The Resurrection of Comfort Island

I concluded my 2015 history/memoire about Comfort Island with the passage: “Goodbye Dear Comfort. May you flourish again in the years to come.”

'Volume 18, Issue 8, August 2023
Tad Clark

Grenadier Island Lighthouse

Grenadier Island was a busy farming community well before the government established its lighthouse in 1856.

Volume 18, Issue 7, July 2023
Mary Alice Snetsinger

“Porches: Character Defining Features.”

As one can observe on any given early evening in the Park, residents gather on their porches, regaling each other with stories of days gone by, and of current events and gossip, making our porches the heart of the summer home.

Volume 18, Issue 7, July 2023
Amy Kane Phelps

Past Meets Present at The 1000 Islands History Museum

"Eyes on the Skies" and the "Summer Gala at Signature Stable" makes for an exciting summer at the 1000 Islands History Museum.

Volume 18, Issue 6, June 2023
Julie Woods

The Walking Tour App!

Using archival photos, mainly from the Town of Gananoque Civic Collection, the walking Tour App allows participants to see the shifting or constant use of Gananoque’s built heritage over the last 200 years.

Volume 17, Issue 8, August 2022
Mathew Thivierge

"Microplastic Pollution Discovered in the St. Lawrence River."

“Microplastic Pollution Discovered in St. Lawrence River” was the headline of a news release in September 2014, as McGill University . . .

Volume 17, Issue 7, July 2022
Kara Lynn Dunn

A Canoe With Sails

A few years ago, I came across an advertisement for the plans of a glued lapstrake sailing canoe. Not one of those after-market flimsy gadgets that you attach to your canoe, no, this was a real sailing canoe . . .

Volume 17, Issue 5, May 2022
Steve Cormack

Chief Tecumseh

My wife and I often do not share the same taste in art, so when we find a piece that we both like, we jump on it. And so, Chief Tecumseh was born.

Volume 16, Issue 9, September 2021
Michael Laprade

Many Journeys - One connection - The River

I’m a firm believer that you can live anywhere as long as you have happiness...

Volume 15, Issue 9, September 2020
Janet Guerrero D’Alessandro

Richard E. Armstrong, Artist

When I saw Richard Armstrong's drawing of Kingston's Pan Chancho Bakery, I wanted to step inside and buy my favorite

Volume 15, Issue 8, August 2020
Susan W. Smith

Choosing Ian Coristine

"This guy is crazy! He refuses to only sell the rights to five photos. He says you will need fifty or more photos and he is refusing to take any payment. ...

Volume 15, Ian's Issue, March 2020
Simon Fuller

Le Studio de Séguret, Petit Gîte de Charme

My wife Kristen and I first met Ian and his wife Lyne in April of 2019. We had inquired about renting their home in the Provence region in the south of France and they invited us to come

Volume 15, Ian's Issue, March 2020
Bradley Kranz

Remember Paul Malo: "Mr. Thousand Islands."

When Kim Lunman and I first met Ian Coristine, we were struck by Ian's appreciation of Paul Malo's talents the first of many times that our friend Ian showed his ability to be a connector.

Volume 15, Ian's Issue, March 2020
Kim Lunman Grout

Ethos of Design – Steve Taylor and Arch Kerr

Arch Kerr was the architect, I was the builder, and I became his pupil, though I’m not sure he knew that at the time.”

Volume 15, Issue 2, February 2020
Lynn E. McElfresh

Reviving Zenda Farms!

In celebration of Zenda Farms’ progress and goals, internationally-renowned Steinway artist Ann Sweeten is playing a benefit concert titled Across the Midnight Sky...

Volume 14, Issue 7, July 2019
Rebecca Dahl

A Stroll To Reinman’s Newsstand on Clayton’s Memory Lane

Remembering Reinman's Newsstand in Clayton, NY.

Volume 14, Issue 1, January 2019
Cary R. Brick

Early Westminster Park Families: Gallup and Bronson

We all know the adage: “Don’t believe everything you read in newspapers.” Nevertheless, the nineteenth century upstate newspapers make for e

Volume 13, Issue 11, November 2018
Linda Twichell

Wayback Wednesdays…

My name is  Julie Woods and I have been a summer student employed by The Arthur  Child Heritage Museum (ACHM) in Gananoque for two years. Th

Volume 13, Issue 10, October 2018
Julie Woods