MAIN STREET by Roger Allen, publisher

Wisdom from Winston Sir Winston Churchill is almost as quotable as his fellow Brit William Shakespeare. An example from Churchill: “It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.” Currently, Egypt is trying to put that idea to the test. Countless lives were lost […]

BIRTHDAYS — June 2–8

2 Jason Corstange, Michael Douglas, Lynsey Maharry, Sherry Palmer, Renae Venman 3 Esther Carpenter, Barb Smith, Robert Tryon 4 Allie Hickox, Rosemary Jeruzal, Susan Laage, Irene Ryba, Anna Truman 5 Jared Gauss, June Hulsebus, Jay Shaddeau, Lorraine Smith, Dorothy Stocks 6 Sandi Franklin 7 Lois Knoor 8 Pete Brucki, Bill Cutler, Mark A. Mackie, Caroline Rowley, Debra Smitter, J. TenHave-Chapman, L. TenHave-Chapman

THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

What is debt forgiveness, COD income? Debt forgiveness that may result in Cancellation of Debt (COD) income to taxpayers has been a hot topic on the tax circuit for a while, but it seems to be getting more attention today. The reasons are varied and include the fact that more taxpayers are filing for bankruptcy; […]

ROCKFORD REGISTER

Thursday, May 31 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 of Consolation Parish and God’s Kitchen, a program of Catholic Charities West Michigan.  Rockford Rotary […]

A Message for You

Gifts by REV. DAVID MEYERS Holy Spirit Episcopal Church As spring has unfolded around us, the church has walked the Great Fifty Days of the Easter Season, gave a passing nod to Ascension Day, and now, as of last Sunday, has entered the season of Pentecost. The Day of Pentecost is remembered as the time […]