Archive for January, 2015

Cape House Hunt: A home where imagination can take flight

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Coming in through the side door, you enter into the dining room/kitchen. A large wood stove sits against a brick wall that separates the space from the living room. In there is another wood-burning stove. Wooden beams run throughout the home, matching its …


Third person sought in big Brinnon residential burglary

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Also recovered was a wood stove matching the description of one stolen from a nearby home in 2014. The property has been returned to its owners, Menday said. Crowell made a court appearance Wednesday during which a $50,000 bond was set. During a subsequent …


Fire destroys Amish home in town of Oswegatchie

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

OGDENSBURG — An overheated wood stove pipe is being blamed for starting a blaze shortly before 5 p.m. that destroyed a two-story Amish home at 528 Lovejoy Road near Route 6 and Lee Road in the town of Oswegatchie. The house was owned by Joseph A.


Family displaced and Firefighter injured at a fire north of Jamestown

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Crews responded to 2940 91st Avenue Southeast and found a home fully engulfed in flames. One person was home at the time using a wood stove and believes the fire started when he heard a loud bang believed to be the chimney collapsing. Four people who lived …


Jamestown Family of four displaced after flames engulf home

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Crews responded to 2940 91st Avenue Southeast and found a home fully engulfed in flames. One person was home at the time using a wood stove when they heard a loud bang. The Jamestown Fire Department says that person believes that sound was the chimney …


Reward offered for conviction of Williamstown camp arsonists

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Lundy said his 15-year-old and 17-year old sons helped him and his wife make repairs to the camp, such as screening in the porch, building a storage shed nearby and adding a wood stove. “It was a family place to go,” he said, adding that his oldest son …


Crossing the unit line

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Growing up in my house we definitely had rules. Don’t touch the wood stove. Don’t touch daddy’s rifle. Don’t throw lit firecrackers at cats. They all kind of made sense. At the university, there are a different set of rules. If you think you might …


I must not complain

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Heck, she didn’t even have indoor plumbing. Without the convenience of electricity, every drop of hot water had to be heated in a boiler on the big wood stove. I can picture it now, the large aluminum pan of steaming water. For the life of me, I cannot …


Griffin’s Grocery owner plans to rebuild; community shows support

Friday, January 30th, 2015

The wind whipped around Jay Lyda Friday afternoon as he handed Gary Griffin $30 for a wood stove he had gotten a while back from the former store owner. The men had parked in front of the charred remains of the Griffin’s Grocery, which was destroyed by a …


A punchline that never gets old

Friday, January 30th, 2015

Trees had to be cut and snaked out of the woods, and split into fireplace or wood stove size. Neighbors helped neighbors with such chores, often gathering at one another’s house to help with big jobs like corn shuckings and barn raisings and wood cuttings.