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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NRMS to perform Sleeping Beauty

North Rockford Middle School’s Fine Arts Magnet has completed auditions for this year’s production of Sleeping Beauty. The students have elected to add an 80’s theme to the play, which made auditions all the more interesting. Auditioning students presented themselves with enthusiastic 80’s catch phrases, stone washed jeans, concert t’s and bright neon colors for […]

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Rockford Relay for Life coming up fast

The American Cancer Society (ACS) will hold its eighth annual Relay For Life at North Rockford Middle School athletic field on Friday, May 21 through Saturday, May 22, 2010. The Rockford Relay Committee is holding its second meeting for all team members, cancer survivors, and anyone interested in organizing or joining a team for the […]

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