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Community Day in Andes August 9

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Strolling Main Street, Andes is a treat any summer weekend. Especially this year, now that the highway project is finally completed and we can all enjoy the beautiful new sidewalks and other streetscape amenities. But Saturday, Aug. 9, for the Annual Community Day celebration is definitely a day not to miss!


Mikhail Horowitz and Giles Malkine perform at ASHC event Saturday

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The inimitable duo of Mikhail Horowitz and Gilles Malkine is returning to Andes and will be performing at the Pleasant Valley Meeting House on the Tremperskill and Bussey Hollow on Saturday, Aug. 2 at 7 p.m. The performance is sponsored by the Andes Society for History and Culture.


Andes Smart Growth Plan focus is on celebrating history

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By Matthew J. Perry
In an attempt to collect the biggest available slice of DEC Smart Growth money, the Town of Andes is digging back into its history and unveiling an ambitious plan to showcase it—in calico.


Sen. John Bonacic officiates over dedication of Andes Hall

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By Matthew J. Perry
The Town of Andes dedicated its new town hall on Saturday in a ceremony made especially official by the attendance of the man whose name has been lent to the building.
At noon sharp, State Senator John Bonacic was on hand to cut a purple ribbon at the doors of the new facility, which is located on Delaware Avenue next to Andes Central School. Officials of Andes unveiled a plaque, now placed in the building’s lobby, honoring the senator for his work with the town and the district at large.


Andes to computerize all property tax records

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By Matthew J. Perry
The Town of Andes is setting pace in Delaware County by making property data and tax maps available to anyone with access to a computer.
At its monthly meeting on July 8, the town council resolved to spend $1,200 a year to maintain presence on the website of Systems Development Group, Inc., a Utica company that develops software for New York State real property and municipalities.


Andes Society for History and Culture opens thrift shop in former firehall

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Andes Society for History and Culture (ASHC) Thrift Shop has opened for the season in the former Andes Firehall on Main Street, Mondays to Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Items of furniture, antiques, dishes, knick-knacks, toys, books and new or good clean used clothing etc. are welcome.


Area's top female athletes took different paths to success

Carianne Fairbairn, Alisa Fersch and Jessica Srp honored for athletic achievements

Following are profiles of the top female athletes at Andes, Margaretville and Roxbury schools for the 2007-08 academic year.


Chace-Randall Gallery hosts Judith Lamb show

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Chace-Randall Gallery presents its midsummer solo exhibition: Judith Lamb, new still life paintings in oil, June 27 to August 10. A reception for the artist will be held on Saturday, June 28 from 5 to 7 p.m.


Senior projects cap learning experience at Andes Central School

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By John Bernhardt
“Whatever you do, keep this project going,” Bill Piervincenzi advised Andes Central School personnel after evaluating Senior Projects. Piervincenzi, a retired college professor and former ACS School Board member, spent two days last week as part of a judging panel observing and evaluating the Andes seniors’ presentations. Piervincenzi was impressed with the knowledge and confidence the students displayed in making their presentations.


Athletes of the Year named at local schools

By John Bernhardt
Andes, Margaretville and Roxbury schools recently named their outstanding male and female athletes for the 2007/2008 school year. This week the News profiles the male athletes. Watch next week’s paper for profiles on the ladies.


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