People

Patriot Chronicles: The Sad and Strange Story of John Berry

Locally, John Berry was known as an “ardent Patriot,” and he was regarded as a strong supporter of Republican causes.

Volume 14, Issue 11, November 2019
John C. Carter

About Mary Island...

Have you ever wondered about Mary Island and the canal that separates it from Wellesley Island?

Volume 14, Issue 11, November 2019
Linda Twichell

Where Memories Are Made

Judges can perform marriages. Some do, some wont. The Chief Judge of the State of New York certified me to perform marriages anywhere in the State after I left the Courtroom.

Volume 14, Issue 11, November 2019
Cary R. Brick

Thousand Islands Cup 2019

The Gar Wood Speedster race took the competitors over part of the Chippewa Yacht Club’s 1905 Gold Cup course. Spectators gathered in a flotilla off the front of Oak Island. Other guests enjoyed the event from nearby Owatonna, Rob Roy and Ojibway Islands.

Volume 14, Issue 11, November 2019
John Kunz

Sara’s Surprise, a new book by Susan G Mathis

When Sara becomes the assistant pastry chef, her boss abuses her in lots of ways, as was all-too common in 1873. Women had no recourse and often feared ...

Volume 14, Issue 11, November 2019
Susan G. Mathis

Stephen Shay - The Wood Shepherd

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.

Volume 14, Issue 10, October 2019
Tom King

Oh Captain, Our Captain - Joanne Crack

When the news broke of her passing in September, most of those who knew Jo were shocked, or even blind-sided, by her quick departure from the dock of life.

Volume 14, Issue 10, October 2019
Michael Folsom, Suzy Austin, Brian Johnson and Lynda Crothers

Sense of Place...

Define a "Sense of Place..." It was a beautiful day. People were out and about. Late in the afternoon there was a concert on a neighbor’s lawn...

Volume 14, Issue 10, October 2019
Susan Schongalla

TI Life in Sept '19

Click here to see the latest news... Hunting in Canada and the US; Coast Guard exercises; rainbows... lots more...

Volume 14, Issue 9, September 2019
Susan W. Smith

1,431,000 Texans: Small World Stories

In looking at the magazine a familiar picture caught my eye. It looked like the Boldt Castle Power House! Huh? YES, it was! More...

Volume 14, Issue 9, September 2019
Cary R. Brick

Gobies, Methane Gas and Shoreline Erosion... Research on the River

Recently-granted research projects are investigating areas of interest to St. Lawrence River property owners concerned about invasive species impact, water quality, and shoreline erosion.

Volume 14, Issue 9, September 2019
Kara Lynn Dunn

Wavve Boating: Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the 1000 Islands

Wavve Boating - www.wavveboating.com) - has truly changed—for far the better—how we navigate on water.

Volume 14, Issue 8, August 2019
Tom Robbins

End of Year Thousand Islands High School Speeches...

Our alma mater reads “From bridge to lighthouse we are joined with common goal in mind." Our two small River towns have taught us strength in amiability and the importance of intimacy. Just like the River flows, we have flowed through 13 years of school together.

Volume 14, Issue 7, July 2019
Madyson Amo, Emily Locke & Sabrina Burns

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

Spectacle Shoal and Red Horse Rock Lighthouses

Spectacle Shoal and Red Horse Rock were among nine lighthouses established in 1856 when the government decided that lighting the Canadian Thousand Islands was a priority.

Volume 14, Issue 7, July 2019
Mary Alice Snetsinger

Tom Comstock; from Wells Island to History’s Pages

Recounting the memoirs of Thomas Comstock, known as Tom, a well-known oarsman from Alexandria Bay.

Volume 14, Issue 6, June 2019
Linda Twichell

The Captain's TI Park Lot 214

According to the abstract of title pertaining to our lots, Lot 214, where our cottage is sited, was leased by Capt. Brown from the Thousand Island Camp Meeting Association on June 26, 1909.

Volume 14, Issue 6, June 2019
Raymond Kowalski

Coast Garden Pizza

The Coast Guard provides in important service to boaters. It is pretty safe to say that if you are a habitual boater, you will have to call on their services at least once in your boating lifetime.

Volume 14, Issue 6, June 2019
Nicole Hartshorn