A new venture: Zenda Farms Preserve

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Thousand Islands Land Trust’s Zenda Farm Preserve.

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The Mighty Muskie: The Elusive King of the River

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Richard Clark, Signman Charters, takes people around the St. Lawrence River to fish for muskies.

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‘Welcome to New York’: New visitors center in the 1000 Islands showcases the best of NNY

PROVIDED BY NEW YORK STATE EMPIRE STATE DEVELOPMENT Renderings of the new North Country Welcome Center at Collins Landing.

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Like Father, Like Son: Clayton business owners complement construction with supporting enterprises

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Lance Peterson, Sr., and Lance Peterson, Jr., stand in one of the new condo apartments on Riverside Drive in Clayton where they recently completed. The father and son duo’s businesses worked together to complete this project.

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20 Questions: Family Vines Run Deep at Coyote Moon Vineyards

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Philip Randazzo, owner of Coyote Moon Vineyards in Clayton, holds onto a popular bottle of wine, left, and the new label wine being produced at the vineyard.

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For the Love of Food, Family and Fine Wines

DAYTONA NILES / NNY BUSINESS The Di Prinzio family stands in front of Di Prinzio’s Kitchen, located at 428 Riverside Drive in Clayton. The restaurant will feature outdoor seating in the summer.

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September Small Business Startup: Grindstone Fabrications

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Chris Matthews, left, and Jeremy Kellogg own and operate Grindstone Fabrications in Clayton.

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Growing Golden Along the River’s Edge: Jewlery designer focuses on giving back culturally

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Emilie Cardinaux with hand made items in her shop, The Golden Cleat in Clayton.

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The Taste of Tourism

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May 20 Questions: Jeff Garnsey

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Growing up along the St. Lawrence River, Jeff Garnsey comes from a long line of outdoor guides and navigators. Today, after 26 years of serving with the U.S. Navy, he is fufilling his dream of continuing the family tradition and is a master captain and guide operating Garnsey’s Classic Island Cruises throughout the Thousand Islands region. We spoke with Mr. Garnsey about his career path and life on the water.

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