Things You Should Know for March 6th, 2013

Remembrances of Pauline Avenue” is gaining traction folks! Make sure you check out the series by local author Heath Alberts.

Daniel Lindsay, 3rd from left, is a Rockford native and Oscar winner

Daniel Lindsay, 3rd from left, is a Rockford native and Oscar winner
Photo taken from RRStar (click to see)

Things you should know for March 6th, 2013

All links below provide information on things you should know going on in your hometown of Rockford, Illinois. All sources are Rockford news leaders and are relevant to community issues.

Entertainment

Rockford native, Oscar winner, to direct a football movie: (Picture above) Daniel Lindsay, Rockford native who won an Oscar last year for the football drama, “Undefeated”, will begin working on another football movie…will this make the Oscar’s as well??

Government

Governor Quinn pleads that legislators act on pension crisis: Governor Pat Quinn has currently kept the state’s income tax at 5%, while proposing a corporate tax increase within his budget.

Business

Local Businesses search for community support: Kryptonite Bar will host events to kick off fundraising for 3 local businesses: through http://www.entrefunding.com these business can garner the funds and support they need from the community.

Community

April 27th brings the Great American Cleanup to Northern Illinois: April 27th means that citizens and organizations will gather together to collect litter across the region, a program that has been a catalyst for change since 1985.

Sports

Local Rockford schools send wrestling and basketball teams to state: JUNIOR HIGH students from Lutheran in the basketball and wrestling sports will be competing in state tournaments. – by Matt Trowbridge

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