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Colors of Chautauqua: A Rainbow of Learning

Article by Katrina Fuller Bountiful colors and crisp air greet the senses on a ride through the picturesque country side.  From Westfield to Jamestown, the splendor of Fall is spreading, bringing an end to summer, but not to fun. The Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau is excited to announce its third annual ‘Colors of Chautauqua’, a […]

Southern Tier Xpress Hits the Ice

Article by Walt Pickut The Southern Tier Xpress headed out on the right track on Saturday night for the first matchup of their premier season with a home game against the Pittsburgh Vengeance on fresh ice at the Jamestown Savings Bank Ice Arena. “Young men who take the ice for Jamestown’s Southern Tier Xpress learn […]

Labor Day: Celebrate Your Day Your Way

Article by Walt Pickut Labor Day is a true hometown holiday for everybody who lives in New York State. This year marks the 132nd anniversary of the nation’s first Labor Day, celebrated with a grand parade and a huge festival in New York City in 1882. Today, Labor Day, officially the first Monday of September, […]

Celtic Clans Gather: Music, Sports and Great Food Beside the Lake

Article by Walt Pickut The Celtic Clans are back! This year, 23 clans from across the region, the US and Canada will stage their 9th Annual Jamestown Regional Celtic Festival & Gathering of the Clans at Mayville Lakeside Park on the northern shore of Chautauqua Lake. The traditional and stirring Kickoff Party and Bonfire on […]

Motor Mayhem Rolls into Jamestown

Article by Walt Pickut It’s bound to be “Motor Mayhem” when as many as 500 magnificently restored antique cars meet a thundering herd of roaring motorcycles on the streets of downtown Jamestown. This year the Jamestown Renaissance Corporation has brought together Downtown Cruisin’s Classic Cars and Thunder in the Streets’ motorcycles under a single banner, […]

It’s Jamestown’s Party: Lucy Fest Returns

Article by Walt Pickut Jay Leno, the reigning “King of Comedy”, will choose Jamestown over any place else in the world to perform on August 9th; places where he might have booked a whole fistful of shows in a single weekend. World class comedians, however, like Jay Leno, Tom Cotter, Caroline Rhea and Lucy Arnaz […]

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