PDF File for 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
Newly arrived Andes residents talk about our lovely hamlet.
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
A new roof being installed at the Hunting Tavern.
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.
2022 Andes Graduates
“Was the Jury Hypnotized” is jus a wonderful read.
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 at the Library
As the New York Times critic Marilyn Stasio has said: “Donna Leon can do no wrong . . . [Earthly Remains] is one of her best.”
Andes Litter Pick-up Rescheduled
This is the May 2022 PDF file.
Lots going on at our Library –
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.
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!
How many of the older inhabitants remember the winter of 1873-4??? Read all about it.
People know Henning Mankell, if they know him at all, as the author of the recently televised Wallander crime series, based on ten books.
Photos from Easter at the Andes Hotel
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 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
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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
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
Hamlet sidewalks, streetlamps, frozen water lines, mechanical issue at transfer station, and much more.
Town clerk issues a marriage license but left without tying the know – and other mini stories.
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
Updated information on Library Cards and all that is new in the Library.
Mel falls in love with the Staghorn Sumac.
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.
Diane describes how difficult it is to live on a hill when there is so much snow and freezing rain.
“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.
Gino plays tennis on Andes’ courts, enjoys it, but realizes he doesn’t play like his 25-year-old self did.