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Articles from January 2008

Forgotten Architect John B. Williams, Clayton, N.Y.

Forgotten Architect John B. Williams, Clayton, N.Y.

Overlooked by history was the designer of many river landmarks--overlooked because he did not practice independently but...
by: Paul Malo
Pisces Redux: Carp

Pisces Redux: Carp

Are Carp news? Have the big fish suddenly migrated into our waters, perhaps filling some void left by decline in other s...
by: Paul Malo
Pisces Redux: Muskies

Pisces Redux: Muskies

Most of us have spent a lifetime—or a lifetime of summers—on the river without ever even seeing, let alone catching, a M...
by: Paul Malo
Sinking a Scuba Mecca

Sinking a Scuba Mecca

We think of landmarks as being on land, but we have underwater landmarks on the river. Soon we may have one more. A non-...
by: Paul Malo
Captain Jim's Hubbard House

Captain Jim's Hubbard House

Before we had hotels, we had inns. Before we had inns, we had taverns. The earliest accommodations for visitors on the r...
by: Paul Malo
The Case of the Vanishing Sturgeon

The Case of the Vanishing Sturgeon

If Muskies grow large, the real colossus of our fish is the sturgeon, “the King of Fish.” A six-foot long record-breaker...
by: Paul Malo
Vince Dee Remembered

Vince Dee Remembered

Most of us ask what a place offers us;  fewer of us ask what we can offer the place.  Thousand Islands Life co...
by: Paul Malo
Ian Coristine's Galleries

Ian Coristine's Galleries

Ian Coristine, the preeminent photographer of the Thousand Islands, produces pictures professionally. He derives revenue...
by: Paul Malo
Recent photographs by Kathy Kempson

Recent photographs by Kathy Kempson

I was initially drawn into the bay by the sight of a heron hunting there. The mist and the early morning light and still...
by: Paul Malo