COMPLETE PDF FILE FOR JUNE 2022

PDF File for June 2022

LIVE-WIRE STUDENTS CREATE A LIVING FENCE – June 2022

LIVE-WIRE STUDENTS CREATE A LIVING FENCE - June 2022

By Buffy Calvert A living fence now surrounds the outdoor garden plots on Andes Central School grounds. For two weeks Ed McGee’s 7th and 8th grade science students and Sharon Tucker’s elementary art class have been hard at work removing sod and digging a trench 18 inches deep, extending the arc of the arbor previous…

OUR ANDES – June 2022

OUR ANDES - June 2022

Newly arrived Andes residents talk about our lovely hamlet.

GARDEN THERAPY: Perdy Persicarias – Fleeceflowers – June 2022

GARDEN THERAPY: Perdy Persicarias  - Fleeceflowers - June 2022

This article by Mel is all about “Fleeceblowers – or Persicarias”

BOUNDARY LINE ADJUSTMENT ON BUSSEY HOLLOW ROAD APPROVED; POTENTIAL CATSKILL HARVEST CARBON-NEUTRAL GREENHOUSE SENT TO PUBLIC HEARING – June 2022

Town of Andes Planning Board Meeting

PUBLIC HEARING HELD ON PROPOSED TRANSIENT RENTALS LAW; POTENTIAL TOWN GAS STATION SITES STILL LOOK PROMISING – June 2022

Town of Andes Board Meeting

HUNTING TAVERN NEWS – June 2022

HUNTING TAVERN NEWS - June 2022

A new roof being installed at the Hunting Tavern.

DEP POLICE GIVES HELICOPTER ORIENTATION TO ANDES FIRE DEPARTMENT – June 2022

DEP POLICE GIVES HELICOPTER ORIENTATION TO ANDES  FIRE DEPARTMENT - June 2022

The DEP Police showed their newest helicopter with its state-of-the-art technology to the Andes Fire Department and discuss ways the two organizations can work together in a state of emergency.

OUR ACS GRADUATES – June 2022

OUR ACS GRADUATES - June 2022

2022 Andes Graduates

THE WAY WE WERE – June 2022

THE WAY WE WERE - June 2022

“Was the Jury Hypnotized” is jus a wonderful read.

LIBRARY NOTES – June 2022

LIBRARY NOTES - June 2022

By Pamela West-Finkle Summer is here! Yay! We made it through another Catskill Mountain winter.  I’ve heard that phrase and said it to myself every year. I am happy to announce we have an action-packed Summer! In celebration of our Summer Reading Program “Oceans of Possibilities” and the 100th Anniversary of our library, I plan…

New Books – June 2022

New Books at the Library

BOOK REVIEW: Briefly noted – Earthly Remains by Donna Leon – June 2022

BOOK REVIEW: Briefly noted – Earthly Remains by Donna Leon - June 2022

As the New York Times critic Marilyn Stasio has said: “Donna Leon can do no wrong . . .  [Earthly Remains] is one of her best.”

RESCHEDULED LITTER PICKUP: JUNE 8TH AND JUNE 11TH – June 2022

Andes Litter Pick-up Rescheduled

COMPLETE PDF FILE FOR MAY 2022

This is the May 2022 PDF file.

LIBRARY NOTES – May 2022

Pam

Lots going on at our Library –

GARDEN THERAPY: Pruning—Loud and Proud – May 2022

GARDEN THERAPY: Pruning—Loud and Proud - May 2022

Mel gives us lessons as to how to prune trees.

PUBLIC HEARING HELD ON PROPOSED TRANSIENT RENTAL LAW and Potential Town Gas Station Sites Still Percolating – May 2022

Public Hearing on Proposed Transient Rental Regulations.

TWO APPLICATIONS EXAMINED: Potential Carbon Neutral Greenhouse behind Catskill Harvest and Boundary Line Adjustment on Bussey Hollow Road. – May 2022

Potential Carbon Neutral Greenhouse behind Catskill Harvest.

HUNTING TAVERN NEWS – May 2022

HUNTING TAVERN NEWS - May 2022

The Hunting Tavern Museum will open to the public after a two year hiatus and we are excited to welcome you back for a visit!

THE WAY WE WERE – May 2022

THE WAY WE WERE - May 2022

How many of the older inhabitants remember the winter of 1873-4??? Read all about it.

BOOK REVIEW: A TREACHEROUS PARADISE by Henning Mankell – May 2022

BOOK REVIEW:  A TREACHEROUS PARADISE by Henning Mankell - May 2022

People know Henning Mankell, if they know him at all, as the author of the recently televised Wallander crime series, based on ten books.

EASTER AT THE ANDES HOTEL – May 2022

EASTER AT THE ANDES HOTEL - May 2022

Photos from Easter at the Andes Hotel

BIRD SONGS — April 2022

BIRD SONGS -- April 2022

   I was so happy to hear the call of the robin again. They arrived here on March 9th. I thought that was a bit early, so I checked the records I had started keeping last year. Sure enough, last year they first arrived on March 19th.

