Son and partner continue family business

Jody and Jeff of JNJ Geeks aren’t embarrassed to be “computer nerds.” The team hopes to fill the void in computer repair left from the death of Jody’s dad, “The Computer Doctor.”

by BETH ALTENA When Dennis Lorincz, owner of DLI Computers, passed away in May, his son couldn’t stand the thought of closing the doors on the many loyal customers and friends who had counted on his dad to keep their computers up and running well. With the building up for sale, Jody Lorincz Member decided […]

Cemetery research turns up body mystery

Rockford Lions Club members Jim Benson (left) and Larry Lindsley (right) eliminate Autumn Olive at the Pioneer Cemetery in Rockford.

As the Rockford Lions continue their restoration of the Pioneer Cemetery, a mystery has developed. In 1974, a body discovered during construction on 10 Mile Road’s Prospect Hill was reburied in the cemetery. Who was it? Urban legend says maybe it was an Indian chief. Was the new grave marked? Where is it? Do you […]

ROCKFORD REGISTER

Thursday, September 8 Rockford Lions Club Meeting—6 p.m. social, 6:30 dinner and 7 p.m. meeting at the Community Cabin, 220 N. Monroe St., Rockford. Meetings held every second and fourth Thursday of each month. Auditions—6 to 8 p.m. at Reformed Church, 4890 Eleven Mile Rd., Rockford, for Actors del Arte Ensemble (adult) Dinner Theater group’s […]

A Message for You

Brighten people’s days  by REV. LAUREL TENHAVE-CHAPMAN First Congregational Church of Rockford She had never had children of her own but she knew every child at the church. The college kids would come home for the Christmas Eve service and she would greet each one by name. Her fiancé had died decades earlier and she […]

OBITUARIES

obit-Slack

Slack Pignatello  Elizabeth Fawn Slack Pignatello, 39, of Alexandria, Va., died Sunday, August 7, 2011, in a private airplane crash. Born in Washington, D.C., on October 29, 1971, Elizabeth grew up in Rockford, the daughter of Enid L. Robinson and Robert J. Slack, stepdaughter of Collin Robinson, and sister of the late Erik B. Slack. […]