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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...

Post Office-Station A

Contributing Writer Joan V. Cusimano Lindquist Because my family lived on Derby Street, we frequented Post Office Station A, which was located in the Donelson Trucking...

Witkop and Holmes

Contributing Writer Joan V. Cusimano Lindquist One of Brooklyn Square's success stories was the growth of a small, perhaps little remembered business called Witkop and Holmes...

The City Market

Article Contributed by Joan V. Cusimano Lindquist Old Brooklyn Square held one of the most marvelous places to shop in an establishment that was located at...

Crescent Tool Company

Article Contributed by Joan V. Cusimano Lindquist The Crescent Tool Company was one of the premier industries in Jamestown when I was growing up in the...

Brooklyn Square Pharmacies

Article Contributed by Joan V. Cusimano Lindquist Before the advent of modern pharmacies, such as Rite Aid and CVS, old Brooklyn Square offered residents on the...

Fenton Park

Article Contributed by Joan V. Cusimano Lindquist Before the Fenton mansion became the Fenton Museum and History Center and before its address was changed from 68...

Christmas Past Perfect

Article Contributed by Joan V. Cusimano Lindquist Brooklyn Square is the guiding light of this column, and it has always been my pleasure to share my...

The Salvation Army in Brooklyn Square

Article Contributed by Joan V. Cusimano Lindquist With the holiday season approaching and Thanksgiving just around the corner, many Jamestonians may recall the neighborliness that has...