Eureka! Classifieds 06/16/04



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Antique Auto Appraisals

Area's highest credentialed certified Antique auto Appraisers. Established 1966. Collector Car Appraisals, 815-874-8258. Credit cards welcome. On the web at

Astrological Insights

Astrological Insights – Discover your lessons and gifts – relationship compatibility or current influences for yourself, loved ones or children. Can be a unique graduation gift. Call Lori, 623-5683. 6/23



Buying pre-1985 Vehicles. Junkers to showcars. Please don't scrap your older car – we can pay more. FINDERS FEES PAID FOR SUCCESSFUL PURCHASES. Keep this voicemail number 815-983-0006.



Mobile air conditioning service will come to you at your home or work. Perform service and repairs on your car, truck, tractor, motor home, mobile home. Fast, friendly service. 874-0055. All American Mechanical. 6/30

Auto Accessories For Sale

Black topper for long bed – S10 or S15 pickup. Gray Dodge Dakota topper for long bed pickup, sliding windows. 963-5274. 6/30

Autos For Sale

1975 Chevrolet Scottsdale pickup. Excellent running 350 V8, fair body, needs auto trans. repair. Optional with topper, $500. 815/243-0659. 6/23

1981 Ford Custom pickup. Economical straight 6, needs body work. Drove home. $450. 815/243-0659. 6/23

1996 Cadillac 32V North Star. Low mileage, excellent condition. 397-0274. 6/30

1992 Chrysler convertible Lebaron in very clean condition, runs excellent with new exhaust system, 4 new tires, $2,000. 815/509-4357. 6/30

2002 300M. 1 owner, 9,200 miles, excellent condition, asking $21,000. 961-0201. 6/30

1984 Buick Le Sabre. 815/874-2033. 6/30

1976 Chevy Caprice Classic. 4-door, maroon, excellent condition, needs exhaust work, must sell, $1,500. 815/645-2203. 6/30

1989 Grand Am. Runs good, $550. 815/569-9181, leave message. 6/30

1988 Chevy dump truck, 350, automatic, 10 ft. box, rust free, looks great. 494-8783. 6/30

1993 Bonneville. Low mileage, new tires, brakes, radiator, 1 owner, $3,400, OBO. Must sell. Call Jay at 222-9248. 6/23

1995 Isuzu Amigo. Custom paint job, must sell, $4,000. 1998 Chevy pickup, $4,000. 540-4292. 6/23

1994 Chevy Cavalier. 2-door, 4 cyl., 5-speed, good condition. $995. 229-6570. 6/23

1984 Toyota truck. Long bed, 4×4, 5-speed, all or parts. $425. 815/332-7423. 6/23

1990 Volvo GLE. $3,000. 282-1374. 6/23

1987 Dodge Shadow. Owned since new. Well maintained. Looks, runs good. 116,000 miles. $800 OBO. 815/544-5752. 6/23

1994 Pontiac Transport minivan. Nice body, seats 7, engine knock. 520 Riverside. $500, 1 trade. 985-2504. 6/23

1987 Dodge Dakota V-6, automatic, two-wheel drive, GMC truck topper. 815/962-5376. 6/23

1988 Mazda 626, 5 spd. w/bad engine. Parting out. Call 965-3928. Reasonable prices. 6/23

1993 Dodge Conversion van. Reliable. $2,400 or best offer. 877-4172. 6/16

1988 GMC Sierra 1500 pickup. Six cyl. engine, AM/FM cassette, 8 ft. bed w/liner, topper and trailer hitch. $1,500 or best offer. 815/540-1108. 6/16

1982 Chevy small school bus. Engine & trans. great. Everything works. Body rough. $800. 870-1677. tfn

Auto Parts For Sale

1988 Corsica, parting out. 1988 S-10 pickup, parting out. 965-0119. 6/30

Autos Wanted

Geo convertibles wanted-any condition. Retiree's new hobby. CHEAP. 815/983-0006. 6/16


16’ boat w/trailer. Runs good, open bow, inboard/outboard 130 HP motor. Call 505-3574. $650 OBO. 6/16

