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
This year’s St. Baldrick’s event will include a Human Line of Hope, Conga against Cancer traveling dance line and volunteers will also have a chance to shave their heads in solidarity with kids who have been affected by cancer. 845/557-3321.
The Laugh Tour with headliner Dan Soder at Henning's Local, 9pm. Also featuring Rich Kiamco, Frank Liotti, Raquel D'Apice. 845/557-8122.
The Town of Highland is beginning a town chorus, which will be held at the Town of Highland senior citizens' center on Monday evenings, 7-8:30pm.
Children's improv acting workshop at Sunshine Hall Free Library, 3-4pm. Children ages 5-12 are invited to explore creative expression through pantomime, acting games, and movement with Mark Robinson of Bethel Woods. Free. 845/557-6258.
Sunshine Hall Free Library presents Barbara Listenik, local children's author and illustrator, 3:30pm. Children ages 5-12 are invited to meet Barbara, and hear her read from one of her books. Light refreshments. Free. 845/557-6258.
Town of Highland officials on July 9 renewed efforts to keep decisions about local land use in the hands of local residents. The town board approved a resolution to join in a “friends of the court” (amicus curiae) action in support of two upstate towns where proponents of natural gas drilling have challenged local zoning ordinances that ban it. Read more
Completing five months of work on June 11, the town board adopted a new update of the Town of Highland’s Emergency Plan. Read more
“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself,” were the words of Franklin D. Roosevelt, and were quoted by valedictorian Mikaela Balsano at the Eldred High School graduation ceremony. The 48 graduates of the Eldred Central School District walked fearlessly to receive their diplomas at the commencement ceremony on Saturday, June 22. The ceremony was held at the high school, outside on the front lawn in the bright early-morning sunshine. Read more
Superintendent Robert Dufour said that beginning in the fall, Eldred Central School District (ECSD) will allow the use of cell phones and other electronic devices, “on a limited and controlled basis.” Read more