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Gardening workshop

May 22, 2011

Basic of vegetable gardening at Corner Community Garden, 1pm, free. 845/557-3321.

Pre-K & Kindergarten registration

May 23, 2011 - May 26, 2011

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.

Highland approves moratoriumon on ‘high impact industrial uses’

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

Easter bunny party

April 23, 2011

Hosted by Lions Club at The Corner, 11am, free. Easter bunny visit, tree decorating, music & fun. 845/557-3321.

Tree planting

April 22, 2011

Lions Club plants 6' dogwood tree in the Corner Community Garden, 12noon. Public invited. 845/557-3321.

Stephen J. Davis lecture

May 1, 2011

Wildlife & nature photographer program at Sunshine Hall Free Library, 3-5pm, free. Refreshments. 845/557-6258.

AYSO soccer registration

April 30, 2011

Ages 4-18 may register for games throughout July at Peck's Market, 12:30pm. 845/557-3642 or 557-8061.

Highland makes headway on gas protections

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

Towns bring legal experts to region

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

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