A Message for You — March 11, 2010

Find real hope by MICHAEL CISLER North Kent Bible Church I am learning more and more in life that words have great meaning and that the use of some words can change, bringing a significant change in their effectiveness. Love is one of those words. In one sentence I can say, “I love my wife.” […]

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Engagements — March 11, 2010

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Fitzsimmons-Czubko Mr. and Mrs. Randy Czubko of Rockford are pleased to announce the engagement of their son Jeremy Czubko of Jacksonville, Fla., to Kerry Fitzsimmons, daughter of Leonard P. and Susan Fitzsimmons of Orange Park, Fla. The bride-to-be is a 2008 graduate of Florida State University. She is employed by Martin Gottlieb & Associates as […]

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Births — March 11, 2010

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Nina Noel Chapman Daran and Melissa Chapman of Rockford announce the birth of their daughter, Nina Noel Chapman. Nina was born on December 25, 2009, at 10:54 a.m. at St. Mary’s Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. Baby Nina was welcomed home by her three-year-old brother Ian Chapman. Proud […]

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Letters to the Editor — March 11, 2010

REF sends thanks REF sends thanks Dear Editor, The Rockford Education Foundation (REF) had another very successful Phone A Thon Event. We would like to say a big THANK YOU to the staff and families of Rockford public and private schools for volunteering their time to make the phone calls and to the Rockford community […]

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Squire tags along on family celebration

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This is a picture taken in Boynton Beach, Fla. on February 9 at the Olive Garden. Readers will recognise Betty and Thomas Combs. (Betty was the mayor of Rockford) and they also owned “The Motel.” This is the celebration of their daughter, Paulette’s birthday. Paulette Kovich is on the right in the back and friend […]

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