Main Street — by Roger Allen, publisher

October 22, 2009 // 0 Comments

Roger Allen, publisher. Hair Most men in this country shave their face every day, all their lives. We use that foamy white stuff that’s intended to make it easier. What it really does is tell you where you are in the process and if you’ve missed a spot. Boring! Women concentrate on the hair on their heads: washing, drying, coloring, curling, bleaching, lord knows what [...]

The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon — October 22, 2009

October 22, 2009 // 0 Comments

Jerry Coon, Enrolled Agent Recent developments in tax preparation In the tax preparation business, there are always recent developments. Things change frequently. I have determined that it is how tax preparers keep their minds young and limber. We have to follow the bouncing ball, so to speak, on a daily basis because we really don’t know where it’s going to bounce to [...]

Birthdays — October 24–30

October 22, 2009 // 0 Comments

24th Kara Bartlett, Eileen Behnke, Betty Braunschneide, Kiana Hackbardt, Rose Mol, Bernice Wilson 25th Jane Barber, Betty Becker, Frances Domanski, Sarah Elizabeth Hill, Lou Johnson 26th Paul Bartlett Jr., Steve Corvers, Charlie Laage 28th Sharon Ellison, Connie Hanson, Joyce Smedes 30th Clarence Blakeslee, Jeff Spoelma, Gene VanPutton, David [...]

Plainfield Township receives three water awards

October 22, 2009 // 0 Comments

  Tom Smith of the American Water Works Association presents Don Petrovich with the American Water Works Association award for the township’s successful wellhead protection program. Just in time for the Take Back the Tap campaign promoting drinking the water from your faucet as healthy and more environmentally sound than bottled water, Plainfield Township has proof of [...]

Win a free breakfast or lunch at Peppermill Grill

October 22, 2009 // 0 Comments

Nick Wawee owner of the Peppermill Grill, Rockford’s popular breakfast and lunch diner, is thinking ‘outside the box’ – the drop box that is. In a joint venture with North Kent Service Center (NKSC), the Peppermill Grill is accepting foodstuff donations until Thursday, November 12. Groceries collected will be included in Thanksgiving baskets distributed by NKSC to [...]
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