Complete September 2022 PDF File
Our new contributor, Peg DiBenedetto, recounts her meeting with an owl.
An introduction to our Wildlife Contributor.
Festivities to celebrate Bill Day.
A building boom in Andes
TOWN BOARD TO DECIDE ON GRANT AND LOAN REQUESTS for $2,950,000 for HIGH STREET WELLS: HAMLET WATER DISTRICTS FEES WOULD DOUBLE – September 2022
Town Board to decide on loan and grant request for $2,950,000 for High Street Water Wells.
As part of Andes Beautification Project – the Town now has a Clock located at Bohlmann Park.
Town Board Approved Greenhouse at Catskill Harvest
Various photos of Andes Community Day – August 2022
A recap of the Library’s Summer Program as well as additional happenings in the future.
When her husband asked Helen Russell if she’d like to move to Denmark for a year—he’d been offered his dream job there by LEGO—she wasn’t sure.
Complete schedule of summer events at the Andes Public Library
When I walk onto a new property, the first thing I do, without even thinking about it, is to take in the big picture.
Various news from 100 years ago
TOWN RESIDENTS RAISE QUESTIONS REGARDING PROPOSED GAS STATION Kimberly Tosi, Town Clerk, submits resignation, will move to Florida Pool Re-activated June 20th and Community Day is Sat. Aug. 13, 2022 – August 2022
Town Clerk submits resignation; Questions regarding proposed Gas Station.
A history of Summer Camps
BOOK REVIEW: THE CANDY HOUSE by Jennifer Egan; SEA OF TRANQUILITY by Emily St. John Mandel – August 2022
Jane reviews two books “The Candy House and by Jennifer Egan and Sea of Tranquility by Emil St. John Mandel”
August 2022 PDF
7 July 2022 Andes Gazette
Some photos of Memorial Day Parade and Wedding of Russell and Cassandra Spatafora
A listing of various Library happening, as well as a poem by James O’Connor “True Pat-riot-ism” and an announcement of a new Board of Trusee Member.
Two book recommendations – one from Jeffrey Ditchek and the other from Judy Garrison
A house destroyed by fire; Six Thousand dollars of registered Liberty bonds stolen from the Andes bank on May 16, 1921 and other interesting happenings.
Town Board Meeting with various departmental reports.
BOUNDARY LINE ADJUSTMENT ON FELTON ROAD APPROVED; PUBLIC HEARING HELD ON POTENTIAL CATSKILL HARVEST GREENHOUSE – July 2022
Boundary Line application on Felton Rd., application for new construction of a year-round Carbon Neutral Greenhouse on the Catskill Harvest property on Rt. 28, and other issues.
Mel discusses “Big Leaves” plants.
Come visit the Hunting Tavern Museum and learn about Andes stagecoach lines, view local maps and other interesting information.
PDF File for June 2022
By Buffy Calvert A living fence now surrounds the outdoor garden plots on Andes Central School grounds. For two weeks Ed McGee’s 7th and 8th grade science students and Sharon Tucker’s elementary art class have been hard at work removing sod and digging a trench 18 inches deep, extending the arc of the arbor previous
Newly arrived Andes residents talk about our lovely hamlet.
This article by Mel is all about “Fleeceblowers – or Persicarias”
BOUNDARY LINE ADJUSTMENT ON BUSSEY HOLLOW ROAD APPROVED; POTENTIAL CATSKILL HARVEST CARBON-NEUTRAL GREENHOUSE SENT TO PUBLIC HEARING – June 2022
Town of Andes Planning Board Meeting
PUBLIC HEARING HELD ON PROPOSED TRANSIENT RENTALS LAW; POTENTIAL TOWN GAS STATION SITES STILL LOOK PROMISING – June 2022
Town of Andes Board Meeting
A new roof being installed at the Hunting Tavern.
The DEP Police showed their newest helicopter with its state-of-the-art technology to the Andes Fire Department and discuss ways the two organizations can work together in a state of emergency.
2022 Andes Graduates
“Was the Jury Hypnotized” is jus a wonderful read.
By Pamela West-Finkle Summer is here! Yay! We made it through another Catskill Mountain winter. I’ve heard that phrase and said it to myself every year. I am happy to announce we have an action-packed Summer! In celebration of our Summer Reading Program “Oceans of Possibilities” and the 100th Anniversary of our library, I plan
New Books at the Library
As the New York Times critic Marilyn Stasio has said: “Donna Leon can do no wrong . . . [Earthly Remains] is one of her best.”
Andes Litter Pick-up Rescheduled
How many of the older inhabitants remember the winter of 1873-4??? Read all about it.
OLD TOWN HIGHWAY GARAGE IS OFFERED FOR SALE VIA SEALED BIDS Audit shows $124,000 Increase in Town General Fund – March 2022
Hamlet sidewalks, streetlamps, frozen water lines, mechanical issue at transfer station, and much more.
Town clerk issues a marriage license but left without tying the know – and other mini stories.
The third quarter began on January 31st. I am pleased to report that nearly 75% of our 5-12 students were named to the Superintendent’s List, High Honor, or Honor Roll for the second quarter.
New books & DVD’s
Updated information on Library Cards and all that is new in the Library.
Mel falls in love with the Staghorn Sumac.
Gino plays tennis on Andes’ courts, enjoys it, but realizes he doesn’t play like his 25-year-old self did.