Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) JAMESTOWN – A traffic stop Thursday afternoon on Water Street at Foote Avenue resulted in the seizure of a quantity of crystal methamphetamine, fentanyl, drug paraphernalia, cash and an illegal metal knuckle knife, according to the Jamestown Police Department.Image by Jamestown Police.Police say 147 grams of crystal meth and 2.6 grams (14 bags) of fentanyl were seized. Officers charged Richard J. Catanese, Jr., 31, with two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminally using drug paraphernalia and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon.Christine M. Park, 33, a passenger in the vehicle, is charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance after she was allegedly found to possess a quantity of crystal methamphetamine.Police say Catanese was also wanted as a Parole Absconder and is currently in the city jail awaiting arraignment on the felony drug charges. Anyone who may have information on the illegal sales and trafficking of narcotics in the Jamestown area is asked to contact the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force Anonymous Tip Line at 483-Tips (8477) or via the Tips 411 App. All Tips are kept confidential.
Image via Brian Michael Pashkow / Facebook.JAMESTOWN – This week, a local boy scout troop delivered popcorn to say thank you to school food service workers.Troop 162’s Alexander Pashkow and Jack Allen delivered over 50 popcorn collection tins to employees at Jefferson, Persell and Washington Middle Schools and Jamestown High School.Since the COVID-19 outbreak began, the Jamestown Public School District Food Service Department served 160,000 ‘to go’ meals to students.District officials say meals are provided Monday through Friday, with weekend meals available for pickup on Fridays. Weekly menus are posted at jpsny.org/meals. Image via Brian Michael Pashkow / Facebook. Image via Brian Michael Pashkow / Facebook. Image via Brian Michael Pashkow / Facebook. Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) Image via Brian Michael Pashkow / Facebook.
Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) Jake Spurlock / CC BY 2.0 JAMESTOWN – 7-Eleven is shaking things up for its annual “7- Eleven Day” celebration.Locations usually give out free slurpees, making July 11 the busiest day of the year for the chain.Given Coronavirus, the retailer says it will donate one million meals to Feeding America instead.That said, it’s still giving out those free slurpees, but not all on one day. App users can collect on the offer any time in July.7-Eleven has been around since 1927.
Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) Photo Credit: PixabayFREDONIA — The Village of Fredonia will hold a bottled water distribution for residents without access to potable water during the village’s boil water precautions.Customers of Fredonia water districts in need of bottled water can get water at the Village of Fredonia DPW, 176 Eagle St.The water giveaway will be from 4 to 7 p.m., today and 9 a.m.to noon and 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.Customers who are physically unable to obtain water please call 716 679 2307 to make arrangements.
Image via the Girl Scouts of Western New York.JAMESTOWN – The early launch and pre-sale of the iconic Girl Scout Cookie Program® is making the winter season a little brighter, just in time for the holidays. Officials say this includes the debut of the NEW – Toast-Yay! ™ cookie alongside other favorites.Image via the Girl Scouts of Western New York.The special pre-sale will allow Girl Scout Cookie lovers across Western New York to be able to purchase their favorite cookies online through direct shipping throughout the sale December 5, 2020 to March 28, 2021. To support girls with an online cookie purchase the public can go to www.gswny.org or call 1-888-837-6410 to be sent a purchase link via e-mail from a local Girl Scout selling in their area. Also, when customers order 6+ packages, shipping is ½ off!The Girl Scout Cookie Program® is the largest entrepreneurial program for girls in the world, where girls get hands-on practice with a variety of skills, including goal setting, decision making, money management, people skills, and business ethics as they learn to think like entrepreneurs. Through the Cookie Program, girls not only discover their inner leadership potential, but also use their earnings to power amazing experiences for themselves and their troop, including community service, travel, outdoor adventure, and science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) programming. The change in the programs’ start date accommodates the overwhelming amount of requests received by girls and their customers to have Girl Scout cookies available during the holiday season. Western New Yorkers will get to enjoy favorites like Thin Mints®, Caramel deLites®, and the new Toast-Yay!