Obituaries

Kronemeyer Edward B. Kronemeyer, aged 65 of Melbourne Beach, passed away suddenly during an automobile accident on Wednesday, March 25, 2009. Ed was a graduate of the 1961 class of Rockford High School. He is survived by his mother, Estella M. Kronemeyer of Melbourne Beach; his brothers, James Arthur Kronemeyer of Kalamazoo, Michigan and Jack […]

Celebrate Mother’s Day early at kick-off

READY TO GO—Teresa Michanowicz and Nancy Norton with the Gremel Group.

In the days leading up to Mother’s Day, crews of women volunteers will be pounding nails, raising walls and laying bricks at more than 175 Habitat for Humanity construction sites across the U.S. These non-traditional, pre-Mother’s Day activities are part of Habitat’s second annual National Women Build Week, May 2–10, sponsored by Lowe’s. You are […]

Razorbacks win end-of season hockey tournament

TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS—Cedar Rock SportsPlex of Cedar Springs recently announced the 14-and-under Bantam Tournament champions. The 2008-09 roller hockey season ended on Saturday, March 28, after two weeks of tournament play with the Bantam team of the Razorbacks emerging as champs after an exciting 4-3 victory over Digi Fab, the season champions. The Razorback team consists of (front, l–r) Nate Ring, Mason Palethorpe, Adam Boersma, Grant Goodfellow, Jackson Mason; (back) Coach Dennis Mora, Justin Mueser, Zach Spencer, Colton Mora, Tyler Hager, Ashley Kelly, and Coach Scott Ring.

A Wise move for Rockford

by RICH ZECK For over 12 years, Wise Photography has brought life and emotions to one-dimensional pictures at her studio on Bridge Street. You can say owner Michelle Wise has had her eye on hundreds of area families lives. She has been there to take pictures at our children’s births, weddings, anniversaries, senior class memories […]

Secrets of a Sunken Cannon Revisited

Rich Geldhof

by RICH GELDHOF The older we get the more powerful our minds become and when we don’t use what the brain has stored we “lose it.” Our short-term memory capacity is normally from five-nine number digits.  This explains why phone numbers and checking accounts are kept to seven numbers and a social security number doesn’t […]