ELDRED, NY — The public hearing held by the Sullivan County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) on a proposed project in the Town of Highland started at 9 a.m. on April 16, with some 50 people. A bit of ridicule was leveled at the IDA board because none of them turned up to hear the public speak.
ELDRED, NY — Saying that he hoped not to miss anyone, Highland Supervisor Jeff Haas tried to thank all of the town officials and volunteers, both organized and individually, who left their own homes and families to help their neighbors during the storms and related emergencies during the period of March 2 to 11.
ELDRED, NY — The Eldred Performing Arts Club will present the musical comedy “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown” from Friday, April 20 to Sunday April 22 at the Eldred Central School District’s Junior/Senior High School, located at 600 State Rte. 55. Curtain time is 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. on Sunday.
ELDRED, NY — Escalating health insurance costs were named as one of many contributors to the dismal financial condition of the Eldred school district in a presentation recently made to the board of education and members of the public.
ELDRED, NY — An April 4 public hearing on a site plan for Millennium Pipeline’s (MP) new Highland compressor station was recessed following the planning board’s receipt of a review from county planners finding the application incomplete.
ELDRED, NY — “It was an inauspicious start to the month… ” Highland Supervisor Jeff Haas began at the opening of the March 13 town board meeting. “…I’ll be looking forward to the lamb.”
Based in Eldred, NY, fine furniture maker Bo Stevens (aka Walter Stevens) initially attained his command of the craft in the boldest of ways: “At first, I acquired most of my skills by telling people I knew how to do something and then figuring out how to do it,” he explains.
ELDRED, NY — Citing the number and importance of the issues before them, particularly regarding safety and the upcoming budget, the Eldred School Board agreed to meet twice monthly through June at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month.
ELDRED, NY — In the wake of the shooting of 17 high school students and staff in Parkland, FL, at least three student threats have been investigated in recent days by the New York State Police.
An Eldred student was charged on February 26 with making a terroristic threat.
ELDRED, NY — Highland officials on February 13 threw the town’s hat into the ring for a new economic development program spawned by the recent federal tax legislation, the Opportunity Zones Program.