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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 […]

Kallie’s Krusade Against Childhood Cancers

Our 2 1/2 year old daughter, Kallie, is battling Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL), a type of cancer characterized by the overproduction of cancerous, immature white blood cells, known as lymphoblasts. In ALL, lymphoblasts are overproduced in the bone marrow and continuously multiply, causing damage and death by inhibiting the production of normal cells in the […]

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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 [...]

  • COURTESY PHOTO: Circulus Tournament Committee members, from left: Jerry Russell; Tom Olson; Jack Scalise; Phil DeAngelo; Ron Sellers, Hospice President & CEO; Ron Pappalardo and Bucky Lombardo

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    Submitted by  Squirrel Hill Consulting For the seventh consecutive year the Circulus Men’s Club Golf Tournament has provided generous financial support for Hospice Chautauqua County. This year’s competition at Moon Brook Country Club raised $7,500 for the provider of end-of-life care and education. The August 25th event was a sell-out with 32 four-person teams competing in [...]

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