Fire Hydrant Flushing

September 24, 2009 // 0 Comments

Rockford City management doesn’t waste a thing! Notice the old fire hydrant mounted at the rear of a city truck as it flushes the many fire hydrants throughout the city during the next two weeks. Ingenious use of the old hydrant prevents lawn damage and high pressure water release across heavily trafficked [...]

Obituaries – September 24, 2009

September 24, 2009 // 0 Comments

Koster Mr. Richard “Rich” Koster, age 70, was welcomed into the arms of his Lord Jesus on Sunday morning, September 13, 2009. Rich was member of Sunshine Community Church and the owner of the Auto Spa Car Washes. He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Ruth “Stob”; his children, Kimberly and Fred Barnard and James and Jennifer Koster; his grandchildren, [...]

Passports and more, now processed at Plainfield Farm Market

September 24, 2009 // 0 Comments

Plainfield Township Clerk Scott Harvey is now processing passport and voter registration forms at the township’s Thursday farm market on Plainfield Avenue. “It is difficult for some customers to be able to visit Town Hall during business hours,” Harvey said. “With the success of the farm market, the clerk and staff have been present at the market every week until [...]

The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon – September 24, 2009

September 24, 2009 // 0 Comments

Jerry Coon, Enrolled Agent How are tax bills formed? As I said last week, I’m not really a superstitious person. However, when it comes to sporting venues, I do have one or two rituals that I do observe. For example, I have played either fast-pitch softball or slow-pitch softball most of my adult life. I have a set manner of getting ready to bat that has served me quite [...]

It’s a Bet

September 24, 2009 // 0 Comments

 The first week of clues lead to a family search for the Cannon Coin on Thursday, September 17. Hunting for the third year are Luke and Leslie LeDoux (center), joined by family members Bob and Lisa Zabavski (left) and Bob and Kathy Abplanalp (right), holding 14-month-old Zoe. Luke LeDoux said it took him three hours on his day off to track down the completed clues in [...]
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