JudyMaria Gazette

June 2024 ANDES GAZETTE

6 JUNE 2024 Andes Gazette

ANDES FIRST MOTORIZED FIRE ENGINE – 100 YEARS OLD! June 2024

ANDES FIRST MOTORIZED FIRE ENGINE  - 100 YEARS OLD!  June 2024

So in 1924, the Andes Fire Department purchased a Day-Elder truck with a fire engine body built by the Childs-Foamite company.  This truck had a 500-gallon-per-minute rotary gear pump, and, researching old records, is believed to have had a chemical tank on board also. 

WE’RE 25! SOME OF THE ORIGINALS CONVERSE — June 2024

WE’RE 25! SOME OF THE ORIGINALS CONVERSE -- June 2024

Doris Hartung:     “The Andes Gazette is an outgrowth of the Community Empowerment Initiative sponsored by the Catskill Center for Conservation & Development,” as Bill Piervincenzi described it in the First Edition of the Gazette.  During these meetings it became Bill’s vision to have an Andes local paper.

LEO KOENIG’S PRELIMINARY PLAN TO OPEN 11 DELAWARE AVE. GALLERIES AND CAFÉ/PIZZA THREE RETIREES OF THE PLANNING BOARD HONORED FOR THEIR YEARS OF SERVICE — June 2024

LEO KOENIG’S PRELIMINARY PLAN TO OPEN 11 DELAWARE AVE. GALLERIES AND CAFÉ/PIZZA THREE RETIREES OF THE PLANNING BOARD HONORED FOR THEIR YEARS OF SERVICE -- June 2024

   Before the meeting, retired Planning Board members John Reynolds, Art Reed, and Jim Darling were honored for their years of service.

VARIANCE TO REPLACE EXISTING SHED — June 2024

    Louis Russo has property on Blackberry Lane, Andes, in the Barkaboom near the Big Pond Trailhead. He wants to put up a barn-like structure and wishes to be 55 feet closer to the property boundary. No disapproval from neighbors. The variance passed with no objections following a Public Hearing.

THE RELUCTANT GARDENER — June 2024

THE RELUCTANT GARDENER -- June 2024

It’s Mother’s Day and I just finished one of my favorite gardening activities—burning the brush! The Winter season’s sticks and twigs were hogging my precious gorilla cart, the air had an Autumn chill, and the winds were quiet. It was a perfect day to light my fire pit.