Authors, visitors enjoyed first reading festival in Rockford

September 3, 2009 // 0 Comments

Only Rockford Ambulance was disappointed in the first Reading Rocks in Rockford festival organized by Rockford Rotary. The Ambulance booth, featuring bicycle safety, was too close to the allure of the Fire Department’s big red trucks, so youngsters tended to pass them by. The Rockford Fire Department was busy all day long during the event on Saturday, August 29 from [...]

Superintendent shares progress, problems facing district

September 3, 2009 // 0 Comments

CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT—Rockford Superintendent spoke before business people on Rockford schools and the education system in Michigan. Football should be played on grass, believes Dr. Michael Shibler, Rockford Public School Superintendent. He also stated that Head Football Coach Ralph Munger believes football should be played on grass. Nonetheless, as the new Mondo [...]

Birthdays – September 5-11, 2009

September 3, 2009 // 0 Comments

5th Mike Bolthouse 6th Shirley Burtt, Ivan Judson, Kym Steffes 7th Maxine Alber, Faith Clark, Marilyn Neidhart 9th Billie Stout 10th Bernie Danielski, Peggy Fowle, Pearl Roberts,M. TenHave-Champman 11th Tom Fowle, Macie [...]

Main Street by Roger Allen Publisher – September 3, 2009

September 3, 2009 // 0 Comments

Roger Allen, publisher. Saving money These may not be the most popular ideas I’ve proposed but I think they are worth discussion. Maybe, after we get through the health insurance problem, we can talk about them. The war in Iraq was a pretty bad idea, but it looks like we can get out of it now. We are heavily invested in Afghanistan and maybe that is not such a good [...]

The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon

September 3, 2009 // 0 Comments

Jerry Coon, Enrolled Agent Swiss banks give up names, information Recently, there has been much publicity that the U.S. government has worked out an agreement with a Swiss bank, UBS, wherein the bank will provide taxpayer identification and investment information to the Internal Revenue Service. We all know the old saying, “Never say never.” The saying definitely [...]
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