Although retired, Mel and June are enjoying a new life – June baking delicious pies and Mel tending the Farm Stand.
In this segment of Mel’s column we learn all about ornamental grassers.
Store window in Andes.
Who would tease a bear? I would, I fess up. I tried; I failed, but captured another critter (on film.)
A new addition – a crossword puzzle – look for answers in next month’s Gazette
Students were invited by the Fire Dept. for Fire Prevention Week; The Drama Club is rehearsing for The Lion King.
A poem by Donald Knies
Pamela extends thanks to all that helped in the temporary move of the Library from it’s present location to the temporary “BLINK” Location
Feral cats in Andes and Mary’s determination to find them a home.
There is an interesting little segment on Health Insurance. Not much seems to have changed.
Mary’s battles with porcupines.
A letter from one of our readers.
Mel discusses using various paths to enliven your garden.
The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has come out with a report stating that the numbers of our black bears and fishers are declining in the Adirondacks, but both species are thriving in the Southern Tier.
Honoring one of our Hometown Hero – Don Lanziero
The last Comprehensive Plan was prepared and published in 2003 so a new one is needed. A 8 page questionnaire will be sent to all residents. Once they are received by the Town they will be collated and a Public Hearing will be held in the Spring.
Upcoming events at the Andes Central School this fall, together with a pesentation of “The Lion King” scheduled for November.
Ron Guichard opines on Merna Popper – his Muse.
Lots going on – we have received grants which will fund our construction project. We will be operating our Library from the former Blink Gallery at the T-intersection of town. We expect to have the construction completed by early summer. Stay tuned for all updates.
Jane came across this book in a secondhand bookstore where she’s gone to look for something else—a book they didn’t have. As with many things of this nature, the accidental find turned out to be a gem. Uncommon Carriers, originally published in 2006, consists of essays most of which had been published in the The New Yorker.
A fire breaks out on Delaware Ave., free clinic available to diagnose tuberculosis…………………..
One of Diane’s chickens seems to think she is the “Queen Mother”
Celebrating Community Day with Pictures
Spacing plants for maximum results.
We have all seen the common “deer crossing” signs that forewarn of the high potential that a deer will run………………………..
A few notices regarding school opening, capital building project, evening of excellence and the November Drama Club performance of the Lion King.
Preliminary survey and design has started on treating the stream corridor on Andes Central School property.
I’ve been jumping time these past few years while occupying the space at the current moment. ……………………………..
Happy Birthday Andes, Navy Band Concert, APL Moving Day and so many other notices.
An odd thing about the current uproar over immigration is its monumental lack of self-consciousness.
Diane talks about strawberries and blue jays.
There is a story to how Debbie and Bob Abbate happened to amass their glass and pottery collections, some of which are now represented in the delightful pop-up store at the back right at Paisleys at 75 Main Street in Andes.
The main reason for my visit was to see what remained of the landscaping done by Fletcher Steele at Ancrum, the home of Angelica Gerry, the only daughter of the Colonel and Louisa Gerry.
I have been watching a family of woodchucks that have been maturing slowly but very surely. They were born to a mom that had denned under the pole barn and the young have progressed to maturity unhindered by my scrutiny.
We are temporarily relocating to the Blink Gallery on Main Street while our construction project takes place.
We need boxes and people able to lift and carry those boxes. Non-essential, low circulation items are going to be taken to the CitiHope storage space throughout the next month
One day, I noticed two of my chickens fighting like roosters. On closer inspection, they were fighting over a snake which one of them soon triumphantly carried off, dangling from her beak.
Later, during the regularly scheduled meeting, the Board voted to charge no fee for use of the Depot by residents. Non-residents will be charged $50. A $100 deposit to cover cleaning is refundable if the place is found clean after use.
The intelligence and honesty with which Westover tells her story are compelling. The story is not simple, not black and white. She doesn’t offer pat excuses for her own mistakes or gloss over difficult issues.
All roads will lead to Andes, on Wednesday, August 6th, the date set for the Welcome Home demonstration to be given by the townspeople in honor of the boys from the town of Andes in service during the World War.
On June 10th, the entire ACS student body and faculty marched into a light rain to line the sidewalk in front of the new bridge across Liddle Brook where Dr. Chakar, State Senator Seward, members of the School Board and residents awaited them.
The Town Board Meeting is cancelled for August. ZBA will meet on 2nd Monday at 7 pm in future.
The couple, readying for a celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary in early July, both individually and together radiate humor, enthusiasm, and appreciation for this setting and the life they are leading.
Gino plays tennis on Andes’ courts, enjoys it, but realizes he doesn’t play like his 25-year-old self did.