Play… to Work Better

People who work for the Internet juggernaut, Google, get paid not to work for Google one day a week. Make sense? Here’s how it works. If you are a Googler, you are expected, even assigned, to spend 20 percent of your paid time on projects that really interest you but are not in your job […]

Masquerade Ball Reveals the Most Caring People

A hard day’s work should have a little fun in it, they say. And the more serious the work, the more deserving the workers, especially if they’re the volunteers and contributors who help make a business run.That is why the Hospice Chautauqua Masquerade Ball has returned once again to entertain and reward its friends and […]

Observatory Announces Gift, Plans for Future

The Martz Observatory, high atop Robin Hill Road in Frewsburg, New York, is about to double in size and add a second observatory dome and two research grade telescopes. Dr Ronald Kohl, a well known amateur astronomer and retired Lakewood orthodontist, recently completed transfer of ownership of his personal observatory in Lakewood to the Marshal […]

Daylight Savings Time

Daylight Savings Time starts at 2:00 am on Sunday, March 10 (advance your clocks from 2:00 to 3:00) and ends at 2:00 am on Sunday, November 3. Nothing ever happens between 2 and 3 on that “Spring Forward” morning: it can’t, the hour never exists. The reasons we do this are mired deep in the […]

Now You See It…Now You Don’t

It’s the same old phrase every hack magician has used since the first pharaoh watched his court wizard ‘disappear’ a desert lizard behind his royal ear 5,000 years ago. But if you ever stubbed your foot in the dark you know that just because you don’t see something doesn’t mean it isn’t there. Your throbbing […]

Dining In The Dark

“Diners, close your eyes!” Dinner is now being served. Dining in the Dark 2013 will once again let diners walk a mile in another person’s world. Fine dining at one of Chautauqua County’s premier restaurants will be as much fun as anyone can imagine while all dressed up and wearing a blindfold. The Chautauqua Blind […]

Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame Yesterday’s Greats – Today’s Role Models

Some say the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame was really born nearly 30 years before it was officially founded in 1980, according to the Hall of Fame’s current president, Randy Anderson. Jamestown’s old timers may still remember in mid-20th Century when Frank Hyde, then Sports Editor for Jamestown’s Post-Journal, created the original Jamestown Sports Hall […]

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