Robert Macfarlane is a British nature writer – Above all, MacFarlane is struck by the realization of how far we have become estranged from the natural environment.
It was overheard on the streets of our beloved Andes, a comment from a Brooklyn hipster: “We are now really up in the boondocks.”……………..
Mel discussed “definition” as it applies to various spaces within the garden – not only defining the garden, but its appeal in defining the home.
Library reopened on July 9th with rules regarding how many people could be in the library at one time, etc. all per the Corona virus guidelines.
While weeding Diane was bitten buy a yellow jacket. She tells us all about a trap she concocted.
Peter opines on the “good old days” growing up with his friends and playing baseball on the streets of NY.
Davenport Man Ends his life; auto race called off; and other interesting facts.
Town Council Meetin of July 14th – discussed were Andes Pool, Supervisor’s Report, Transfer Station Update and more
July Catskill Crossword Answers
August Crossword Puzzle
I made a decision in the middle of March, at the time we all got serious about self-isolating, not to have anyone enter my home and not to enter a store.
I sat in a very favorite place (about two in the afternoon) with no annoying and biting black flies, as I was fully doused in OFF, totally enjoying the serenity and silence.
The Town of Andes seeks applicants for the position of Code Enforcement Officer/Building Inspector.
I want to say a big thank you to everyone who helped with our move. First, our clerk-of-the-works, Mike Houlihan, a recent graduate of the SUNY Delhi Construction Management program. He did a stellar job, not only making sure the project was up to snuff, but helping out with building new shelves, installing shelves and trim, cutting in the circulation desk, and helping to install our computer workstations.
One day I saw a good idea online. Well, I thought it was a good idea. It was to make a band around the crown of a hat using fly paper. It looked nice and might even catch some pesky gnats.
Graham Frisbee, the young son of Dr. and Mrs. Jay D. Frisbee, was operated upon Thursday for adenoids and removal of tonsils. Dr. Pace was the surgeon. [JA: Graham Frisbee was the proprietor of “The Drug Store”—now Paisleys—from the middle 1950s through the late 1970s. Dr. Frisbee, his father, was our local dentist.]
Anita Lanziero and Judy Garrison, along with many others, have thought about how a community Dog Run would benefit Andes’ dog owners and the dogs themselves
Governor Cuomo passed an executive order last week stating that swim lessons and swim instruction are an essential service. As pools are set to open in Phase 4 of the reopening plan, pool staff is preparing to potentially open the first week of July.
Answers to June’s Crossword Puzzle
July Crossword Puzzle
A wedding in Andes during the pandemic.
ANDES CENTRAL SCHOOL IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE VALEDICTORIAN AND SALUTATORIAN FOR THE CLASS OF 2020 – June 2020
Andees Central School Class of 2020
Every Spring there is a great anticipation to see what emerges from our gardens. Half of the time I don’t even remember what I planted the year before, and often I get some pleasant surprises………
Sometimes it is hard to have an experience that initiates the writer/thought process, but not this morning.
Yuval Noah Harari’s global best-seller Sapiens has cut a wide swath through the world of thinking people since it appeared in 2015……………………
As the professional sports closed during this pandemic, Peter and Linda resorted to watching old tennis matches and other sports.
By Pam West-Finkle First, I must say that I miss all of my patrons very much! Until we see how the initial reopening goes, it is difficult to give dates because in reality, no one knows. Right now the estimate is Phase IV at the end of June for us to resume curbside pickup, but
Michael admiring the flora and fauna as he quarantines at his favorite museum – Andes.
SOLAR POWER PROPOSAL AND UPDATE ON CLOSING AND RE-OPENINGS May 12th, 2020 Town of Andes Council Meeting Via Zoom Meeting — June 2020
An update on closing and re-openings due to Covid-19
The will of Louise Gerry has been admitted to probate in the state of Rhode Island and other around town news.
June’s Catskill Puzzle
Bill Duke writes a Poem about Easter
A Poem about Spring – By Jack McShane
Our Drama Club has started rehearsals for their spring production. On March 27th and 28th they will be performing the musical “Frozen, Jr.”.
Gino plays tennis on Andes’ courts, enjoys it, but realizes he doesn’t play like his 25-year-old self did.