Diaper Duty…

Diaper Duty…

Going out to eat with a baby can be challenging, especially if the restaurant doesn’t have a changing table. But there is never a circumstance where the parent has the right to subject paying customers to their baby’s POOP while changing them on the restaurant table. And, by the way, where was the restaurant owner? […]

On YOUR time, Please!

On YOUR time, Please!

About a week ago I was standing in a long checkout line. The customer at the register must have been the clerk’s best and only friend because they were solving the whole neighborhood’s problems, comparing notes on TV shows and gossiping about everybody within a 50 mile radius of Jamestown. What they weren’t doing was […]

Young Artist Wins Gazette Contest

Young Artist Wins Gazette Contest

Article Contributed by Jamestown Gazette Staff Kelly Dollard visited the Jamestown Gazette office on Friday of last week to receive her 1st Place Award certificate and a bag full of prizes as the winner of the Gazette’s first-ever Snowman coloring contest. Kelly, 6-years-old and a first grade student at Southwestern, brought her parents, Mark and […]

Splish Splash

Splish Splash

Winter slush is a mess. It makes your car a mess, the roads sloppy and the sidewalks miserable. But worst of all, it is horrible to wear. Please be considerate of pedestrians on sidewalks and crosswalks. I just saw a guy nearly drowned in freezing, muddy slush by a driver who had to know he […]

Stage Fright?

Stage Fright?

I have an answering machine. It is for answers. I hate coming home to replay an answer that just says “Click!” Afraid to talk? Then please don’t call, whoever you are, mystery caller. When I ask you to leave me a “detailed message” with information I need, and you just leave, “Call me back,” I […]

Old problem comes back

Old problem comes back

Your big, red truck does not belong in my trunk. I hope you recognize yourself, but you’re not the only tailgater I’ve seen lately. Bulletin: Big red trucks slip on icy roads. Please rethink your dumb hobby of tailgating. It is dumb on dry, hot summer days and really stupid on icy January days. If […]

Two Paul Harris Fellowships Awarded

Two Paul Harris Fellowships Awarded

Article Contributed by Jamestown Gazette Staff Walter W. Pickut was recognized as a Rotary Paul Harris Fellow, as was his wife Nancy Marie Pickut, at the December 11, 2017 meeting of the Rotary Club of Jamestown. Recognition of Paul Harris Fellows is awarded by the Rotary Foundation, the service branch of Rotary International, “In appreciation […]

Santa Visits the Jamestown Gazette

Santa Visits the Jamestown Gazette

Article Contributed by Jamestown Gazette Staff Santa Claus, AKA Gerald Sayre, recently moved – sleigh, reindeer and all! – to Jamestown from West Virginia. He has now been bringing Christmas cheer to local children and grownups alike for 3 years, delivering candy canes, Ho-Ho-Hos and holiday music from his Santamobile as he cruises around downtown […]

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