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Randolph Resident Shares Recipes From Ghana

The next time you hear someone say “men can’t multi-task,” don’t believe it. Joshua Okrah of Randolph can slice, run a blender, saute, stir, season and keep an eye on the oven, all at the same time. Although he had done much of the prep work before our interview, it was not ...

Southern Tier Wrestling To Present ‘Gold Rush’ At Northwest Arena April 1

Southern Tier Wrestling is set to make its 2017 debut with an annual fundraising event that will benefit the Jamestown Community College wrestling team. The locally owned independent wrestling company will kick off “Gold Rush,” its fifth event overall and the first of its second season, ...

‘Rolling Hills Radio’ To Host The Farmer And Adele, Dee Adams March 30

The 62nd episode of WRFA-LP 107.9 FM’s “Rolling Hills Radio” will feature faces both familiar and brand new next week. On Thursday, March 30, the program will hold a 6:30 p.m. live taping of this month’s episode Thursday at the Robert H. Jackson Center’s Carl Kappa Theater, ...

A Knitter’s Dream Come True

“Growing up I never thought I would go into business with my mom, but I have discovered being in business and teaching knitting classes is my passion. It doesn’t get any better than working next to your best friend,” says Mary Heyl, who along with her mother, Dianne Valvo is partnered in ...

Cold Lazarus Releases Four-Track EP

Four local musicians have joined together for a sound experiment that takes listeners on a momentary musical trip. Recently, the newly-formed, Jamestown-based band, Cold Lazarus, released the “All Alone” four-track EP for musical connoisseurs everywhere to enjoy with titles such as “All ...

Debra Eck Featured Artist In Sherman Art Gallery Exhibit

A local artist will showcase 10 years’ worth of work in an exhibit to open this weekend at a Sherman art gallery. The LMNOP Gallery, 108 W. Main St. in Sherman, has announced that it will kick off its 2017 events calendar Friday with an exhibit and opening reception entitled “Palimpsest: ...

Bemus Point Mom Mails K-Kids Boxes

When Ashley Kaczar of Bemus Point was asked what her hobbies were, her husband, Ryan, quickly answered, “Nothing, because her kids are her life.” “I’m always thinking of things I can do with my children, whether it’s going to the zoo, the play museum or creating crafts and ...

JCA Season Continues With St. Patrick’s Day Concert

After a three-month gap, the Jamestown Concert Association will continue its 2016-17 season programming with a special St. Patrick’s Day concert downtown. The concert association will present the fourth of six concerts scheduled across the season when the Celtic fiddle and guitar duo Dana ...

Randolph Academy Hosts 11th Annual Fashion Show

RANDOLPH — When Vicki Rosetti announced that she was retiring and closing Fashions on Main in Falconer, Randolph Academy cosmetology teacher Susan Jackson at first panicked and wondered where she was going to get gowns for the school’s 11th annual Cosmetology Fashion Show. Rosetti had ...

Give It Your Best Shot

Chuck and Sharon Nazzaro of Jamestown are pictured near the Great Pyramid of Giza. The couple visited Cairo, Egypt, in October 2016. Send us your ‘‘Best Shot’’ of unique moments in your family’s life. Write clearly your name and address on the back of the photo along with a few ...

Gowanda Shop Has Something For Everyone

The saying “if you want something done, ask a busy person to do it,” applies to Sarah Gabel of Gowanda. The pastor’s wife, home-schooling mom of five boys and entrepreneur has a gift of making it all work. After their oldest son became interested in wooden railroads 11 years ago, she ...

Infinity To Hold Third Annual Local Artist Showcase March 11

For the third year in a row, local artists and their works will be celebrated at Infinity Visual and Performing Arts downtown location. Infinity will host its third annual Local Artist Showcase on Saturday, March 11, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Infinity Arts Cafe, located at 300 E. Third ...

Hydroponic, Organic Indoor Growing And More

Make a special effort to stop at BioDome Project, 207 Pine Street, Jamestown, at your earliest convenience for many reasons. The business that opened May 2014 is a unique setting consisting of a hydroponic and organic indoor growing operation, an outlet for selling the products of local artists ...

The March Skies

Mercury emerges from behind the sun (in relation to Earth) and appears low in the west during evening twilight near the end of March. It will rise higher in the sky each night during the last week of the month. It shines at magnitude -1.2 and binoculars will help to locate it. A small telescope ...

Circumstances

“A beautifully sunlit morning and a brief moment of clarity has helped me to put the whirlwind that it is my life into a wholly new perspective today. I’ve experienced a lot of changes in the past several months, almost none of which can be planned for. These changes have sent me headlong ...

‘Rolling Hills Radio’ To Feature Wells, Healing Committee Feb. 23

WRFA-LP 107.9 FM’s “Rolling Hills Radio” will welcome back two program alumni in a new setting for its upcoming 61st episodes. The program will host a pair of diverse and eclectic singer-songwriters in Annie Wells and Alan “ADub” Whitney on Thursday, Feb. 23 in the second of a ...

Ashville Author Carlson Publishes Second Children’s Book

An Ashville author’s sophomoric effort in the way of published works aims to boost the confidence and self-esteem of young readers. Mary Carlson’s second children’s book, “Princess Casey,” was published in October by Archway Publishing, and chronicles a young girl’s journey toward ...

‘Chautauqua’s Got Talent’ Auditions To Be Held Monday

Area entertainers of all trades are invited to The Spire Theater to audition for the eighth annual “Chautauqua’s Got Talent” competition Monday. Auditions will be held over a single session at the theater, where contest hopefuls are invited to display their talents before a panel of ...

Zen Kayaking

Every winter, when I write an article for the Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy from my Florida home, I feel a little guilty. Here I sit, gazing outside at clear blue skies while enjoying a pleasant 75 degree breeze through the screens in my porch. Then, I log onto the weather for Jamestown, ...