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Halloween: Ghoulish Haunts and Fall Fun

Submitted by Katrina Fuller The leaves have fallen, the wind has turned colder, and homes are decked out in pumpkins and spider webs. With Halloween fast approaching, the community is ready for a fantastic celebration.  From ghoulish decorations and haunted houses to pumpkin picking and apple cider, Halloween brings a celebration of the scary and macabre, […]

Ready, Set, VOTE!

Submitted by Walt Pickut More than 500 Chautauqua County citizens will report to work at 5:00am – and many of them will work until 9:30pm, a 16 ½ hour work day – for the General Election on Tuesday, November 4, to make it possible for their fellow citizens to vote. They are called “Voting Inspectors” and […]

An End to Homelessness in Chautauqua County

Contributed by Walt Pickut  Home is where the heart is. But where is your heart if you have no home? It can seem a heartless experience. The number of homeless people in Chautauqua County varies according to what someone calls a home. For some it is only a mattress under a bridge and for others it may […]

Laugh, Stomp, Run! Enjoy Jamestown!

Courtesy Photos: Article by Walt Pickut  Laugh with Bob Newhart for a great evening of comedy, stomp grapes at the World Record Grape Stomp or run in the Lucy Town Half Marathon & 5K – or do them all – for an unforgettable Columbus Day Weekend, October 11-12, in Lucille Ball’s hometown of Jamestown. Bob Newhart America’s favorite […]

New Radio Show Features Local Talent The Back Room Radio Hour

“This area has a rich tradition of really good, original music,” Bill Ward said, explaining how he and Jamestown’s Trinity Guitars owner, Jim Holler, came up with the idea for their Back Room Radio Hour, WRFA-LP’s (107.9 FM) newest offering of live, local music. “I started playing in the 1970s when there was all kinds […]

The Music Returns: A Promise Kept

Jamestown theatergoers enjoying a show at the old Palace Theater on Third Street on a rainy day in 1981 often had to keep their umbrellas up inside the building because the tired old roof leaked with every downpour. Undaunted by the weather or the decrepit stage adorned with rain buckets, and heartened by the enthusiastic […]

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    Submitted by SUNY – Fredonia   With the “splicing” of a giant double-helix DNA model, the State University of New York at Fredonia officially ushered in a new era in science teaching and learning on Friday, October 17, 2014. Fredonia President Virginia Horvath led hundreds of students, alumni, faculty, staff, administrators and community members in a [...]

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