February 25 2010

Shibler proposes school funding fixes

February 25, 2010 // 0 Comments

‘It comes down to our elected officials doing their job’   SCHOOL AID SOLUTIONS—State Representative Tom Pearce speaks at a meeting held at Rockford Public Schools between our lawmakers, school staff and recently laid off employees. Possible solutions to the state crisis in school funding were discussed. Rockford’s Superintendent of Schools Dr. Mike Shibler [...]

Scouts celebrate BSA 100th birthday

February 25, 2010 // 0 Comments

  Pack committee chairman Guy McLellan and the Crestwood Cub Scouts celebrate the 100th year of Scouting in the USA. Cub Scouts from Pack 3285 celebrated the 100th year of Scouting at their February meeting. February 8 marks the day that Boy Scouts of America (BSA) was incorporated under the laws of the District of Columbia by founder William D. Boyce. By 1912, Scouting [...]

DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen named Contractor of the Year

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Bill Wolf   The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) named DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen of Grand Rapids a 2010 Regional Contractor of the Year (CotY) in the “Bathroom Remodel under $30,000” category of its annual awards competition. The winning project was a complete bathroom makeover. The original bath was transformed from a very dated and dark [...]

Obituaries — February 25, 2010

February 25, 2010 // 0 Comments

Vogler Mrs. Vera Vogler, 75, died on Wednesday, February 10, 2010, at St. Anne’s Mead in Southfield, Mich., after an eight-year battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Family was at her bedside for her passing. She had been a resident of Auburn Hills, Mich. for the last seven years, and was a former resident of Rockford for 37 years. Mrs. Vogler was born Vera Mae Streng, on [...]

Russo donates to Locks of Love

February 25, 2010 // 0 Comments

  Maddie Russo, 13, has been donating her hair to Locks of Love since she was four years old. At that time her grandmother was diagnosed with cancer and consequently lost her hair four times. Maddie wanted to donate her hair to people like her grandmother. She gets all her haircuts from Sue at Cheyenne Hair & [...]
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