Jamestown Veterinary Hospital

Article Contributed by Judith Long Who could be on a dog’s best friend list besides his or her owners? Chances are it’s the local veterinarian. Jamestown Veterinary Hospital (JVH) is one of many busy animal hospitals in the area. Located at 236 Fluvanna Avenue, the handsome, red brick building includes animal kennels for overnight stays […]

A Slice of Heaven

Article Contributed by Chuck Abraham Nestled in rural Cattaraugus County outside of Randolph on the Amish Trail lays A Slice of Heaven. Literally. A Slice of Heaven is an alpaca farm owned by Mike and Sue Bean of Randolph. The Beans also operate a gift shop on the farm called the Simply Natural Alpaca Gift […]

Struthers Theater

Article Contributed by Charles Abraham For first class plays, concerts and events, one need not look any further than the historic Struthers Library Theatre located in downtown Warren, PA at 302 W. 3rd Ave. The theatre opened in 1883 after Thomas Struthers erected the building to be used as a community library, public hall and […]

The Rouse Estate

Article Contributed by Charles Abraham The Rouse Estate, nestled west of Warren, P.A. on Route 6 in Youngville, was founded more than 150 years ago to care for the poor. In fact, it even served as the poor farm for Warren County, PA until the 1960s. While the modern Rouse Estate has grown well beyond […]

Off the Beaten Path Bookstore

Article Contributed by Julia Eppehimer “The beauty of being a bookseller is that you don’t have to be a literary critic; all you have to do to books is enjoy them.” So said Christopher Morley in his work, “The Haunted Bookshop,” a piece that inspired Off the Beaten Path Bookstore owner Holly Richardson to open […]

Farmer Brown’s Beef and Moooore

Article Contributed by Julia Eppehimer In New York City, hot dog stands grace every corner. In Miami, vendors stand on sidewalks and call out their wares. And in Lakewood, NY Farmer Brown’s Beef and Moooore provides a fun eating venue for locals. “We’ve been in different places and seen food stands,” Jeremy Hirliman explained. “We […]

The Art Loft

Article Contributed by Julia Eppehimer When a 100-year-old lumber mill goes up for sale, it’s time to buy it; even with no idea what to do with it. “We knew we could do something, but we didn’t know exactly what,” Art Loft owner Warren Beyer said. “I knew when we moved in, I thought, we […]

Vinewood Acres Sugar Shack

Article Contributed by Julia Eppehimer “Every human being should do everything they can in the sphere of their influence to help humanity.” That’s the motto that Sugar Shack owner Gail Black lives by. And it’s because her friends lived by it too, that the Sugar Shack was opened 23 years ago. Guarded by fields of […]

Shutt’s Saw & Mower

Article Contributed by Julia Eppehimer Most people enjoy going to work to get away from the family. Dan Schutt goes to work with his family. “It’s pretty cool, I’ve worked my whole life with my dad,” Dan said. “And now my son’s here, I’m going to work my whole life with my son.” He’s also […]

Troyer Farms

Article Contributed by Julia Eppehimer With the picturesque pond and rolling hills that surround the 5-bay greenhouse full of flowers, it’s easy to forget all the hard work that goes into Troyer’s Greenhouse. For the past 15 years, Luke and Tina Troyer have poured their time and energy into the business, which has grown vastly […]