1974 Lonestar V hull boat w/85 HP tri carburetor, Chrysler motor & trailer. Will trade for about anything of value. $2,000 or best offer. Collector Cars Ltd., 815/874-8258. 6/16

Body Work Needed

Cheap body repair person wanted. Tight budgeted lady senior needs 1966 Mustang Conv. repaired. 815/983-0006 (voicemail). 6/16



Tired of layoffs or not having money for retirement? Why not take control of your own future with a guaranteed business? Low start-up costs. Send rèsumè today: Box 597, Durand, IL 61024. 6/23

Financial workers: Private party to pay cash for mortgage leads. JoAnne, 505-3112. 6/30

Daily pay, give away free products, AMEXCO pay $20 per

$97 giveaway. Skeptical?

Try free products first. id00166193n Gregory Shcroeder, 847/486-8549. 6/16


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Classic Cars

1975 Lincoln Mark IV, 1 owner, 96,000 miles. All original including paint. $2,000 or best offer. 815/963-1952. 6/23


Serrano’s Concrete. Specializing in flatwork, concrete tearouts, 4 ft. wall add. Free estimates, driveways, porches, patios, skid loader work, garage floors, basement floors, stoops, dump truck. Martin, cell, 815/509-3592, office, 815/248-9127. 10/20


Dance/cheerleading with the best for less. All ages. Call 633-0753. 9/22



Charity needs truck either running or fixable to pick up donated items. 963-0637. 6/23

Commercial space in building needed for charity work. Can be tax write-off or very cheap rent. Long-term lease. 963-0637, leave return number & message. 6/23

Positive Image Holiness Church requires donations to continue free church-based programs. See Community Calendar. Donations can be made to: Positive Image Church, 311 Mulberry St. Rockford, IL 61101 or call 967-9061. TFN

Employment Wanted

Dependable lady to care for your elderly loved one. Experienced & references. Bonnie, 397-3446. 6/30

Lawn mowing, carpet laying, siding & painting, remodeling, clean-outs. 961-9193. Mon.-Sun., 6:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. 6/16

Energy Fair Rides

Share ride for energy fair in Custer, WI, 6/18-6/20. Raymond, 636-9514. 6/16

Father’s Day Sale

Peace Store, 623 7th St., Saturday, June 19, 10-3. Political buttons, coins, stamps, books, neckties, t-shirts. 964-7111. 6/16

Feng Shui

Home, office, garden consultations. Quintessential Home Decor. 968-1795. 6/16

For Free

Free oak wood after you cut tree down. 815/484-4163. 6/23

Free campground membership. Watertown & Door County, WI. Unlimited camping. 414/761-2514. 6/23

Source Financial Mortgage. Damaged credit? VA & FHA, lot commercial, exceptional rates. Call for free prequalification. 815/654-7100, Anna Jensen. 7/7

Semi-furnished apartment for rent, $750, utilities included. Call Bill, 509-2169. 7/21

2 River District storefronts available. $250/mo. each – you build out or contractors available. 400 block of Mulberry St. Part of Church St. Properties renovation. Urban security courtyard available for employees. Perfect for bakery, used CD or bookstore, florist, tailor shop, vintage clothing, sundries & periodicals. Call 964-9767, ask for Frank. TFN

21/2 Bedroom



Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen & Bath w/claw foot tub/Shower. Hardwood floors.

In the River District, Market Street, Brownstone.

Off-Street Parking.

$550/mo. + deposit


3-bedroom, 2-bath. Near Swedes. Newly remodeled, new carpet, basement, garage. No pets. $625. $325 deposit. 332-3263. 6/30

1- & 2-bedroom apartments. Includes utilities, nice condition, available now. 964-0344. 6/30

1 and 2 bedrooms: $375 and $425. Court Street area. Call Linda, 226-9119. TFN

Clean, 1-bedroom, 1 bath, garage, storage utilities, laundry, cable. $399. 815/963-3250. 7/14

1BR roomy, remodeled, country setting on the edge of Park-er Woods. Appliances include washer/dryer, $450 + gas & electric, deposit required. Nonsmoker, no pets. 815/490-9255. 6/16

