By Julia Reischel on Monday, May. 9, 2011 - 8:51 am
Laurie McIntosh, a musician, storyteller, and mom of two, spent Mother's Day on a mountainside in Andes, where, she emailed us, she found enough flowers to please any mama: A Trout Lily and a sea of Spring Beauties, is what I found on Mt. Pisgah (aka... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, May. 6, 2011 - 9:46 am
Things are finally stirring in the Catskills, now that the sun has been shining for a few days. This weekend is jam-packed full of art openings, food events, exhibitions, and shows. We'll be writing about a few of them today. For more, check out our... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Apr. 16, 2011 - 8:31 pm
A trailer containing three horses slid off the road and partially overturned on Rte. 28 in Andes this afternoon, leading to a dramatic equine rescue by the Andes Fire Department, state troopers, a Delhi veterinarian, and multiple volunteers who rushed to... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Apr. 4, 2011 - 11:37 am
Andes architect Marlys Hann is featured in Chronogram Magazine this week as the designer of a Catskills retreat dubbed the "skylight house." Hann's assignment, according to the story, was to open up a "cramped and dark" hunting cabin. So she installed a... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Mar. 18, 2011 - 8:49 am
It may not look like spring, but a stand of crocuses reaching for the sun in Andes yesterday know otherwise. Photos by Julia Reischel.  
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Feb. 4, 2011 - 10:47 am
The rural Catskills have never been an easy place to do business. When the rest of the country is popping champagne corks and watching the stock market boom, the good times always seem to pass us by. And when recessions hit, the already-hungry local... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Jan. 21, 2011 - 3:40 pm
The New York City Department of Environmental Protection sent out a press release today announcing that three stands of trees on three different parcels of city-owned upstate land will be the focus of a new forest management program. The three sites are... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Jan. 10, 2011 - 8:53 am
On Saturday, the sound of gunshots rang out in the center of the town of Andes. Andes resident Jack McShane, a board member of the Catskill Mountain Club, emailed us to explain that the shots signaled the merciful end for an injured deer found in... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Dec. 20, 2010 - 9:14 am
A grass-roots community teaching and learning cooperative is having its second meeting ever tonight in Andes, and organizer Laurie "Story Laurie" McIntosh is talking it up in the local newspapers. In an article on Saturday in the Daily Star, McIntosh told... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Dec. 6, 2010 - 6:40 pm
Zack Grapes (as Aladdin) and Jade Litaker (as Jasmine) in the Andes Central School production of Aladdin yesterday. Photo by Joe Damone.  Have a photo of a local event? Send it to us at 


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