Post-Journal

Police department members working on various goals

Police department members working on various goals

By Margaret Downing Reporter As is usually the case, the City of Loves Park Police Department is dealing with various law enforcement and public safety goals. Chief Chuck Lynde explained recently that other departments within Winnebago County are all pursuing “a county coalition” or agreement with the Winnebago County Sheriff’s […]

 
 

Korean War Armistice recognized on 66th anniversary

Korean War Armistice recognized on 66th anniversary

By Margaret Downing Reporter On Saturday, July 27, Korean War Veterans Association Chapter 272 members, their families, a number of local officials, and others, attended an “anniversary” event at the Korean War Memorial, located at the Arthur Anderson Peace Park Field of Honor adjacent to the Loves Park City Hall […]

 
 

Beautification on N. Second St. in Loves Park in the works

By Margaret Downing Reporter At the July 22 city council meeting, aldermen gave the okay for the street department manager to hire Arc Design Resources of Loves Park to provide engineering services within the “North Second Streetscape Improvement Project.” The project costs are not to exceed $195,000. Per the Arc […]

 
 

State Rep. Sosnowski recognizes summer readers

State Rep. Sosnowski recognizes summer readers

Dozens of local kindergarten through sixth grade students who participated in the 9th annual summer reading program sponsored by State Rep. Joe Sosnowski, R-Rockford, were recognized for their commitment to reading at a pool party held on Thursday, July 25, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Peak Sports Club […]

 
 

Splish, Splash, Splat!

Splish, Splash, Splat!

Little squirts and big drips can help us splat the parking lot on Friday, Aug. 2 for Discovery Center’s Family Friday event Splish, Splash, Splat! Witness our giant slingshot as we send things flying. Drench is the word when experimenting with water balloon ballistics. Mess around with messy stuff, splash […]

 
 

Two new businesses open doors in Loves Park

Two new businesses open doors in Loves Park

(Above) Bliss Hair And Nail Studio held a wonderful ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening celebration with Loves Park royalty in attendance. (Below) Ojeda’s Restaurant & Bar grand opening celebration for their new restaurant in Loves Park. With over 60 years of combined culinary experience, the Ojeda brothers deliver exceptional New […]

 
 

“ArtsPlace” Teen Apprenticeship program to hold final showcases

“ArtsPlace” Teen Apprenticeship program to hold final showcases

The Rockford Area Arts Council’s (RAAC’s) teen apprenticeship program, ArtsPlace, will culminate in three final showcases for the public. ArtsPlace, which integrates career-readiness skills into the curriculum, is an immersive arts program for high school students who wish to spend eight weeks in the summer studying visual arts, dance, theater, […]

 
 

Tickets going fast for Toby Keith benefit for Café Liberty

Tickets going fast for Toby Keith benefit for Café Liberty

Part of first-ever Freedom & Dignity Festival coming Aug. 10 Time is slipping away to purchase tickets to the Freedom & Dignity Festival, scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 10 beginning at 3 p.m. at the Schaumburg Boomers Baseball Stadium in Schaumburg. This is the inaugural country music festival to support Café […]

 
 

Celebrating Harlem’s bowling teams

Celebrating Harlem’s bowling teams

By Margaret Downing Reporter Mayor Greg Jury and Loves Park city aldermen congratulated and honored Harlem High School’s girls and boys bowling teams and their coaches at the July 8 council meeting. The girls recently won its third national championship (three years in a row). The boys came in third […]

 
 

Mercyhealth RMH Auxiliary presents scholarships to area students

Mercyhealth RMH Auxiliary presents scholarships to area students

The 2019 Mercyhealth RMH Auxiliary Scholarship Presentation Reception was held on May 23 at Mercyhealth Javon Bea Hospital and Physician Clinic–Rockton. “Mercyhealth has a passion for making lives better, and we take great pride in encouraging and supporting students who are pursuing a career in health care,” said Rosalie England, […]

 
 
 
 
 
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