like evening of ceremony that marks the holidays in downtown Rockford. Mark your calendar for Wednesday, November 18 at 6 p.m. to enjoy music, speeches and the “flipping of the switches” that turn on downtown’s holiday lighting. The event takes place by the dam at Peppler Park. Pictured at last year’s event is [...]

Changing auto industry discussed at Chamber After Hours

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Elegant white table cloths and a gourmet buffet catered by North Kent Golf Course—all served up in the service garage at Decker Chevrolet—graced the Monday, November 2, Rockford Chamber After Hours. Host John Decker introduced his staff, and joked that some have been with him longer than his wife has, according to Decker. Service and sales in the auto industry have [...]

School Beat — November 11, 2009

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Prepare your child to deal with life by DOUG HOOGERLAND, Principal Crestwood Elementary School Imagine your mother or father calling your college professor in hopes of learning the reason you earned a B- in Intro to Psychology, or calling your boss demanding to find out why you weren’t promoted, and then calling your dentist to find out why she chose not to use silver [...]

Letters to the Editor — November 11, 2009

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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 use, [...]

Rams’ second-half comeback cements district championship

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  Joe Stefanski (#8) halts the Bucs’ running game. Photo by TOM SCOTT     The Rockford Rams hoist the district trophy. Photo by TONY ANDERSON  by TONY ANDERSON The Rockford Rams hosted the Buccaneers of Grand Haven on Friday night, Nov. 6, a rematch of week five. At stake was the district championship and the chance to continue the drive toward Ford Field. The Bucs [...]
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