City Seeks Summer Help for Playground Program

Article Contributed by Jamestown Parks, Recreation & Conservation Department The Department of Parks, Recreation & Conservation is seeking temporary summer seasonal employees for the 2014 Playground Program. The positions are open to college students who are 18 years of age and residents of the City of Jamestown. Applications are being accepted for Recreation Attendants and […]

City to Hold 67th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Article Contributed by Jamestown Department of Parks, Recreation, & Conservation The City Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department has announced the 67th Annual Easter Egg Hunt will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 19th at Allen Park. This free event will take place at the upper level of the park where the playgrounds are […]

Johnson Foundation Grants $5,000 to BPU Good Neighbor Fund

The Johnson Foundation of Jamestown has granted $5,000 to the Jamestown Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Good Neighbor Fund of the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. The Johnson Foundation was created through the legacy of John Alfred Johnson to be utilized for charitable, religious or educational purposes, to improve and provide a better quality of life […]

Elk’s Donates $1,000 to Lillian Dickson Park project

A $1,000 contribution to the Lillian Dickson Park playground project has been announced by Walter Gaczewski, Exalted Ruler of Jamestown Lodge #263 of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. A fundraising goal of $37,500 has been set by the volunteers and neighbors of the park to purchase preschool handicapped accessible playground equipment and install […]

M&T Bank Hands-On Jamestown Announced

For the fourth year in a row, M&T Bank has teamed up with the annual Hands-On Jamestown Community Clean-up taking place on Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 8am-12pm.“M&T Bank takes pride in the community involvement it provides through its charitable foundation as well as the daily contributions of M&T employees,” said Wendy Wilcox Assistant Branch […]

City Leaf Clean Up Starts Today

JAMESTOWN – Public Works Director Jeffrey Lehman, P. E., announces that Phase 1 of leaf collection in Jamestown will begin Monday, October 29, 2012. Residents are advised to rake leaves to the terrace area behind the curb and not into the street. Phase 1 will begin in the Foote Avenue and Ivy Street area and […]

Jamestown Board of Public Utilities Celebrates Public Power Week

JAMESTOWN – The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities (BPU) will celebrate Public Power Week, Oct. 7-13, along with more than 2,000 other electric utilities from around the country that collectively provide electricity on a not-for-profit basis to 46 million Americans. “Public Power Week provides the BPU with the opportunity to stop and consider how public […]

BPU General Manager Named to National Climate Change and Generation Policy Task Force

BPU General Manager Named to National Climate Change and Generation Policy Task Force

JAMESTOWN – Jamestown Board of Public Utilities (BPU) General Manager David Leathers has been appointed to the American Public Power Association’s (APPA) CEO Climate Change and Generation Policy Task Force. Formed in 2006, this group of 30 public power industry leaders from all regions of the country, assists the APPA in developing national policy positions […]

BPU 2012 Fall Flushing: Oct. 5, 6 and 7

The BPU Water Division will begin water main flushing in the Village of Falconer at 9 p.m. Saturday, October 6, through Sunday, October 7, until all the Village is flushed. This will include: East Ellicott, the Mason Industrial Park, Lyndon Boulevard and all other intersecting streets. In addition, preliminary flushing will take place from 9 […]