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Articles from November 2012

TI Life in November 2012

TI Life in November 2012

As we launch there are still thousands in NJ, CT, NY, and NYC, suffering from the loss of family, power, homes, and livelihoods - we extend our heartfelt thoughts..... Everyone deserves a “last hit of Summer” so thanks to Great Lake Swimmers give us a new music video… Watch it now!
by: Susan W. Smith
One Pilot's Dream: Paul Island

One Pilot's Dream: Paul Island

It's the towering tree that you first notice about this little island west of Brockville. It almost resembles a palm tre...
by: Kim Lunman
What to do?  Low Water

What to do? Low Water

Island neighbor, Catherine Hinds, tells me the water was so low the year she was born, that her parents could walk from ...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
Grant ‘Lindy’ Lucy, boatman, founder of GBL

Grant ‘Lindy’ Lucy, boatman, founder of GBL

“There’s just gott’a be a better way to earn a living than this!” Grant ‘Lindy’ Lucy, machine operator at Parmenter &am...
by: Brian Johnson
Winter With the Otters

Winter With the Otters

The best thing about Thousand Island Park is its proximity to the swamps of Wellesley Island. When I insulated our su...
by: Bob Arnebeck
The Great Escape at Singer Castle

The Great Escape at Singer Castle

Excitement is in the air! We are heading downriver on an October Saturday, cutting through the rippling waters of the St...
by: M.A. Noble
Bridge or Ferry?

Bridge or Ferry?

. . . Here I am again, sitting in my car on the Prescott/Ogdensburg international bridge, waiting in a line of traffic. ...
by: William J. Elliott
Rare Encounters

Rare Encounters

A few weeks ago, just before closing the island for the season, I awoke to a scene I had never seen before. Just beyond ...
by: Ian Coristine
Honour on Trial: The Shafia Murders and the Culture of Honour Killings

Honour on Trial: The Shafia Murders and the Culture of Honour Killings

If you were listening to the radio in the Thousand Islands, on the morning of June 20, 2009 you would have heard that a ...
by: Susan W. Smith
History Detectives…in Leeds and the Thousand Islands

History Detectives…in Leeds and the Thousand Islands

The history detectives at the Leeds and the Thousand Islands Archives (LTIArchives) are hard at work, constantly in search of their quarry.
by: Pierre Mercier
Had Enough of the War of 1812?

Had Enough of the War of 1812?

Had enough of The War of 1812? Not really? Good, because I feel the same way. Ever since the Kingston Historical Soci...
by: Bill Fitsell