Three honored for life-long service

May 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

Rockford’s Recognition Plaza at Peppler Park is three names richer after a Community Endowment ceremony officially recognized three people of historic significance. Held indoors because of weather, representatives from the families of Edna Haner, Harry Morris Jr., and Glenn Rounds were on hand Tuesday, May 11 at Rockford City Hall. Each of the individuals chosen for [...]

Rockford Relay for Life begins Friday at 3 p.m. at NRMS

May 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

Since Rockford’s first Relay for Life in 2003, this little town’s event has become one of the most successful Relays in the nation. The American Cancer Society 24-hour fund raiser is really a year round event, with teams coming up with creative and fun ways to raise donations and awareness. This year’s Relay celebration begins at 3 p.m. Friday, May 21 at North [...]

Road Commission drops Belmont plan

May 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

Allegations of harassment by his staff that Kent County Road Commissioner (KCRC) John Rice said “are totally bogus” but have been filed with the state are part of the reason a Belmont Avenue project has been dropped. Plainfield Township will be receiving a bill for the cost of work incurred so far on the project—as much as $90,000. Rice said a $900,000 federal grant [...]

New space allows Kimberly’s to grow

May 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

Rockford gained a retail storefront and The Sewing Room gained some square footage with a little juggling of tenants at 54 Courtland Street. Kimberly’s Boutique expanded to the shop to the east and The Sewing Room moved back to behind Kimberly’s back door (formerly Keren Hart). Building and Kimberly’s Boutique owner Kim Smith said her addition opened the day before [...]

CWA students collect for moms at shelter

May 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

Local movers from Two Men and a Truck recently picked up six moving boxes full of toiletries, clothing and creature comfort donations that Chandler Woods Academy students collected for moms at the local YWCA women’s shelter. Two Men and a Truck dropped off the donations at the women’s shelter just in time for Mother’s [...]
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