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Articles from February 2010

TI Life in February

TI Life in February

When the January edition went online three days after the Haitian earthquake. Immediately, we saw River communities participating in the global collection of assistance funds. One group of islanders went beyond the norm. Grindstone Island’s Mark Purcell, of Watertown’s Purcell Construction Corp. offered to buy, and erect, over 700 shelter tents for Haiti and to deliver same, from Florida,
by: Susan W. Smith
“The Summer Cottage: Retreats of the 1000 Islands”

“The Summer Cottage: Retreats of the 1000 Islands”

As the jacket notes describe: "most charming...
by: Susan W. Smith
Grindstone Island: Lost in Time

Grindstone Island: Lost in Time

Listen to the audio version as read by Jan Eliot  Some islands tell a story. Grindstone Island tells many of them....
by: Kim Lunman
Thousand Island Park Revisited

Thousand Island Park Revisited

The island road twists through a series of snake-like turns and suddenly there it is - Thousand Island Park- a bit of Am...
by: Trude Brown Fitelson
The New Frontenac Hotel Flag

The New Frontenac Hotel Flag

Flags abound in the islands. At Grenell Island’s July 2009 regatta, participants were asked to count the flags as they p...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
Poker Run’s Poker Stakes

Poker Run’s Poker Stakes

Despite the intentions of the Poker Run, it is frequently cited by environmentalists as an example of conspicuous consumption and pollution.
by: James Rappaport
Howard Pyle, Illustrator Extraordinaire

Howard Pyle, Illustrator Extraordinaire

The second in a series on illustrators of the Thousand Islands.
by: Robert L. Matthews
Final chapter in May Dewey’s Diary Part XII

Final chapter in May Dewey’s Diary Part XII

Part XII and final chapter of Kristen Pinkney's research
by: Kristen Pinkney
Photographs and more by Hope Marshall

Photographs and more by Hope Marshall

The early morning mist drapes...
by: Susan W. Smith
“Arctic Goose”

“Arctic Goose”

When the St. Lawrence River freezes over, one mode of transportation is by “ice boat” or “air boat”, as they are called ...
by: Rex Ennis
2nd Annual The Glass River: A Winter Photography Exhibition

2nd Annual The Glass River: A Winter Photography Exhibition

In its second year and with over sixty entries the current winter exhibition at the Arts Center is a showcase of photos ...
by: Rebecca Hopfinger