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Lucy Fest 2014 – Jamestown: Capital City of Comedy

Article by Walt Pickut The biggest names in comedy come to Jamestown every year because Jamestown is now the place to go for comedy in America. “We’ve gained a reputation with the country’s best comics for filling theaters, for great crowds and for audiences that love the comedians’ best, new material,” Journey Gunderson, Executive Director […]

Presidential Health Proclamation One Year On: Good News Highlighted

Article by Walt Pickut For more than a decade, health conscious Americans have seen long term survival rates climb higher and higher, the overall cancer death rate drop lower and lower and advances in treatment surge ahead with each passing year. April 2014 marks the first anniversary of the Presidential Proclamation of National Cancer Control […]

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour: Bringing the Extraordinary to Jamestown, NY

  Article by Katrina Fuller The lights dim, casting a wave of darkness and exhilaration over the audience. Anticipation is thick, building rapidly through the quiet. In a flash, brilliant visuals enmeshed with powerful music hit the screen, an awesome experience to behold. The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour makes its way to the […]

Chautauqua Striders: Making Strides Towards Tomorrow

Article by Katrina Fuller A winding staircase climbs two floors towards an arena of hope and success. Inside, youths pour over their homework with the help of expert tutors, an aura of hard work and aspirations drifting through the quiet. Though the corridor takes the guise of a series of offices and an open study […]

The Sweetness of Spring: Spring Starts with Maple Weekends

  Article by Walt Pickut   Local farmers with a sugarbush to tap usually start harvesting their season’s Maple syrup crop long before spring arrives. The sweet and savory sap of the sugar maple tree normally begins to flow when mid-winter’s freezing nights yield to the first few warm days. Few winters in recent memory, […]

Get Shamrocked! Everybody’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day

Article by Walt Pickut   Even the beautiful Italian marble in the Gateway Erie Train Station is green. It’s that way all year long—but on St. Patrick’s Day it could be Emerald, just like the bonnie green River Chadekoin that will be a-flowin’ down through Jamestown on Saturday, March 15. And that’s a promise according […]

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    Contributing Writer Vicki McGraw Elegant Edibles Catering Finally, after what has seemed like the never-ending winter, spring has sprung in western New York! My backyard is now visible, the crocuses have blossomed, and the temperatures are no longer sub-zero! May I just say YEAH!!! Luckily, this year Easter is coming very late, so we may [...]

  • Prendergast Library Distributes World Book Night Titles

    Prendergast Library Distributes World Book Night Titles

    Article Contributed by Prendergast Library Prendergast Library will distribute books the week of April 14-19 to about 30 volunteer givers who previously registered to participate in World Book Night U.S. on Wednesday, April 23. “We are proud to be a World Book Night partner for the third consecutive year,” said Director Tina Scott. Nationwide, it [...]

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Left: From left: Recreation Coordinator Julia Ciesla-Hanley, Parks Manager John Williams, Easter Egg Hunt Sponsor Roberta Hess, Mayor Sam Teresi). Roberta Hess presents the Gold and Silver Egg prizes in memory of Mark Hess to the Parks & Rec Department.
Right: From left: Top Row: Mayor Sam Teresi, Parks Commissioner Jim Ventura. Bottom Row: Recreation Coordinator Julia Ciesla-Hanley, City Arborist Dan Stone, Allen Park Women's Club member.

    City to Hold 67th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

    Article Contributed by Jamestown Department of Parks, Recreation, & Conservation The City Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department has announced the 67th Annual Easter Egg Hunt will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 19th at Allen Park. This free event will take place at the upper level of the park where the playgrounds are [...]

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