Grow Jamestown Garden Fair and Home Show Coming Soon

Grow Jamestown Garden Fair and Home Show Coming Soon

Article Contributed by Jamestown Renaissance Corporation The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation has announced the GROW Jamestown Garden Fair and Home Show is coming to downtown Jamestown on Saturday April 1st from 10 am to 4 pm. Presented by Mike’s Nursery, the free event will be held at the Northwest Arena, formerly the Jamestown Savings Bank Ice […]

Jamestown Renaissance Corporation Announces Free Historic Tax Credit Workshops

Jamestown Renaissance Corporation Announces Free Historic Tax Credit Workshops

Article Contributed by Jamestown Renaissance Corporation One of the biggest challenges for Jamestown’s revitalization is the financial burden of renovating historic buildings. Grants and loan programs from the city, state, and foundations are available to help fill financial gaps. However developers often need more support to sensitively restore older buildings and carry projects through to […]

Local Attractions Report Record Breaking Attendance at Doors Open Jamestown

Local Attractions Report Record Breaking Attendance at Doors Open Jamestown

Article Contributed by Jamestown Renaissance Corporation Fantastic weather helped to ensure the success of Doors Open Jamestown last month. Sponsored by Jamestown Up Close, the branding initiative powered by the Jamestown Renaissance Corporation, and the Jamestown Community Chamber of Commerce, the annual event was held on Saturday, January 21st and boasted record high attendance numbers. […]

Kristy Kathman Named as Interim Executive Director of the Jamestown Renaissance Corporation

Kristy Kathman Named as Interim Executive Director of the Jamestown Renaissance Corporation

Article Contributed by Jamestown Renaissance Corporation The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation Board of Directors has named Kristy Kathman of Jamestown, New York, as interim executive director. Greg Lindquist, who held the job for over four years, recently accepted a position in Connecticut to work with the Downtown Special Services District of the City of Stamford. “I’m […]

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 […]

Sarah Gilbert Joins JRC Staff as New Grant Writer

Sarah Gilbert Joins JRC Staff as New Grant Writer

Article Contributed by Jamestown Renaissance Corporation The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation has announced that Sarah J. Gilbert has been hired as the organization’s newest staff addition. Ms. Gilbert will be filling the vacant Grant Writer position with the organization to help secure funding sources at the local, state, and federal level for projects occurring downtown and […]

JPD K9 Officer Mitchell Announced as Christmas Parade Grand Marshall

JPD K9 Officer Mitchell Announced as Christmas Parade Grand Marshall

Article Contributed by Jamestown Renaissance Corporation After sustaining injuries during the apprehension of a suspect in the city earlier this month, K9 Officer Mitchell of the Jamestown Police Department will be recognized as the City of Jamestown’s Christmas parade Grand Marshall. K9 Officer Mitchell, along with his handler Officer Eric Kraft, are being honored for […]

Christmas Parade and Holiday Celebration Scheduled for Friday, December 2

Christmas Parade and Holiday Celebration Scheduled for Friday, December 2

Article Contributed by Jamestown Renaissance Corporation The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation and Jamestown Up Close have announced the theme for this year’s downtown Jamestown holiday parade. The Gift Exchange Christmas Parade and Holiday Celebration, presented by The Resource Center, will feature pre-parade musical entertainment, a traditional tree lighting ceremony with Mayor Sam Teresi, and a fireworks […]

JRC Neighborhood Alliance Welcomes Chautauqua County Land Bank

JRC Neighborhood Alliance Welcomes Chautauqua County Land Bank

Article Contributed by Jamestown Renaissance Corporation The Jamestown Neighborhood Alliance (JNA) will host a discussion by the Chautauqua County Land Bank Corporation concerning the many ways the organization is fighting blight in the community. Mark Geise, land bank Executive Director, and Gina Paradis, land bank Administrative Director, will present a program entitled “Chautauqua County Land […]

Motor Mayhem Coming to Downtown Jamestown August 12

Motor Mayhem Coming to Downtown Jamestown August 12

Article Contributed by Jamestown Renaissance Corporation The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation has announced details for this year’s Motor Mayhem, a signature car and motorcycle cruise in downtown Jamestown. The event will showcase classic cars, modern classics, trucks, Jeeps, and motorcycles while highlighting a variety of local businesses, restaurants, and live music. Motor Mayhem will take place […]

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