2BR apt. South side. Free electricity for 3 months. 81

5/558-4278. 6/16

For Sale

Gas stove, good shape, $40. 965-0119. 6/30

Italian leather couch & chair, 2 wooden tables w/lamps, asking $700. Wrought iron table w/marble trim, $575. 873-8333. 6/30

Honda lawnmower w/bag, self-propelled, $100. Black & Decker electric lawnmower, $50. Tool maker’s tools. 815/399-2593. 6/30

Desk: Solid maple, 18”x45”. Two drawers each side, 10”x8”. Just $30. Call 962-1667, afternoon, eve. 6/30

Gas stove, 3 years old, white, $350. Inquire at 633-9967. 6/30

3-22” lawnmowers. 1 new, $120. 1 excellent, $75. 1 excellent, $40. Eves, 395-1122. 6/30

Typeset cabinet & drawers w/type. $300. 654-1197. 6/30

Small Hot Wheels body style sporty go cart for a child. Uses regular gas, $1,100. Excellent condition. 815/964-4663. 6/30

New Craftsman detail sander, cordless drill, Green machine leaf blower. 25’ coil water hose. 815/962-5376. 6/30

Bookcase, $20, table saw, $25, swivel chair, $15, CD player, $25, patio set, $95. 399-8984. 6/30

Oriental dining room set. Buffet & hutch, 8 chairs, red & black, excellent. $500. 397-3844. 6/30

Frigidaire gas range, used 3 mos., $100. Portland DVD player, RF modulator, remote, $30. 398-9094. 6/30

2 26” black his & hers bikes, 10 speed, good condition, $20 each. 12” boys’ bike, black, $10. 877-8279. 6/30

Cherry table & 6 padded chairs, very nice, $250 or best offer. 248-2272. 6/30

Large oak desk w/deep file drawers. Excellent condition, $35. 397-3446. 6/30

Men’s golf set. 2 Woods 10 irons plus extras, large bag, $85. 397-6662. 6/30

Diningroom set, $200. Kitchen cabinets, $100. Gas wall oven, $150. Gas cooktop, $125. 399-3939. 6/30

(1) each NES Nintendo, Sega Genesis & Super Nintendo Systems, $25 each. Games for above units, $4 each. 815/963-5603. 6/30

Upholstered highback wing chair. $125. Sage green couch, good condition. $285. Antique iron bed, $250. 633-3332. 6/23

Attention: Good democratic campaign buttons. 2004 collectors’ items. 2 for $4, interesting logos. Gard-on, P.O. Box 161 Mt. Morris, IL 61054. 6/23

Madame Alexander dolls for sale. Call 566-6164. 6/23

Large oak bedroom set for sale, $3,500. You move. Call 566-6164. 6/23

Double crypt in Sunset Memorial Gardens (inside) crypt. Paid $3,874.36 asking $1,650. 6/23

Delicious red raspberries for sale. You pick 75¢, half pint. I pick, $1.25. Call 399-2995. 6/23

Green machine leaf blower, lawn mowers, weed eaters, 55-gallon drum grill on wheels, computer equipment. 815/962-5376. 6/23

2 snowblowers, excellent condition. New push and tow lawn cart. New Bissel steam cleaner. CD players. Cordless phones. 815/962-5376. 6/23

Curtis Mathes color console TV, 25 inches. Paid $900, take $25. Need space. Finest cabinet. 398-8317. 6/23

Older model JC Penney VCR. Works good, $50, must sell. If interested call 961-9193 from 7 a.m.-9 p.m., Mon.-Sun. 6/23

Oak desk. Like new. 3-drawers. 48”x25”x35”h. $150. 877-5250. 6/23

Aluminum heavy-duty Sears extension ladder, 40 ft. Good condition. $125. Call 968-1235 after 6 p.m. 6/16

9-drawer dark wood dresser w/2 mirrors, $75. 815/399-2855. 6/16

Couch & loveseat, cloth, beige, new condition. Paid $800, $300 or best offer. Call 965-8680. 6/16

