To try to put a dollar-and-cents value on a truly local newspaper is likely impossible! Its value goes beyond the economics of a business; but instead, goes straight to the heart of the community.

Many who knew former Marengo resident and fireman, Angelo “Mickey” Zito, said they will remember him for his genuine acts of kindness, caring smile, and giving heart.

When Rocco Gailloreto goes to Country Gentleman in Marengo, he said he receives great service like an old-time barber shop.

The Marengo Friday Farmer’s Market is up and running again starting June 17, 2011.

We are making significant progress on some great Marengo Main Street projects. Two of the projects I’d like to highlight include the Downtown Beautification Project and the Porch Quilt Summer Art Exhibit.

Summertime is usually the sporting season, glorified by baseball, softball, swimming, and the lure of the green pastures of golf. That won’t be the case this June in the basketball-crazy town of Marengo.

“No better time than the present,” is our unofficial slogan for the Marengo Park District Foundation. We have come together in a very short period of time and have been extremely successful with the help of the community, local business, and schools.

The primary reason for health insurance is to protect you financially. Without insurance, you are financially responsible for all of your health-care costs. Fee-for-service: Pay a monthly premium; you select your doctor, hospital, and change doctors at your discretion.

This summer, the Marengo Park District is offering a broad range of programs. For details, please refer to the new brochure we’ve mailed to you, or go online to view at marengoparkdistrict.org.

10. Our Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts bring in the highest amount of food each year for “Scouting for Food’ for local food pantries.

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