Bridgeville discusses safety issue following high school accident
By Mike McClure
On Monday, October 14, the Bridgeville Commission discussed safety improvements for streets near Woodbridge High School and presented certificates of appreciation to state officials: Sen. Thurman Adams and Rep. Ben Ewing.
The commission discussed safety concerns in the South Cannon and Sussex Avenue extended area in light of a recent accident in which kids from Woodbridge High School's ROTC program were hit by a car during a high school football game.
The commission discussed a number of options including the addition of seasonal lighting on the streets and either not adding sidewalks (as planned) or making the Sussex Avenue extended one-way.
Police chief Allen Parsons recommended not installing sidewalks near the school because of the amount of traffic in the area. The commission had been planning to put sidewalks in there once the town received sidewalk money. The commissioners also discussed the possibility of making the street one-way only during special events.
During the citizen's privilege portion of the meeting Joanne Conaway questioned the feasibility of making a street one-way part of the time. Conaway suggested making it one-way permanently to avoid confusion.
"I think we better do some studying before we make it a one-way street," added commissioner Pat Correll.
"We're a long way before making it a one-way street," Joe Conaway said.
The town is also bringing in someone to repair and replace lighting in the area where the accident occurred. Conaway plans to write to DP&L to ask why it is not maintaining the lights in town.
At the beginning of the meeting the commission presented certificates of appreciation to Senator Adams and Representative Ewing.
Storytime in Greenwood
Storytime at the Greenwood Library features a new face. Join Donna Prine and her pre-school friends every Wednesday at 10:30 for stories, songs and activities chosen to spark a love for reading. For more information, call 349-5309, or stop by the Greenwood Library which is located at the corner of Market and Mill streets, next door to the Post Office.
Greenwood Mennonite School breakfast, auction
Greenwood Mennonite School will be holding their annual School Sale on Nov. 2, at the school.
The day will begin with an All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast featuring pancakes, eggs, sausage links and gravy, coffee and juice, from 7:30-9:30 a.m.
The auction will begin at 9:30. Items to be auctioned include: Cub Cadet Riding Mower; Kawasaki Bayou 4 Wheeler from Diamond Motor Sports- 5 speed with reverse, electric start, auto clutch with front and rear brakes, hitch ready, green in color. Retails for $3597 and purchaser must be at least 16 years in age; Quilts; Longaberger Basket; American Girl Doll; Gift Certificates; Collectibles; Furniture; John Deere Pedal Tractor; and other items too numerous to mention.Home baked goods available for purchase. Refreshments and lunch items throughout the day.
Auctioneers will be Tommy Tucker and Richard Linedale. Parking and admission are free.
Handicapped parking spots are available. For more information, call 302-349-4131 or 349-9191.