Volume 13, Issue 9, September 2018

They say we own the River starting in September and I think that is true! 11 articles this month... Enjoy.

TI Life Happenings in September

They say we own the River starting in September and I think that is true! Not many sailboats anchored in the bays and little boat traffic. This coincides with back to school, back to the office and meetings! However, there are a number of weekends to come!

Volume 13, Issue 9, September 2018
Susan W. Smith

Friendship Islands

Island life can be, well…insular. So, when Billie Jo of Murray Isle proposed an annual event that would allow area islanders to get together and meet each other, I immediately agreed. The event—The Friendship Cup

Volume 13, Issue 9, September 2018
Lynn E. McElfresh

What I did on my Summer Vacation

Explosive storm on the River last night! I thought I was going to be capturing it way off in the distance, but suddenly the tail-end whipped around, and a pitch-black cloud wall appeared overhead,

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John Street

Fire Destroys Grindstone House from 1880

Every story I've heard about fire on the islands usually had the phrase…it was gone in 5 minutes. Wooden structures ...

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Dane Zabriskie

Shorebirds

These birds were market hunted, whenever they were present, until receiving protection from the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918.

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Gerry Smith

Well-Preserved and Well-Refreshed

A new sign on the trails behind Canoe Point points the way to the Grindstone Island Winery, and one afternoon in August I decided to follow it.

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Stewart Dutfield

John J. Flanagan and Westminster Park’s St. Lawrence Anglers

Often histories about the Angler's Association focused on the wealthiest and most politically connected members of the organization. This article will tell a slightly different tale.

Volume 13, Issue 9, September 2018
Linda Twichell

Angels Among Us in the Thousand Islands…

I am sure I was touched by an angel back in 1995, when we had a microburst.

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Mary Politis

28th Year of Common Tern Habitat Improvement

The 28th year of coordinated efforts among partners to increase the St. Lawrence River’s threatened common tern population, through habitat improvement and monitoring projects, have yielded results

Volume 13, Issue 9, September 2018
Lindsay Proulx

River Sadness

The search for a missing 11-Year-old boy along the St. Lawrence River, near Rockport,

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Susan W. Smith

Sudoku Puzzle #44

Your September Sudoku puzzle brings you another challenge, now that the River has calmed …

Volume 13, Issue 9, September 2018
Dan LeKander