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Articles from July 2018

News and Happenings in July

News and Happenings in July

"There is an App for That… U.S. Customs and Border Protection in the United States launched a new App for those checking in to the U.S. (Both U.S. Citizens and Visitors); The Fireworks Continue - Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands has let off steam trying to approve the new Official Plan. Learn all about it…; Diving? Then Brockville’s Centeen Park is the place to visit this summer. There are now 41 sunken sculptures placed in the St. Lawrence River, and finally --- Church in a Boat? Yes, visit Half Moon Bay…
by: Susan W. Smith
The Glorious Fourth of Yesteryear

The Glorious Fourth of Yesteryear

Independence Day, or the Glorious Fourth, was a hugely celebrated affair back in the Gilded Age. Congress didn’t d...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
Accessibility Ramp at Joel Stone Park

Accessibility Ramp at Joel Stone Park

“No problems – Only solutions,” is the motto that  Gananoque Lions Club president, Susan Tunnicli...
by: Susan W. Smith
Early Families in Westminster Park

Early Families in Westminster Park

The founders of Westminster Park were savvy entrepreneurs. They carefully laid a framework for the community, establishi...
by: Linda Twichell
Songs, like Friends, are Gifts

Songs, like Friends, are Gifts

Editor’s note:  Many in the region already know Colin Slack, but we suggested that he explain how he started ...
by: Colin Slack
The Bridge: 80 Years Young

The Bridge: 80 Years Young

Have you ever walked across the Thousand Islands Bridge? I’ve been crossing that bridge for the past 60 years (...
by: Wayne C. Strauss
Reveille Island, proud history

Reveille Island, proud history

The late Paul Malo, who was an emeritus professor of architecture a Syracuse University, created Thousandislandslife.com...
by: Susan W. Smith
Dog Owners: Be Alert to Harmful Algal Blooms!

Dog Owners: Be Alert to Harmful Algal Blooms!

New York Sea Grant reminds those of us who have dogs, who love the water, to be alert to the danger that harmful algal b...
by: Kara Lynn Dunn
Sudoku Puzzle #42

Sudoku Puzzle #42

This month we return to a Sudoku puzzle format that will be most recognizable to you. As always, the puzzle will require...
by: Dan LeKander