Tag Archives: May 3 2012

THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

Early tax-saving tips As many of you know, last Tuesday the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a meeting at Rockford Public School’s ninth-grade facility to discuss their involvement in the potential cleanup of Wolverine World Wide’s Tannery property. This is … Continue reading

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BIRTHDAYS — May 5–11, 2012

5 Millie Robertson, Marty Willison, Ralph Zielke 6 Mary Johnson 7 Jerry Elder, Bev Fisher, Tracey Huff, Alex Meester, Les Trendt, Chloe Zukin 8 Lori J. Kison, Jacqueline Woods 9 Bernie Smith, Jason Dionne 10 Bill Antor, Jack Cook, Jodi Hay, Linda Martinson, Gary Pratt, Delores Quinn, Gerry Riemersma, Sue Wheeler 11  Stan Hone

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Technology helps deal with emergencies after fiber optic line goes down

by CINDY M. CRANMER With the help of technology, emergency calls were offline for only a brief period of time after a fiber optic line was cut Monday, according to officials. Working with the National Weather Service, Kent County Emergency … Continue reading

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Carrier completes Officer Candidate School

Army 2nd Lt. Kevin D. Carrier has graduated from Officer Candidate School (OCS) at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga., and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army. During the 12 weeks of training, the officer candidate received “basic … Continue reading

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Thursday, May 3 Free Meal for Northern Kent County Families—6 to 7 p.m. at the Our Lady of Consolation Family Center, 4865 Eleven Mile Rd., Rockford, every Thursday. No charge; no registration required. Provided by a partnership between Our Lady … Continue reading

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