Avian Impressions, Glimpses at Chace


Andes — Chace-Randall Gallery presents Avian Impressions, new works by Inverna Lockpez, and Glimpses, new works by Patrick McCay. The show will hang from August 10 to September 17. A reception for the artists will be held Saturday, Aug. 11 from 5-7 p.m.

Inverna Lockpez, a native of Cuba and well-known painter/curator in New York City and the Catskill Mountain region, is currently living in northern Florida, taken by the beauty of the sea and the bird life which abounds there. Hence, Avian Impressions, her most recent and stellar accomplishment.

Art history

Bank CEO gives roundtable talk


by Abigail Sanford
Robert W. Armstrong, president and CEO of the Delaware National Bank of Delhi, addressed the Andes Roundtable at the Hunting Tavern last Thursday.  Having left his banker’s suit at home, and dressed in an open shirt and slacks, Armstrong, was confident, relaxed and clearly enjoying himself as he spoke to a crowd of about 20 people on the subject of his life’s work.

Bank CEO Robert Armstrong to address Andes Roundtable


Andes — The public is invited to hear Robert Armstrong, CEO of the Delaware National Bank of Delhi, speak at the Andes Roundtable on Wednesday, Aug. 1 at 7 p.m. The presentation will be held at the Hunting Tavern on Main Street in Andes.

Armstrong is a life-long resident of Delaware County and has been involved in banking for the past 25 years.  His discussion will include his views on the current banking crisis, how it happened and the measures required to extricate ourselves from it.

Andes gearing up for Community Day


Andes — The tinhorns are sounding from hill to hollow in every corner of Andes, and beyond. From Palmer Hill the message travels up Canada Hollow, echoing throughout Dingle Hill, down to Perch Lake, and branching off to the Barkaboom and Shaver Hollow, swinging around the reservoir to Fall Clove, their echoes reverberating through Wolf Hollow until it emerges on the Tremperskill. They are not announcing a forced cattle sale as in the early 1840s.

'Digging into the Art of Nature' workshops in Andes


Andes — “Digging In to the Art of Nature Workshop Series” on Mondays through August 13 from 12:30-2:30 p.m. is an exciting series of hands-on programs designed for kids and their families.
Participants will explore the wonderful interconnected world of bugs and plants and take a look at what brilliant architects these beings are. Marvel over wasp nests, seed pods, caddis fly cases, chrysalises and the like, while all the while making art, singing songs and hearing stories about the creatures who build these amazing structures.

Andes hosts 'Battle of the Bands'


By Brian Sweeney
The Andes “Battle of the Bands” will be held on Saturday, July 14 from 2-5 p.m. at the fire department pavilio on Tremperskill Road, Andes.

The “Battle of the Bands” is a competitive musical event open to contestants ranging in age from teen to 25 years old. Participating Bands will include: P2 (Stamford); Avid Rox (Walton); Hello, Seattle (Oneonta); Atlas Arrows (Binghamton); Nuclear Fusion (Stamford); Muttonchop5 (Cooperstown) and Private Drive (Bovina /NYC).

Andes Citihope building sold; other properties bought by group


By Brian Sweeney
Citihope International has sold its longtime Andes building to a buyer that is reportedly purchasing a number of Main Street properties.

Paul Moore II, chief operating officer, confirmed the sale of the Citihope office/warehouse facility this week. He indicated that, despite the transaction, the business will definitely remain in the area.
“It is absolutely our intention to stay in the area. We are actively looking for a place to meet our needs,” he told the News.

Out of the blue

Tuesday drawing classes at Andes Library


Andes — Have you always felt the desire to draw but didn’t think you had the talent? Do you love to sketch, but want to be able to do more? Are you an avid artist but want to improve your skills? Now could be your chance.

The Andes Public Library will be sponsoring drawing classes with local artist Roshan Houshmand on Tuesday evenings through July 17.  The two-hour sessions begin at 6 p.m. Weather permitting, classes will be held in the gazebo beside the brook. Participants are invited to attend for any or all dates. Although pre-registration is helpful, walk-ins are welcome.

ASHC to dedicate 'Lost Towns" kiosk


Andes —  A kiosk to commemorate the four communities that are now “Beneath Pepacton Waters” — Shavertown, Union Grove, Pepacton and Arena — has been a special project for the board of directors of the Andes Society for History and Culture this year.

The kiosk, situated at the society’s Pleasant Valley Meeting House, on county Route 1 at the Bussey Hollow Road intersection, south of Andes and north of the Pepacton Reservoir, will be dedicates on Saturday, July 7, at 1 p.m.

Author to speak at Andes Library


Andes — There is plenty of praise from bestselling authors for John Verdon’s first novel, Think of a Number. John Lescroart writes “…eloquent, heartrending, deeply suspenseful on many levels, and relentlessly intelligent …” and Tess Gerritsen proclaims “Spectacular and mind-bending, […] the best thriller I’ve read in a long, long time. John Verdon’s writing is so polished, so nuanced, it makes me envious that I didn’t write this terrific novel.”

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