• Hockey: Charity hockey game between police and fire departments March 31

    Staff Report The annual charity hockey game between Rockford-area police departments and the Rockford Fire Department “Guns and Hoses 2012” will be played from 3:30 to 5 p.m., Saturday, March 31, at the BMO Harris Bank Center...

    • Posted March 28, 2012
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  • Literary Hook: Celebration signing, reading of new book April 2 at Womanspace

    By Christine Swanberg Author and Poet I want to personally invite you to a celebration signing and reading of my new book, The Alleluia Tree, to be held at 7 p.m., Monday, April 2, at Womanspace, 3333...

    • Posted March 28, 2012
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  • Photo: River Action cleans up river

    From the March 28-April 3, 2012, issue

    • Posted March 28, 2012
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  • Yoga Rockford: Sorry, folks, yoga is NOT a tantric sex cult

    By Jennie Williford Pranayama Yoga Studio In the wake of news about the sexual exploits and financial mismanagement committed by the founder of the popular Anusara Yoga tradition, William Broad, a science writer at the New York...

    • Posted March 28, 2012
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  • 1st Step Chiropractic: How Harvey (and Bob) regained hearing …

    Dr. Philip Schalow This is the story of two men out of many people who have regained function in an area thought to be gone, beyond hope. Harvey was a hard-working, 19th-century entrepreneur who lost his hearing...

    • Posted March 28, 2012
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  • Dr. Julia’s Inn: HCG: A protocol to help lose weight

    By Dr. Julia Whipkey-Michniewicz, N.D. Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine I know that summer is upon us, for all the phone calls that are coming in are all about losing weight. What I try very hard to pass...

    • Posted March 28, 2012
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  • New Tdap vaccination required for students

    Staff Report For the 2012-2013 school year, all students entering sixth and ninth grades will be required to provide proof of a dose of the whooping cough (Tdap) vaccination in addition to the school physicals required at...

    • Posted March 28, 2012
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  • Animal Services competes in $100K Challenge

    Staff Report Winnebago County Animals Services in Rockford is one of 108 animal shelters vying for slots in the 2012 ASPCA Rachel Ray $100K Challenge. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) announced...

    • Posted March 28, 2012
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  • Crusader survey: 93 percent of employees satisfied

    Staff Report Ninety-three percent of employees are satisfied overall with Crusader Community Health as an employer, according to results from Crusader Community Health’s employee satisfaction survey. The survey was conducted in December 2011. Research shows the average...

    • Posted March 28, 2012
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  • Saint Anthony Center for Cancer Care recognized

    Staff Report Rockford’s OSF Saint Anthony Center for Cancer Care, 5666 E. State St., has become one of seven hospitals in Illinois to be recognized by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI) Certification Program, an affiliate of...

    • Posted March 28, 2012
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