Volume 17, Issue 1, January 2022

Mailboxes, like us, are waiting for spring! May you and your family have a happy and safe 2022. [Photo by Ian Coristine and courtesy 1000IslandsPhotoArt.com]

News From the Editor January 2022

A tribute to the 300+ authors who have shared their articles in TI Life; Boat Shows; several winter photographs and we remember Dr. David Kendall who wrote When Descendants Become Ancestors, Genealogy in 2014.

Volume 17, Issue 1, January 2022
Susan W. Smith

The Grindstone Island Skating Trip

Manley Rusho is home from Korea and spends the day on newly formed ice, skating around Grindstone Island. From Rusho Bay past Ken Deed's house, around Point Angiers and more.

Volume 17, Issue 1, January 2022
Manley L. Rusho

Winona Circle Quilt Returns to Gananoque

The story of Gananoque’s Grace United Church's WWII quilt, a Joanne Dermenjian a Queen's Masters Student, and Jo Andrews' who produces a British Podcast . . ..

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Susan W. Smith

The Mutants Have Landed

The marmorkreb, a.k.a. marbled crayfish, is a destructive new species that first appeared in aquariums in Germany. . . They are here now, and your help scouting for them is both invaluable and essential.

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Paul Hetzler

Snowy Owls are back again!

An active bird watcher in the North County reasonably expects to see several Snowies each winter - why? It involves climate change.

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Gerry Smith

Meet Larry Asam, Photographer

The hardest part of photography is "Making the decision to get out of bed before sunrise!" Good advice from one of the best photographers in the Thousand Islands – Larry Asam, of Grenell Island.

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Susan W. Smith

Meet Ross Rowland, Train Engineer par excellence

Meet the River Rat who is committed to bringing the history of the United States to the people through railroads . . .

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Susan W. Smith

Withington's 2021 Safety Review

This may have been the least active year that I can remember. Fortunately, our incidents were few in number, and relatively mild in their impact.

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Richard L. Withington

Conserving Island Number Nine

Local property owners understand the importance of conserving Island Number Nine and the impact that the Island has on the ecological and fiscal health of the area.

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Spencer Busler

Sudoku Puzzles #98 & #99 - Yes, #99!

Here we are in the middle of January and the first month of a brand-new year. May all your Sudoku wishes come true.

Volume 17, Issue 1, January 2022
Dan LeKander

Steamboat Lady of the Lake Sailed Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River

One of the most popular steamboats on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River in the 19th century was the "Lady of the Lake," of the Ontario & St. Lawrence Steamboat Company.

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Richard Palmer

US Winter Boat Show No-Go? So, Try These Alternatives

With the NY State Boat Show cancelled, try these four alternatives! Visit dealers; hunt for safety gear; take a boating course; or binge watch videos.

Volume 17, Issue 1, January 2022
Kara Lynn Dunn