Andes team wins Oneonta tournament

It was the best of three as Jefferson and Andes clashed in the Oneonta Boys and Girls Club basketball tournament over the weekend. The two teams met three times before the Andes squad was crowned the 2008 champions.

ACS Travel Club explores Puerto Rico for an eco-tourism learning experience

By John Bernhardt
Mysterious blue green light brightens the bay creating a magical, balmy night experience. Sixteen students from Andes Central School marveled as their kayaks sliced through Bioluminescent Bay illuminating her waters. Like shooting stars, fish flash by in the water.

Andes School Board approves new budget


By Matthew J. Perry
The Andes Central School Board of Education has approved a proposed budget for the coming school year that will contain administrative cuts along with increases for the program and capital budgets. In aggregate, the school expects a modest increase over this year’s expenditures.

Free storytelling concert in Andes set for Friday


Bilingual‚ÄÇstoryteller Gregorio Pedroza delights audiences of all ages with his imaginative tales told in both English and Spanish. This free concert, hosted by the Community Storytelling Troupe,‚ÄÇwill be held at the Andes Library, Friday March 28 at 6 p.m.

Andes gets matching grant for library renovation work


By Matthew J. Perry
After receiving a matching-fund grant for historical preservation and improvement, the Town of Andes is ready to begin a renovation of the Bohlman Public Library. Since the town planning board reviewed plans for the renovation last year, the approval of that body was not required for work to begin on the interior of the existing building.

Community Storytelling Troupe will offer spring, fall workshops

Do you love stories? Do you remember how it feels to curl up in bed, basking in the rise and fall of a loved one’s voice telling you a tale as you drifted off to sleep? Or perhaps you’ve been the tale-teller yourself, sharing the magic of story with your own family around the dinner table, a room full of friends, or a classroom full of wide-eyed students. Whatever your experience, even if you have no experience at all, the Community Storytelling Troupe invites you to join in an exciting new project!

Grant assists Andes Library


State Senator John J. Bonacic announced last week that the Four County Library System will receive over $99,000 in state construction grants for renovations to the Andes Public Library.

Andes signs off on garage project and agrees to CCC participation


By Matthew J. Perry
The Andes Town Board announced yesterday that the new $1.7 million highway garage project is up and running, while affirming its support for and participation the Central Catskill Collaborative.

Best-selling author to speak in Andes

Best-selling author Susan Richards will speak at the Andes Roundtable at the Hunting Tavern in Andes on Wednesday, March 26 at 7 p.m. Richards’ book, “Chosen by a Horse,” has been on the New York Times’ non-fiction best seller list for the past year. 

ACS students reveal "Truth About Cinderella"

Separating Cinderella from her beloved mops, dust clothes, and brooms was a team effort on the stage at Andes Central School during the production of last weekend’s musical, "The Truth About Cinderella."

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