Hall and Laury Opticians

Hall and Laury Opticians

The Eyes Have It Article Contributed by Beth Peyton One funny thing about Hall and Laury Opticians, located in the shopping center at 707 Fairmount Avenue, is that Gary Nelson is the “Hall” part of Hall and Laury. And Arthur Laury, the other partner, prefers to be called “Ted.” The other funny thing is Gary […]

Lighthouse Point Grocery

Lighthouse Point Grocery

“You Can Get Anything You Want.” Article Contributed by Beth Peyton Located 1,361 miles from Wall Drug (that goofy roadside attraction in Wall, South Dakota), Lighthouse Point Grocery, on Route 394 outside of Mayville, specializes in meat, seafood, and submarine sandwiches. It is famous for its rotisserie chicken. According to Norm Smith, who has owned […]

Tom’s Tavern

Article Contributed by Beth Peyton “You Want to Go Where Everybody Knows Your Name.” Close to Midway State Park on Route 430, Tom’s Tavern has been a favorite watering hole in Maple Springs for a very long time. The main structure was built in the late 1800s, when they used tree trunks instead of milled […]

Dave Warren Auto Group

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut Dave Warren has a passion for automobiless. It started as a boy fascinated by his neighbor’s racing cars. Dan Armbruster was a popular late model racer who burned up the oval at Stateline Raceway over the years and won many championships. Right out of high school, Warren sold used cars […]

Don’t Trash It

Article Contributed by Chuck Abraham Looking for the easiest and most convenient way to get your deposits back on your bottles and aluminum cans? Don’t Trash It is more than capable of accommodating you, and they now have two new offerings to boot. Don’t Trash It, located at 147 S. Work St. in Falconer, was […]

New Beginnings Family Restaurant

Article Contributed by Chuck Abraham Anyone looking for an excellent meal, a good cup of coffee and friendly conversation need not look any further than New Beginnings Family Restaurant in Sugar Grove, PA. New Beginnings is a family restaurant in every sense of the word. Larry and Sue Cole own New Beginnings, while their daughter […]

Farm Fresh Foods

Article Contributed by Charles Abraham In a day and age of national chains, big box stores and multimillion dollar corporations, Farm Fresh Foods at 703 W. 3rd St. in Jamestown stands out among its competitors as a locally owned and operated supermarket. When owner Dan Brown bought the store in 2014, he breathed new life […]

Brick City Market & Deli

Article Contributed by Julia Eppehimer Andrew and Amanda Anderson have been all over the world. They’ve seen big cities, small towns and third world countries. Through all of their travels, they noticed something about the busy city areas and decided to bring a new business to the downtown Jamestown area. Brick City Market and Deli […]


Article Contributed by Julia Eppehimer Over 150 years ago, the city of Jamestown built their first Young Men’s Christian Association, or YMCA. Through Civil War and World Wars, the Y remained a part of Jamestown, and has expanded today to include the Jamestown Y, the Lakewood Y, Eastside Y, Camp Onyahsa, the Heritage House and […]

Save A Lot

Article Contributed by Julia Eppehimer “Amazing quality, fantastic prices, satisfaction guaranteed.” So says one of many signs that hang in the Save A Lot grocery store on Fluvanna Ave. It’s a motto that owner Dave Waller strives to live by, both at this store, and at the new one that will open on July 15 […]