High school, 5pm. 845/456-1100.
The Tusten, Highland, Lumberland VFW Post #6427 installed its new officers for 2012-13 in a ceremony conducted on April 14 at the Highland Senior Center in Eldred. Sworn in by Past District II Commander VFW and Sullivan County Chaplain Al Etkin (left front), were Norman W. Sutherland, Surgeon (left rear), Robert H. Grab, Chaplain (left facing); Frederick Bosch, Senior Vice Commander; John Vonsteenburgh, Service Officer; Edward Boyer, Quartermaster; Phil Stropoli, Adjutant; Peter Barnes, Junior Vice Commander; and Peter D. Carmeci, Sr., Commander. Read more
The Eldred Central School (ECS) District Board of Education, at its meeting on April 19, adopted its proposed 2012-13 budget in the amount of $15,918,581, following many months of relentless cuts. The adopted budget reduces spending in the amount of $612,419, or 3.7%, when compared to the 2011-2012 budget. The tax levy will increase 2.0% and is within the constraints of the Property Tax Cap Legislation for simple majority voter approval. Read more
Mystery writer lecture & raffle at Sunshine Hall Free Library, 3-5pm, free. Refreshments. 845/557-6258.
Eldred Central School, 9am-1pm, by donation. Benefits Eldred PTSO.
POSTPONED to 6/10. Eldred Central School, doors open noon, calling 2pm, by donation. Benefits Eldred PTSO.
Alarmed at a process they perceive to be moving too swiftly, representatives of several hunting and fishing clubs in the Town of Highland turned out to raise concerns about a proposed zoning rewrite targeting industrial uses such as gas drilling at the town’s monthly meeting on April 10. The board listened to many of the remarks, but reminded speakers that the session was not a public hearing where comments are received. That hearing has been scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on May 4 in the Junior/Senior High School in Eldred. Read more
Help raise money for Eldred Lions Club scholarship fund. RSVP: eldredlions.org or stop by the Corner Store. 845/557-3321.
Author of "Works New Age, the End of Full Employment & What It Means to You" appears at Sunshine Hall Free Library, 1pm. royalflushpress.com or 845/557-6258.
The Corner Piazza, noon-2pm, free. Photos by Regina Lynn Photography avail.