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MOUNTAINEER TRACKS –MARCH 2021

MOUNTAINEER TRACKS --MARCH 2021

  I would like to congratulate our elementary Students of the Month:  Colton Weaver, Lykah DePierro, Skyler Tosi, Matthew Liddle and Faith Sass.  Keep up all the great work and effort.

COZYING UP TO GEORGE WASHINGTON — MARCH 2021

COZYING UP TO GEORGE WASHINGTON -- MARCH 2021

By Judy Garrison Did you know that George Washington had little schooling and no college? That deficit of formal education bothered him throughout his life but didn’t prevent him from writing beautifully, reading widely and having a highly developed and curious mind. Did you know that his mother, Mary Washington, a life-long complainer and apparently…

INQUIRIES FOR BUILDING APPLICATIONS REMAIN ACTIVE AND TOWN WORKS ON CELL COVERAGE: Town Board Meeting February 9th, Via Zoom Meeting  — MARCH 2021

Highway: A follow-up on the request from Highway Superintendent Bouton regarding posting of Main Street for no overnight parking during winter months. The Town Attorney is working on developing the necessary local law to implement this action to assist efficient snow removal.

100 YEAR AGO — MARCH 2021

100 YEAR AGO -- MARCH 2021

Adam Biggar, a highly respected farmer residing in Biggar Hollow in southern Bovina, died early Sabbath morning, February 27, as a result of an attack of measles. [Jim Andrews: Prior to its vaccine, measles was a deadly disease, which notoriously killed children and adults alike.]

NEW VOICES NEEDED — MARCH 2021

We are seeking out writers for articles (400-800 words)—for future Gazettes by new or relatively new arrivals to Andes. One series might be called “New in Andes.” We’d love to hear your stories on adapting to life here from any angle you choose. Were you surprised/happy to find a community? Did our severe winter weather…

LEO KOENIG:  “ANDES – WHERE I FEEL MOST AT HOME” – February 2021

LEO KOENIG:  “ANDES – WHERE I FEEL MOST AT HOME” - February 2021

For the love of a Porch, Leo Koenig has brought a house back to life.