The Wild America Nature Festival

The Wild America Nature Festival

Article Contributed by Mallery Rockwell Excitement builds as farmers and furry friends get ready for the Wild America Nature Festival. The Panama Rocks Scenic Park and Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History (RTPI) are hosting the Wild America Nature Festival July 29–30. This extraordinary event will take place on the grounds of Panama Rocks […]

A New Welcome Home For Chautauqua County Veterans

A New Welcome Home For Chautauqua County Veterans

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut “Just say, ‘Welcome home!’ Those are the best words a soldier can hear back in the good old U.S.A,” said Cindy Reidy recently. Cindy started in April of this year as the project coordinator for the PFC Joseph P. Dwyer Program, located in Falconer, New York, a Chautauqua County Veterans […]

Your Guide to Staycation 2017

Your Guide to Staycation 2017

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke When you think of your dream vacation, what do you want? You might want a week’s worth of rest, relaxation, and sleeping past your alarm. Or maybe you want to embark on adventures and dare to try new activities. Or perhaps you’d simply like to stuff your belly full of […]

New Chautauqua Institution Amphitheater

Ready for Another History-Making Century

New Chautauqua Institution Amphitheater

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut The sound of hammers and saws, the smell of new lumber and beautiful flower beds nodding in the summer breeze greeted guests who came to Chautauqua Institution last week to see if the new Amphitheater – lovingly known for the last century as “The Amp” – would be ready for […]

Graduation 2017: What Lies Ahead

Graduation 2017: What Lies Ahead

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke Every year, at the dawn of summer, high school seniors across the country file onto stages to perform the ritual of graduation. The whole ceremony is really quite simple: first, students clone themselves in slippery gowns and angled caps. They sit in rows and fan themselves with programs as they […]

Greek for the Weekend

Greek for the Weekend

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke Yassou! In Greece, this word means several things: hello! Cheers! To your health! In Jamestown NY, however, it signifies something else: the jovial, spirited, and food-filled Yassou Festival put on annually by the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church. The festival, which traditionally occurs every Father’s Day weekend, is slated to […]

Food, Friends and Fun at the Jamestown Public Market

Food, Friends and Fun at the Jamestown Public Market

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke On Saturdays from June till October, downtown Jamestown comes alive with the sights, sounds and smells of the city’s largest farmer’s market. What once were unremarkable streets and sidewalks are transformed by the fragrant perfume of just-picked flowers, the rainbow of fruits and vegetables resting beneath white canopies, and the […]

Play Ball!

Jammers Baseball Season Kicks Off This Week

Play Ball!

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke Get ready for peanuts and crackerjacks, fly balls, and the seventh inning stretch: America’s favorite pastime is back in season. This week, the Jamestown Jammers kick off their 2017 baseball year with 7:05 p.m. home games versus the Saugerties Stallions on Thursday, the Geneva Red Wings on Saturday, and the […]

Memorial Day 2017

We Have Much to Remember

Memorial Day 2017

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut Jamestown can be proud to name 4,300 of its citizens who have served – many of whom died in combat – in military service to the United States of America since the Revolutionary War. Memorial Day was created to remember all of those brave and unselfish men and women, both […]

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