Pure Rockford—the power of local print media

November 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

editorial by BETH ALTENA It is with interest those of us in the news industry follow global, national and now—right here in our own back yard—changes in print media as newspapers adjust to a more digital information age. Papers have struggled to find a formula that works, blending digital and print format news and advertising. Local businesses struggle to find a way [...]

Main Street, by Roger Allen publisher – June 11, 2009

June 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

Roger Allen, publisher. D-Day Those of us who lived through WWII know June 6, 1944, was the day we started to feel that victory really was ahead of us. There was a lot of bad news stretching from Dec. 7, 1941, to this date. We lost ground in Africa, France, and the South Pacific. Nazi submarines were sinking our ships everywhere, including off the coast of New Jersey. [...]