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  • Astrology: Astro-Weather, Week of April 27-May3, 2011 issue

    By Guy Spiro Week of April 27-May 3, 2011 Wednesday, April 27—The high cautionary energy from yesterday peaks in today’s predawn and remains very much with us through today. Reread yesterday and apply the warnings carefully. Another...

    • Posted April 27, 2011
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  • Guest Column: CAFO hazards being concealed from the public

    By Victoria Grizzoffi Imagine a chemical plant decides to open next door to you. You have been told that all plants like this in the past 10 years have the latest and the greatest technology, and you...

    • Posted April 27, 2011
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  • Music: Founders recall early days of the RAMI Awards

    * 20th Annual RAMI Awards Ceremony set for April 29 at Tebala Shrine Temple By Jim Hagerty Online Editor With the 20th Rockford Area Music Industry (RAMI) Awards only two days away, memories of how the event...

    • Posted April 27, 2011
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  • To the Editor: Liquor law is good for freedom

    Rockford’s new Sunday liquor ordinance is a victory for freedom.Personally speaking, I don’t drink for religious reasons. Regardless, I still support the right of others to drink responsibly. Allowing businesses to sell alcohol on Sunday with less...

    • Posted April 27, 2011
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  • Ann Blee named program director for Healing Pathways-Cancer Resource Center

    Ann Blee has been named program director for Healing Pathways-Cancer Resource Center. Blee, a two-year cancer survivor, is responsible for managing all programs for Healing Pathways, including training supervisors and volunteers, creating marketing material, scheduling various programs,...

    • Posted April 27, 2011
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  • To the Editor: Turkey picture, tree planting, and fun in the North Timber

    I met Brad when I sold him an old truck in 2008, and the rest is history. Brad hunts one turkey a year and gladly comes and spends at least five days a year helping with tree...

    • Posted April 27, 2011
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  • Nextage Professionals Realty takes top honors

    Nextage Professionals Realty blew away the competition at the premier Nextage Realty International Awards Ceremony in Atlanta. This was a celebration to recognize the accomplishments of Nextage Realty International’s top agents, offices and team leaders. Jan Mansfield,...

    • Posted April 27, 2011
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  • Guest Column: Occupational Safety and Health Administration turns 40

    By Kathy Webb OSHA Northwest Area Director In the 40 years since the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was created, the agency has led the way to historic declines in workplace fatalities,...

    • Posted April 27, 2011
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  • Restoration of ‘Rockford’s Founding Site’ begins May 5

    Staff Report Beginning May 5, Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum and Gardens is partnering with several community organizations to restore “Rockford’s Founding Site” to its origin as an 1834 Illinois prairie meadow. The dry, short-grass prairie meadow first...

    • Posted April 27, 2011
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  • My tribute to Julian Swain—dancer, singer, choreographer and dear friend

    By Edith McCauley Thirty years of memories with the most special person in my life cannot be easily compiled. Julian and I first met in 1981 when he came to Rockford to be a part of Chuck...

    • Posted April 27, 2011
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