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April 2014 Volume 9 Issue 4


TI Life Happenings April ‘14

TI Life Happenings April ‘14

Click here to see how the icebreaker makes its way through the Islands, learn about a new kickstarter program, and see photographs of spring. This winter we had to wait several weeks to find open water, in fact the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway was delayed and there are still inches of ice in bays and small channels in the river.
by: Susan W. Smith
Island Life 2014

Island Life 2014

It's that time of year again. Island Time. It's time to celebrate summer and enjoy The River in one of the most enchant...
by: Kim Lunman
"The Story of Grenell" and the Women Who Wrote It.

"The Story of Grenell" and the Women Who Wrote It.

It’s only a 5 x 8 book with 108 pages, but this little dynamo powers my unquenchable interest in Grenell Island history....
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
Buck Mullin

Buck Mullin

“That young Mullin deserves a medal... taking me across the ice under impossible conditions...” Dr. Kenneth J. Regan; K...
by: Brian Johnson
Bob Hunt as I knew Him - an essay by Donald Heberling

Bob Hunt as I knew Him - an essay by Donald Heberling

After my father, Donald Heberling, died in 2003, I found two dozen essays he wrote during his plebe year at the United S...
by: Paul Heberling
From Coal Yard to Condos – Part Three: The Gordon Family Era

From Coal Yard to Condos – Part Three: The Gordon Family Era

From Coal Yard to Condos – The History of the Gordon Marine Property on the Gananoque Waterfront  Part Three: The...
by: Tom King
Artist Maureen Sheridan

Artist Maureen Sheridan

“I am a realist” says Maureen Sheridan. Her comment made me think, “I am too.”, as I loved every piece of her work an...
by: Susan W. Smith
130-Year-Old House Tour…

130-Year-Old House Tour…

  How would you like to visit some Thousand Island homes and cottages as they were one hundred and thirty years ag...
by: Robert L. Matthews
Cole Shoal Lighthouse

Cole Shoal Lighthouse

This article is one of a series examining the early lighthouses of the Thousand Islands, in both Canadian and American w...
by: Mary Alice Snetsinger
British Soldiers witnessed the first Stars & Stripes in Battle

British Soldiers witnessed the first Stars & Stripes in Battle

Travelling down the St. Lawrence River and passing Carleton Island...
by: Dennis McCarthy
A New Wheelhouse in Gananoque

A New Wheelhouse in Gananoque

For many years the Arthur Child Heritage Museum in Gananoque has dreamed of undertaking a unique exhibit to be housed in...
by: Pat Colby
War Talks… April 25th and 26th 2014

War Talks… April 25th and 26th 2014

The War of 1812 from Sackets Harbor to the Saranac River New York’s North Country looms large at the sixth annual War o...
by: Michael Whittaker
A Visionary Leader is Needed…

A Visionary Leader is Needed…

Editor’s note:  I recently learned that the Aquatairum is moving forward with the concept of establishing RiverQues...
by: Ian Coristine
Job Opportunity in Brockville

Job Opportunity in Brockville

We received the following job description in support of the Aquatarium in Brockville.  It is the first time TI Life...
by: Susan W. Smith
Spring is finally here…a list by Dick Withington

Spring is finally here…a list by Dick Withington

After a winter of continuous cold and snow, another weekend visit of the Polar Vortex seemed routine. The Vernal Equinox...
by: Richard L. Withington
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