Two New Business – One Promise

Two New Business – One Promise

(L to R) Andrea Conklin. owner of Image Embroidery; Bonnie Beightol & Randy Ridgeway, owners of Top Shop (Bonnie is holding a custom printed tile that they can produce from a customer’s photograph) Article Contributed by Lisa Yaggie Chautauqua Avenue in Lakewood has two new business owners offering complimentary services. Andrea Conklin, owner of Image […]

Raise the Curtain!

Article Contributed by Lisa Yaggie The month of March heralds many signs of spring; the first robin sighting, open water on the lake, the Chadakoin turning green for St. Patrick ’s Day. Another exciting thing that happens in March all over the county is the many High School musicals that take the stage. For months […]

Community Helping Hands

80’s Fundraiser to Help Grow Impact

Community Helping Hands

Article Contributed by Lisa Yaggie Community Helping Hands’ mission is to help empower people to help themselves and those around them. More and more, it is apparent that society needs places like Community Helping Hands (CCH) to help fulfill our longing for connection. You can find equal amounts of getting and giving on any given […]

WinterFest 2018 – Community Fun in Bemus Point

WinterFest 2018 – Community Fun in Bemus Point

Article Contributed by Lisa Yaggie Ah February! The time where everyone who isn’t into snowmobiling or skiing is looking for the snow to go away. But thankfully for those winter outdoor enthusiasts, Chautauqua County can count on snow for at least another two months. So let’s embrace the beauty of the season and get outside […]

Getting Comfortable with Vintage House Design Inc.

Getting Comfortable with Vintage House Design Inc.

Article Contributed by Lisa Yaggie Maria Perron, ASID NCIDQ, Designer, is an expert in the field of Interior Design. If her thirty plus awards weren’t proof enough, just one conversation with her and you will know she knows what she’s talking about. Her showroom, located at 13 E. Fourth Street in downtown Jamestown, is a […]

Mentoring Programs Impact Community Living for the Good

Mentoring Programs Impact Community Living for the Good

Article Contributed by Lisa Yaggie There is an African proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child.” Pretty deep when you think about what that statement is really getting at. It should be acknowledged that it can be challenging at times to get through things alone. Asking others for help might come naturally to […]

Pearl City Arts Building

Pearl City Arts Building

Article Contributed by Lisa Yaggie If you have lived in the Jamestown area for a while, you have a tendency to remember places by what they USED to be. So for example, Quick Solutions and Crown Street Roasting are in the Woolworths Building, also known as the Gokey Building. 203 -205 Cherry Street has a […]

Gifting a Pet This Christmas – Things to Think About

Gifting a Pet This Christmas – Things to Think About

Article Contributed by Lisa Yaggie Many people will give you their opinion on whether it is a “good” or a “bad” idea to give a pet as a Christmas gift. This isn’t going to be one of those articles. Only you can decide if the decision to bring a pet into your home is the […]

Connecting Through Conversation & Coffee

Connecting Through Conversation & Coffee

Article Contributed by Lisa Yaggie When you step through the doors at 98 Forest Avenue in Jamestown, you kind of go back in time a little bit. This isn’t because the décor is outdated or you are entering your great grandmothers plastic couch covered living room. Instead, when you go to Joe’Z for “a cuppa […]