The Salvation Army in Brooklyn Square

The Salvation Army in Brooklyn Square

Article Contributed by Joan V. Cusimano Lindquist With the holiday season approaching and Thanksgiving just around the corner, many Jamestonians may recall the neighborliness that has existed between city residents and one of Jamestown’s oldest organizations that always found its home in Brooklyn Square–the Salvation Army whose campus is now located at 83 South Main […]

Shots at Whitetails

Shots at Whitetails

Contributing Writer Steve Sorensen Years ago I missed a standing shot at a young buck and it boosted him instantly to top speed. I locked my eyes on him as I ejected the spent .30-06 round and chambered another. Then I picked out a spot ahead of the deer. When he entered my scope I […]

It’s All God’s

It’s All God’s

Contributing Writer Pastor Scott Hannon St. John Lutheran Church Amherst, NY When I began my ministry at my current congregation we had weekly issues with our Boy Scout troop. I’d arrive on Thursday morning, the morning after their weekly meeting, to find the bathrooms a disaster, furniture out of place, lights on, miscellaneous items broken […]

Somebody cut the line…

Somebody cut the line…

Get over it. Telephone landlines are going away and phone books are going extinct. Maybe not all and maybe some will stay forever. But I’m tired of hearing people gripe “I can’t call him/her/them/anybody anymore because they only use cell phones now. Almost everybody has one, so when somebody calls you, the number is yours […]

Healthy Heart

Healthy Heart

Contributing Writer Jeffrey Barkstrom I just did an internet search for healthy heart diet and at the top of the search results were ads for two types of cereal and a weight loss system that includes eating ice cream, pizza and pasta. If we go beyond the advertising, what does the research actually say is […]

Robert’s Favorite Smashed Roots

Robert’s Favorite Smashed Roots

Contributing Writer Vicki McGraw Oh, my gosh, Thanksgiving is next week! How is it here so soon? Are you ready? Anxious? Over-whelmed? Or maybe a little bit of everything is running through your head these days. I know my mind starts spinning when I think of the fast approach of the holiday season. With so […]

Gratitude

Gratitude

Contributing Writer Pastor Shawn Hannon Hope Lutheran Church Arcade, NY As I write this, the first flakes of snow are falling outside my office window. It’s a certain sign that the seasons are changing, and, while I’m not quiet ready for the winter season (see the patio furniture still adorned for the 4th of July […]

Cat got your tongue?

Cat got your tongue?

Why don’t people return phone calls anymore? Is it the “TV syndrome” where you get so used to the off button you begin to treat people the same way, or the “Facebook disease” that lets you hit the “Unfriend” option without the unpleasantness of personal interaction? If I took the time to call and leave […]

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