• Around Town: Week of 7-6-2020
    Published on 2020-07-06
  • Geneology with Janet Wahlberg: Using Newspapers
    A wonderful resource to add to add context to our ancestor’s lives is newspapers. We are all familiar with searching for obituaries that can add so many clues to our research. However, this is just the tip of the iceberg of what you can find. Over time researching for others ... read more
    Published on 2020-07-06
  • The Benefits of 30 Million Dead Deer
    Steve SorensenContribiting WriterIn the last five years, American hunters have killed almost 30 million whitetail deer. That’s a lot of venison. How do I know this? I’ve just completed an annual project for Deer & Deer Hunting magazine. I’ve handled this project since 2014. I collect data from all ... read more
    Published on 2020-07-06
  • Chautauqua Lake Association Harvests over 3 Million Pounds
    It’s Been a Busy Month, and the Work is Just Getting Started. The past two months have been productive for the Chautauqua Lake Association, and the work is just getting started. July is expected to be even more productive with the expansion to a third site to efficiently maintain Chautauqua ... read more
    Published on 2020-07-06
  • Women’s Motorcycle Trivia
    Published on 2020-07-06
  • Hometown: Week of 7-6-2020
    Published on 2020-07-06
  • Celebrating Women on Motorcycles
    “An Experience Like No Other” From “Stilettos on Steel” to “Women on Wheels”, women-based motorcycle groups are active across the nation. They promote safe riding, a positive female rider image, and bringing likeminded riders together. By the way, they also welcome the men that ride with them. A Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC) ... read more
    Published on 2020-07-06
  • Audubon Little Explorers Learn About Butterflies at the Nature Center, Saturday, July 11
    You and the three to eight-year-old child(ren) in your life can learn about butterflies on Saturday, July 11, 10-11:30 a.m. at Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC). Previously held online due to COVID-19 restrictions, ACNC’s Little Explorers program returns to in-person starting in July. Butterflies float by in a rainbow of ... read more
    Published on 2020-07-06
  • City Hall Reopening
    Mayor Sundquist announced that Jamestown City Hall would be reopening on Wednesday, July 1st. All City offices will be open to the public and will accept permits, applications, payments, etc. The public is still encouraged to continue to use the City payment drop boxes and other methods of payment to ... read more
    Published on 2020-07-06
  • Faith Matters: Free to Serve
    The conversation around wearing a mask in these coronavirus times is a polarizing one, and this, ultimately, is not meant to be an article about wearing a mask. But I mention it at the start because what I do want to talk about is freedom. After all, we just celebrated ... read more
    Published on 2020-07-06
  • Chamber Corner ◆ July 6, 2020
    As Phase 4 Begins Let’s Focus on Keeping Businesses Open On Tuesday June 30th, Western New York entered the final phase of the four-stage reopening plan known as New York Forward. Significant steps have been taken in reopening the economy as businesses fight hard to navigate the impact of COVID-19. ... read more
    Published on 2020-07-06
  • JCC Announces Fall 2020 Course, Residence Hall Plans
    Jamestown Community College will begin its 2020-21 academic year this fall with a flexible instructional format. JCC’s plan for the fall semester incorporates both mandatory and recommended COVID-19 protocols issued by New York state, focuses on the health and safety of students, faculty, staff, and the larger community. “JCC is ... read more
    Published on 2020-07-06
  • In Loving Memory: Week of 7-6-2020
    June 23 Sally Irene Marino, 85 of WarrenDonald E Lewis Funeral Home Mary L. Smith, 95, formerly of Sugar GroveMcKinney Funeral Home June 24 Robert B. “Bob” Allison, 83 of JamestownLind Funeral Home Lawrence L. Alincic, 65, of JamestownLind Funeral Home Freda D. Phillips, 90, formerly of JamestownFalconer Funeral Home ... read more
    Published on 2020-07-06
  • What you didn’t know about fireworks…
    Contributing Editor Walt PickutI always thought 4th of July Fireworks were supposed to remind us of the often-sung lines of our National Anthem, “…the rocket’s red glare, the bombs bursting in air, Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there.” But historians tell us that fireworks ... read more
    Published on 2020-07-06
  • JHS Battle of the Classes Donates to Prendergast Library
    Even with an on-going pandemic, the students of Jamestown High School came through for the community and raised $2,400 for the Jamestown Prendergast Library through their annual Battle of the Classes. The traditional event is in its 41 st year and has raised over $300,000 for local charities and organizations. ... read more
    Published on 2020-07-06
  • $20,000 Check Presented to the Child Advocacy Program of Chautauqua County from Chautauqua Harbor Hotel
