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VE Day and Those Who Served

Contributing Writer Joan V. Cusimano Lindquist What is VE Day and do we still remember its significance? For those of us who recall that eventful day...
Red Easter Eggs

Easter Traditions in The Lost Neighborhood

With Easter Sunday only a few weeks in the past and Orthodox Easter yet to be celebrated on May 2, it brings to mind...
20 foot hose for ease of use. No clogging!

Loblaws on Brooklyn Square

Imagine showing up for work as the assistant manager of the Prendergast Avenue Loblaws one morning in 1948 only to have one of the...
Joan V. Cusimano Lindquist & Jim Roselle

Remembering Brooklyn Square: From Library to Lost Neighborhood

When the first Jim Roselle Read-A-Thon took place in the spring of 2016 at the Prendergast Library, the meaningful words of the late, well-known...
Joan on a snow bank.

Remembering Brooklyn Square: Home for the Holidays

If some of you remember Perry Como, you know that he was a mainstay in the pioneer medium of TV in the 1950s and...
Jerry Lundberg at Jamestown Iron Works.

Remembering Brooklyn SquareMade with Pride in Brooklyn Square

We are all familiar with the label “Made in the U.S.A.” But did you ever think how many products found their beginnings in the...
Joan V. Cusimano Lindquist

Local Historian’s Books Accepted by the New York State Library

Joan V. Cusimano Lindquist, author/editor of THE LOST NEIGHBORHOOD COLLECTION (2010), BROOKLYN SQUARE, THE LOST NEIGHBORHOOD, AND BEYOND (2013), and REMEMBERING BROOKLYN SQUARE: THE...
Hayden Mausoleum. Burial place of Lillian Hayden Fenton.

The Fenton Women II

In this, my fourth article about the Fentons of Jamestown, NY, my research has taken me far and wide, from Walnut Grove, the home...
The Fenton Mansion (Photos courtesy of the Fenton History Center)

Remembering Brooklyn Square: The Fenton Women 1

In this, my third article in a series about the Fentons of Jamestown, NY, I’ve chosen to write about the two women who were...
Reuben Earle Fenton

Reuben Earle Fenton

Research is always a road of discovery, and I have found this to be true about the family of Gov. Reuben E. Fenton, one...

Read This Week’s Issue – May 17, 2021

Read Jamestown Gazette - Week of 5-17-2021  

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