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Martin Lawrence

Martin W. Lawrence, 78, of Grand Gorge, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at the A. O. Fox Memorial Hospital, Oneonta.
Marty was born April 11, 1935, at Johnstown, PA, the son of Martin and Frances (Rose) Lawrence.
He married Carol Jacob on July 11, 1961, at Bronxville. Marty graduated from Penn State University on March 23, 1963.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1957 until 1961 and served in Korea during his enlistment.


Young Andes girls basketball squad learning the game

By John Bernhardt

Courtney Hoyt, the new Andes girls’ basketball coach, comes from good basketball pedigree. Hoyt’s 2006 Downsville Eagles high school basketball team made it all the way to the New York State finals in her junior year.


Andes Dems have Town Board primary

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By Joe Moskowitz
Registered Democrats in the Town of Andes are being asked to make an unusual decision on Tuesday, Sept. 10. They are being asked to choose which one of three men they want to put on the ballot in November as candidates for the town board.


Andes Dems court local voters

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By Joe Moskowitz
Democrats do get elected to public office in Delaware County but it can be an uphill battle because there are about 13,000 registered Republicans and only about 8,000 registered Democrats.
But the Andes Democratic Committee sees “second homers” as a key to changing the political landscape


Andes pool is great place to beat the heat

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By John Bernhardt
With temperatures this week near 90 degrees, heat weary folks from Delaware County have one safe haven where they know they can find relief – the Andes community swimming pool. As it has for nearly 45 years, the Andes pool welcomes folks from anywhere and everywhere to enjoy some outdoor relaxation and/or ‘safety first’ water fun.


'Portraits' opens July 13 at Chace

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Andes — Chace-Randall Gallery presents Portraits of Ancient Linen, new paintings by Gail Rothschild. A reception for the artist will be held Saturday, July 13 from 5 to 7 p.m.

The exhibition is comprised of seven works in acrylic on linen, all rendered from images of actual museum linens: neatly folded loin cloths of the Architect Kha (ca. 1550 - 1070 B.C.), a blue Kerchief from King Tutankhanum’s embalming cache (Egypt 1336 - 1327 B.C.), and The Dead Sea Scrolls.


Andes gears up for Battle of the Bands

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The Andes Battle of the Bands Broadcast promises an exciting day of music and fun on Saturday, July 13 at the Andes Fire Department.

Organizers want to build upon the success of last year’s pilot event that attracted 22 young musicians and over 100 audience members.

Once again Andes Works! and the Andes Fire Department are collaborating with WIOX Community Radio to provide the venue for musicians to present (often original works) in a professional environment affording experience and regional recognition.


Longsword martial arts competition comes to Andes

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By Brian Sweeney
The NY Historical Fencing Association host will host a unique martial arts event on June 1 and 2 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Andes Central School gymnasium.

The tournament will feature three types of competition — longsword fencing, cutting resilient targets with sharp swords and wrestling.

Organizer Michael Edelson operates the NY Historical Fencing Association (NYHFA) from his home in Andes. He explained that this weekend’s competition is expected to draw about 25 competitors, most coming from up and down the east coast and one from British Columbia.


Andes hosts Doylestock

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Andes — Six of the region’s best bands will perform at an all-day music festival on Memorial Day Weekend as a tribute to their late friend and supporter, radio host Terry Doyle.

The event, dubbed “Doylestock,” will be held outdoors on Sunday, May 26, at the Andes Hotel Summer Shack (www.andeshotel.com), 110 Main St. in Andes.

Bands will perform from 2 to 8 p.m. The Doylestock lineup features Heaven’s Back Door, The Honest Mistakes, The Blues Maneuver, George Kilby Jr. and the Road Dogs, Just Throw Money, and Esquela. Deejay Patrick del Rosario will host.


Andes' Coss high-jump champ in Tri-Valley League competiton

By John Bernhardt
It was an unexpected force, like letting the genie out of the bottle. Shianne Coss had never attempted a track and field high jump until just three weeks ago. Coss, who competes on the Andes Central School track team, had only one practice in an actual high jump pit, an afternoon spent at SUNY Delhi learning to actually launch herself over the bar. The Andes junior has tried her hand at her new pursuit in competition just two times. Yet, Thursday afternoon at the Tri-Valley League track and field championships, it was Coss wearing the championship gold.


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