Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

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by TERRY KONKLE President, Rockford Area Historical Society On September 6, the Rockford Area Historical Society (RAHS) had their first regular meeting of the new season with a program featuring the new museum project update. Many questions were answered and those present were informed about the areas of fundraising, renovation and museum funding in the […]

Food and fun fundraisers help with boy’s treatment

MAX AND MORE—Nine-year-old Max Manciu has been receiving treatment for the rare disorder he suffers from and can now walk, talk and run. Two local fundraisers will help his family continue his treatment.

Rare treatment has seen success “Max Matters!” invites the public to participate in a pair of fall fundraisers that will help a local boy with a rare disorder continue treatment that is seeing continued success. Max Manciu, now age 9, has a peroxisomal disorder that is very rare and is inherited from both parents. With […]

Friendship goes beyond boundaries of expectation

Julie Carr shows off the giant bedcover she crocheted for her friend at Richter Place.

Last week’s Squire story about Julie Carr, general friend of all who really showed her true colors by creating a truly enormous bedcover for her new acquaintance Vern Criner, was missing one key thing: a picture of the quilt she crocheted. See these two pictures including the beautiful bedcover, measuring an amazing nine feet two […]

Food Bank hosts 10k hike on White Pine Trail

Million-Meal

This fall, Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank is embarking on a new campaign to defeat hunger in West Michigan: the Million Meal March. It begins on Saturday, September 29, with a 10-kilometer hike from the Food Bank to Belmont and back along the White Pine Trail. The Million Meal March is a multi-faceted fundraising […]

Latitudes and Steelheads Tavern combines best of both worlds in ‘gastric pub’

The entrance of Latitudes Roadhouse, the dining half of a restaurant and pub combination with “a split personality.”

by BETH ALTENA  Latitudes and Steelheads Tavern is a split-personality establishment which combines two separate eating and drinking establishments into one really amazing “gastro pub.” The term gastro pub is describing a pub or tavern where customers can drink, but also serves great food. Located in a century-old quaint historic hotel in Howard City, the […]