Happy Moose Year!

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HAPPY MOOSE YEAR—Cannonsburg’s Ralph the Moose rang in 2010 in traditional style with this Baby New Year garb. Ralph was new to Cannonsburg last year, but has already become a familiar face around town and has traveled extensively.

Post Office Carriers Moving to Rockford

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by JUDY REED From the time the first U.S. Post Office was established in Cedar Springs on February 4, 1857, mail carriers have always worked out of the local office. As of January 16, 2010, that will no longer be the case. Instead, they will work out of the larger Rockford location. “The U.S. Postal […]

Humane Society launches new promotions, support group

With the New Year, the Humane Society of Kent County (HSKC) is launching two new adoption promotions, We Want a Home Wednesdays and Five Dollar Feline Fridays as well as a new Pet Loss Support Group. The Humane Society is now offering greatly reduced adoption fees every Wednesday on all animals who have been at the shelter […]

Main Street by Roger Allen, publisher

Joyous bells Here it is a new year, and for a week the news media has bombarded us with reminders of the disastrous events of the past decade. Yes, there were some bad times, but let’s look on the bright side. The economy seems to be recovering and we won’t have Great Depression II. It […]

The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon — January 7, 2009

New tax season presents common situations It’s finally the beginning of the tax season. I say “finally” because those of us in the tax business have been building toward this date since September. That’s when we started going to seminars and learning how all of the new laws would interact with the tax returns we […]