‘They broke in and went shopping’

EdgeKim

Salon robbery mystifies, devastates stylists and owner When Kim Jamison opened the doors to The Edge salon on Tuesday, April 13, she knew immediately something was wrong. There was glass on the floor, the 42-inch flat screen television was gone and stylists’ stations were robbed of equipment. “It is devastating. This is our livelihood. We […]

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Roll up your pant legs for Bear Creek Waterfest Saturday, April 24

The rubber ducky race is always a popular activity at Waterfest.

The annual Bear Creek Waterfest  will be Saturday, April 24, from 8 a.m. until noon at Townsend Park, corner of Cannonsburg Road and Ramsdell Drive in Cannon Township. The public is invited to take part in a morning of food, educational fun and activities. Now in its seventeenth year, the Bear Creek Waterfest is a […]

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Twelve Odyssey teams advance to state finals

Rockford students compete at the Odyssey regional competition.

Rockford competed in the regional Odyssey competition, sending 18 competitive teams and seven primary teams.  The primary team members are in grades kindergarten through second. The teams work to problem solve creatively, take part in spontaneous competition and do a presentation of their problem solution. Rockford entered teams from Crestwood Elementary, coached by Diane Jones; […]

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Main Street by Roger Allen, publisherro

The day is here! In this country we have what’s called a “volunteer” system of tax collection. However, if you don’t volunteer, trouble lies ahead. If you didn’t get to it yet, the IRS lets you send in an extension request (deadline, April 15) for filing your return. The catch is, your taxes must be […]

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The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon

Last minute advice for filing The end of this tax season occurs on Thursday, April 15 for the approximately 80% of all taxpayers who file their tax returns on or before April 15. That still leaves, however, almost 20% who aren’t going to make the filing deadline. What are the consequences of not filing a return? […]

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