The low-key domestic adventures of Lili the cat.
A spontaneous gathering of happy Crescent Hill Lane dwellers viewing their newly paved road.
DOT has pledged new signage and pavement markings at the Route 28 crosswalk.
Jack claims no collusion with book reviewer, Jane Tompkins, regarding the topic of ocean surfing in last month’s issue. And now lots of wonderful bear sightings with photos.
A thank you to Alex Wilson and Irene Hussey of Wayside Cider for the fundraiser they held to raise money to provide beef to the school through the Farm Catskills program.
New patron computers are in. This is partly thanks to the O’Connor Foundation matching grant and some legislative bullet aid . Pam planned a military oriented movie to honor veterans on November 9th.
Many, many types of fire pit are discussed: black sand, Belgian block, fieldstone, firebrick.
Robyn Ciccone, introduces herself and the new Andes Chamber of Commerce.
Flooding news; long lives; a letter from M. Linn Bruce from the Western Front with General Pershing’s forces.
Although no formal request has yet been made for its input, the Planning Board discussed at length a draft of the proposed Historic Preservation Law.
The new school year has started and we have lots of events going on.
Thirty-one Andes Central School children received their first SnakPaks of the new school year on Friday, September 8th.
Jack remembers his surfing days in Hawaii and Peru, but brings us all back to his dear Andes, and the critters in our neighborhood.
The Four County Library System, Transparent Languages Online, is now available. You now have access to Over 100 languages, Alphabet Lessons, Speaking Practice and so much more. All is available at www.4cls.org
BOOK REVIEW: Surfing with Sartre: An Aquatic Inquiry into a Life of Meaning, by Aaron James — October 2017
Reviewed by Jane Tompkins I’ve always had a vague idea that in another life I’d like to be a surfer. Now I know for sure I’d like to be one, having read Surfing with Sartre, and wish I weren’t too old to start now. This is a book of popular philosophy—not written for academic philosophers
Everything you ever wanted to know about Variegated plants.
A poem by Don Knies
M. Linn Bruce, Jr. (Buffy Calvert’s Uncle) will become Second Lieutenant in the French Army. (Lots of tid bits regarding the War)
Grants available from NYSERDA to help towns reduce costs and enery use.
The Flood Commission Holds Final Public Hearing and presents two remediation proposals.
Upcoming events at ACS, as well as the hiring of a new music teacher.
Fifty one degrees this brilliant sunny July 30th morn. So happy that mountain weather has returned to the Catskills after ……………………………..
Phyllis details a wonderful concert she attended as well as discovering a new Mexican Restaurant.
Jane reviews two books.
By Pamela West-Finkle The summer flew by and the library was abuzz with the sound of children. We had five weeks of solar eclipse and solar system workshops and ended with a wonderful party on Wednesday, August 2nd where the children were excited to explore the library and sprawl out on the floor to play
Mel discusses balancing your landscaping to give it a creative and beautiful curb appeal.
Andes Community Day: Parade, birds of prey, floats, children enjoying themselves.
A correction from Michael Suchorsky
Jack takes a trip to Long Island, his place of birth and reminisces about his surfing and fishing skills – and how he tagged and released a shark, but is happy to return to Andes, his paradise.
A poem by Rima Walker
A little history regarding Andes Society for History and Culture and the ASHC Thrift Shop.
A new shop opens in Andes on the left of the Tin Horn building.
All about our dear friend and former Gazette editor, Mary Tucker.
A poem by Don Knies
I have indelible memories of encounters with wild things in my youth, some not appreciated by my parents at the time.
Although it’s been a rainy summer there was much going on at the Andes Library. On Aug. 2nd there was a Fun in the Sun party for the children.
Excerpts from messages sent home, from Paris, on June 22, 1917…… Andes is to have electric lights, and so much more.
Mel discusses the do’s and don’ts of garden ornaments.
Michael should have taken in his bird feeders.
Update on the Andes Flood Plain, and its proposed mitigation.
Seventeen years ago Phyllis discovered a community filled with so many creative and talented people.
After many years the Andes Roundtable is closing.
Stephanie Charlene’s 131 Main Street pottery workshop is now also a retail store showcasing striking porcelain pitchers, bowls, steins and plates.
New inductees into the J.D. Frisbee Chapter of the National Honor Society.