Light oak crib, $50. Today’s kids’ desk, $20. Dog crates, med., $20, large, $25. 399-8263. 6/19

18 cu. ft. Hotpoint refrigerator, barely used, $350. Sony stereo receiver, $125. Stereo speakers, very nice, $150. 964-5702. 6/16

Jarts missile game in original box. Purchased 1970. 815/398-0291. 6/16

Used fireplace doors with glass, $30. 815/398-1215. 6/16

Nordic Track Sequoia model with distance timer. Excellent condition. Used little. Best offer. 815/399-2803. 6/16

Records for sale: 33s, 45s, 78s, $1 each. Plus comic books. 732-3425. 6/16

55-gal. fish tank, all accessories, $60. 520-4402. 6/16

Toro self-propelled mower (needs tune up), electric weed trimmer, $50 for both. 815/494-0324. 6/16

Solid oak “picnic-style” diningroom table w/6 chairs. 70”, expands to 110”, $1,800 OBO. 226-0788. 6/16

Couch, 3-cushion, 96”, tan/green plaid, $300 OBO. 226-0788. 6/18

Brass queen headboard, $25, white iron twin headboard, $10. Exercycle, $50. 49ers jacket, $10. 399-8263. 6/16


Concert in the Park Fundraiser at Blackhawk Park for Rock House Ministries, Sat., June 26, noon-5 p.m. $5/person, $10/family, 12 and under free. Music by Silver, Messenger, Liberty Praise Band. Info, 962-5067. To donate food and pop for fundraiser or to buy tickets call 963-0637. 6/23

Garage Sale

Household furniture, toys, clothing, stereos, laptop, bar tables & chairs. 2918 Sandy Hollow Rd. Apt. 7. Thurs., Fri., Sat. 9:30-5. 6/30

Rummage sale. June 24 & 25, 9-5. Numerous books, microwave cart, lamps, futon, several misc. items, at 237 E. Riverside Blvd. 6/23

612 Ellis. Baby items, clothes, household toddler bed. Thur.-Sat. 9-3. 6/23

Gutter Cleaning

The Home Detailer. Gutter cleaning only. Serving the Metro-area since 1980. Have references. Quality work and fair prices. Free estimates. Year-round service. Ask for Denny “Justin” Case, 815/231-2218. 9/1


Powers Pride

Home Improvements

Kitchens • Electric

Baths • Plumbing

Basements • Doors

Roof Repair • Windows

All types of flooring

No job too small.

Free Estimates

Eric, 505-3453. 6/23

Larry’s Helping Hands. Lawnmowing, painting, window washing, almost anything you need. Reasonable rates. 962-5367. 7/21

Budget handyman service. Decks, doors, drywall, framing, insulation, plastering, painting, drain cleaning, window wells, complete gutter work, paneling & general carpentry. 399-2345. Free estimates, Jeff. 6/9


Chad’s Hauling Service. For all your hauling needs call us. Basement, garage, houses, removal of all junk, debris, yard waste. Free estimates. You call, we haul. 979-7593. 6/23



Lose weight with TLC. Cell activator is a product that nourishes & repairs cells in order to lose weight with results. Call Polly for info on this product that people love. Doctor recommended, money back guarantee. 815/639-0839. 6/16

Dog groomer wanted. New pet salon now open – needs experienced groomer. Call 226-4313 or 289-4290, ask for Debra. 6/23

$250 to $500 a week. Will train to work at home helping the U.S. Government file HUD/FHA mortgage refunds. No experience necessary. Call toll free 1/866-537-2907. 6/23

Avon. Great discounts, no inventory, $10 start up fee. Call Peggy, 234-2866. 7/14

Accountant/Bookkeeper: Experienced person, preferably with medical background, for multi-office position. Must be able to deal with complicated payable/receivables, with international business. Send salary requirements, rèsumè and references to 910 N. Court St., Rockford, IL 61103.