HUNTING TAVERN NEWS — April 2022

HUNTING TAVERN NEWS -- April 2022

HUNTING TAVERN NEWS By Joanne Kosuda-Warner We are excited to report that our new roof for the Tavern will be installed beginning in March or April, weather permitting. Thanks to all our friends and neighbors who responded to our appeal for roof funds as well as for the O’Connor Foundation’s generous grant. This month, I…

GARDEN THERAPY: Honeysuckle

GARDEN THERAPY:   Honeysuckle

  While we are talking about the “bad” (but oh so sweet) honeysuckles, there are invasive varieties that are rampant in the Catskills that drive me crazy.

NOTES FROM MARCH 14 TOWN PLANNING BOARD MEETING — April 2022

  Back home, I connected to Zoom in time to hear a portion of the discussion on the proposed new greenhouse structure behind Catskill Regional Harvest on Route 28 north of Andes hamlet.

LIBRARY NOTES — April 2022

LIBRARY NOTES -- April 2022

by Pamela West-Finkle Happy Spring! Our board president, Judy Garrison, recently reminded me that 2022 is the Andes Library 100th anniversary!  We are busy planning lots of great programs over the next six months to celebrate.  Be sure to check our Facebook page and website for updates on our schedule. A featured program starting in…

ANDES CENTRAL SCHOOL OPENS WIDE — April 2022

ANDES CENTRAL SCHOOL OPENS WIDE -- April 2022

Andes Central School teachers Robin White and Morgan Sullivan recently received grants to purchase a large selection of books about, and written by, underrepresented populations across the globe for their classrooms.

THE WAY WE WERE –April 2022

THE WAY WE WERE --April 2022

Miss Ethel Page, a representative of the State Library was here Tuesday on matters relating to the establishing of a public library in Andes. The trustees of the library are, Dr. Jay D. Frisbee, Chas. B. Johnson, Mrs. W. C. Oliver, Mrs. Walter Pattberg and Miss Lillian F. Dowie.

SONNET FOR SHIVA — April 2022

SONNET FOR SHIVA   The kitten interrupts me every day, climbing up and prancing on my keyboard, writing nonsense, nothing much to say, yet green eyes burn as he cries, “I am Lord of all I see, the great destroyer me!” Scratch his belly to hear him purring now find understanding of the way to be. Just like a monk or student of the Tao…

COMPLETE PDF FILE APRIL 2022

4 April 2022 Andes Gazette

OLD TOWN HIGHWAY GARAGE IS OFFERED FOR SALE VIA SEALED BIDS Audit shows $124,000 Increase in Town General Fund – March 2022

OLD TOWN HIGHWAY GARAGE IS OFFERED FOR SALE VIA SEALED BIDS Audit shows $124,000 Increase in Town General Fund - March 2022

Hamlet sidewalks, streetlamps, frozen water lines, mechanical issue at transfer station, and much more.

THE WAY WE WERE – March 2022

THE WAY WE WERE - March 2022

Town clerk issues a marriage license but left without tying the know – and other mini stories.

MOUNTAINEER TRACKS – March 2022

MOUNTAINEER TRACKS - March 2022

The third quarter began on January 31st.  I am pleased to report that nearly 75% of our 5-12 students were named to the Superintendent’s List, High Honor, or Honor Roll for the second quarter.

NEW BOOKS & DVD’S – March 2022

NEW BOOKS & DVD'S - March 2022

New books & DVD’s

LIBRARY NOTES – March 2022

Pam

Updated information on Library Cards and all that is new in the Library.

GARDEN THERAPY: The Sullied but Super Sumac – March 2022

GARDEN THERAPY:   The Sullied but Super Sumac - March 2022

Mel falls in love with the Staghorn Sumac.

BOOK REVIEW: A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson – March 2022

BOOK REVIEW: A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson - March 2022

Jane recommends reading this book as it is a layman’s guide to the facts of our material universe. It is an entertaining, riveting, humbling, and hugely informative book.

BACK AND FORTH – March 2022

BACK AND FORTH - March 2022

Diane describes how difficult it is to live on a hill when there is so much snow and freezing rain.

TREE STORY – March 2022

TREE STORY - March 2022

“The Wood for the Trees” asks us to consider the role trees play in human cultural history and the way they live amongst themselves, in the sublime situation of their own autonomy.

MUSINGS ON TENNIS – November 2018

MUSINGS ON TENNIS - November 2018

Gino plays tennis on Andes’ courts, enjoys it, but realizes he doesn’t play like his 25-year-old self did.

Scenes from the 2018 Community Day Parade

Scenes from the 2018 Community Day Parade

Scenes from the 2018
Community Day Parade