Joan V. Cusimano Lindquist, Class of 1960, has announced that work on her third book is under way, with hopes to publish in 2015. The book will feature the history of Brooklyn Square and will be titled, "Remembering Brooklyn Square: The 1930s to the 1960s." 

Joan is the author and editor of two books on local history, "The Lost Neighborhood Collection," published in 2010, and "Brooklyn Square, the Lost Neighborhood, and Beyond," published in 2013. These books are available at the Fenton History Center on Washington Street in Jamestown and Off the Beaten Path, a bookstore on Chautauqua Avenue in Lakewood. The books are also available via direct mail order by contacting Joan via email (scandit[at] 

Joan graduated from Jamestown High School in 1958 and graduated in 1960 from JCC with high honors. She went on to Harpur College in Binghamton, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in British Literature in 1962. She returned to Jamestown and taught in the English department at Jamestown High School from 1962 to 1964. During the Spring 1964 semester, she taught a class in freshman composition and literature at JCC in the evening division.

In a letter to the Alumni Relations Office, Joan writes, "This publishing venture has been an interesting enterprise for me in my retirement from college teaching."



Friday, April 24, 2015 - 11:18am
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