November 11 2010

Scouts get hands-on fireman experience

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For many boys, they only dream of what it is like to be a fireman and to use a large water hose to put out fires. For the members of Crestwood’s Cub Scout Pack 3285, that dream became a reality when they received a visit from Deputy Chief Jerry Herrington of the Cannon Township Fire Department for their October pack meeting. October was national fire safety awareness [...]

Demo ‘officially over’

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by BETH ALTENA According to City Manager Michael Young, as of Thursday, Nov. 4, the Wolverine Tannery demolition of significant structures was “officially over” with the exception of the wastewater treatment plant and existing shoe store. The existing shoe store will remain and open for business until the new shoe and apparel store at the southern end of the property [...]

Rotarians receive club’s highest recognition

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Three Rockford Rotarians were applauded by their fellow members in the local service club Tuesday, Nov. 2, as they received the Paul Harris Fellowship award, the club’s highest recognition. The honor was made even more special, because it was given by a visiting distinguished guest, Tim Knaggs, governor of District 6290, the international district of which Rockford [...]

Turkey Time Bowling Bash to benefit Olivia’s Gift

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Family fun event to help raise awareness, resources for housing for disabled adults Olivia Henrickson is a 20-year-old young lady who lives in Rockford. Her smile lights up the room, and she is game for just about any kind of fun—especially the type of family fun featured at the November 19 Turkey Time Bowling Bash at two locations, starting at 6:30 p.m. The first event [...]

The Squire to introduce staff

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Here at The Rockford Squire newspaper, located right in Rockford at 331 Northland Drive, we have been cranking out your local paper for years, taking pride in being a unique source of local news. What we haven’t done so much of is letting readers know what it is like “behind the scenes” and telling you how your paper happens each week. In the next few months we will [...]
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