Crosswalks – The Rule

Did you know that, under certain circumstances, vehicles must yield the right of way to a pedestrian in a crosswalk!

The law states that when traffic-control signals are not in place or not in operation, the driver of a vehicle shall yield the right of way, slowing down or stop for a pedestrian crossing the roadway within a crosswalk.   However, no pedestrian shall suddenly leave a curb or other place of safety and walk or run into the path of a vehicle which is so close that it is impractical for the driver to yield!

A good rule of thumb is, while driving and approaching any crosswalk, if the crosswalk is occupied, meaning a pedestrian is actively crossing with-in the crosswalk, you should yield to that pedestrian.

The Village of North Syracuse has several crosswalks, which are not controlled by signals, so motorist should yield to pedestrians who are crossing the road with-in those designated crosswalks.

Have a safe winter!

ANNOUNCEMENTS

A Babysitter's Training Course will be offered on Tuesday, August 18th at the Community Center from 9am - 3:30pm. Cost is $55 per student. Register through the Parks Office.

Kennedy Pool will remain open through Sunday, August 30th. Daily hours are 11am-7pm. Bring your season's pool pass or pay $3 for the day.

Be sure to check out our summer concert series held on Wednesday nights in July & August at Lonergan Park. Enjoy free entertainment and a food vendor will be on site. See the Parks calendar for more details.

Yoga classes are held on Wednesdays at 4pm & 5:30 pm at the Community Center. Register through the Parks Office.

Upcoming Events
  • August 30, 2015 – Kennedy Pool Closes for the Season
    N/A, Swimming
  • August 30, 2015 – Historical Schoolhouse Open
    2:00 pm, Community
  • September 10, 2015 – Village Board Meeting
    6:30 pm, Board Meetings
  • September 22, 2015 – Driver's Safety Course
    9:00 am, Community
  • September 24, 2015 – Village Board Meeting
    4:30 pm, Board Meetings
Local Weather
Partly Cloudy
Sunday 08/30 20%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the mid 60s.
Partly Cloudy
Monday 08/31 10%
Partly Cloudy
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High around 85F. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph.
Clear
Tuesday 09/01 10%
Clear
Sunny. High 87F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.