Get Green!

The City of Jamestown Celebrates Earth & Arbor Day

Get Green!

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke The date was April 22, 1970, and the city of Jamestown had made national headlines. To celebrate the first ever Earth Day, then-mayor Stun Lundine had helped arrange a shocking display of pollution: a 30-ton mountain of sand dropped in the center of downtown, to be exact. The stunt was […]

Chautauqua Reel Outdoors

Chautauqua Reel Outdoors

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke Mike Sperry caught his first fish on Chautauqua Lake when he was just 9 years old: a big, beautiful musky. Since that moment, he has been hooked – literally and figuratively – on the sport of fishing. Decades later, Sperry has found a way to transform his lifelong passion into […]

JHS Baseball with Coach Roehmholdt

JHS Baseball with Coach Roehmholdt

Contributing Writer Cortney Linnecke The last dredges of winter may be stubbornly clinging to baseball diamonds and dugout benches, but at Jamestown High School, the Varsity baseball season is already in full swing. This is thanks in large part to head coach Dave Roehmholdt, who, in his 19 years with Jamestown’s baseball program, has learned […]

Country Music Jamboree!

Country Fun with Jamestown Boys and Girls Club

Country Music Jamboree!

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke The Winifred Crawford Dibert Boys and Girls Club has long stood as a beacon for youth and families in the greater Jamestown area. For decades, the stately Maddox Mansion has risen up from Allen Street and beckoned citizens to walk up its steps, past its looming pillars, and through its […]

GROW Jamestown Welcomes Spring with Annual Home and Garden Show

GROW Jamestown Welcomes Spring with Annual Home and Garden Show

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke Spring has finally sprung, and for the Jamestown Renaissance Center (JRC), that can only mean one thing: their annual GROW Jamestown Home and Garden Show. The event is held every spring as part of the JRC’s mission to revitalize and beautify Jamestown, presenting show-goers with resources, education, and activities regarding […]

Dorian’s Salon Celebrates 70th Anniversary

Dorian’s Salon Celebrates 70th Anniversary

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke At 23 years old, Sam Paladino had already lived a pretty colorful life. He’d earned his master barber’s license at 13 and opened his own barbershop at 14. He’d spent three and a half years fighting through the jungles of China, Burma and India as one of Merrill’s Marauders during […]

Panama Varsity girls basketball makes NYSPHSAA Final Four

Panama Varsity girls basketball makes NYSPHSAA Final Four

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke Congratulations to the Panama Varsity girls basketball team, which made it to the Final Four at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class D Championships this past weekend. The team, led by Coach Jeff Angeletti, finished their season with an overall record of 19-5 and a record […]

The Fitness Bunker

The Fitness Bunker

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke The Fitness Bunker – Lakewood’s newest 24-hour gym – may have only opened a month ago, but according to co-owners Laurie Shults and Salvatore Rachuna, it’s a project they have spitballed for nearly 15 years. The gym, located on 9 W. Summit St., blends Shults’s lifestyle and wellness interests with […]