Archive for Tuesday, July 25, 2006

Crossing guard sought on George Williams Way

July 25, 2006


The Lawrence City Commission will consider today whether to approve a crossing guard for the intersection of George Williams Way and Harvard Road.

The crosswalk at the intersection, first connected in the fall of 2005, should serve about 40 kids each day, Chuck Soules, the city's Public Works director, said.

The proposed crossing guard, recommended unanimously by the Traffic Safety Commission, will monitor the intersection in both the morning and the evening, when students travel to and from nearby Langston Hughes School.

Neighbors predict more traffic will travel through the intersection since George Williams Way tied into Sixth Street this spring.

The project would cost a total of $5,500 per year, Soules said.


bearded_gnome 11 years, 10 months ago

wow, imagine the death and distruction caused if this new crossing guard starts waving at people! no! runaway!!!

bearded_gnome 11 years, 10 months ago

yes, well, OMB, we all have that in our collective memory. suppose Mr. will be hired as a consultant in the hiring process?
and, being out in west law, imagine all the trouble a
waving crossing guard would cause. better yet, how about hiring a young, pretty KU female student, and issue her a bright glow orange bikini as her crossing guard uniform, then she wouldn't have to wave*!

RonBurgandy 11 years, 10 months ago

omb - ah yes, good ol' ***, I wonder what he is up to nowadays. I have to say I agree with you that it was the first thing that popped into my head.

bearded_gnome 11 years, 10 months ago

yes, surprised Mr. * hasn't cropped up on this board under some new name.
or, bwhahahaha maybe he
was OMB? hmmm, that would be really twisted!

badger 11 years, 10 months ago

From an alternate news source I made up in my head:

"Officials say that the new crossing guard will have his or her arms removed surgically, and the stop sign grafted into the bones of the skull, so as to prevent any recurrences of former 'waving' concerns. Mr. * ***, newly-elected Kommissar of Krossing Guards, said, 'We have to pull back and nuke the waving from orbit. It's the only way to be sure.' The new supercranial stop sign will be fitted with a drink carrier and an unobtrusive straw so that drivers will not be distracted by cups or by the crossing guard fainting due to a lack of hydration. Mr. *' assistant, &&&&&& &&&&&&&, has been working with Dr. ^^^ ^^^^^ on a development plan to expand the reach of the armless crossing guard program."

badger 11 years, 10 months ago

"Krossing Guard Kommissioner Handles Touchy Waving Issue with Outreach Program"

bearded_gnome 11 years, 10 months ago

very good Baj!

and, omb, please foregive me, just couldn't resist, in remembering that wacked out Mr. ***.
oh, Baj, you forgot to involve officer ||||||||, and sgt. !!!!!!!!! who would be consulted on traffic safety issues.
love that armless crossing guard. however, how does he/she/it sleep...can the sign be unplugged at night?

bearded_gnome 11 years, 10 months ago

Mr. , deemed himself a * but really, he dwelt at the end of a : twice the staff his identities did / yet he drew much gone he is though not forgotten. all's well, that ends = so long, Mr. , now you're in a , hope you went home to mama!

bearded_gnome 11 years, 6 months ago

IP: yes, amazing he went back this far! probably clueless about Mr. ***.

he's just very 10-30 (see other story), and needs a 10-81.

this thread seems somehow unadorned and bereft without the OMB posts that were yanked.

bearded_gnome 11 years, 6 months ago

" And you went back to a story that hasn't seen a post since July 26 to enter this mini-rant? What a pathetic individual you must be. " you think, IP, that YAPP is actually Mr. ***? too bad his leather boot he's already gnawed it up himself. what a sad little fool...this is all he has to do?

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