The tree lighting took place this year in front of the Hunting Tavern Museum, thanks to the Andes Society for History and Culture. Kari-Astrid Haugeto led the singing and Hank Ridder delighted all as Santa. The Tavern was full to the rafters with people of all ages enjoying delicious breads, soups and desserts.
Jack searches for his Emotionally Disturbed Grouse.
A wonderful review by Judy Garrison of The Lion King, Jr. as performed by the ACS Drama Club.
We learn all about Chartreuse plants which can add color to your winter garden.
A review of the Drama Club’s The Lion King, Jr. , and a thank you to our veterans.
Planning Board discusses short term rental regulations.
BOOK REVIEW: You Are Awesome: How to Navigate Change, Wrestle with Failure, and Live an Intentional Life by Neil Pasricha — December 2019
In a NYC bookstore, Jane meets our author and is mesmerized by his energy, his life and how he came to overcome adversity.
A 93 year old woman votes for the 1st time; Miss Geogianna Spier slipped and fell from the landing of an outside stairway and landed on the icy waters of the Tremperskill Stream 20 feet below
Observation on Cardinals and Chicadees.
Crossword puzzle answers for November and an Article Correction
A crossword puzzle
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”
Gino plays tennis on Andes’ courts, enjoys it, but realizes he doesn’t play like his 25-year-old self did.