Hog Wild BBQ

Hog Wild BBQ

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke A Jolly Roger may fly on the sign outside 140 W. Fairmount Ave. – the site of Lakewood’s newest restaurant, Hog Wild BBQ – but don’t be alarmed. Owner Dean Wells assures that they come in peace. Like other aspects of Hog Wild, this Jolly Roger logo demonstrates the attention […]

Jamestown Advanced Products Celebrates 30 Years of Business

Jamestown Advanced Products Celebrates 30 Years of Business

Article Contributed by Jamestown Advanced Products, Corp. Ask many of the employees of Jamestown Advanced Products why the business has made it to celebrate 30 years, and they will give the same response: The ownership team. Owned by Wendi and Lee Lodestro, Jamestown Advanced Products is a New York State-Certified Woman-Owned Small Business specializing in […]

Chautauqua Reel Outdoors

Chautauqua Reel Outdoors

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke Mike Sperry caught his first fish on Chautauqua Lake when he was just 9 years old: a big, beautiful musky. Since that moment, he has been hooked – literally and figuratively – on the sport of fishing. Decades later, Sperry has found a way to transform his lifelong passion into […]

More Power to the People

Ahlstrom Schaeffer Gears Up for Another 60 Years

More Power to the People

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut Skill and craftsmanship can be hard to find, unless you know where to look. It’s all about training and experience. And that’s at the core of Ahlstrom Schaeffer Electric Corporation’s business model, according to vice president and partner in ownership, Dave Painter. In the electrical field it’s the master craftsmen […]

All American Karate School

All American Karate School

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke When John Lipari was twenty years old, he got jumped while working security at his family-owned racetrack in California. A few days after, still bruised from the mugging, Lipari went to catch a movie at the cinema. The only film showing that day was Karate Kid. Little did Lipari know […]

World Class Fitness – Local Leadership

World Class Fitness – Local Leadership

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut The big red sign on the wall says, “Snap Fitness – Get fit, Feel great, Be well.” And for Scott Bradish, owner and operator at both of Jamestown’s Snap Fitness 24-7 ® gyms, that just about says it all. Whether you run, jog or cycle; push, pull or lift; duck, […]

Enchanted Mountain Distillery

Good Spirits: Friendly Banter & Specialty Liquor at Enchanted Mountain Distillery

Enchanted Mountain Distillery

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke An Irishman and an American walk into a bar. Only, there’s no punchline here. The Irishman is Mick O’Neill, the American is Matt Moore, and the bar they own – the newly established Enchanted Mountain Spirits Distillery – is no joke at all. Enchanted Mountain, which is located at 137 […]

Country Woods Country Store and Antiques

Country Woods Country Store and Antiques

Contributing Writer Katie Smith Early in November Sharon Tibbitts will celebrate 30 years as the owner/operator Country Woods Country Store and Antiques. During those years Sharon has shared countless cups of coffee with her customers at Country Woods, learned about multiple decorating styles and home décor needs and made more friends than she can count. […]

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