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Eldred

Mock car crash a sobering event

Students with somber expressions lined the perimeter of the Eldred Central High School (ECS) parking lot where a reenactment of a gruesome car crash was underway on May 10. The event was conducted two days before the school prom in order to dramatize the dangers of drinking and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

The message was clear: Drinking and driving can lead to disastrous and life-altering outcomes.  Read more

Soap-making lecture

May 20, 2012

Carmelle Marsh talks of soap-making at Sunshine Hall Free Library, 3-5pm, free. Refreshments. 845/557-6258.

Walt Edwards performs

May 26, 2012

Java Grande, 7-9pm, free. 845/557-6110.

Memorial Day service

May 28, 2012

Service by American Legion Post #1363 at the cemetery, 9am. 845/807-0450.

Special board of education meeting

May 7, 2012

High school, 5pm. 845/456-1100.

VFW Post 6427 installs officers

The Tusten, Highland, Lumberland VFW Post #6427 installed its new officers for 2012-13 in a ceremony conducted on April 14 at the Highland Senior Center in Eldred. Sworn in by Past District II Commander VFW and Sullivan County Chaplain Al Etkin (left front), were Norman W. Sutherland, Surgeon (left rear), Robert H. Grab, Chaplain (left facing); Frederick Bosch, Senior Vice Commander; John Vonsteenburgh, Service Officer; Edward Boyer, Quartermaster; Phil Stropoli, Adjutant; Peter Barnes, Junior Vice Commander; and Peter D. Carmeci, Sr., Commander.  Read more

ECS: budget, board seat and principal search

The Eldred Central School (ECS) District Board of Education, at its meeting on April 19, adopted its proposed 2012-13 budget in the amount of $15,918,581, following many months of relentless cuts. The adopted budget reduces spending in the amount of $612,419, or 3.7%, when compared to the 2011-2012 budget. The tax levy will increase 2.0% and is within the constraints of the Property Tax Cap Legislation for simple majority voter approval.  Read more

Rosemary Harris lecture

May 6, 2012

Mystery writer lecture & raffle at Sunshine Hall Free Library, 3-5pm, free. Refreshments. 845/557-6258.

Scrap metal recycling fundraiser

April 21, 2012

Eldred Central School, 9am-1pm, by donation. Benefits Eldred PTSO.

Tricky tray

April 21, 2012

POSTPONED to 6/10. Eldred Central School, doors open noon, calling 2pm, by donation. Benefits Eldred PTSO.

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