™, a French toast–inspired cookie dipped in delicious icing and full of flavor in every bite.Amid challenging world events and a global pandemic this year, Girl Scouts in Western New York will again embrace their entrepreneurial spirit by selling cookies through online platforms and innovative “virtual cookie booths” on social media (with parental supervision).The safety of the girls and the public is key and Girl Scouts’ virtual options help to ensure that the public is able to support girls in a safe way. Many girls will offer socially distant or contactless sales and delivery options. If local guidelines allow, in-person sales directly at cookie booths during March 7 to March 28, 2021 may also be available in certain areas once direct sales begin while keeping girls’ safety top priority. A cookie purchase is an investment in girl leadership directly in the Western New York community.With every sale, the Girl Scout Cookie Program teaches girls to think like entrepreneurs as they run their own small businesses and learn skills like goal setting, people skills, and decision making—which are imperative for any leadership role. And girls decide how to use their portion of the proceeds for unforgettable leadership experiences and community projects, while GSWNY depends on the funds to deliver life-changing Girl Scout programming to 13,000 girls in Western New York.“Girls need our support more than ever, and we are committed to positioning girls for success both now and in the future through our comprehensive, year-round program experience for girls,” said Alison Wilcox, CEO of Girl Scouts of Western New York. “As the largest girl-led entrepreneurial program in the world, the Girl Scout Cookie Program® provides girls with an unparalleled experience to refine their entrepreneurial skills and build a lifetime of leadership. We also welcome adult volunteers and girls to join Girl Scouts.”The Girl Scout Cookie Program runs December 5, 2020 to March 28, 2021 and cookies are $5 per box. To learn more about supporting a girl with a purchase, girl membership, and adult volunteerism visit www.gswny.org or call 1-888-837-6410. Girl Scouts at Home is the #1 Rated Afterschool Program by Parents Magazine. Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)
Brooklynite Show Closed This production ended its run on March 29, 2015 Related Shows View Comments We always knew Matt Doyle was a musical theater superhero, and now he’s making it official in Brooklynite! Featuring music and lyrics by Peter Lerman, directed by Michael Mayer and featuring and a book by Lerman and Mayer, the new musical tells the story of Trey Swieskowski (Doyle), a hardware store clerk who dreams of becoming a superhero. Wait, Matt Doyle in a cape and (possibly) tights!? We’re sold! Check out the poster for the new off-Broadway musical, then see Brooklynite at the Vineyard Theatre beginning January 29, 2015! Star Files Matt Doyle
Julia Roberts & Bradley Cooper, 2006 Back in 2006, a rising star named Julia Roberts made her Broadway debut in Three Days of Rain. OK, she’s the most famous woman in the world, but you’d never know it by the way she introduced herself in her Broadway.com Audience Choice Award acceptance video. “Hi, I’m Julia.” Um yes, we know. But we really didn’t know that bright-eyed guy on the right accepting his very first award! Good Vibrations Rehearsal, 2004 Hang ten with the cast of the short-lived Beach Boys musical Good Vibrations in this rare video from the vaults. Stars David Larsen, Jessica-Snow Wilson, Tituss Burgess and the cast only had “fun, fun, fun” for 94 performances, but the jukebox tuner lives on in this video from an early rehearsal. For the last 14 years, Broadway.com has been on the scene for some of the biggest events in theater history: We’ve seen Broadway hopefuls become legends, unknown musicals become Tony-winning smash hits and so much more. Every Wednesday in January, we’re opening the Broadway.com vaults to take a little trip down memory lane. We’re dusting off vintage videos of The Rocky Horror Show, Good Vibrations, Sweet Charity and more. Stay tuned for more rare clips next Wayback Wednesday! Adam Pascal at Joe’s Pub, 2004 After playing a struggling rocker in Rent, Adam Pascal released his own album, Civilian, and tried his hand at being a real-life rock star. Check out Broadway.com’s rare live footage from a 2005 