Squire welcomes summer intern

July 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

Hello, readers! My name is Bethany Hart. I’m interning here at The Rockford Squire during the summer months. When school begins again in the fall, I will be a senior at Sparta High School. My younger sister, Emily, also attends Sparta High School and my mom is an alumna of Sparta. My dad, Mike Hart, graduated from Rockford High School. Even further in the future, I plan [...]

Annual Kid’s Bike Parade set for Fourth of July

July 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

Looking for some good old-fashioned fun this Fourth of July? Then head into downtown Rockford for the second annual Fourth of July Kid’s Bike Parade, starting at 2 p.m. from the South Squires Towers parking lot (east of the White Pine Trail). Parade participants should gather at 1:30 p.m. to line up. The parade will wind through Squires Street Square with the [...]

Extra! Extra! Movie producer looking for extras for RHS movie shoot

July 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

A Hope College theater graduate is planning to film his second movie, parts of which will be filmed at Rockford High School. Director Joel Reisig said his feature film is set to go to dvd and cable TV,and is titled Win By Fall. The movie will be a PG 13 sports film about high school wrestling.  The film will star three time UFC heavyweight champion Dan “The Beast” [...]

News Bits — July 1, 2010

July 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

Rockford man killed in single-car accident On June 16, John Milton Clay, 58, of Rockford was fatally injured when his southbound 2002 Ford F150 pickup truck hit a tree lying across Pettis Avenue in Ada Township. Responding to the crash were the Kent County Sheriff’s Department, Ada Fire Department, and AMR Ambulance. Grattan Township to hold cleanup day Grattan Township [...]

Move over Meijer Sculpture Park

June 30, 2010 // 0 Comments

Second work of art installed down town this week by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL  What a week last week was for Rockford. Following the city’s annual Start of Summer weekend, the popular Rogue River Blues Series returned last Tuesday night. Just prior to the music of the Jimmie Stagger Band, all in attendance were invited to the Rockford Dam Overlook for the unveiling and [...]
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