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Celebrating Manufacturing Month

Contributing Writer Joni Blackman “Manufacturing is alive and well in Chautauqua County,” says Mark Geise, Executive Director of the Chautauqua County Industrial Development Association. In Chautauqua,...

A Time of Opportunity: Labor Day 2021

Contributing Writer Joni Blackman “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life” Is attributed to Confucius. Labor Day,...

“Each Team is a Family” – 40 Years of Babe Ruth Championships

Contributing Writer Joni Blackman Jamestown is once again home to the Babe Ruth World Series from August 14-21. Jamestown Community College’s Diethrick Stadium has been the...

Chautauqua Blind Celebrates 100 Years!

Contributing Writer Joni Blackman CBA Vision Rehabilitation Services has been serving the visually impaired residents of the Southern Tier for 100 years. The communities of Chautauqua...
Elaine Rissel, RN, and Mickey McAvoy, RN both work at The Chautauqua Center.

The Year of the Nurse

What a year to be in the healthcare business! It has been a historic year. The World Health Organization named 2020 the International Year...
The Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame building.

Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame 40 Years of Excellence

It is the 40th Anniversary of the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame’s Banquet. Since 1981 nothing has canceled the annual event. In a normal...

Follow the Red Brick Road Jamestown’s Doors Open 2021 Online

One of the Jamestown area’s busiest winter events is the Doors Open day traditionally held the third Saturday in January. The Chautauqua Chamber of...

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...

Read This Week’s Issue – October 18, 2021

Read Jamestown Gazette - Week of 10-18-2021  

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