It appears that most of Greenwood Lake is currently frozen. There will be a brief warm-up this week, which will weaken the ice so keep that in mind. The rule of thumb always to use is that no ice is safe ice. I would like to inform residents and lake-users of the laws of the lake.
Vehicles, ATV’s, snowmobiles, etc. must be registered and insured. The speed limit in the arms of the lake is 15 mph. The speed limit within 250 feet of land is 15 mph. Our police use a tremendous amount of discretion to ensure that people can have fun, but more importantly, to ensure that no one’s safety is ever put in jeopardy.
So please, if you venture out on the lake, be careful and know that you are not the only ones looking to enjoy the lake. Ice fishermen, snow-shoeing, cross country skiing and other non-motorized activities will be taking place all over the lake.
Christmas Tree Pickup will be every Monday and Thursday in January. Your trees will be donated to the Breezy Point Inn for their Winter Carnival bonfire during President’s Day weekend.
Village Board Workshop – Mon., Jan. 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the Courthouse.
Village Board Meeting – Mon., Jan. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the Courthouse.
G.L. Coalition Meeting – Tue., Jan. 16 at 7 p.m. in the Senior Center.
The above column, written by Village of Greenwood Lake Mayor Jesse Dwyer, has been published in the Jan. 10 issue of the Warwick Valley Dispatch.