Editorial – Nov. 12, 2012

Hunting: Which Critter? The word “Critter” is a simple, old fashioned corruption of the word “Creature.” We search for creatures, we find them and we take them. Hunting critters is as old as mankind, and at this time of year we still practice it. For some people it is a necessity, for some it is […]

Editorial – Nov. 5, 2012

Bon Voyage Life is a journey, they say. If they are right, then the journey is as long as your life. Travel well. Are you taking the scenic route or the fast lane, a bumpy road or just landing wherever life dumps you at the end of every day? Mark Twain once said, “There was […]

The NorthSide – Business is Booming for Shoppers

Business is booming only four minutes from downtown Jamestown; the bustling NorthSide shopping Center is growing and thriving, drawing shoppers from all across the region. Whether shoppers want an eatery or jewelry, groceries or auto glass, antiques, books or goldfish, even a haircut, NorthSide is the new normal for shopping in Jamestown. Mayor Sam Teresi […]

Editorial – Oct. 29, 2012

One Less Rascal “Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one rascal less in the world,” said Thomas Carlyle, famous Scottish satirical writer of the Victorian era. Carlyle was famous for pointing out our favorite little quirks, foibles and the “harmless” little fibs that usually trip us up and […]

Editorial – Oct. 22, 2012

Editorial – Oct. 22, 2012

Kilroy Was Here Nobody really knows who first coined the phrase “Kilroy was here.” In World War II Kilroy’s graffiti, scrawled across the battlefields of Europe, became a symbol that came to mean “An American G.I. was here.” People like to leave their mark. In 1969, President Richard Nixon left his Kilroy, for all of […]

Editorial: Oct. 15, 2012

Editorial: Oct. 15, 2012

Got Power? To know if you’ve got Power, you have to know what it is. Power turns out to be something different from what most of us usually thinking of when we hear the word. Novelist Beth Revis said, “Power isn’t control at all — power is strength, and giving that strength to others. A […]

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