Dorian’s Salon Celebrates 70th Anniversary

Dorian’s Salon Celebrates 70th Anniversary

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke At 23 years old, Sam Paladino had already lived a pretty colorful life. He’d earned his master barber’s license at 13 and opened his own barbershop at 14. He’d spent three and a half years fighting through the jungles of China, Burma and India as one of Merrill’s Marauders during […]

Off The Beaten Path Bookstore

Off The Beaten Path Bookstore

Article Contributed by Katie Smith Over the course of this summer the mother daughter team of Judy and Katie Gustafson made their lifelong dream of owning and operating a bookstore come true. On August 15, 2016 Judy Gustafson and her daughter Katie became the owners and operators of Off the Beaten Path, the bookstore in […]

Abers Acres: Fresh and Table Ready

Abers Acres: Fresh and Table Ready

Article Contributed by Emily Wynne “You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy local, and that’s kind of the same thing” a handmade sign at the Abers Acres farm stand proclaims. Abers Acres, owned by John and Sue Abers, has provided local residents, restaurants and Wegmans supermarkets with produce since 1984. “We specialize in the […]


Article Contributed by Julia Eppehimer Over 150 years ago, the city of Jamestown built their first Young Men’s Christian Association, or YMCA. Through Civil War and World Wars, the Y remained a part of Jamestown, and has expanded today to include the Jamestown Y, the Lakewood Y, Eastside Y, Camp Onyahsa, the Heritage House and […]

Save A Lot

Article Contributed by Julia Eppehimer “Amazing quality, fantastic prices, satisfaction guaranteed.” So says one of many signs that hang in the Save A Lot grocery store on Fluvanna Ave. It’s a motto that owner Dave Waller strives to live by, both at this store, and at the new one that will open on July 15 […]

Kennedy Supermarket

Article Contributed by Julia Eppehimer In days gone by, when malls didn’t exist and local shops served as a meeting place for neighbors, Earl Cross opened one of those local shops. He dubbed it Cross’s Red and White, an old corner store that stood at an intersection in Kennedy. Before he retired in 1971, he […]

Belle-View East

Article by Katrina Fuller  Bright yellow and red beam in the sunlight, a lighthearted welcome into a well-established tradition in Falconer, NY. A comforting oasis of familiar faces, homemade foods, and cold drinks await just through the threshold, as patrons enter in to relax and unwind. If only for a lunch break or a quick meal, […]

Stedman Corners Cafe

Article by Katrina Fuller Nestled in the winding roads and countryside between Chautauqua Institution and Lakewood, NY, a haven of delicious foods, friendly service, and excellent coffee resides. Clad in forest green and an air of welcome, the coffee house is a sight for sore eyes – it’s very facade soothes the soul. From the […]

Fresh Cut Meats and More

Article by Katrina Fuller Customers pass through the threshold, greeted with a hearty “Hello!” The staff banter cheerfully with their customers, more akin to a friendly conversation than a business transaction. Exceptional service isn’t the only thing available at this tidy corner shop – from a full service meat counter, fresh produce, and snacks to […]

The Eatery

Article by Katrina Fuller Bright sunlight beams through the large windows, illuminating the dining room and casting a cheerful glow. Patrons eagerly enjoy the bountiful meals laid before them, from breakfast platters to lunch plates, and of course, the fabulous Friday fish fry. Homemade pies, delectable donuts, and more await the customers, as the friendly […]