T’was the night before elections and all through the hall, the new budget was heard and the increase was small. Read more
The Highland Town Board last Tuesday approved a 2014 budget that would call for a tax levy of $1,636,202.64, or a 1.33% increase in the town’s share of property owners’ January tax bills. Read more
Learn how to de-clutter your life, time and stuff in a workshop at Sunshine Hall Library (across the road from Peck's ), 2pm. Led by professional organizer Kathleen Day. No charge. Free refreshments. 845/557-6391.
New York State Police at Liberty on September 30 announced the arrest of Kevin Lemma, age 22 of Holbrook, in connection with the robbery at the Jeff Bank in Eldred on September 24, 2013. Read more
Soup night takeout only sponsored by the auxiliary of the Highland Lake Fire Department at the Eldred Town Hall, 4-7pm. Quart $7, pint $4.
Update from New York State Police: A subject entered the Jeff Bank wearing a light colored hooded sweatshirt, backwards, with holes for the eyes. The subject confronted a teller displaying a firearm and demanded money. Read more
Sullivan County Public Health Services flu clinic at the Town of Highland Town Hall. $25. www.ehealthscheduling.com/sullivan. 845/292-5910.
Following director Josh Santoro’s September 10 report, Highland Supervisor Andrew Boyar called the Highland-Lumberland summer basketball camp a success, saying, “I’m sure we will continue it.” Read more
The first responders/emergency service providers, the VFW Post and the Town of Highland will conduct a Memorial Service at Heroes’ Park, 7pm. The public is encouraged to attend and participate. Refreshments will be served immediately following the service. 845/557-8319.
After one or more seniors reported a paving contractor who was said to have offered a bargain price on asphalt left over from another job, and then charged thousands of dollars more than anticipated, the Highland Town Board issued a consumer alert last week. Read more