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Andes gets matching grant for library renovation work

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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

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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

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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."


Gladstone named to SUNY Delhi college council

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Walter Gladstone, a retired farmer and Andes civic leader, has been appointed by Governor Eliot Spitzer to the SUNY Delhi College Council.
The College Council is a 10-member body, with each member being appointed on a rotating basis. The primary function of the Council is to serve as an advisory board to the college president.


"The Truth About Cinderella" will be revealed at Andes show

Fairy tale adaptations have become a popular literature genre. Adaptations are built around an original fairy tale but altered in some way. Characters may be changed, the language may be simplified, or the story line might be modified.


Andes girls finish season with win over Roxbury

It’s been a season of growing pains for Andes coach Jeff Rhone and his Mountaineers basketball team. Leading the youngest team in the Delaware League, it has sometimes been hard for Rhone to track his team’s progress. That’s why last week’s, 46-36, victory over Roxbury during the final week of the season was a beacon of better things to come for Rhone’s novice team.


Cat in the Hat party planned at Andes Central School March 1

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Andes — That most famous of cats, the Cat in the Hat, was overheard in Andes Central School talking to the Gack about the Dr. Seuss Birthday Party to be held on Saturday, March 1. 


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