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WE APPLAUD: THE ANDES HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT-IN WINTER

Judy Garrison expresses appreciation for this hard-working team

VIEW FROM GLADSTONE HOLLOW

by Letty Johnson Because I’ve never been a winter sports participant, discounting making snow angels, sledding and skating as a child, I’ve always viewed snow as somewhat of a hindrance. The prospect of skiing, snowboarding, snow shoeing or ski-mobiling do not thrill me and are all well beyond my physical capabilities. Winter, with its cold…

LETTER BOX

To the editor, Long before second homes were popular for city folk, I had a second home which was in Andes. I was there for every summer vacation. It was the home of my grandfather, Matthew Linn Bruce, the former Lt. Governor of the State of New York. After Grandpa’s death in 1936, the house…

DO YOU REMEMBER?

by Joi Brundege Do you remember when Andes had its own doctor and dentist? I don’t remember “Old Doc Wakeman” as much as I remember my parents talking about him. He delivered my sisters Elaine (born 1938)and Kathy (born 1942 ) at home with the help of his assistant. The story goes that after examining…

MOUNTAINEER TRACKS – February 2003

by John M. Burkhart, Superintendent of  Schools You may know by now that I am planning to leave my position as Superintendent of Schools of the Andes Central School District at the end of this school year. I have had a wonderful time as your Superintendent of Schools, however, I am also looking forward to…

LIBRARY NOTES – February 2003

by Gloria Carlson Now, when the winter seems longest and coldest, reading a good book in a toasty room has a special appeal. If you have a must-read book in mind, and don’t see it on the library shelves, please ask the librarian. We at the Andes’ Library will either order it from the Four…