Sam’s Joint condos ready for sale after three years of construction

August 13, 2009 // 0 Comments

by MITCH HARVATIN Student reporter It took more time than originally thought but Sam Bravata, owner of Sam’s Joint restaurant in downtown Rockford, will be giving the okay to put the condos, located above the restaurant, on the market. The new condos should be ready for sale by the end of this week. According to Bravata, whoever buys the “deluxe condo” for $189,000 [...]

Annual Rockford football golf outing huge success

August 13, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Rockford Construction team of (l–r) Kyle Wustman, Gabe VanderJagt, Norm Noordeloos and Justin Noordeloos win this year’s Spaghetti Dad’s Football Golf Outing. On July 25, 74 golfers attended the second annual Spaghetti Dad’s Football Golf Outing at Boulder Creek Golf Club. Many were blaming the wind for their scores, however rumor has it there were some [...]

Rockford football season kicks off with annual Hots ‘N Brats

August 13, 2009 // 0 Comments

As has become tradition for the Rockford football team, the annual Hots ‘N Brats event will be held on Friday, August 21. This fun-filled evening gives everyone in the community the opportunity to get up close and personal with the players and their families as well as enjoy a good old-fashioned hot dog barbeque. The event kicks off at Ted Carlson Memorial Stadium at [...]

Rams JV football remembers Chiara

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Rockford’s JV football team, led by head coach Brian Richardson, shows support of teammate Giles Howard by commemorating the loss of his sister. While at pre-season 7 vs. 7 at Alma College, teammates wore “Chiara Quiet Grace” bracelets in honor of her fatal drowning one year [...]

Saturday Night at the zoo for grown-ups

August 13, 2009 // 0 Comments

John Ball Zoo, WGVU co-host Saturday Night Alive As fundraising galas go, Saturday Night Alive offers music, food and drinks. Yet there is something very different about this event. On Saturday, August 15, from 7 to 10 p.m., adults will rule the zoo. They will have their turn to pet stingrays and enjoy the animals, and they’ll be able to do it listening to live music, [...]
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