Home Authors Posts by Joni Blackman

Joni Blackman


Giving Tuesday and YOU!

Most of us know about Black Friday, the big busy shopping day after Thanksgiving. Black Friday is followed by Cyber Monday, one of the...
The Park family together from afar for Thanksgiving 2020.

A Different Thanksgiving for Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving Day starts the season that some people call the “gift-giving season.” Others who are more cynical call it the “gift-shopping season.” But Thanksgiving really...
The proposed smart meter that will be installed in Jamestown's downtown next spring.

Parking Changes

Parking in Downtown Jamestown has been a topic of discussion and complaints for as long as this writer can remember. The most recent proposal...

Cause for Rejoicing – 100+ Years of Women’s Suffrage in Chautauqua County

Every year since 2004 the James Prendergast Library has presented the Murray L. Bob Memorial Lecture, a scholarly lecture and discussion for the community....
The 2020 Presidential race is between Republican incumbent Donald J. Trump and Democratic challenger former Vice President Joe Biden.

Election 2020 – A Year Like No Other

This year expanded absentee ballot options and early voting have made for a very busy time at the State’s Election Board offices. Early Voting will...
50 plus exercise class at the YMCA.

Fantastic Over 50

Age is merely a number If you are in the fifty years plus category you have probably spent some time thinking about your future. Aging...
Andrew Goodell

NYS 150th District Assembly Seat Debate

Incumbent Andrew Goodell and challenger Christina Cardinale faced off at the newly remodeled WRFA studio last Thursday evening. Guests and media were socially distanced...

October Celebrates Manufacturing

“Manufacturing remains the backbone of the regional economy,” said Todd Tranum, President & CEO of the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce & Manufacturers Association of the Southern...
Owner Hector Alverio invites all to stop by the Hot Spot Cafe which is located at the corner of Pine and E Third Sts. in downtown Jamestown.

The Hotspot Café

Warm and inviting describe the atmosphere of the Hotspot Café at 101 East Third St, on the corner at Pine St. Owner Hector Alverio...

Support Small Business, Support Your Community

When you think of a small business you probably think of the mom and pop store you have shopped at for years. They are...
Click to go to 1-11-2020 Issue

Read This Week’s Issue – January 11, 2021

Read Jamestown Gazette - Week of 1-11-2021  

Recent Articles