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Articles from September 2015

TI Life Happenings September 2015

TI Life Happenings September 2015

End of the Summer – Heat, rain, cold… but somehow these River days can be the best. Lots to report this month... TIERS Campaign; Danger Floating; Tad Clark's Excursion; Story telling on Murray Isle and, yes, fishing. We top it all off with a special September Video.
by: Susan W. Smith
The Plastic Curtain After 9/11

The Plastic Curtain After 9/11

Pearl Harbor   ---   JFK’s Assassination    ---  9/11    --...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
For the Love of Food and Yoga (and the River), A Book Review

For the Love of Food and Yoga (and the River), A Book Review

“We should write a book.” It was just an off-hand comment made in the kitchen, as two neighbors made dinner. Or was it? ...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
Fire! Fire aboard the “Watertown!”

Fire! Fire aboard the “Watertown!”

Captain Coleman Hinckley Sr. had just rolled over in his bed, disturbing his wife Isabella when he heard what sounded like a commotion about a block away.
by: Brian Johnson
Time to do the Laundry…

Time to do the Laundry…

The other day my daughter walked in and said, "You look tired Mom, are you feeling okay? I hadn't thought I was...
by: Nancy Bond
Singer Castle and the Milke Way

Singer Castle and the Milke Way

My husband and I went over to Singer Castle this past July to do a book signing. This also always gives us a good excuse...
by: Patty Mondore
The Gift of a Maritime Museum

The Gift of a Maritime Museum

“I know a new museum is in Chippewa Bay, but I am not sure where?” I said. “Go back down the ro...
by: Susan W. Smith
V… by Linda Rowe

V… by Linda Rowe

I hear the muffled shots in the distance, the close volley that signals the hunt has ended. Visions of a succulent roasted wild goose...
by: Linda Rowe
Thousand Island Park: How Much Like Chautauqua?

Thousand Island Park: How Much Like Chautauqua?

One cannot spend much time on Thousand Island Park without hearing about the Chautauqua Institution, or more simply, “Ch...
by: Raymond Kowalski
Hunter Grimes III, a River’s Loss

Hunter Grimes III, a River’s Loss

For those of us on the River who knew Hunter F.  Grimes III, the news of his death in early September was sad indeed.  O...
by: Susan W. Smith
Labor Day Weekend, Boats Burn at Peck’s Marina

Labor Day Weekend, Boats Burn at Peck’s Marina

The flames in the engine compartment kept wanting to reignite, but the firemen finally won the battle...
by: Ken W. White
Secrets of Hog Island

Secrets of Hog Island

There have been several islands that have gone by the name of Hog including the current McDonald Island in the Admiralty...
by: Paul Coté
Richard F. Palmer’s Collection

Richard F. Palmer’s Collection

Richard F. Palmer is a retired newspaper editor and reporter and well known for his weekly historical columns for the “Oswego Palladium-Times” called "On the Waterfront."
by: Richard Palmer
Part 2–Sudoku Pairs, Triplets and Quads by Dan LeKander

Part 2–Sudoku Pairs, Triplets and Quads by Dan LeKander

Editor’s note:  Do you tackle a Sudoku on your cottage veranda, sailboat cockpit, or at a campsite?  TI ...
by: Dan LeKander