73rd District Representative Peter MacGregor

Time has come for reasonable tenure reform by PETER MACGREGOR State Representative 73rd District One of the first few meetings I scheduled after taking office was with all the school superintendents in my district. Over and over, one of the issues that kept coming up, in addition to budget cuts, was the fact that the […]

Cooling shelters up

There are currently three cooling shelters operating within Kent County. Mel Trotter Ministries is open for the homeless and is distributing water in downtown Grand Rapids. Wesley Park United Methodist Church (32nd and Michael Ave., Wyoming) and Rockford Reformed Church, 4890 11 Mile Road, are open and staffed by church volunteers from 11 a.m. to […]

Rockford hosts summer track & field events

All ages are welcome to compete in as many events as they would like or to just come and watch. The Greater Rockford Area Summer Track & Field Competition will be held at Rockford High School’s Ted Carlson Memorial Stadium on Monday, July 18. Gates open at 5 p.m. with field events beginning at 5:30 […]

Kids invited to free Rockford water polo program

Water polo is a challenging, yet exhilarating sport that is growing in popularity throughout the country. Boys and girls in grades first through eighth are invited to come and be introduced to the sport Monday, July 25 at North Rockford Middle School pool. The free program runs from 1 to 2:15 p.m. and will be […]

CLASSIFIEDS — July 21, 2011

NOTICES Baseball tryouts—Powers baseball is having tryouts (ages 8-18) for the 2012 spring season. For ages 8-13: Saturday, Aug. 13 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. For ages 14-18: Sunday, Aug. 14 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Tryouts will be held at 8181 Graphic Dr., Belmont 49306. Call (616) 570-8537 for more information.     p29 ______________________ […]