What is an Equivalent Single Axel Load or ESAL? It’s the basic method that may be used by some Sullivan County towns to determine if truck traffic related to a given project, whether it is gas drilling or construction of a mall, is likely to damage town roads, and if so, what the town should collect from the responsible party to repair those damages. Read more
Re: proposed Local Road Preservation Program for the towns of Bethel, Callicoon, Cochecton, Delaware, Highland, Lumberland, Rockland & Tusten at Sullivan West HS auditorium, 7pm. 845/807-0529.
Cochecton resident Allan Rubin said gas drilling may never come to Cochecton, but, then again, it might. He added, “The town board has taken a neutral position on natural gas; this is not acceptable. There is activity in other towns that would maintain local discretion about whether to allow heavy industrial development.”
The comment, made at a public hearing at the Cochecton Town Hall on June 16, was one of several by residents that criticized the official position of the town board that it should maintain strict neutrality regarding gas drilling. Read more
Sullivan West High School, 2:30-7:30pm. Chance to win a 1-yr. car lease. 800/RED-CROSS.
Drive-thru only at Gasko & Meyer parking lot, 1-5pm, $9, half portion $6. 845/252-7363.
The Nutshell, happy hour 7pm, show 8pm. thegaysofsullivancounty.com.
Walk for the arts to benefit Delaware Valley Arts Alliance at Gasko & Meyer Distributors, 10am, $10 adults, $5 ages 10-16, $5 dogs (must be leashed). Pledge forms avail. at ArtsAllianceSite.org or 845/252-7576.
Ages 4-18 may register for games throughout July at Sullivan West Elementary School, 6pm. 845/557-3642 or 557-8061.
Presented by St. George-St. Francis Parish at Sullivan West high school auditorium, Fri. & Sat., 7pm; Sun., 2pm, $10 adults, $5 seniors & students. 845/482-5625.
The Laugh Tour w/ Dan Naturman & Rich Kiamco at The Nutshell Arts Center, cash bar/mingling 7pm, show 8pm, $15 advance, $20 door. 800/836-3006.