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December 03, 2016
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Eldred board approves tax breaks for veterans; What’s the value of military service?

Veterans pack the room at the Eldred Central School Board meeting on February 27 to make the case that they should get a break on school taxes.
TRR photo by Fritz Mayer

After the meeting, Peter Carmeci, commander of the Tusten-Highland-Lumberland VFW Post, said he was not surprised by the turnaround, because he knew the board wanted to do the right thing. He also said that the district had become the first in Sullivan County to accept the tax credit, though some in other counties have already done so.

The deadline for accepting the credits, so that they are in place for tax bills that are due in September, was March 1.