    Chautauqua Harbor Hotel presented a check of $20,000 on Wednesday, July 1st to the Child Advocacy Program of Chautauqua County. David Hart, President and CEO of Hart Hotels, presented the check to Lew Meckley, Board President, and Tim Smeal, Board Vice President. Several Child Advocacy Program staff members were also ... read more
    Published on 2020-07-06
  • Fireworks Disrupting Neighborhoods
    A classic summertime celebration of Independence Day, county fairs, athletic events, and other public events usually involve professional firework displays. These can be majestic experiences that create cherished memories among families and friends. Set to music on a warm summer’s night these colorful displays often capture awe-inspiring momentous bursts that ... read more
    Published on 2020-07-06
  • Read This Week’s Issue – July 6, 2020
    Published on 2020-07-06
  • Around Town: 6-29-2020
    The post Around Town: 6-29-2020 appeared first on Jamestown Gazette. ... read more
    Published on 2020-06-29
  • Chocolate Chip Cookies
    Well, summer seems to finally have arrived… and with that comes warm sunny days, lots of time to relax, and of course, no stress at all. Yeah right! We hope for the warm sunny days, especially on the weekends, please! But time to relax? No stress? Come on, who are ... read more
    Published on 2020-06-29
  • CLCSF Teen Summer Sailing Camp Registration Begins
    The Chautauqua Lake Community Sailing Foundation is proud and excited to announce a new summer sailing camp for teens on Chautauqua Lake! We will begin our teen sailing programs and recreational sailing on Monday, June 29th. Young people ages 14 – 18 will be able to get out on Chautauqua ... read more
    Published on 2020-06-29
  • How Families can Cook Together as they Confront COVID-19
    Families are spending more time at home than ever before. Stay-at-home guidelines have led many parents to expand their culinary horizons, and time in the kitchen can be made more enjoyable by getting the whole family involved. As stay-at-home measures continued throughout spring, boredom was a common complaint among people ... read more
    Published on 2020-06-29
  • How Families can make Staycations more Unique
    As a result of the economic downturn that began in 2008, many families found themselves forgoing traditional vacations in favor of “staycations.” In such instances, families spent time away from work and school together but did not travel far, if at all. While the economy has bounced back since the ... read more
    Published on 2020-06-29
  • County Executives Commend Release of Federal Medicaid Funds
    Today, the New York State Department of Health announced the disbursement of $323 million in enhanced Federal Medicaid Assistance Percentage (eFMAP) funds to counties. The funds, included as part of the Families First Coronavirus stimulus package passed by Congress and signed by the President in March were designed to provide ... read more
    Published on 2020-06-29
  • JRC Steps to the Plate to Help Businesses Reopen
    Ten local businesses are receiving support from the Jamestown Renaissance Corporation (JRC) with funding provided by the Gebbie Foundation. Recently the JRC offered three new grant programs to assist with the financial impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on our downtown. These programs target improvements that contribute to the overall ... read more
    Published on 2020-06-29
  • Accolades Plentiful for Fredonia Enactus Chapter in 2019-2020
    The State University of New York at Fredonia’s Enactus chapter capped an academic year filled with community engagement and numerous pivots due to the distance education transition with its selection as one of only 43 Enactus teams in the United States to be judged by a select panel of executive ... read more
    Published on 2020-06-29
  • Senator Schumer Endorses Mitrano in NY-23rd Race
    U.S. Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) has endorsed Tracy Mitrano’s bid to represent New York’s 23rd Congressional District. “I am proud to endorse Tracy Mitrano,” the senator said. “Tracy is a strong, honest, and hard-working person who gets things done. And from expanding access to affordable health care to tackling the ... read more
    Published on 2020-06-29
  • 1891 Run for the Opera House Turns Virtual
    Due to the current Covid-19 restrictions on large public gatherings in place throughout New York State, the 1891 Run for the Fredonia Opera House scheduled for Sun., July 19, has become a virtual run/walk with an expanded race period that begins on July 19 and ends on July 31. The ... read more
    Published on 2020-06-29
  • Bestar-Bush Growing Through Increased Demand for Home Offices
    Combined Bestar and Bush Industries Company Adding to Jamestown, NY, Workforce Following the merger of Bestar and Bush Industries, Inc. in January, the newly combined Bestar-Bush company started 2020 strong by continuing to grow sales through e-commerce. The furniture manufacturer has accelerated that success in recent months with the rising ... read more
    Published on 2020-06-29
  • I Love my Hometown: Randall Burt
    Published on 2020-06-29

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