Herbs R 4 U – Dec. 24, 2012

Christmas is just around the corner and the New Year is quickly approaching! My heartfelt thought at this Christmas time is that each one of us would take some time from the hustle, bustle and stress of this holiday season and spend some quiet moments in contemplation of the meaning of the season. It isn’t […]

New York Needs to Know About NOEP!

Dear Editor: New York State has a community based program that is helping New Yorkers put food on their tables, as well as helping to recover our state’s economy. It’s called the Nutrition Outreach and Education Program (NOEP). NOEP assists hungry families and individuals to obtain “SNAP benefits/Food Stamps”. Through free & confidential prescreening, as […]

Striders Corner – December 2012

Chautauqua Striders continues to grow and change with the needs of children, youth, and their families in Chautauqua County. Following this trend, academic tutoring has branched out considerably. While offering programs in every Jamestown school, there are also successful collaborations with many other districts designed to enhance scholastic success for students from kindergarten through high […]

KEEPING THE BEAT: WCA Heart Center Unveils New Technology

JAMESTOWN — Continuing its tradition of providing patients the highest quality of cardiovascular care, the WCA Heart Center, which specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease, recently acquired two Philips iE33 xMatrix Ultrasound Systems that provide state-of-the-art patient care with fast and specific diagnoses. The new technology is currently being used in the […]

Faith Matters – Dec. 17, 2012

Joy to the World Rejoice The third Sunday in Advent (12/16 if you’re keeping track at home) is traditionally known as Gaudete Sunday. Gaudete means rejoice. God is breaking into our world, and that is, above all things, a reason to be joyful. There’s a little piece of the Christmas story where joy abounds in […]

BOOK REVIEW – “Bounce; Mozart, Federer, Picasso, Beckam, and the Science of Success”

Reviewed by Bill Burk I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious. – Albert Einstein Let’s say you’re a kid in Westchester England in the early ‘80s. You’re bright (someday you’ll graduate from Oxford University), curious, and somewhat athletic, but mostly you lead an every-day average life with normal interests and motivation. And […]

Local Red Cross Chapter Responds to Help House Fire Victims in Jamestown, NY

The Southwestern NY American Red Cross Disaster Action Team (DAT) responded to provide disaster relief following a house fire on Peterson Street in Jamestown on December 9th. DAT volunteer Pete Peterson was on scene to provide the initial disaster assistance. Housing, clothing, and meals are services typically offered to address emergency needs. The local Red […]