School Beat — October 15, 2009

Keeping our schools safe and secure by CHARLIE BROWN Director of Security Rockford Public Schools As a result of the recent national news stories about school safety, we want to assure you that the security and well-being of our students and staff are of the most importance at Rockford Public Schools (RPS). Staff and students […]

Feast on Artistry, authenticity at new Cinco de Mayo restaurant

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Rockford’s new Cinco de Mayo restaurant has recently opened, peppering excitement for its authentic Mexican food and stunning art murals. Mariano Coronado, whose family oversees a dozen restaurants in five states, owns this new ingredient to downtown Rockford, located at 123 Courtland St., but Mariano brings his own special touch to Cinco de Mayo. “This […]

Obituaries — October 15, 2009

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Judson On October 10, 2009, Donna Adeline Judson, age 95, of Rockford went to her final home in heaven. Donna loved her home. Her childhood home in Courtland Township brought her many happy memories. At the age of 15, she began working her first job at Wolverine World Wide. Since she was so young, she […]

CSCP stages ‘Plaza Suite’

The Cedar Springs Community Players (CSCP) will present “Plaza Suite,” a three-act comedy by Neil Simon, at the historic Kent Theatre. Performances will take place on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 16-17 and will start at 7:30 p.m. There will be a Sunday matinee on Oct. 18 starting at 2 p.m. Tickets are available at the […]

REF welcomes two new members to Board of Trustees

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  It is with great pleasure the Rockford Education Foundation Board of Trustees introduces its newest members, Gerilyn May and Steve Peterson. Gerilyn May is the development coordinator for Van Andel Institute and a Rockford High School graduate. She lives in Rockford with her husband and two sons. Gerilyn is active at her church and […]