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  1. Reed CrownerRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    ... life, driving for various companies, Reed Trucking, Carthage, NY, ACCO, Ogdensburg, NY, Smith Transport, Wellesley Island, NY and he was owner of Reed Crowner Trucking, Hammond, NY for ten years. Most recently he was a tutor for accounting students ...

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  2. All that jazz continues Sunday in ClaytonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Watertown Daily Times

    ... came by boat to the festival with some remaining on the water to listen to the music. Paul Sanderson of Wellesley Island came by boat with his family for a day trip to the village for the festival and a bit of shopping. “The music is ...

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  3. Edible Forest Garden workshop setRead the original story

    Friday Sep 15 | Watertown Daily Times

    Adirondack Harvest will cosponsor an educational workshop in Cross Island Farms' Edible Forest Garden from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, on Wellesley Island. Over the past six seasons Dani Baker, co-owner of Cross Island Farms, has developed just under an acre of her certified organic farm as a multi-functional edible forest garden encompassing numerous permaculture principles and practices.

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  4. Several Departments Work to Control NY Motel FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | FireHouse.com

    ... extinguished flames in about four hours with help from departments from Clayton, Fishers Landing, Wellesley Island, Redwood, Plessis, Brier Hill, Hammond and other departments. Alexandria Bay Fire Chief David E. VanBrocklin said an exact point of ...

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  5. Early morning fire destroys much of Boardwalk Motel in Alexandria BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... extinguished flames in about four hours with help from departments from Clayton, Fishers Landing, Wellesley Island, Redwood, Plessis, Brier Hill, Hammond and other departments. Alexandria Bay Fire Chief David E. VanBrocklin said an exact point of ...

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  6. Early morning fire destroys office building of Boardwalk Motel in Alexandria BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... The Alexandria Bay Fire Department received mutual aid from Redwood, Plessis, Clayton, Fishers Landing and Wellesley Island fire departments, Mr. Service said, and relied on water from both fire hydrants and the St. Lawrence River supplied by fire ...

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  7. Trails of consciousness at Thousand Island ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 10 | Albany Times Union

    Swami Vivekananda travelled to many places outside India but only a handful of devotees know that Thousand Island Park or TI Park, for short, is credited for being the epicenter of Hindu thought and philosophy in the U.S. The divine location is on Wellesley Island on the St. Lawrence River, near the Canadian border. It's listed on the National Register of Historic Places and akin to a late nineteenth century Chautauqua-like community.

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  8. Keep it going: Work on Wellesley Island border crossing project has begunRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 10 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... project since 2007.” This work is crucial to boosting the region's economy. The border crossing on Wellesley Island gets a lot of use by traffic flowing between Canada and the United States. “In 2016, a total of 590,229 vehicles ...

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  9. Educational workshop scheduled for Cross Island Farmsa Edible Forest GardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    ... events, and developing a certified organic perennial nursery operation. Cross Island Farms is located on Wellesley Island in Jefferson County. It is easily accessed from the North via Routes 37 and 12, and from the South via I-81. Take I-81 across ...

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  10. Work kicks off at $214 million Wellesley Island border crossing projectRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 31 | Watertown Daily Times

    Officials said hundreds of millions of dollars in work at the border crossing on Wellesley Island will improve the efficiency of operations and give a better first impression to those coming into the United States. “This project will not only help us secure our border, but it will allow us to welcome and efficiently process those travelers coming from Canada,” said Rose Brophy, director of field operations in Buffalo for U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

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  11. Boldt Castle sees attendance drop due to high water levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... this won't be our worst season on record,” Mr. Sanford said. The nearby Boldt Castle Yacht House on Wellesley Island was closed about three months, until the first weekend of August, due to the high water levels. The lengthy closure resulted ...

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  12. Fire destroys Wellesley Island summer homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    Battling the blaze from both land and water, firefighters were able to extinguish the flames at 45070 County Route 100A within 20 minutes and saved the fire from spreading to a nearby home. Firefighters used a fire boat from Alexandria Bay and three Wellesley Island pumper trucks to put out the blaze quickly, Wellesley Island Fire Chief Randy Beach said.

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  13. 9 displaced following Wellesley Island fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Your News Now

    The Wellesley Island Fire Department posted photos from the scene Sunday, showing the most visible damage to the back of the home. It's not yet clear if it's a total loss.

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  14. Boat, building fire keep north country firefighters busyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    Firefighters were kept busy on Wednesday morning battling a boat fire at the Thousand Island Club Marina on Wellesley Island, and responding to a second blaze later in the day that extensively damaged a marine construction company in Clayton. Emergency responders were called to the Thousand Islands Club at 10:15 a.m. after a boat called “Game Over” caught fire.

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  15. New Life Christian Church to host August services at Densmore Church on Wellesley IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... The church, on County Route 100A, was built in 1902, two years after summer and year-round residents of the Wellesley Island community came together to build a place of worship. Inside, there's an embossed tin ceiling, brass lamps and stained glass. ...

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  16. Civic engagement: Public/private partnership benefits Wellesley Island facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    In making a very generous donation, Kathryn Elliott is enhancing the value of the Minna Anthony Common Nature Center at the Wellesley Island State Park while honoring her late husband's memory. Mrs. Elliott's contribution to the Friends of the Nature Center will go toward creating the C. Michael Elliott Terrace on the northern side of the facility.

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  17. Cooperative Extension sets permaculture classRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County will hold a Permaculture Workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, at Cross Island Farm on Wellesley Island. Participants will learn about permaculture practices, take a guided walk through an edible forest garden planted with over 300 cultivars and receive a free plant to take home.

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  18. Conservancy plans program on wildlife rehabilitation in Northern New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... allow her to collect, possess, transport and care for orphaned and injured birds and animals. She lives on Wellesley Island with her husband, Steve, and a constant stream of creatures in need of help. Wildlife rehabilitation is not an attempt to ...

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  19. From the ashes: Wellesley Island Fire Department breaks ground on new stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... fire boat, ambulance and tanker. Losing the Thousand Island Park Fire Station has posed challenges for the Wellesley Island Fire Department. It has to spread its vehicles and equipment out to three facilities across the island. Coordinating ...

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  20. Popular Ice Cream Shop Rebuilds After 2014 FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Your News Now

    For more than a century, it was the spot on Wellesley Island for families and kids to have some fun in the summer time. But 3 years ago, the building on the Thousand Islands Park which housed "The Guzzle' Ice Cream and Candy shop burned in a fire.

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