The Third Side of the Story

Every two-sided story has three sides. The third side is almost always ignored. In fact most people don’t even believe it exists. They would argue that it can’t. Once we knew, for instance — we absolutely knew— that if you got sick it was God’s or the devil’s revenge for something you did. Except, other […]

Catch Your STAR – New York’s 2013 School Tax Relief

Catch Your STAR – New York’s 2013 School Tax Relief

“Why did I get this letter?” It was a question frequently overheard at the downtown Jamestown post office in the last few weeks. “I thought it was junk mail or another campaign flyer,” some people have also said. That letter about the STAR Program, recently delivered to every homeowner’s mailbox in Jamestown and across the […]

Citizens Map Jamestown’s Future – Proposals and Ideas Sought

Citizens Map Jamestown’s Future – Proposals and Ideas Sought

“Your opinion matters.” That is a promise which the city of Jamestown is keeping once again by inviting citizens to turn their ideas into community projects, according to Jennifer Gibson, co-chair for private enterprise on the Jamestown Strategic Planning and Partnership Commission. The Jamestown Strategic Planning and Partnership Commission invites everyone with a good idea, […]

Aviation Over Jamestown – Safe Harbor of the Skies

Aviation Over Jamestown – Safe Harbor of the Skies

“I just love to fly,” Leonard Nalbone says with a smile for anyone who wants to earn a pilots license, “and you’ll love it too.” Leonard is the third-generation of general managers directing the Jamestown Aviation Company, following his father and grandfather as avid pilots and aviation experts. The flight school, however, is only one […]

Labor Day to Honor Local Workers

Labor Day to Honor Local Workers

Chautauqua County does it right on Labor Day. Every celebration must include, “… a street parade to exhibit to the public ‘the strength and esprit de corps of the trade and labor organizations’ of the community, followed by a festival for the recreation and amusement of the workers and their families.” That was the blueprint […]

New Initiatives Advance Higher Ed at SUNY Fredonia

New Initiatives Advance Higher Ed at SUNY Fredonia

“Students need to take their academic training into the real world,” SUNY Fredonia president, Dr. Virginia Horvath, tells campus visitors. “A liberal education is a ‘liberating’ education; we aim to free our students to accomplish anything in life they set their minds to.” Innovation and strong community connections are keystone initiatives in President Horvath’s master […]

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