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Articles from September 2014

TI Life Happenings in September

TI Life Happenings in September

What a summer… high water, some picture perfect days… family and friends!  Now we head into the fall ...
by: Susan W. Smith
TI Park… Then and Now

TI Park… Then and Now

Thousand Island Park is no stranger to fire. On the night of August 13th, 2014, shortly before midnight, a fire was disc...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
Cherry Island's Casa Blanca

Cherry Island's Casa Blanca

It was love at first sight that saved Casa Blanca, a grand Gilded Age estate on Cherry Island. The century-old cottag...
by: Kim Lunman
A Special Thanks to Mary Dial

A Special Thanks to Mary Dial

There may be a simple way to thank community members for acts of generosity - a thank you letter; perhaps a plaque to ha...
by: Janet Sullins & Susan Smith
A Fiery Prescription for Camelot Island’s Pitch Pines

A Fiery Prescription for Camelot Island’s Pitch Pines

Tuesday, July 22nd was a perfect day on the river – sunny and warm with a light wind blowing from the southwest. My budd...
by: Tom King
Andrée Thorpe’s Photography

Andrée Thorpe’s Photography

Editor’s Note:  This summer I had the opportunity to meet a talented photographer, Andrée Thorpe.  After...
by: Andrée Thorpe
Testimonial: Saving a Life

Testimonial: Saving a Life

Note:  This testimonial to the Northern New York EMS System was sent by Jack Elder.  The Elder family summered...
by: Jack Elder
A Bass is Too Valuable to Catch Only Once…

A Bass is Too Valuable to Catch Only Once…

Save The River’s Bass Catch and Release Program Save The River, the Upper St. Lawrence River’s envir...
by: John Peach
“The Old Woman and the River” by Ellen Glenn Childs

“The Old Woman and the River” by Ellen Glenn Childs

The old woman gazed thoughtfully at the September sky as she hung up the phone. “There’s a big storm comi...
by: Ellen Childs
“You Can’t Go Home Again!” (Or Can You?)

“You Can’t Go Home Again!” (Or Can You?)

A cold February evening in Kansas, still at least six more weeks of winter weather. “You’ve got mail” ...
by: Deane C. Parkhurst
Dreams of a River

Dreams of a River

It’s been almost 15 years since the first time I laid eyes on the beauty of the 1000 Islands. I still remember it,...
by: Tyler W. Barton