Family Vacation in England

Rich Raphael and son Gidion Raphael.

Ursala Raphael took this photo during their trip to England in April. Pictured are her husband (Rich Raphael) and their 3-1/2 year old son (Gideon Raphael) holding the Squire in front of Bamburgh Castle while visting her family

Michael Lee to perform in Rockford

On Friday, June 12, at 7 p.m., Michael Lee will be performing at the Frenz Coffee House in the Promenade on Bridge St. in Rockford. Michael Lee is a singer-songwriter from the Boyne area of northern Michigan, whose vocal and lyrical style won him first place in the 2008 Mid North Michigan Blues Challenge in […]

Animal world comes to Krause Memorial Library

The Kent District Library will welcome visitors from the animal world this summer with John Ball’s Traveling Zoo and Animal Encounters. On Monday, June 29 at 2 p.m., Z’s Kids Club will bring the zoo to you with live animals at Krause Memorial Library, 140 E. Bridge St., Rockford. For more information, call the library […]

Library offers summer of fun for teens

Summer is full of fun for teens at the Kent District Library (KDL). As part of the 2009 Summer Reading Club, KDL is hosting all kinds of free activities for teens, from food to arts and crafts to music and more. Exercise your taste buds with a variety of food-related programs such as Creative Cooking, […]

What’s Cookin’ – May 28, 2009

Cheers to the Spears by JEANNE BRIGGS They’re long, green and their tips are packed with fresh flavor. That’s right, it’s asparagus season! Many people view these scrumptious spears as difficult to prepare, and reserve them for special occasions. This nutritious veggie cooks remarkably fast, so your family can raise a fork and say, “Cheers […]