Get Into Shape for the New Year: Join the Babes of Wrath for their 2013 Training Camp!

Get into shape in the New Year with Chautauqua County’s roller derby team, the Babes of Wrath, as they host their 2013 Training Camp! The program will begin on January and will run every Wednesday (8-10 pm) and Sunday (7-9 pm) in January. CCRD Training Director, Megan Renard, describes the workouts as “really fun!”, and […]

Striders Corner – December 2012

Chautauqua Striders continues to grow and change with the needs of children, youth, and their families in Chautauqua County. Following this trend, academic tutoring has branched out considerably. While offering programs in every Jamestown school, there are also successful collaborations with many other districts designed to enhance scholastic success for students from kindergarten through high […]

BOOK REVIEW – “Bounce; Mozart, Federer, Picasso, Beckam, and the Science of Success”

Reviewed by Bill Burk I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious. – Albert Einstein Let’s say you’re a kid in Westchester England in the early ‘80s. You’re bright (someday you’ll graduate from Oxford University), curious, and somewhat athletic, but mostly you lead an every-day average life with normal interests and motivation. And […]

Cederquist, Thurnau, Young and Three Others to be Inducted in Sports Hall of Fame

The Board of Directors of the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame is proud to announce the six inductees who will comprise the Class of 2013. They are Ron Blackmer, Cal Cederquist, Jim Foti, Dan Palmer, Walt Thurnau and Jim Young. These individuals will be formally inducted at the CSHOF’s 32nd Annual Banquet, Monday, February 18, […]

Thanksgiving Weekend Means YMCA Fund-Raising Road Races!

By Bill Burk The 117th straight Turkey Trot was run in Buffalo, New York this past Thanksgiving morning. Established in 1896, it’s famously, and carefully, billed as the oldest continually running footrace in North America (older than the Boston Marathon by all accounts). The race is sponsored by Buffalo area YMCAs, and monstrously popular. Proceeds […]

Ironmen Newcomer Earns Star of the Week Honors

Ironmen Newcomer Earns Star of the Week Honors

Sometimes a change of scenery is good for a player and that can be said for Jamestown Ironmen forward Nico Sierra.  The 20-year-old from Warren, Michigan, has only been with the Ironmen a few weeks after his trade from Port Huron, and already earned league honors with his performance in this past weekend’s games. Sierra […]

Jamestown Ironmen Goaltender Commits to Play Hockey at a Division I University

JAMESTOWN – Jamestown Ironmen goaltender, Reid Mimmack has committed to play hockey at Bemidji State University, an NCAA Division I college in Bemidji, Minnesota. The Bemidji State Beavers are part of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association and over 60 alumni have gone on to play professional hockey including in the National Hockey League and international […]

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