July 12 2012

Florentine’s changes name to establish identity

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Flo’s Pizzeria Ristorante & Sports Bar new moniker Dan and David Uccello are co-owners of Florentine Pizzeria Ristorante & Sports Bar in Belmont, which is now shortened to Flo's Pizzeria Ristorante & Sports Bar. There will be a shorter name for a locally owned family restaurant and sports bar. Florentine’s Pizzeria Ristorante & Sports Bar [...]

ERMS recognized as ‘No Place for Hate’

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by MICHAEL S. SHIBLER, Ph.D. Superintendent of Schools Rockford Public Schools Spurred by the work of the Rockford Public Schools anti-bullying committee, East Rockford Middle School (ERMS) began the 2011-12 school year seeking to become a “No Place for Hate” school. No Place for Hate is an initiative of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), which provides support to [...]

MAIN STREET by Roger Allen, publisher

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Roger Allen, publisher. “Rockford is the Humor Capital of the World” In pursuit of trivia All my life I’ve been pursuing trivia. The guy who invented the game must have had someone like me in mind. For my recent birthday, I got the most fascinating book of odd facts I never knew. (Thanks, Mel!) Its title: “I Never Knew That!” Did you know (I didn’t) about the [...]

THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

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Myths involving Social Security Jerry Coon Last week, two significant developments occurred that affect Rockford residents. First, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued its Preliminary Assessment Recommendation for the Wolverine Worldwide former tannery site downtown. The report concluded that the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) and [...]

BIRTHDAYS

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July 14–20 14 Chase Richard 15 Mike Baer, Brian Bearinger, Emajean Clawson 16 Sam Grimes, Alice Hartzell, Arnold Paepke, Melanie Ragsdale, Lucy Weiss 17 Christopher Moore, Kirsten Rice, Nancy Rodriguez 18 Alice Allen, Jackie Davies, Terri Douthett, Bud Herrington 19 Bev Belluomini, Tom Nyenhuis, Deb Trendt, Nicole VanderWerff 20 Mike Gulliver, Sophia Ruby [...]
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