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Macgregor honored with 2011 Crime Fighter Award

July 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

Lawmaker honored for leadership for children, youth, families State Rep. Peter MacGregor accepts his award from Kathy Pelleran, state director of Fight Crime: Invest in Kids Michigan at the state Capitol. State Rep. Peter MacGregor was recently honored with the 2011 Crime Fighter Award from the Michigan chapter of Fight Crime: Invest in Kids. Fight Crime: Invest in Kids [...]

ATF investigating Nelson’s Speed Shop fire

July 5, 2012 // 0 Comments

The National Response Team (NRT) of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has been activated by request from the Michigan State Police to investigate a fire at Nelson’s Speed Shop, 4566 South Greenville Road, in Greenville. A fire was reported to the Montcalm Township Fire Department Friday, June 22, at approximately 1:30 a.m. Montcalm Fire [...]

Endowment gives nearly $58,000 in first responder grants

June 28, 2012 // 0 Comments

‘We said from the beginning it all goes back to rescue’ by BETH ALTENA  FIRST RESPONDERS RECEIVE GRANTS—These fire and police chiefs and representatives of local rescue organizations are all winners in receiving grants generated from last year’s West Michigan Healing Fields memorial to those killed in 9/1/1. Fourteen fire or police departments have funding for [...]

Rockford resident organizes Azerbaijani Boys’ Leadership Experience

June 28, 2012 // 0 Comments

Activities benefit thousands of community members around the world Throughout the summer months, Peace Corps volunteers worldwide facilitate educational, empowerment and environmental summer camps for girls and youth of all ages. Many volunteers raise a portion of the funds for each camp through the Peace Corps Partnership Program (PCPP), which helps support Peace Corps [...]

Rockford firefighters hose down students

June 28, 2012 // 0 Comments

Photos by JANE DOWNS For some relief of a very hot day, the Rockford Fire Department brought a pumper and hoses to the Rockford Public Schools (RPS) administration building to cool kids off. Much to the delight of the students in the preschool through fifth-grade summer care program, firefighters sprayed water for the kids to run through. Many thanks from RPS and students [...]
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