5-year-old painted mare horse, gentle and loves attention. $700, boarding available. Call anytime. 815/962-2272. 6/30

House For Sale

Source Financial mortgage Company. What is your current mortgage payment? 100% Financing Available, Conventional FHA/VA. For a better rate call 815/243-2400, An Illinois and Wisconsin Mortgage Licensee. TBA

I buy homes. Any location or condition. Call Tim, 815/558-4663. 8/26

We pay cash $$$ for houses, apts., used lumber, logs, log cabins/Jerry, 815/985-7881. 7/28





Quit Smoking

Lose weight

Get motivated!!!

Call Carol Montefusco,

RN, BSN. 399-3520 or

The Counseling

Resource Center,


Jury Member’s Rights

Jury duty? Know your rights they WILL NOT tell you. JUROR'S HANDBOOK, $1 c/o P.O. Box 306, Rockford, IL 61105. 6/16


It’s primetime for pruning. Trim flowered shrubs & perennials. What’s on your to-do list? Call Chris, 543-5677. 6/16

Massage Therapy

Creative Touch Therapy: Alleviate stress, muscle tension, improve circulation, encourage overall well-being. Techniques meet your needs. Gift Certificates Available. Contact Glenn, CMT. 815/965-1787. 9/1

Motor/Mobile Homes

Attractive mobile home. Porch. C

entral air, washer-dryer, stove, refrigerator & ceiling fans, ADT. 229-1036. 6/30

Older mobile home, washer, dryer, dishwasher, refrigerator, dining room set & lawn mower. $3,500 OBO. Evenings, 282-2706. 6/23

Live cheap! 1989 Commodore 70×14, 3-bdrm, 2-bath, CA, $12,500. 815/231-4139. 2/23

1976 26’ Winnebago Brave motorhome, $5,500 or trade late model grand caravan. Prefer handicapped. 985-2504. 6/16

1984 Cobra. Fully contained. $8,000. 873-1737. 6/16


Wanted: Bass player for well-established, local classic new rock band. If interested, please call 633-9967. 6/30

Pianist wanted by voice teacher to accompany students. Approximately 4-7, Tues., Wed., Thurs. Every week or every other week. Negotiable days & hours. Must sight read & transpose. $10/hour. We also do big shows that pay extremely well. 226-3676. 6/23

Studio-Zoom! Quality studio recording at a reasonable price. 965-3795, ask for Tony or Jean. 6/16

Voice lessons. Development of the singing voice. 25 years experience. All ages. All styles Private instruction. Money back guarantee. 226-3676, call after 10 a.m. please. 6/30

Music Lessons

Guitar, bass guitar, drum lessons. All styles, levels. Highcrest/Guilford area. Weekdays, afternoons, evenings. Call Doug Janicke, 815/965-6788. 7/7

Organ, Tissue,

& Blood


Lady with blood type B positive needs kidney transplant. If you want to help, call 815/227-5619. 4/14

26-year-old man in need of a kidney transplant. Please call 961-1686 if interested. 4/7

The Rock River Times

is now offering a special classifieds section reserved for individuals or families seeking organ donations.

This is a totally free service for those who are in need. Please feel free to call: (815)964-9767, fax: (815)964-9825, or e-mail:

your FREE 15-word ad for this special section. For more information on organ & tissue donation, visit To contribute to The Angela Rushford Children’s Organ

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“We care.” Painting, inside/outside, one room/whole house. Free estimates. John Powers, Jr. 815/505-3453. 6/23

Kenny’s Paint & stain. Interior, exterior professional service. No job too big or small. Call Kenny 316-0427. 6/30


Curious? Free Wiccan classes. Join us for coffee, North End Cafe, Tues. at 11. 6/30

My name’s Ebony – 19 yrs. old, black female ISO friend & roomates age 18-29 to share a 1-bedroom apt. 962-8233. 6/30

Young, smart, sophisticated, intelligent woman looking for smart, sophisticated, intelligent guy. Call Tina at 815/262-8309. 6/30

Handsome, 42-year-old white male seeking attractive female for friends hanging out, maybe more. Call 815/316-9280. 6/30

Are there any women out there alone? I’m a 43-year-old male looking for you. Call 968-1554. 6/23

