Four Rockford students to perform in Nutcracker Ballet

November 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

Four Rockford students (l–r) Kathleen Bomer, Lauren Hyink, Mary Camp and Rebecca Richmond prepare to perform in the West Michigan Youth Ballet Company’s Nutcracker Ballet. The West Michigan Youth Ballet Company is preparing for its first annual full-length Nutcracker Ballet, composed by Tchaikovsky, on Dec. 12 and 13, at the Forest Hills Fine Arts Center (FHFAC), 600 [...]

Classifieds — November 25, 2009

November 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

FOR SALE Mattresses: R.C.D. Direct Wholesale at 1803 Plainfield NE will beat any Corsicanna dealer’s price. See store for details or call (616) 682-4767. p48 ______________________ Mattresses: All new sets. Twin $100, full $125, queen $150, king $195; pillowtops $190, full $170. Call (616) 293-5188 or (616) 293-6160. p48 ______________________ Memory Foam Mattress helps [...]

What do you like best about shopping in Rockford for the holidays?

November 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

Joel and Krista Koch and their children, Leah, 2, and Mya, four months, were downtown Wednesday, November 18 to attend the lighting ceremoney and holiday open houses. “We were looking for something for our home,” said Krista. “We loved the lighting ceremony and we love the shops here.” Joel said the couple wanted to make sure to spend their money in Rockford this [...]

Letter to the Editor — November 23, 2009

November 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

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 guests of honor were [...]

Rockford man’s car is star in Hollywood movie

November 19, 2009 // 0 Comments

  STAR CAR—(left) Tim and Julie Lenon make an appearance at the New York City premiere of “My One and Only.” Photo courtesy of TIM LENON   It is most common to think of movie stars, as people—individuals such as Julia Roberts, Tom Hanks or Will Smith. Did you ever think that a movie star could be a “what,” not a “who?” Remember the 2000 movie, “Gone in [...]
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