• The Buckley Companies: one stop shop

    Buckley has deep roots in the Rockford Area. The company started as a law firm led by the late Philip Nicolosi in 1948. The Italian-American immigrant continued to grow the law firm. By the mid 1960s, the Nicolosi family started... Read More

  • Janesville coffeehouse connects with groups

    JANESVILLE-- There are three things common to conventional coffeehouses: a rack of candy bars and goodies at the checkout counter, a bombardment of knickknacks blanketing the walls, and grandiose commercial advertisements to accompany them. But Mocha Moment, 1121 Center Ave.,... Read More

  • Di Sicilian opens second branch in Roscoe

    ROSCOE - Di Sicilian owner Andrew Ingarra opened a second branch of the restaurant at the former home of Coby Jack, 5506 Clayton Circle. Although the restaurant has been vacant for almost a year, Ingarra is confident his Italian delights... Read More

  • Local company lands pharmaceutical contract

    SOUTH BELOIT - It's going to be a good Christmas and an even better new year for Electrol Specialties Company, 441 Clark St. The South Beloit company recently gained a $3.7 million contract with a pharmaceutical company. Electrol Specialties Co.,... Read More

  • Real Estate Transactions

    BELOIT 2340 Lathers Road; Lockheart Development to Leslie D. Halpren & Kathryn D. Babcock; No fee listed 1849 Fayette Ave.; HSBC Bank to Ronald W. Cash; $35,200 1252 Ninth St.; Rock County Sheriff to GMAC Mortgage; No fee listed 1321... Read More

  • OnTheMove

    ROCKFORD - Dee Premo, president of Whitehead, Inc. Realtors in Rockford, Roscoe, Belvidere and Ogle County announced the newest achievers of the Whitehead Circle of Excellence Award. For residential sales: John Bloat, Bob Barber, Pam Steele, Glenda Jaros, Matt Leonard... Read More

  • Local female morticians love their jobs

    "I like the idea of being able to help people at one of the most difficult times of their lives," said Cassandra Clarson, a petite young-looking blonde, with a quiet demeanor. "I think there are times when you go home... Read More

  • Entrepreneurship provides rewards, challenges

    BELOIT - Real-life business owners have one piece of advice for people thinking about starting up their own shop or service. Buyer beware! Exercising the entrepreneurial spirit can be a huge risk, but it also can be hugely satisfying. One... Read More

  • Plastic Surgery: Paying the price for beauty

    This edition on StatelineBusiness cracks open the lid on plastic surgery. It's happening more than people realize and becoming a bigger piece of the Stateline Area economy. More and more blue collar and middle income workers are getting procedures such... Read More

  • Route 173 opens thanks to Rockford Blacktop

    MACHESNEY PARK - Illinois Route 173 finally opened to traffic in December, according to Illinois Department of Transportation spokesperson John Wegmeyer. Illinois 173 had been closed at Interstate-90 since March as part of the reconstruction of a new interchange at... Read More

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