Police and Fire Depts. Statistics, 2016 – 2017 – The Voice, 2018

Source:  The Voice of the Rockford Business Community, March 18, page 30

City website:  www.rockfordil.com

also: RockfordChamber.com   for Rockford Chamber of Commerce

Police Dept. Non-Emergence Line: 815-966-2900

Fire Dept. Non-Emergency Line:  815-966-2900

S. Main St., 200 Block< Odd Numbers of addresses - 1928 Sanborn Fire Insurance Map

So. Main St. between Elm St. and Chestnut St.

Source:  1928 Sanborn Fire Insurance Map

From 1928 McCoy’s Rockford City Directory, page 1033:  Occupants (below)

201 S Main     –     Mid West Piggly Wiggley

203 S Main     –     James H. Farley, Banzai Lo Restaurant (owner S K Onishi)

205 S Main     –     Salamone & Sons meat market, also Dr. R S Grant

207 S Main     –     Hobart Print Shop, Rockford Army and Navy Supply

209 S Main     –     Pinkney’s Marble Grill, Illinois Hotel

211 S Main     –     Vacant

213 S Main     –     Henry Clay Shoe Store, Joe Rallo

215 S Main     –     Petritz Clothing Co.

217 S Main    –      Rockford Trunk and Leather Goods Co Inc

219 S Main    –      Muscle Shoals Cooperative Syndicate

221 S Main    –      Masters Shoe Co.

223 S Main    –      Dr. P. G. Luomons, A R Matts

225 S Main    –      Mrs. Jessie McRae, N J Metropolos

227 S Main    –      Main Hat Shop

229 S Main    –      Rice Accessory Co.

 

 

 

 

“Fireman’s Ball Planned Feb. 7” – 1945

Source:  Rockford Morning Star, January 13, 1945

“Rockford voters kill home rule” – 4/13/1983

Source: Rockford Register Star 4/13/1983

Source:  Rockford Register Star 4/13/1983

“Good start for Rescue 1 and 2” – 2/22/2012

Source:  The Weekly, Rockford Register Star 2/22/2012  by Chris Green

“City Council OK’s leasing 4 new trucks” – 2012

Source: The Weekly, Rockford Register Star, 2/22/2012