Letters to the Editor

More input on mystery balls  Dear Editor,  I don’t know if this story has brought any further information, but my mother-in-law saw these floating balls the same night in Rockford. She took pictures and asked me to come over to check them out. She was pretty freaked also. In talking with some friends, I brought […]

Letters to the Editor — November 11, 2009

Parent awareness night presented by students Dear Editor, I was invited by a student to Chandler Woods’ Parent Awareness Night on Tuesday, Nov. 3. Individuals of the eighth-grade class gave presentations on topics that deal with teen issues. Some of the topics included were suicide, child abuse, peer pressure, abortion, evolution, eating disorders, divorce, drug […]

Letters to the Editor – July 23, 2009

Tragedy averted at crosswalk  Dear Editor, I doubt these young teens will read this, but perhaps their parents will. I saw two kids walking south to the corner of Fremont and Division streets. I waited for the traffic light to turn green, and then started to turn. These kids abruptly started walking right in front […]

Letters to the Editor – May 28, 2009

NOT IN ROCKFORD—LTC David Ronan, Ph.D. US Army, pictured with the Iraqi sheikh Prince of Marshes and Mike Sunshine, a collegue from the Department of State.

Missing Rockford in spring     Dear Editor, My wife and I have lived in Rockford since 2006 and in Belmont prior to that since 2000.  Both of our children finished middle school and have graduated from Rockford High School.  In November 2008, I mobilized and deployed as part of a Reserve Forces call-up in […]

Letters to the Editor — May 21, 2009

Dear Editor: Last year, dogs were banned from the Farmer’s Market and the parks. I’m guessing that this was because some dogs are not trained to act politely and some owners don’t take care of dog waste or other messes. In spite of these difficulties, I missed having canine friends at the parks and markets. My thought […]