Weekly Feature

2017-04-19 / Bee Heard

Bee Heard

The intersection of Strickler and Greiner is a law enforcement officer’s dream for the number of times the law is broken there. The four-way stop was installed last May, but a number of drivers either totally ignore it or roll through it. Most of these incidents happen at night, but they also happen when there are no other cars around in the daylight.

I can’t believe our governor wants to spend $20 million to build a visitor welcome center on Grand Island. Doesn’t he realize Grand Island has two of them? They are called toll booths. Every time I travel into New York, it says “Welcome to New York. Toll booth ahead.”

I don’t know what all the fuss is about the train station. The best solution would be to put a train station at the old Central Terminal, another on Exchange Street and a third one at Canalside. Three times the number of people would be employed, and people would have a choice as to which station they could go to. If people drive and park, they could use the old Central Terminal; if they take a bus, they could use Exchange Street or Canalside. The best solution is to build three.

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