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Articles from February 2018

Happening in February ‘18

Happening in February ‘18

This month I am a snowbird in Florida and I now I understand why other snowbirds thank me for TI Life in mid-winter! Sta...
by: Susan W. Smith
The Quaker Island

The Quaker Island

Fishing may have put the Thousand Islands on the map, but in the late 19th century, it was religion that organized the r...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
River Memories of My Dad

River Memories of My Dad

My sweet dad, George G. Wilson went to his Heavenly Home on 1/23/18. He was 92 years old. One of the last questions he a...
by: Patty Mondore
Patriot Chronicles: What the British Did with Their Prisoners

Patriot Chronicles: What the British Did with Their Prisoners

On the morning of July 21, 1928, residents of Oswego, New York awoke to find the former convict ship Success, moored in ...
by: John C. Carter
Oak Point’s Cemetery Project

Oak Point’s Cemetery Project

In 1819 the Hamlet of Oak Point in the Town of Hammond, New York was settled by George Elliot. Mr. Elliott purchased fif...
by: Kathleen Thomas
Where Has “Vamoose” Gone?

Where Has “Vamoose” Gone?

In the summer of 1947, 78-year-old Charlie Lyon patiently waited for the launch of his custom Hutchinson runabout, Pardo...
by: David Kunz
Technology Opens Window into Past

Technology Opens Window into Past

LIDAR, which stands for Light Detection and Ranging, is a remote sensing method used to survey and map the surface of th...
by: Dennis McCarthy
We’re tapping-Out in March!

We’re tapping-Out in March!

Maple Month in the Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands… Yes, as the saying goes - we’re tapping-out ...
by: Geraldine Last
The Bay… Summer events

The Bay… Summer events

We received the list of summer events planned for The Bay, from the Alexandria Bay Chamber of Commerce. So mark the c...
by: Susan W. Smith
Sudoku Puzzle # 34

Sudoku Puzzle # 34

Perhaps, make this month a couples Valentine Sudoku puzzle and enjoy it together. Good idea? ...
by: Dan LeKander