Be sure to come to the fall show of “Captain Louie, Jr.” on November 9th & 10th.
Just getting out into nature is enough to propel happiness. Plus local sightings during this season.
Read to find out how Mel, the “grumpy gardener,” administered some of his own medicine.
Can people really tell a dog from a bear, and was Duke going to be safe roaming freely?
Proclamation of Liberty Day (now called Columbus Day) and an interesting history of the Spanish influenza, currently raging.
Phyllis watches and speculates about “parading” turkeys in her backyard.
So many events and programs to read about. Rock and Roll Trivia Night re-scheduled to October 25th.
Scenes from the 2018
Community Day Parade
A new bridge is being built over Liddle Brook at the Andes Central School.
Mrs. Jackie Frederick is the new Dean of Students/CSE Director.
Order bulbs, cutback perennials and if there is time and inclination, divide some perennials.
“It’s hard to believe that this is a first novel, the writing is so assured, fluid, and well-paced.”
Great summer programming, construction grant money awarded. PLEASE NO MORE BOOK DONATIONS WITHOUT APPROVAL. NO SPACE!
Birds, deer and bear, and speculation on the prey-predator outcome.
bugs and bales and no definitive answer to why the chickens crossed the road
Speaking of the moth, Suchorsky says, “It’s embrace of the night was mine as well.”
While drivers of autos on Sunday are disapproved of by the editors, cars were considered important contributors to patriotic parade in town.
The story of the squirrel-proof bird feeder. And don’t miss comic illustration by Cara.
Phyllis enjoys her stroll on Route 28, as well as The Franklin Stage Coach Run Studio Tour , The Honest Brook Music Festival, Glimmerglass Opera and last, but not least – The Andes Garden Tour.
Dave Ballantine sold his banking business in Andes…..
Jack is happy that the bluebirds, after a two year no-show, have returned.
The Keeper of Lost Things seems at first, to be hopelessly whimsical but turns out to contain enough tragedy, bad luck and unjust circumstances for ar least three novels, and to fashion imaginative resolutions for several damaged lives.
Diane loves berries and has some tips on how to destroy Japanes Beetles.
All about Garden Tours in our area.
Councilman Dale Cole announced that his aunt, Barbara Oliver Cole, had given him a valuable Gould Map of Delaware County. This map will be restored and will be given to the Town for display in the Town Hall.
How Laurynn Weaver’s senior project became John Hopkins Memorial Garden on the school grounds.
Kari waxes sweet on our farmers’ markets, bees, honey, Hillside honey, and our library.
Follow Jack’s wonderful birding observations on the evening of May 3rd.
This book brings alive (as does Jane’s review) not only the complexity of Martha Gellhorn’s relationship with Hemingway, but the incredible life and career she lived on her own.
An ice cream social with participatory performance for kids, a garden tour, and a whole roster of summer workshops for kids are scheduled for this summer.
Mel starts his garden designs with big picture elements like mass plantings, shrubs and paths. Check out the before and after photos.
By Michael Suchorsky Most upsetting. Tree Swallows return in fewer numbers every year. I have set up 16 birdhouses on flanges attached to steel poles with rodent guards—to stop shrews, chipmunks, red squirrels, weasels, fishers and raccoons from having fledglings, or eggs, for lunch. Most successful. But today a bear laid waste to one of
Lots of discussion on Beech Hill pipe replacement and photos of deck replacement on High Street bridge.
The adventures of Phyllis and the flies — a little bit of horror and a little bit of humor, too!
Learn from Diane how chickens and bugs and vegetable gardens interact, what works and what doesn’t
Check out the rules imposed by government agencies with the goal of helping the war effort.
Everything you need to know about haybale gardening.
June 9th, 2018 – 3 pm to 5 pm Bring a chair or blanket and snacks – All are Welcome On June 9th at 3 pm the first ever Andes Town Social will be hosted in the gardens beside the Andes Presbyterian Church. Everyone in the area is welcome to attend and participate in this
Lots about coyotes and breaking news about a strutting Tom turkey and what he was observed doing!
Pam is particularly pleased with the two Libraries Rock! youth program grants from the O’Connor Foundation which will help the library to put on many music programs and workshops.
The recent wedding of Harry and Meghan reminded Judy of a ghuzal she had written about the English royals, featuring the Queen
Thanks are extended to all who have helped, with special gratitude to the Andes Presbyterian Church whose kitchen they use.
“Time like a river flows one way
And with it we ride…”
Be sure to read the story of the disappearance of little Madeline Owens.
Spring in the cit y is earlier, but Michael revels in Andes Spring when it unfolds in all its glory.
Mel discusses perennials for the woodland by color, and then gets into “some unabashed foliage and texture.”
All about the graduating class.
The Andes Planning Board approved the new Agricultural Incubator at the Andel Inn. The Andel Inn will be purchased by the Delaware County Industrial Development Agency which proposes to install an agricultural incubator run by the Chamber of Commerce Develoopment Foundation.