Basic of vegetable gardening at Corner Community Garden, 1pm, free. 845/557-3321.
Children who turn 5 on/before 12/1/2011 eligible for Kindergarten. Children who turn 4 on/before 12/1/2011 eligible for Pre-K. Register at George Ross Mackenzie Elementary School through 5/26. RSVP: 845/456-1100, ext. 5176.
Rounds of applause sounded repeatedly in the Highland Town Hall, as the town council passed a six-month moratorium prohibiting high impact industrial uses such as those associated with natural gas development on April 12. Read more
Hosted by Lions Club at The Corner, 11am, free. Easter bunny visit, tree decorating, music & fun. 845/557-3321.
Lions Club plants 6' dogwood tree in the Corner Community Garden, 12noon. Public invited. 845/557-3321.
Wildlife & nature photographer program at Sunshine Hall Free Library, 3-5pm, free. Refreshments. 845/557-6258.
Ages 4-18 may register for games throughout July at Peck's Market, 12:30pm. 845/557-3642 or 557-8061.
In ongoing efforts to protect the Town of Highland from the potential impacts of gas drilling, the town board approved several motions related to the issue at its meeting on March 15. Read more
Two New York towns—Highland and Lumberland—have teamed up to learn how to pursue possible legal protections against the impacts of natural gas extraction and have invited two legal firms specializing on the topic to present information to the public on February 19 at the Eldred Central School.
“Gas drilling is a hot topic right now,” said Glen Goldstein, member of the Highland Planning Board and chair of Highland’s new energy and environment committee. “Our job is to get smarter and to report back to the town what we learn. Read more