Volunteer Police look for families to adopt

September 17, 2009 // 0 Comments

HERE TO HELP—Becky Matson, Amy Boese and Therese Foley hope someone will help them find a few families that have had a hard year. The Volunteer Police Services members want to feed a few families a Thanksgiving dinner and find one family to help out with Christmas gifts. “We hope to find families that are not already receiving services through another organization. We [...]

Pink Power returns to local post offices

September 17, 2009 // 0 Comments

Last year’s Pink Power at the Post Office proved to be not only a success for breast cancer awareness, but it was a success in terms of bringing postal employees and customers together as they joined forces in the fight. This year, from September 28 to October 2, the Rockford Post Office will be getting their pink on again for “Pink at the Post Office” to promote [...]

Scouts camp out at Whitecaps stadium

September 17, 2009 // 0 Comments

Members of Cub Scout Pack 3285 Crestwood School take part in the August 28 Whitecaps evening festivities. They are (front row, l–r) Jimmy Helm, Justin Fraula, Evan Coberly, Sean McLellan, Jason Andrus; (back) leaders Bill Helm, Guy McLellan and Greg Coberly. Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts were honored by the West Michigan Whitecaps at their home game on Friday, [...]

Welcome to Guanajuato, Mexico

September 17, 2009 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Last Saturday, while Art in the Park was in full swing in Garden Club Park, art on a grand scale was being created inside of a soon-to-be-open Mexican restaurant in downtown Rockford. Guatemalan artist Carmelo Lopez (pictured below), currently residing in the U.S., has been working feverishly to meet a two-week deadline prior to the grand opening [...]

McCrackens celebrate 50 years of marriage

September 17, 2009 // 0 Comments

                Jack and Sandra McCracken of Rockford will be celebrating 50 years of marriage on September 19, 2009. They were married at Sparta Baptist Church in 1959. Jack and Sandra are the parents of Tim and Patti McCracken of Kent City, and Terry and Brenda McCracken of Grant, and the grandparents of Dan and Brenda McCracken, Ryan McCracken, Christina [...]
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