|I am appalled at the number of times I see pedestrians, often children and teens, waiting to cross a Longmeadow street in a pedestrian walkway... and no one stops to let them cross. At Converse Street and Burbank Road there is a clearly marked crosswalk with a yellow pedestrian sign, yet VERY few people acknowledge it. This is a reminder that pedestrians have the right of way. Schools are back in session and hundreds of children will be walking or riding their bikes to|
school. We are fortunate to have crossing guards at many of our busy street crossings, but there are plenty of side streets that children must cross every day.
Drivers need to be alert and allow these children to cross safely. There's no excuse. We are all busy. We are all rushing off to somewhere to do something. I seriously doubt that stopping for one minute will drastically change your day. However, hitting a pedestrian would drastically change your life. Please drive safely and stop for pedestrians.
|9/19-10/24||Call to Artists!|
|10/23||"Praying Again for the First Time" Mini-Retreats with Virginia Collins-English|
|10/23||Free Program for Veterans|
|10/23||Line Dance Lessons & Dancing|
|10/23||E.L.H.C. Fall Program "Meet the Town Crier"|
|10/23||Open Mic & Jam at the 410|
|10/24||Heron Wilderness Homeschool Program--FALL Session Starts|
|10/24 (3 days)||Women's Vitality Retreat|
|10/24||Line Dance and Partner Dance Lessons|
|10/24||Fridays On The Rotary|
|10/24||The Suffield Players Present "Flaming Guns of the Purple Sage" by Jane Martin|