Free to the right woman,: Single male, 54, seeking long term relationship. I enjoy gardening & fishing, etc. 654-7915. 6/30

Former patients and staff of the Shriners Hospital for Children, Chicago: Please contact Elise Wachspress at 2211 N. Oak Park Ave., Chicago, IL 60707, 773/385-5840 or ewachspress to participate in reunion & rededication of the newly enlarged/renovated hospital on June 13, 2004. 6/13


Free puppies. ½ Shepherd, ½ Chow. Ready to go. 963-8936. 6/30

Free to good home, cat. Female, spayed, 6 years, declawed, gray stripes, fat. 227-4241. 6/30

Birds for sale. Finches, male & female, $7 each. 815/569-2775. 6/30

Pregnant cat needs loving home. Moving – cannot take with. Please rescue. Call 961-0321. 6/23


Must sell gray cockatiels – 2 females & 5 males. Reasonably priced. 395-1027 between 9 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. 6/23

ACFA Himalayan Persian kittens. 4 males. Blue kitten, blue tabby, shaded silvers. 309/275-6878. 6/16

Now that you know the truth about puppy mills & pet stores, do you want to do

something about it?. 6/19

Pet Services

BNL dog sanitation services. Why get caught with poop in your yard? We do the job no one wants to do. Call 218-9949 or 218-9950. Free treats w/every visit. 6/23

Plaster Repair

Plaster/drywall repair. Free estimates, no job too small. 637-2336. 6/16

Real Estate

We buy homes for cash. Also land contracts & mortgage contracts. 815/623-2273. 9/22

Sale or long term lease: 1,200sf ground floor retail/office with 37,000 cars per day. 1,200sf second floor loft. Off-street parking. Own your home business. $98,500. 815/961-0504. 6/16

Real Estate


we buy homes

for cash



Pre-Vatican II church is alive and well. St. Sebastian. Call 636-8073. 6/30


Plaster & stucco repair. Small sidewalk repair and chimney repair. Free estimates, senior discount. 965-0119. 6/30

Cleaning apartments, driver assistances. To hire, Louise, 1422 East State, Rockford, 61107. 6/23

Heaven On My Mind Astrological consultant, angel therapy practitioner. 229-6118. 6/16

Support Groups

Al-Anon, support group for families and friends of alcoholics. Help-line: (815)399-0456. TFN


Now that you know the ugly truth about puppy mills, do you want to do something about it?. 558-2516. 6/19

Girl Scouts need volunteers to organize and lead Hispanic troops call Leticia Maldonado, 962-5591 ext. 125. TFN

Girl Scout necesita lideres hispanas voluntarias, que formen grupos de ninas Leticia Maldonado, 962-5591 ext. 125. TFN


Want to buy old NES Nintendo and Sega Genesis systems and games. 815/963-5603. 6/30

Wanted: Free, broken, stackable washer/dryer. Will remove. 1-815/490-9255. 6/23

Single professional administrator seeking to rent quality 3-bedroom home in desirable, quiet neighborhood Aug. 1. 815/814-4187. 6/23

Had a garage/yard sale & have leftover items? Donate them to a charity thrift shop. Will pick up one item or many. HFC Thrift Shop. Thank you & God bless. 963-0637. 6/30

Senior citizen needs apartment gas stove in good condition. Call 399-2995. 6/16

Wanted: 9’x4’ or 9’x6’ sheets of canvas. Could be on roll also. Cheap or free. 964-9767.

Wanted: Woman’s sewing patterns 1950s and before. 965-5671. TFN

wanted: 16 or 18’ pontoon boat trailer with wheels under pontoon. Cheap or free. Call Frank, 964-9767. tfn

Snowmobiles or parts from the 70s, 623-6591. Save this ad, I buy all year. 6/16

Wanted to buy: Used Hawaiian lap steel guitars and old amps. 399-1917. 6/30

wanted: Acoustic guitar case. Cheap. 964-9767. TFN

Museum wants to buy military relics (U.S., German, Japanese), helmets, medals, uniforms, guns, daggers, etc. John Coy, 815-732-2091,61601. TFN

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