February 9 2012

Student donates hair to Locks of Love

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Kaelyn Kramarz, 10, a student at Assumption B.V.M. School, grew her hair out for one-and-a-half years so she could donate it to Locks of Love. She says, “I did this so some child with cancer can have my hair.” Kramarz is so happy to have done this. Her hair was cut by Shandra Scheidel from the Heitz Salon in Comstock Park. Kaelyn’s parents own Custard by the Dam and [...]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

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Organizer praises Hill article Dear Editor, Please pass this on to Cliff and Nancy Hill. They are to be applauded for this week’s G-R-E-A-T article supporting the Historical Society and the New museum fund drive. I have read it twice and all I can say is “WOW!” The tone of the article went straight to the heart of the attitudes that make Rockford the terrific place [...]

MAIN STREET

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Groundhog Day revisited You may have read here recently that Punxatawney Phil got laid off. Now we’ve discovered the reason: it’s best not to make a big deal about your job dissatisfaction.       Valentine’s Day Roger Allen, publisher. “Rockford is the Humor Capital of the World” Ah, love. We’re always looking for it or trying to improve it, and [...]

Hiccup in filing city tax returns

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Jerry Coon The Grand Rapids Press is causing some consternation in the Coon household. My habit is to read selected portions of the Press, such as the sports and the business sections. I glance at the front page and usually read the “Perspective” section with the opinions and letters to the editor. However, Deb’s habit is to read through the entire Press every day. [...]

BIRTHDAYS — February 11–17

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11 Lois Hall, Edna Schumaker, Ethel Steakley, Don Zimmerman 12 Betty Cantile, Dolly Kronemeyer, Shanna Smallegan 13 Angie Mainville 14 Beth Altena, Lauren Brasure, Riley James, Mike Mervenne, Lucille Tasma, Jeannette Weiland 15 John Abshire, Ruthe Graves, Mara Knochs, Peggy Rogell, Rick Rozelle 16 Bill Altena, Bob Douglas, Jim Drenton, Jameson [...]
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