March 24, 2011 RSS feed / News

FOR THE RECORD

In the March 17 photo caption “M-asking for it,” the name of the teacher was incorrect. The child was participating in Mrs. Janet Kraus’ fourth-grade art class. More...

Time to start spreading your seeds

The Island Garden

As you may have noticed, the weather is moderating and plants are starting to pop out of the ground. The first sign of tulips and daffodils should tell you that it is time to start your vegetable seeds. More...

Native islander experiences the Japanese earthquake first-hand

VIEWPOINT

On March 11, just before 3 p.m., the largest earthquake in Japanese recorded history hit with a magnitude of 9. I was in Tokyo at the time visiting my wife’s family. More...

Big moon rising

The largest full moon in 18 years rose over the Newport Pell Bridge on Saturday. More...

Association embarks on a new year to improve the island

The Jamestown Shores Association held its first meeting of the year last night. More...

FOR THE RECORD

In the March 17 column by Sam Bari, “Good news – a welcome concept,” the monetary figures published were incorrectly edited. More...

School panel hears about progress of NASA-funded project

Furhana DiBiase presented details of progress made so far with the Science and Mathematics Scholars project at last week’s Jamestown School Committee meeting. More...

Singers needed for ‘Spring Fling’ concert

The Jamestown Community Chorus is seeking singers in all voice ranges as it begins rehearsals for its May concert, “Spring Fling: Our Salute to Broadway.” The program features songs from “South Pacific,” “Man of La Manch More...

Free tax assistance offered at library

The American Association of Retired Persons will offer free assistance with tax returns through April 18 at the Jamestown Philomenian Library on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Taxpayers’ group elects new board members

The Taxpayers’ Association of Jamestown voted in its executive committee for 2011. Blake Dickinson has been elected president, assuming responsibility from John Pagano, who had been the president since the groups founding in April 2009. More...

Fundraising phone calls legit, not associated with JPD

Last week the Jamestown Police Department warned residents of phone calls being made to Jamestown households in an attempt to solicit money for a cyberbullying education program. More...