Local mom takes the lack of a crossing guard into her own hands

It has been two years since parents of New Paltz Middle School students have been lobbying for a crossing guard to help shepherd their young across the busy and dangerous intersection of Main Street and South Manheim Boulevard, as well as the crosswalk from the middle school to North Manheim Boulevard. The previous Village Board approved the hiring and financing for a crossing guard, even going so far as to hire a veteran crossing guard, only to have that resolution quashed by the newly elected Village Board, whose members said that they did not have the authority nor the resources . . .

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