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Play Ball! Jammers Home Opener Revives Old Rivalry

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut Opening Day “Opening Day in baseball is a really big deal,” Anthony Barone, Jamestown Jammers head coach and general manager said, with obvious enthusiasm for the coming season. “That’s just the way it is in baseball. It’s always a great day for fans.” The first pitch of the 2016 home […]

Hands On Jamestown Annual Clean Sweep Begins

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut “Hands On Jamestown this year is even bigger than our downtown,” Edwin Rodriguez Jr. said. “Neighborhoods all around town are getting involved, too.” Rodriguez is events and marketing associate for the Jamestown Renaissance Corporation (JRC). “Volunteers are encouraged to consider clean-up and beautification projects where they live, as well as […]

Train Day 2016 Rolls Back Into Town

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut National Train Day, May 14th in Jamestown, New York celebrates American railroad history dating from the remarkable events of May 10, 1869. On that day 147 years ago construction gangs of the Central Pacific and Union Pacific railroads met at Promontory Summit, Utah Territory. They drove a ceremonial golden spike […]

Historic Panama Rocks: Mother’s Day – Special Opening

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut “Mother’s Day will be a special day at Panama Rocks this year,” said John Weston, general manager and 2nd generation owner of the region’s most spectacular natural wonder. The Weston family has owned and operated the popular local attraction for nearly 40 years, welcoming 15,000 guests and fascinating 18,000 Facebook […]

Chautauqua County Humane Society: Hosts Volunteer Appreciation Open House

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut “This is an amazingly happy place,” said Hannah Braun, community relations director at the Chautauqua County Humane Society, “thanks largely to the more than 300 volunteers who work here with a special devotion to animals.” “Most of our volunteers are ‘cat people’ and ‘dog people’,” Braun admitted, “but they do […]

Celebrating Earth Day 2016 on April 22

Article Contributed by Leann Austin “The ultimate test of man’s conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard.” Gaylord Nelson, former governor of Wisconsin Founder of Earth Day Earth Day was born from the desire of Gaylord Nelson, former United States Senator and […]

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    Article Contributed by Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services is conducting a community health assessment to identify and address the most pressing public health needs of Chautauqua County. County residents are encouraged to participate in this process by taking the Chautauqua County Community Health […]

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