School Beat – September 24, 2009

September 24, 2009 // 0 Comments

Help your child build for success by JULIE DEVEREAUX Principal, Meadow Ridge Elementary A good part of success in life is to be able to set goals and then be able to attain them. During a lifetime, goals will vary from being able to tie your shoes to creating a new medical cure that will affect millions. As a parent, you have the power to teach your child the important [...]

Simply Massage offers membership package for affordable care

September 24, 2009 // 0 Comments

Enjoying the healthful and physically beneficial value of massage therapy is more affordable than ever, thanks to a new membership concept offered by Simply Massage, 6575 Belding Road, Rockford. According to owners Heidi and Scott Oostdyk the idea of paying a low membership fee—only $45 per month— for a monthly massage and special family rates for additional services, [...]

Fire Hydrant Flushing

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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

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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

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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 [...]
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