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Six Harlem track and field seniors moving on to college level

Six Harlem track and field seniors moving on to college level

By Bob Balgemann Reporter MACHESNEY PARK – Six of the nine seniors on this year’s Harlem girls track and field team will be moving on to the college level. Four of them signed national letters of intent during a ceremony held April 28 in the Commons area of the school. […]

 
 

Youth, Rockford business receive environmental awards from Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful on Earth Day

Youth, Rockford business receive environmental  awards from Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful on Earth Day

ROCKFORD – Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful presented environmental awards to a Kirkland student and a Rockford business at its Earth Day Awards Luncheon April 7. Earth Day Award winners have shown substantial support for recycling, reusing and renewing resources, or have been advocates of these principles. Max Freund, a 14­year­old […]

 
 

City reappointments okayed by Loves Park City Council

  By Margaret Downing Reporter LOVES PARK – At the April 25 Loves Park City Council meeting, Mayor Darryl Lindberg presented four names for reappointment to area and city boards: * Thomas Walsh to the Rockford Area Venue and Entertainment Authority Board (RAVE) with a term set to expire June […]

 
 

After-the-fact variances concern Machesney Park trustee

  By Bob Balgemann Reporter MACHESNEY PARK – Sometimes a resident’s property is altered without checking to see if the change is allowed by the village. When there’s a problem, the resident often comes to the village, looking for a variance to get into compliance with code. The expectation is […]

 
 

North Suburban Library remodel nearing completion

North Suburban Library remodel nearing completion

Officials expect to complete work on the library’s Loves Park branch by May, two months ahead of the projected completion date. LOVES PARK – North Suburban’s Loves Park branch has been a bit noisier than the average library in recent days, but officials at Ringland-Johnson Construction say that renovations are […]

 
 

Home runs propel Harlem to 17-4 softball win over Freeport

Home runs propel Harlem to 17-4 softball win over Freeport

By Bob Balgemann Reporter MACHESNEY PARK – Four home runs and two big innings rallied Harlem from an early 4-1 deficit to a 17-4 road win over Freeport last week. The first four batters in the Lady Huskies’ lineup – three sophomores and a freshman – collected 12 base hits […]

 
 

Harlem Royalty

Harlem Royalty

Photo courtesy of Mark Maffioli Photography Harlem royalty Russell Oltmanns and Emma Platzbecker were named Harlem’s 2016 Prom King and Queen Saturday evening. See more photos inside.

 
 

Machesney Park board approves changes in liquor licenses

By Bob Balgemann Reporter MACHESNEY PARK – Changes in liquor licenses at different locations around the community have been approved by the village board. Affected businesses are a golf course at the Atwood Homestead Forest Preserve Golf Course, a convenience store on Burden Road and two current gaming establishments. Votes […]

 
 

Machesney Park moves along with road resurfacing program

By Bob Balgemann Reporter MACHESNEY PARK – Some roads in the village will be resurfaced this summer as part of the annual maintenance program. Engineering has been accomplished by McMahon Engineers/Architects and presuming approvals in the near future, work should be finished by the end of August. Here are some […]

 
 

Plenty of drama as Lady Huskies edge Belvidere North, 2-1

By Bob Balgemann Reporter MACHESNEY PARK – Harlem and Belvidere North softball teams have played some entertaining NIC-10 games in recent years. Strong pitching usually was an overriding factor and that was the case again April 11, when they tangled at the Harlem Community Center complex to open the 2016 […]

 
 
 
 
 
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