The start of a new year with a dozen articles. [Photo by Ian Coristine and courtesy 1000IslandsPhotoArt.com]
Lots to report this month. Tributes to River champions: Gerry Huck and Tom Walker; Photographs, plus, some winter activities . . .
The winds howled all night. and howling winds meant Lake Ontario came barreling down the River. The water came up an estimated two to two and a half feet, and the water
spray traveled many feet/meters inland . . .
People of Kingston celebrated the opening of the Waaban Crossing on December 13, 2022. Words that come to mind are "We built it." Then make the commendable addition: "On time and on Budget!"
I purposely have delayed writing the season-end report until the season is officially over. As I write, the National Weather Service in Buffalo is issuing a blizzard and Bomb Cyclone warning for the Great Lakes . . .
We explained we had a US licensed car and a number of sails we were taking to Toronto. “No!” The customs officer said, “and if you cross this line,” . . .
Somewhere around 1943, my cousin John (Dano) and I had a winter project to fix up an old ice boat. We had been working on this old ice boat for several days now, salvaging parts from all over . . .
. . . from that point on this became the cat’s routine. He swam to Little Grenadier in the morning and returned in the evening. Each summer evening the family gathered on the dock . . .
Peter Mellon was the go-to expert on antique and classic boats going back to the late 1990’s, when he founded Antique Boat America and Canada, which lists and brokers these vessels.
“The top of my right arm is all around my cottage, my parents’ cottage, where my brother, sister and I pretty much grew up in the summertime,” he said . . .
Captain Merton H. Mellon was at the helm of his small two-masted schooner, the "Maggie L.", sailing down the St. Lawrence River on the night of November 1, 1929 . . .
Twelve stewards were hired and trained to cover over 30 boat and car-top launches across four counties, where they worked to teach the public . . .
You have already celebrated the start of 2023, so it is time to settle in and welcome a year of promise for Sudoku . . .