Honoring Trailblazing Women

Local Names in National Women’s History Month

Honoring Trailblazing Women

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut March is Women’s History Month, honoring women who have succeed in business, academics, the sciences, professions and the paid labor force. These are the women who have defeated yesterday’s outdated customs. Since the first International Women’s Day in 1911, the observance grew until 1988, when U.S. presidents began issuing annual […]

Better Together? The $20 Million Question

Better Together? The $20 Million Question

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut Few people would turn down a cool $20 million if it dropped into their laps. Chautauqua County totally agrees. In fact, as NY Governor Andrew Cuomo recently announced, your county just won $50,000 to complete a final plan by June 28 that can bring it all home. The idea is […]

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 […]

The Fire & Ice Ball

A Celebration of Success

The Fire & Ice Ball

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut Fire and Ice! This year it’s a spectacular collection of fire opals and diamonds set in fine gold and a fistful of $2,000 in cold… hard… cash. And that’s only the start of what Jamestown’s 4th annual Fire & Ice Ball has to offer its guests on Saturday evening at […]

Jamestown Jackals

Everything You Need to Know About Jamestown’s Pro Basketball Team

Jamestown Jackals

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke Jackals may not be the kings of the African savanna, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t serious predators. A distant cousin of the American coyote, jackals are small, cunning, and notoriously scrappy. They adapt easily to new environments and are highly territorial of their home turf. And while jackals often […]

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