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September 18, 2018

Pedestrian Safety Focus Of Downtown Oswego Program


OSWEGO, NY – Spot the Pedestrian Safety Dog will be on hand during the lunch hour rush in downtown Oswego from April 6 – 10 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Chief Tory Decaire, Spot, Mayor Tom Gillen, Lt. Charles Searor, Bill Reilly of river's end, Greg Mills of hte chamber, Billie Crandall Brady of Traffic Safety Board, and Sabine  Ingerson of ARISE.

Chief Tory Decaire, Spot, Mayor Tom Gillen, Lt. Charles Searor, Bill Reilly of river’s end, Greg Mills of hte chamber, Billie Crandall Brady of Traffic Safety Board, and Sabine Ingerson of ARISE.

He will help remind motorists to observe pedestrian safety laws and no right on red signs and walkers to use the pedestrian signals properly as well as cross properly at the crosswalks.

Chief Tory DeCaire and members from the Oswego City Police Department as well as Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce, Oswego City Firefighters, ARISE and Traffic Safety Board members will be helping with the initiative.

Local businesses have donated coupons to serve as “positive tickets” redeemable for cups of coffee, pizzas and bagels to reward citizens caught doing the right thing!

Mayor Tom Gillen presented the official Pedestrian Safety Week Proclamation to Traffic Safety Board Coordinator Billie Crandall Brady.

Businesses participating are river’s end bookstore, Oswego Bagelry & Sandwich Shop, The Oswego Tea Company, Franco’s Pizza, Taste the World, Tim Horton’s, Dunkin’ Donuts, Connection Point and Cidermoon.

3 Responses “Pedestrian Safety Focus Of Downtown Oswego Program”

  1. Bob
    April 5, 2015 at 11:26 pm

    This is a great program. Saw a City Policeman teaching a group of kids at an intersection Friday night. We need safety programs like this- it helps everyone be aware. Great to see!

  2. Mandy
    April 7, 2015 at 4:01 pm

    “Heidi”, not “Heida”

  3. Steve Yablonski
    April 7, 2015 at 7:46 pm

    Thank you for pointing that out

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