All posts tagged "Featured"

  • iOS
    Tech-Friendly: I am not wowed by iOS 8

    By Paul Gorski iOS 8 is Apple Inc.’s most recent update to its popular iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad operating system. I downloaded and installed the update on an iPhone 5c without problem or incident. It works,...

    • Posted September 23, 2014
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    Riverside Community Bank announces merger

    Staff Report Riverside Community Bank, a subsidiary of Heartland Financial USA, Inc., announced Tuesday, Sept. 23, it will change its name to Illinois Bank & Trust. The name change is part of a merger with sister bank, Galena...

    • Posted September 23, 2014
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    Rockford Public Library announces choice for new director

    Staff Report Rockford – The Board of Trustees for the Rockford Public Library on Tuesday, Sept. 24, announced it will make an offer of employment to Lynn Stainbrook for the job of executive director. Stainbrook was one...

    • Posted September 23, 2014
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  • booze
    27 businesses penalized for selling alcohol to minors

    Online Staff Report SPRINGFIELD – Twenty-seven Illinois liquor licensees received their varying penalties after appearing before the Illinois Liquor Control Commission (ILCC) at the hearing on Wednesday, Sept. 17. Held at the E.J. Zeke Giorgi Center in...

    • Posted September 23, 2014
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  • Crime
    Woman, two teens arrested following narcotics investigation

    Online Staff Report Members of the Rockford Police Department Gang Crime Unit, Narcotics Unit and Community Services Unit have been investigating the sale of illegal narcotics at 413 Napoleon St. A search warrant was obtained and executed...

    • Posted September 19, 2014
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  • Arrest-report
    Former county officials charged with theft

    Staff Report Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan today announced charges against three former officials of the Williamson County Circuit Clerk’s Office for theft of more than $84,000 in county funds for personal profit. Madigan announced felony theft...

    • Posted September 19, 2014
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  • Churchservice
    New Zion Baptist participates in National Back to Church Sunday Sept. 21

    Staff Report “Back to Church Sunday,” part of a national movement of churches across America, will be held at New Zion Baptist Church in Rockford, at 8 a.m., and 11a.m., Sunday, Sept. 21. Everyone is welcome. National...

    • Posted September 19, 2014
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    Donors celebrate new school health center

    ​Staff Report Rockford Public Schools and Crusader Community Health are celebrating the opening of a new school-based health center with two upcoming events. A ribbon-cutting ceremony and donor appreciation reception for Crusader Community Health – Auburn Campus: A School-Based...

    • Posted September 19, 2014
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  • A ComEd cleanup crew removes a fallen log from the Rock River, near the Fordham Dam Friday, Sept. 19. (JIM HAGERTY )
    Debris cleanup underway near Fordham Dam

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer Cleanup crews along the Rock River plan to have the area near Fordham Dam cleared of debris by the end of day Friday, Sept. 19.  ComEd External Affairs Manager Paul Callighan said...

    • Posted September 19, 2014
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  • Pillls
    Some good, some bad in Obama executive order on protecting antibiotics

    By Illinois Public Interest Research Group Thursday, Sept. 18, President Barack Obama (D) issued an Executive Order — Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria. While the order takes several important steps necessary to control the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria,...

    • Posted September 19, 2014
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