Rockford Court to close doors Monday

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Monday, November 9 will be the last day to conduct business at the Rockford office of 63rd District Court. The court is closing its doors to move operations to the new court house at 1950 East Beltline beginning Monday, November 6. “This is a really bad economy to throw around eight million dollars,” said Judge […]

Restaurateur celebrates 31 years serving Rockford

Terry Prowoznik purchased this historic building in 1980. It used to be a stagecoach inn and boarding house.

Owner believes ‘Jesus has kept us here,’ has plans for the future Terry Prowoznik knows the value of good food served in a unique atmosphere and at a good price. But he doesn’t think that is all there is to the success of the Rockford Vitale’s Pizza, not in their 31st year of business. He […]

Engagements — November 5, 2009

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Laciura-Emiley Terrence and Linda Emiley of Rockford announce the engagement of their son, Peter Emiley, to Elizabeth Laciura. Elizabeth Laciura of Ann Arbor is the daughter of Philip and Ann Laciura of Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich. She is a 2002 graduate of Grosse Pointe South High School and 2006 graduate of the University of Michigan. She […]

Halloween Winner

This scary looking monster won the overall winner at the American Legion Halloween party. All proceeds from the party go to the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans entertainment fund.

Kids Food Basket benefits from Rockford Scouts

WORTHWHILE RAINY DAY ENDEAVOR—Cub Scouts (l–r) Evan Coberly, Ethan Cowelbeck and Torin Cerasoli work on filling their apple basket.

“Be prepared and do a good turn daily” were Scout attributes recently displayed by the Cub Scouts from Pack 3285 at Crestwood Elementary School. While on their community service apple-picking trip to DK Orchards, the Scouts were treated to a major downpour of rain. “But the wet weather did not dampen the Scouts’ enthusiasm for […]