Hello Jamestown

The Men and the Mission Behind the Viral Recruitment Video

Hello Jamestown

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke The video opens with a slow-rolling, aerial shot at daybreak. Roads thread their way between Lego-block houses; the sun grazes stout treetops, plating them in gold; on the horizon, craggy industrial buildings thrust from the earth, interrupting an otherwise seamless pattern of suburbia. A moment passes, and then words unfurl […]

Keeping the Cap on Taxes Override Not Yet Enacted

Keeping the Cap on Taxes Override Not Yet Enacted

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut On Monday, October 25, the Jamestown City Council passed a local law permitting the city to request an override of the state’s constitutional 2-percent tax cap increase (but only if needed) for the 2017 Jamestown budget. Reports stating that the tax cap has already been raised are untrue. That request […]

Investing in Our Future

Downtown Revitalization Initiative Kicks Off

Investing in Our Future

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut On Monday, October 3, the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts hosted a meeting of more than 20 of Jamestown’s community and business leaders, foundations and organizations, local and regional elected officials and representatives of Governor Andrew Cuomo. They came together for a single purpose. Their job will be planning […]

Jamestown Wins!

$10 Million Grant Awarded to City

Jamestown Wins!

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut Jamestown residents learned on Thursday night, August 18, that zero is a mighty fine number when there are enough of them on a check. It took seven of them to spell $10,000,000. Howard Zemski, president and CEO of the Empire State Development Corporation, told a gathering of Jamestown’s community leaders […]

PSA

On Wednesday November 26 with no school in Jamestown, WCD Boys & Girls Club youth hours will be 12:00 to 5:00 PM.  Youth free swim will be offered 1:30-4:30,  A Thanksgiving lunch will be served at 2:30.  All program areas will be open.  The Club will not be open on Wednesday evening. Adult hours on […]

City Announces 2014 Summer Concert Series

Article Contributed by Jamestown Parks, Recreation & Conservation Department The City of Jamestown’s Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department would like to announce the 2014 Summer Band Concert schedule at the Goranson Band Shell in Allen Park. The first concert of the season will be held on Wednesday, June 11th at 7:00 p.m. and will be […]

Help Finalize Plans for Economic Development and Recreation Along Jamestown’s Riverfront

Article Contributed by City of Jamestown Department of Development Please join us for a public meeting on May 14, 2014 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Robert H. Jackson Center Auditorium (305 E. 4th Street Jamestown, NY 14701). The Chadakoin River Revitalization Study is a 24-month planning effort focused on opportunities for economic development […]

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