June 8, 2006 RSS feed / Letters to the Editor

Food drive thanks

The St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Mark Church would like to express a sincere thankyou to the postal workers and drivers for collecting canned goods in their recent food drive for the needy. Thank-you to all who donated. More...

Understanding rap's evolution

Sam Bari's claims in "Who's gonna take the rap?" figure into the larger debate over whether or not rap is music, not to mention the larger cultural debates about whether violent, misogynistic, and sexually explicit lyrics reflect or reproduce their c More...

Tennis tourney needs players

We still need entries for the men's and children's events in the Roger Chase Memorial Tennis Tournament this Sunday. Don't be shy. This is meant to be a friendly competition, an opportunity to meet new players and have fun. More...

Rap is all about the words

In his June 1 column, Bari states, "I believe in the traditional definitions of the words poetry and tune. A 'tune' has a melody. If that is true, then how can a "rap tune" exist, if rap is indeed, spoken?" More...

Thanks for the U.S. flags

I would like to express my sincere appreciation to the people and businesses for their donations that made it possible for the Jamestown Fire Department to give out over 1,000 American flags and to have horses pull the old steamer in the Memorial Day More...