New store offers tastes of Tuscany

Rockford keeps tasting better and better. Find out for yourself at Old World Olive Press, which opened for business Black Friday, November 27 at 65 Bridge Street. The old-world European flair of the store is like stepping into a shop in Italy, and the walls are lined with bottles of olive oil and Balsamic vinegars, […]

A very special local Christmas concert

Proceeds will benefit local Special Olympics Michigan athletes The holiday season is a time for giving. This holiday season several local musicians are giving back to the community by banding together. They’ll perform a concert on Dec. 14th at 7 p.m. at the Fountain Street Church in Grand Rapids, Mich. to help benefit Special Olympics […]

Main Street by Roger Allen, publisher — December 10, 2009

Second guessing The Democrats mostly don’t like the President’s plan for the war in Afghanistan. The Republicans mostly don’t like it, either. Raise your hand if this stuff surprises you. GM = Generous Money The new head of General Motors has a salary cap of $500,000, almost $10,000 a week. Sounds like enough to buy […]

Birthdays — December 12–18

12th Esther Amon 13th Agnes Brown, Dick Jeruzal, Joyce Zagummy 14th Emily Polasek III 15th Tim Aley, Cherith Spoelma 16th Ray Case, Joe Gross 17th Alyce Hole, Adam Sivins 18th Charlie Johnson, Marie Norman, Marguerite Sweat, Chuck VanOeffelen

The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon — December 10, 2009

Jerry Coon, Enrolled Agent Charitable contributions  As we near the end of the year, in addition to the festivities associated with the Christmas holiday, tax professionals across these United States of America are doing their best to get the word out to their clients and the tax-paying public that December 31, 2009 is, for the […]