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
Stand in Human Line of Hope for 15 min. at Four corners, 10am, $10 donation. Benefits St. Baldrick's Foundation. Food avail. for purchase. Live music. RSVP: 845/557-3321.
Hosted by Town of Highland Lions Club at Highland town hall (across from Peck's), 10am-4pm.
“The future of the school district will be decided on the second Thursday of every month between now and April,” said Eldred Central School (ECS) superintendent Robert Dufour during a recent interview exploring the long-term impacts of the contingency budget now in place at ECS. “The community’s attendance is crucial.” Read more
Lively, laugh-filled participation performance by The Storycrafters at Sunshine Hall Free Library, 6:30pm, free. Door prizes, refreshments. 845/557-6258.
Learn how pierogis are made & the art of Pysanky w/ exhibit of handmade Ukrainian eggs at Sunshine Hall Free Library, 6:30pm, free.
Members of the Tusten-Highland VFW Post 6427 joined together on June 11 at the Eldred Senior Center to honor, Paul G. Zimmermann, who was considered a community leader. Read more