News Bits — April 8, 2010

City to flush hydrants The City of Rockford will be conducting the bi-annual Hydrant Flushing and Maintenance Program beginning April 12, 2010. This process will be completed by April 30, 2010. During this time you may notice an occasional decrease in water pressure and possibly some slight cloudiness in the water. Most residents will see […]

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Anniversaries

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Weirs celebrate 50th Stan and Joan Weir of Rockford are celebrating their 50th anniversary on Monday, April 12, 2010. They were married on April 12, 1960, at First Reformed Church in Grand Haven, Mich. Their children are Scott and Tracy Weir of Rockford and Tom and Marcy Engelsman of Grand Haven. Their grandchildren are Austin, […]

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Another Bishop Hills resident celebrates amazing milestone birthday

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“Move over, Mary Carpenter [106], I’m right behind you!” said Thelma Golaher, who celebrates her 104th birthday on April 8, 2010. It was thought that there was something special in the Rockford water. But now it is believed it’s the loving care lavished by the staff of Bishop Hills Elder Care Community that plays a […]

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Speed records broken at Pinewood Derby

Members of Cub Scout Pack 3285 pose for a group picture following the races.

Carrying on a tradition started in 1953, Cub Scout Pack 3285 at Crestwood Elementary School held their annual Pinewood Derby on Saturday, March 6. Several track speed records were shattered by this year’s racers in each division: Tiger, Wolf, Bear, Webelos and Open Class. Earning top honors in the Tiger den was Caleb Beach followed […]

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Rockford Register — April 8, 2010

Thursday, April 8 Rockford Lions Club Meeting—6 p.m. social, 6:30 dinner and 7 p.m. meeting at the Community Cabin, 220 N. Monroe St., Rockford. Guest speaker will be Susan Bodenner. It is also Spouse Night and officer elections will be held. Meetings held every second and fourth Thursday of each month. For more information, contact Lion […]

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