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Articles from September 2018

TI Life Happenings in September

TI Life Happenings in September

They say we own the River starting in September and I think that is true! Not many sailboats anchored in the bays and little boat traffic. This coincides with back to school, back to the office and meetings!

Check out our Happenings... a dock concert, 1000 Islands Poker Run, working barges and NOAA Water Level charts!
by: Susan W. Smith
The Friendship Islands

The Friendship Islands

“Who lives in that cottage over there?” guests often ask as they point across the water at the cottage acros...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
What I did on My Vacation, by John Street

What I did on My Vacation, by John Street

Explosive storm on the River last night! I thought I was going to be capturing it way off in the distance, but suddenly
by: John Street
28th Year of Common Tern Habitat Improvement

28th Year of Common Tern Habitat Improvement

Save the River’s program brings many successes and new challenges Common tern with dinn...
by: Lindsay Proulx
Shorebirds

Shorebirds

The world’s greatest avian travelers are in trouble. The Earth’s populations of sandpipers, plovers and thei...
by: Gerry Smith
Well-Preserved and Well-Refreshed

Well-Preserved and Well-Refreshed

I arrived at Canoe Point by kayak from Thousand Island Park and offered to pay the $6-day use fee. The friendly staff provided a Thousand Islands Land Trust (TILT) brochure, information on the winery, and some local knowledge ...
by: Stewart Dutfield
Fire Destroys 1880 Grindstone House

Fire Destroys 1880 Grindstone House

Fire claimed another notable house in the Thousand Islands, this time on the north shore of Grindstone Island. A call wa...
by: Dane Zabriskie
John J. Flanagan and Westminster Park’s St. Lawrence Anglers

John J. Flanagan and Westminster Park’s St. Lawrence Anglers

The stories of the network of Westminster Park’s families continue to unfold: The Northrup’s, the Peckham&rs...
by: Linda Twichell
Angels Among Us in the Thousand Islands…

Angels Among Us in the Thousand Islands…

A dear friend gave me a book about angels recently. I thought to myself, I have never read of anyone telling about their...
by: Mary Politis
Sudoku Puzzle #44

Sudoku Puzzle #44

Your September Sudoku puzzle brings you another challenge, now that the River has calmed … ...
by: Dan LeKander
River Sadness

River Sadness

Families on both sides of the border express their sincere sadness upon hearing about a freak accident that took the lif...
by: Susan W. Smith