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Articles from April 2016

TI Life Happenings in ‘April 2016

TI Life Happenings in ‘April 2016

April showers this year are snow pellets. However, many of us have already opened the cottage and started summer ‘16 with the heat on.
What is happening: Meet our new contributors: Dan Mack, Pete M. Anderson, Lee Willbanks and 10-year-old Janevra Pier - We pay tribute to Sandy Beach Resort’s Gilbert Plaw - We ask if there is a thief on the River? - We present the Empire State Tourism Office video by Horizon Aerials. and more. . .
by: Susan W. Smith
A World of Islands

A World of Islands

The first island I ever visited was Mackinac Island in Lake Huron. Sadly, I was only three and have no memory of the vis...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
History of Uncle Sam Boat Tours - Part 1, Early Years

History of Uncle Sam Boat Tours - Part 1, Early Years

Early Years Now that the river has once again awoken from its winter slumber the familiar sight of Uncle Sam tour boa...
by: Tom King
Dock Fishing Techniques

Dock Fishing Techniques

Henderson Harbor, on Lake Ontario, is more than 100 miles by boat from Waddington, N.Y., where the Bassmaster Elite Seri...
by: Pete M. Anderson
Rite of Passage and Passing the Torch

Rite of Passage and Passing the Torch

Editor’s Note: “How I miss the Thousand Islands,” is a sentence I see in emails every month.  One of those came from Dan...
by: Dan Mack
Meet Joan Applebaum, Windy Hill Studios

Meet Joan Applebaum, Windy Hill Studios

TO EVERYTHING THERE IS A SEASON Celebrating the ever changing color palette of our landscape in Upstate New York; Acryli...
by: Susie Smith
Meet the Authors at Gananoque Literary Festival

Meet the Authors at Gananoque Literary Festival

Yes, they are back… Some of Canada’s best-known authors are coming to Gananoque for a literary festival, fr...
by: Susan W. Smith
We Love Gananoque Loop Trails

We Love Gananoque Loop Trails

It was the first day of spring, March 20th, 2016. My family and I decided to go on a spring hike to one of our favourite...
by: Janevra Pier
Sudoku Puzzle Challenge–April 2016

Sudoku Puzzle Challenge–April 2016

April Sudoku Challenge brings you two puzzles that will test your Sudoku skills! First, we will revisit the approach ...
by: Dan LeKander
The Coming of Summer to the Hardwoods

The Coming of Summer to the Hardwoods

With March and April, the snows melted away; brooks roared to life; lakes and rivers rose. Insects emerged searching, hu...
by: Robert Neulieb
St. Lawrence River Endangered

St. Lawrence River Endangered

U.S. and Canadian governments poised to remove St Lawrence River from list of endangered rivers with a simple the stroke...
by: Lee Willbanks
Poets & Writers, INK: Our St. Lawrence Shore

Poets & Writers, INK: Our St. Lawrence Shore

Sitting on the waters stone edge throwing twigs in the River aiming rocks at a distant ledge the cooler evening air make...
by: Carol Wilkins