Community Endowment connects present with historic figures

July 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

This spring, The Rockford Squire reported that five historic people in the Rockford area were honored at Recognition Plaza at Peppler Park. The event is a newer tradition in its second year and organized by the Rockford Area Community Endowment (RACE). Each year, RACE will honor people from the City of Rockford and the townships of Algoma, Cannon, Courtland and [...]

Kent County Sheriff’s Department updates personnel

July 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

Sheriff Larry Stelma would like to congratulate the following employees on their accomplishments, retirements and respective promotions. Chief Deputy Tom Hillen has announced his retirement. Captain Bruce Partridge will be assuming the duties of the Chief Deputy. Lt. Jack Medendorp will be promoted to the rank of captain of the Road Patrol Division. Tom Hillen Chief [...]

Main Street by Roger Allen publisher

July 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

  Roger Allen, publisher. Stimulus I guess we all got our Stimulus check by now. Mine was a lot less than the $billions authorized by Congress. Disappointing. Even so, I was so stimulated, I immediately bought a six-pack of hot dogs and put them on the grill. (I would have microwaved them, but I was just so stimulated!) Global warming The polar bears have a problem with [...]

Birthdays – July 25 to July 31

July 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

 25th           DariAnne Draugalis, Heidi Stasiukinas, Lucille Vickers  26th            Gabriel Reed, Ashley Rinbelt, Marge Spears, Marie Spendow    27th            Dan Callender 28th            Joe Sharpe 29th            Tammy Hills, Barb Palazzolo, Ron Priebe 30th            Stuart Cavner, Betty Combs [...]

The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon – July 23, 2009

July 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

  Jerry Coon, Enrolled Agent First-time homebuyer credit needs to be clarified Over the past few weeks, we have received a number of calls requesting further information and clarification on the federal government’s first-time homebuyer credit. The confusion relates to the differences between the credit that was available for homes purchased in 2008 and the credit [...]
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