13 articles for April. Please remember to wear life jackets until the end of May. Be safe not sorry. [Spring photo by Ian Coristine and courtesy of 1000IslandsPhotoArt.com]
Nothing says Spring better than seeing the channel and shoal makers placed in the River where they belong! Tribute to John Bishop, Human Trafficking, and a new Events team member introduced.
For months, so many of us sit at home miserable from the frigid cold temperatures while dreaming of being back at the River. With many of those dreams come the visions of massive red and blue freighters dancing in our heads . . .
April is a special month in the Rusho family as Manley has a birthday and will turn 92 this year. . .
I first saw the spring some 80+ years ago, when I was about 8 or 9 years old. I was assigned to fetch drinking water for the schoolhouse . . .
. . . Perhaps the most controversial product on Cell Signals’ patent is synthetic Milk of Human Kindness.
St. Patrick’s Day, and I’m kayaking toward my island cottage after wintering out-of-state. The sheltered bay I normally use this time of year is still half-covered with thick ice . . .
The variety of ways that mail has snailed or raced from Gananoque to its recipients over the years is quite interesting. ‘Rocket Mail’ has to be the most unusual and with good reason . . .
Great Grandma Capitola Dingman was born in 1891, one of 14 children from a second-generation pioneer family of Alexandria Bay. . .
The 'Pinkie', likely honouring one of Qantas’ past navigators, was a Canadian-built DASH-8 twin turboprop designed to land on tiny airstrips anywhere, and in this case, on ‘Howe Island’.
At the end of a night of skating we kids would be told to grab the shovels and clean the rink . . .
In the mid-19th century, as many as one hundred ships wintered in such ports as Oswego. As soon as the ice melted, Oswego came alive like a bear awakening from its long winter’s nap.
We have both exciting new artists and returning favourite artists. Some of the new artists are profiled here . . .
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