Cheered on by adoring fans including fellow students, staff and of course, their family members, the Eldred Lady Yellow Jacket soccer team boarded a bus bound for the state semifinals in Cortland hoping to continue their historic ride. After defeating Livingston Manor 3-2 with a pair of goals in a minute and a half to win their first Section IX title since 1986, the Eldred juggernaut notched a 2-1 regional final win over Oppenheim/Ephratah/St. Johnsville on a late goal by Jordan Lepes to advance to its first-ever state final four. Read more
Widespread northeastern hurricane damage last fall led to a grant opportunity for town officials to finally relocate a historically flood-prone town facility, but actually getting to the money turned out to be like snagging an elusive brass ring. Read more
The sound of three shots from three rifles split the air as veterans from all wars involving United States military personnel were honored on November 11. Members of the Tusten, Highland and Lumberland VFW Post #6427 were on hand for the occasion as Commander Peter Carmeci officiated. Read more
T’was the night before elections and all through the hall, the new budget was heard and the increase was small. Read more
The Highland Town Board last Tuesday approved a 2014 budget that would call for a tax levy of $1,636,202.64, or a 1.33% increase in the town’s share of property owners’ January tax bills. Read more
Learn how to de-clutter your life, time and stuff in a workshop at Sunshine Hall Library (across the road from Peck's ), 2pm. Led by professional organizer Kathleen Day. No charge. Free refreshments. 845/557-6391.
New York State Police at Liberty on September 30 announced the arrest of Kevin Lemma, age 22 of Holbrook, in connection with the robbery at the Jeff Bank in Eldred on September 24, 2013. Read more
Soup night takeout only sponsored by the auxiliary of the Highland Lake Fire Department at the Eldred Town Hall, 4-7pm. Quart $7, pint $4.
Update from New York State Police: A subject entered the Jeff Bank wearing a light colored hooded sweatshirt, backwards, with holes for the eyes. The subject confronted a teller displaying a firearm and demanded money. Read more
Sullivan County Public Health Services flu clinic at the Town of Highland Town Hall. $25. www.ehealthscheduling.com/sullivan. 845/292-5910.