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One of Our Own! Randy Anderson

“I’m kind of a private guy,” he says with a chuckle. “I’d rather talk about the organizations than myself.” A kind and giving man, Randy Anderson likes to focus his energies outward, giving back to the community that he is so dedicated to. Throughout his enriching teaching career, his years of coaching, and current presidency […]

Holiday Helpers Deliver Christmas Cheer

Submitted by: Walt Pickut & Julia Eppehimer Whether standing outside in the blustery cold, singing, ringing a bell (or even blowing a trumpet), brightening patients’ days with flowers, or making new friends serving lunch to the unemployed or homeless, the consensus seems clear. The greatest reward of volunteering in the holiday season is meeting the […]

Skating and Gymnastics Spectacular is Back!

Submitted by: Walt Pickut & Julia Eppehimer The Progressive Skating and Gymnastics Spectacular will return world class skaters, gymnasts and singers, to the ice and the stage at the Jamestown Savings Bank Arena for the third year in a row on Saturday, December 13 at 7:00 p.m. “It’s a unique opportunity for us and for […]

One of Our Own! Brian Bogey

Photos of far off cathedrals, impressive pipe organs, and shining accolades aplenty adorn the walls in a comfortable office, a collection completed only by the warmth of family photos hung with pride. “I really lucked out,” the gentleman explains, as modest as he is kind. “People have been very kind to me.” Brian A. Bogey, […]

Santa Claus and a Winter Wonderland – Holiday Festivities Begin

“Who is playing Santa Claus this year? Why, it’s Santa himself, of course,” said Edwin Rodriguez, events and marketing specialist for the Jamestown Renaissance Corporation, spearheading the planning for Jamestown’s 2014 Winter Wonderland Holiday Parade. “We might as well pay tribute to the Polar Vortex, since it’s made a habit of visiting us so often […]

Saying Thank You on Veterans Day 2014

There are lots of ways to say thank you. Most often it is just a casual Thanks or a tip of the hat to be polite. But what if we really mean it? Veterans Day was first proclaimed nearly a century ago by President Woodrow Wilson as Armistice Day on November 11, 1919, commemorating the […]

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  • Indoor Gardening for Christmas

    Did you think December was a quiet month for Gardening? Not so for indoor gardening and decorating. December is an exciting month! Of course there is a great selection of Pine greenery or Holly with red berries for wreaths and mantels, but there are even more choices available for the home at garden centers and […]

  • Memories and Meals for Christmas

    Memories and Meals for Christmas

    There is a sub-set of people I salute with the formal title Mr., Mrs. or Miss, having been brought up to recognize authority in that particular and respectful way; teachers I had in school, parents of friends, people just met, others whose first names I can’t remember, and maybe a Supreme Court judge, if I […]

  • Bills Travel to Oakland to Take on Raiders

    Sadly, there are only two games left this season. I must say, it has been quite the ride. At times, I have been pleasantly surprised by the Buffalo Bills performance this season. From an overtime victory on the road against the Chicago Bears in week one, to a heart-stopping victory on the road against the […]

  • The Joy of the Gift

    I love Christmas, but it’s not like I had another choice. Christmas in the Hannon house growing up was both magical and extravagant. But of all the things that made Christmas great, I’d be lying if I said one thing didn’t stand out above the rest. I’m sure you can guess it… Presents! (What’d you […]

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