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Johnny’s Lunch

Article Contributed by Joan V. Cusimano Lindquist Growing up on Derby Street, a residential area that skirted Brooklyn Square to the south, meant that I was...

June 10th, 1945

Article Contributed by Joan V. Cusimano Lindquist Seventy-four years ago on the Sunday evening of June 10, 1945—the date of an event many Jamestonians still remember—a...

Jamestown Christian and Missionary Alliance Church To Host 100th Anniversary Celebration

Article Contributed by Joan Eppehimer The Jamestown Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, located at the corner of W. Third Street and Lakin Ave., is planning a...

St. James Church: Heart of a Community

Article Contributed by Joan V. Cusimano Lindquist Campanilismo: a wonderful Italian word that expresses the closeness, or better yet, the unity of parishioners who live within...

The Town Hall

Contributing Writer Joan V. Cusimano Lindquist The Town Hall was well known in Brooklyn Square, and many have fond memories of this restaurant that was located...

Noah’s Ark

Contributing Writer Joan V. Cusimano Lindquist If Noah’s Ark conjures up a vision of a ship loaded with two of everything, then that pretty much describes...

Gunnill and Carlson

Contributing Writer Joan V. Cusimano Lindquist One of the mainstays in Brooklyn Square businesses was a popular news room called Gunnill and Carlson, established in 1924...

Nelson and Butts Flowers

Contributing Writer Joan V. Cusimano Lindquist With the holiday season just around the corner, my thoughts about Brooklyn Square naturally turn to the outstanding florist shop,...

Mom and Pop Groceries

Contributing Writer Joan V. Cusimano Lindquist Although old Brooklyn Square offered Jamestonians shopping at the City Public Market, Loblaws, and Quality Cash, it was often the...

Jamestown’s New York State Armory

Contributing Writer Joan V. Cusimano Lindquist Jamestown’s original armory was located in the Congregational church as far back as 1888, but when a fire leveled the...

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