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Articles from January 2019

TI Life Starts 2019!

TI Life Starts 2019!

This month I can guarantee you will learn more than you expected in TI Life. 1889 Hop! Seaway Review! Tour Boat History! Reinman's Newsstand! Westminster Park! Crab Dib! Santa Comes, Hoar Frost, Asian Carp, Frozen River, Stubborn Sudoku... and more! Check them out first right here in this article.
by: Susan W. Smith
The Golden Age of 1000 Islands Tour Boats

The Golden Age of 1000 Islands Tour Boats

Tourism became a booming business for the Thousand Islands region, in the 1870s, after the beauty of the area was public...
by: Tom King
Great Lakes–St. Lawrence Seaway 2018 in Review

Great Lakes–St. Lawrence Seaway 2018 in Review

The 2018 Seaway season was rather smooth sailing. Reports of groundings or lock damage were minimal, while the amount...
by: Michael Folsom & Joanne Crack
Early Westminster Park Families: The Hanford Family

Early Westminster Park Families: The Hanford Family

The Westminster Park Board of Trustees carefully planned every aspect of their new island community: the placement of th...
by: Linda Twichell
Frosted by the Weather

Frosted by the Weather

When the thermometer starts dipping into negative values at night, and only rises into the single digits in the day, the...
by: Paul Hetzler
A Stroll To Reinman’s Newsstand on Clayton’s Memory Lane

A Stroll To Reinman’s Newsstand on Clayton’s Memory Lane

The newsstand was a compact little store with a loyal year-round clientele. They came by every day for their newspapers, pipe and chewing tobacco,
by: Cary R. Brick
Help Block Asian Carp

Help Block Asian Carp

Two species of Asian carp, bighead and steel carp, are daunting invasive fish, weighing 80 to 100 pounds. They jump when frightened, which can injure...
by: John Peach
Depth of Field: The Story Behind the Image “Frozen River”

Depth of Field: The Story Behind the Image “Frozen River”

While this may appear at first glimpse to be a very simple and straightforward photo, there were three deliberate decisi...
by: Chris Murray
Sudoku Puzzle #48

Sudoku Puzzle #48

As we begin a new year, let’s pause and ask ourselves how we would evaluate our Sudoku skills. You could be a begi...
by: Dan LeKander
The River Gal: Cape Vincent Crab Dippers

The River Gal: Cape Vincent Crab Dippers

  Although boats have been washed-up, wrapped-up and winterized, true boaters are still living and breathing the...
by: Nicole Hartshorn