The Town of Highland recently completed a draft rewrite of its comprehensive plan following a lengthy process that included 16 working sessions open to the public, as well as four community-wide visioning sessions. Members of the Comprehensive Plan Task Force, which was established in April 2007, presented the draft to town supervisor Andrew Boyar at the town meeting on October 11. Read more
On Saturday, October 8, Troopers investigated a property damage accident in the parking lot of Peck's Market in Eldred, NY. The store manager stated a 1988 Chevy pickup struck the store building while attemting to park. The building sustained no damage. Donald G. Dicola, age 49 of Honesdale, PA was charged with felony Driving While Intoxicated and felony Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle 1st. He was arraigned before T/Highland court T/J LaRuffa and posted $1,000 bail to reappear in court on October 12, 2011.
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Charles Petersheim’s new offices in Eldred reflect a measure of success that is rare in this era of economic hardship. Through his company, Catskill Farms, Petersheim has built and sold 100 homes since 2004 in various towns in Sullivan County, mostly to weekenders from the city. Read more
United Methodist Church, 4pm. All animals must be leashed or caged.
Town hall, 10am-12noon, free w/ Medicare card, $15 no card. Pneumonia vaccine avail. Appointments: co.sullivan.ny.us, info: 845/292-5910.
The Fourth Annual Human Line of Hope, organized by Eldred businessman Lou Monteleone in the Town of Highland, transpired on September 18 at the intersection of Route 55 and Proctor Road. Read more
Some 300 people turned out to see the unveiling of the World Trade Center monument in Eldred on September 10. In remarks prepared for the occasion, Town of Highland Supervisor Andy Boyar pointed to several connections between residents of the town, and the events of September 11, 2001, when hijackers reigned down terror from four jumbo jets on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania. Read more
They’ll be dancing in the streets, forming a line of humans linked by love and hope in the Town of Highland. They’ll be holding letters that spell the names of loved ones battling cancer, or lost to the increasingly common disease that has claimed far too many lives. Read more
Ecumenical service of 10-year remembrance for 9/11 at United Methodist Church, 2pm. All invited. Fellowship follows at Outside Brick-oven Pizza Parlor. 845/557-8210.
As September nears, volunteers involved with the 9/11 World Trade Center (WTC) Memorial Monument in the Town of Highland continue working to complete tasks and to raise the necessary funds to establish the community site. But can it be done? Read more