By Tim Kowols
Taking a nod from other communities, the Town of Liberty Grove is looking at ways to improve the safety of its pedestrians. Concerned citizens petitioned the board last month to add signage and more permanent speed boards to the town, which currently has only one Department of Transportation-designated crosswalk and a mobile speeding alert system. Town chairperson John Lowry says the issue of pedestrian safety will only grow in the coming years.
The Liberty Grove Town Board authorized the installation of electronic speed boards at either end of Ellison Bay and will consider installing the equipment in Gills Rock if the project is successful in slowing down motorists.