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Andes School Board approves new budget

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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

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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

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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.


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