Joe’s Pub gig, mixed in with super artsy black-and-white interviews with the Tony nominee. Oh, and he also sings a kickass version of “One Song Glory.” Sweet Charity Rehearsal, 2005 The minute we walked in the joint, we could see Christina Applegate would nail her Broadway debut…and she did, in the 2005 revival of Sweet Charity. See her twirl and high-kick in this early rehearsal video and find out why the Tony nominee says she had “more energy and spark” than she’s ever had in her life while playing the title role. Rocky Horror Show Opening Night, 2000 Time is fleeting…can you believe it’s been 15 years since the hit revival of The Rocky Horror Show opened on the Great White Way? Broadway.com was on the scene to party with Tom Hewitt, Alice Ripley, Daphne Rubin-Vega and the cast on opening night. Find out what it’s like to get rice thrown in your eyes and why Jarrod Emick was forced to wear boxers. View Comments
Good news for those who love sticking it to the man: School of Rock has climbed back to seven figures. The new musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Julian Fellowes, after a four-week period of hitting six figures, grossed $1,152,012 and reached full capacity at 100.99%. Meanwhile, The Lion King topped the charts at over $1.8 million; the number one spot had been held by Hamilton in recent weeks. The two were joined by Wicked, Aladdin and The Book of Mormon in the top five.Here’s a look at who was on top—and who was not—for the week ending February 21:FRONTRUNNERS (By Gross)1. The Lion King ($1,851,720)2. Hamilton ($1,750,924)3. Wicked ($1,747,324)4. Aladdin ($1,486,893)5. The Book of Mormon ($1,365,956)UNDERDOGS (By Gross)5. Disaster! ($333,537)*4. Hughie ($298,616)*3. The Humans ($250,540)***2. She Loves Me ($227,422)**1. Our Mother’s Brief Affair ($183,321)FRONTRUNNERS (By Capacity)1. The Book of Mormon (102.43%)2. Hamilton (101.78%)3. School of Rock (100.99%)4. Aladdin (99.83%)5. The Lion King (99.63%)UNDERDOGS (By Capacity)5. An American in Paris (68.93%)4. Blackbird (67.78%)*3. Our Mother’s Brief Affair (67.73%)2. Chicago (64.98%)1. Disaster! (64.81%)** Number based on eight preview performances** Number based on four preview performances***Number based on three preview performances and five regular performancesSource: The Broadway League Alex Brightman in ‘School of Rock'(Photo: Matthew Murphy) View Comments
Neil Patrick Harris is heading to Netflix! The Tony winner will headline a series adaptation of Lemony Snicket’s A Series Of Unfortunate Events. Directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, Deadline reports that the Paramount TV-produced project will begin this month in Vancouver.A Series Of Unfortunate Events follows the story of the orphaned children Violet (Malina Weissman), Klaus (Louis Hynes) and Sunny Baudelaire and their treatment by the evil Count Olaf (Harris), as they try to discover the secret behind the deaths of their parents. Tony nominee K. Todd Freeman will take on the role of Mr. Poe and Patrick Warburton is set to appear as the titular character. Jim Carrey played Olaf in the 2004 film.Harris won the Tony for his performance in Hedwig and the Angry Inch and has also hosted the Tony Awards on multiple Emmy-winning occasions. He has additionally appeared on Broadway in Proof, Cabaret and Assassins. Screen credits include How I Met Your Mother, Doogie Howser, M.D., Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris and Gone Girl. Neil Patrick Harris(Photo by Bruce Glikas) View Comments
Tuck Everlasting Andrew Keenan-Bolger & Sarah Charles Lewis in ‘Tuck Everlasting'(Photo: Greg Mooney) Related Shows Tuck Everlasting star Andrew Keenan-Bolger is set to go behind the lens as Broadway.com’s latest video blogger. Look out for the new series: Forever 17: Backstage at Tuck Everlasting with Andrew Keenan-Bolger beginning on April 11.Keenan-Bolger, who plays Jesse Tuck in the new musical, will grab a camera (something he’s used to at this point) and offer a glimpse of the backstage excitement at the Broadhurst Theatre. Be on the lookout for appearances from his forever young co-stars, including Carolee Carmello, Terrence Mann and newcomer Sarah Charles Lewis.Prior to starring in Tuck Everlasting, Keenan-Bolger appeared on Broadway in Newsies, Mary Poppins, Seussical and Beauty and the Beast. His additional credits include The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Ragtime and How the Grinch Stole Christmas on stage and The Rewrite, Marci X and Looking on screen.Catch Forever 17 every Monday forever and ever and ever for eight weeks. View Comments Show Closed This production ended its run on May 29, 2016