The mate grabbed the brake wheel and started leaning on it. “Billy!” he yelled above the din, “Tell the skipper to back down! We’re gonn’a lose ...”
Nothing will bring smiles and chuckles faster than seeing family and friends from long ago and sharing important memories.
In the 1860’s Canada’s export timber trade rose to its greatest height. Every port on Lake Ontario had its crews of raftsmen in season.
When I think “park”, I think slides, swings, and merry-go-rounds. My husband, on the other hand, might think Fenway or Candlestick. But in the late nineteenth century, a "park” was a resort
Authorities were hunting for a Syracuse man, Dean Hethington, a steel executive of Globe Forge and Foundries, Inc., who had been missing for nearly three weeks.
A day at Westminster Park will convince any that it is the most desirable summer resort on the River.
Since that day, and my first encounter with the CSL St-Laurent's mural-in-motion, I have learned several interesting details behind the creation of “The Sea Keeper” mural.
Remains of two ships believed to be the schooners Ariadne and Hartford, wrecked in Mexico Bay during
Robert McEwen began his career as a county lawyer. He went on to represent the North County in the NY State Senate and the US House of Representatives for nearly all his adult life.
I claim Mr. and Mrs. DeForrest Fairchild for Westminster Park because that is where they began their River days and where they ended them.
The following narratives are selected diary excerpts from her family's final journey down the St. Lawrence on their way to Quebec City where they would sail back to England.
It was the magazine’s “Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Special” issue with pricey advertisements and stories about multi-multi-multimillion-dollar yachts...
At the time of his death in 1891, Phat Boy, Edward Fredrick Babbage of Rochester, NY, age 51, was regarded as the best tour guide on the St. Lawrence River.
38 passengers aboard Miss St. Lawrence II, thoroughly enjoying their cruise and eagerly anticipated the upcoming stop at the world-renowned Boldt Castle. The date was August 27, 1934.
As I troll through the newspaper archives I see that dogs and the River has been a tradition for over a hundred years.
Locally, John Berry was known as an “ardent Patriot,” and he was regarded as a strong supporter of Republican causes.
Have you ever wondered about Mary Island and the canal that separates it from Wellesley Island?
Stephen Shay, a talented craftsman turns out wooden folk-art pieces under the name, “The Wood Shepherd,” in homage to his past career as a Christian clergyman.