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Articles from April 2010

TI Life in April 2010

TI Life in April 2010

As promised our authors and team members are keeping track of important River issues:
“Many NY State Parks are slated to be closed” … From Governor Patterson after the National Park Service joined the fray… and “Offshore wind turbines in Lake Ontario” The engineer who designed the 86 turbines on Wolfe Island, has been granted approval to build 60 towers in Lake Ontario…

by: Susan W. Smith
Workin’ “Robby Bay”

Workin’ “Robby Bay”

Every spring begins as the birds migrate, the snow melts and the little white and green tug boat sitting in Massena, New...
by: Michael Folsom
Thousand Islands Ink

Thousand Islands Ink

Kim Lunman publishes the premiere issue of an annual magazine on the Thousand Islands.
by: Susan W. Smith
Sherman Ward: Portrait of a Man

Sherman Ward: Portrait of a Man

Sherman C. Ward Jr. is one half of the dynamic duo known as Sherman & Ann. A busy man with many roles: Director, Pla...
by: Hope Marshall
Henry R. Heath: Union Soldier, Thousand Islands Pioneer

Henry R. Heath: Union Soldier, Thousand Islands Pioneer

Henry R. Heath was one of the visionary builders of the Gilded Age. However, Heath was not always destined ...
by: Steven D. Glazer
A “Long” Distance to Wolfe Island

A “Long” Distance to Wolfe Island

“Number please?” “Hello... Hello Mabel?” the female voice on the other end of the line was near panic. “Can you get Doctor Regan?
by: Brian Johnson
Summering Among the Thousand Islands

Summering Among the Thousand Islands

Charles S. Graham was an itinerant, self taught sketch artist born 1852 in Illinois.
by: Robert L. Matthews
River Memories

River Memories

I captained the old Snider 1000 Islands tour boats from 1978 to 1980...
by: Paul Reilly
The Beat Goes On…

The Beat Goes On…

Music has been part of island life on Grenell since Uncle Otis had a heavy square grand piano pulled across the ice back...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
Joseph Leyare, The Great St. Lawrence Boat Builder

Joseph Leyare, The Great St. Lawrence Boat Builder

One can’t discuss boat builders in the Thousand Islands without talking about Joseph Leyare.
by: Bonnie Wilkinson Mark
Singer Castle in Print

Singer Castle in Print

After finishing a documentary DVD, a book, and then an updated version of our movie, we were pretty sure that we had com...
by: Patty Mondore
Early Pugilism in the Islands

Early Pugilism in the Islands

In 1867 the Marquess of Queensbury brought structure to the sport of prize fighting. These rules instituted the three mi...
by: Rex Ennis