Main Street – May 14, 2009

Fixing the glitch     We are a capitalist country. If a family opens a little shop and invests all their money in it, hoping to make a living, what happens if it fails?  The owners go broke and out of business, right?  That’s the way it’s always been, and still is, around here. A […]

The Tax Attic – May 14, 2009

Tax treatment of loss in Ponzi schemes Commissioner Douglas Shulman of the Internal Revenue Service recently testified before a senate finance committee. Commissioner Shulman gave testimony concerning the tax treatment of Ponzi schemes and also how the IRS is dealing with off-shore tax avoidance schemes. There probably aren’t too many people in Rockford who are […]

A Message for You – May 14, 2009

Up with love, down with fear by PASTOR JON HUIZENGA River Rock Church “Up with love, down with fear” sounds like something my brother might have chanted in bellbottoms and sandals. I myself am not quite old enough to be a ’60s flower child. However, I’m still groovy with that phrase. In fact, I dig […]

Rockford Register – May 14, 2009

Thursday, May 14 Rockford Lions Club Meeting- 6 p.m. at the Community Cabin. Program by Rockford Area Community Foundation. Saturday, May 16 Community Garage Sale-9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Resurrection Life Church, 3233 Ten Mile Road, RockfordProceeds go to a Christmas outreach program organized by Lean On Me Outreach Center of Rockford. For more […]

Memorial Day Activities in Rockford

May 25, 2009 8:30 a.m.     Opening Flag Raising Ceremony at the Community Cabin on N. Monroe Street 9:00 a.m. Parade from the Community Cabin on N. Monroe Street, north to Lewis Street, west one block to North Main Street, south to the corner in front of the Corner Bar. A short ceremony at this stop. […]