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
Carmelle Marsh talks of soap-making at Sunshine Hall Free Library, 3-5pm, free. Refreshments. 845/557-6258.
Java Grande, 7-9pm, free. 845/557-6110.
Service by American Legion Post #1363 at the cemetery, 9am. 845/807-0450.
High school, 5pm. 845/456-1100.
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
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
Mystery writer lecture & raffle at Sunshine Hall Free Library, 3-5pm, free. Refreshments. 845/557-6258.
Eldred Central School, 9am-1pm, by donation. Benefits Eldred PTSO.
POSTPONED to 6/10. Eldred Central School, doors open noon, calling 2pm, by donation. Benefits Eldred PTSO.