Flower Power

Master Gardeners to Host Annual Spring Fundraiser

Flower Power

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke Chautauqua County may very well be a gardener’s paradise. It is home to miles of vineyards, where grapes hang heavy from vines; acres of farmland, neatly striped with corn and hay; and endless forests, huddling green and thick around the lake. With all the right natural resources and institutions for […]

Hog Wild BBQ

Hog Wild BBQ

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke A Jolly Roger may fly on the sign outside 140 W. Fairmount Ave. – the site of Lakewood’s newest restaurant, Hog Wild BBQ – but don’t be alarmed. Owner Dean Wells assures that they come in peace. Like other aspects of Hog Wild, this Jolly Roger logo demonstrates the attention […]

Start Your Engines!

Local Speedways Gear Up for Racing Season

Start Your Engines!

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke On any given weekend in this day and age, there is an endless stream of entertainment available: surf the Internet, catch a movie at the theatre, window shop at the mall. But not so long ago, there weren’t as many distractions to fill these moments of down-time. In those days, […]

Grand Opening! Sherwood Arts Complex

Bringing Culture, Community & Charity to Jamestown

Grand Opening! Sherwood Arts Complex

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke Everyone knows the story of Robin Hood and Little John: two best friends who ban together to fight for equity, generosity and goodness. But that story is simply a legend, right? Not necessarily. Enter Vince Liuzzo and Justin Miller, better known as the Tree Guys, or as they like to […]

NCSA Concord FC Soccer with Chris Witkowski

NCSA Concord FC Soccer with Chris Witkowski

Contributing Writer Cortney Linnecke This weekend, soccer fields across Chautauqua County will come alive as the Northern Chautauqua Soccer Association’s (NCSA) Concord FC spring travel season kicks off. The club, which offers competitive soccer for athletes throughout the southern tier area of Western New York, is designed to rejuvenate soccer players after a long winter […]

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 […]