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SILVER LAKE

We don't always know what we've got till it's gone
Plan includes spending $95,000 on repairs and operations.
Two drawdowns to accommodate work on North Broadway Avenue are planned this spring.
Silver Lake, a Great Depression-era Works Progress Administration project, was dedicated in 1937.

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Comment period focused on environmental impacts open through March 11.
Reaching out to the Post Bulletin, Stephenson asked for help locating the children of the two firefighters — Ambrose J. Riley and Stanley J. O’Brien — who died trying to save John Paul. That request led him to Rochester Fire Chief Eric Kerska, who has his own connection to that event.
Rochester council agrees to seek state assessment for proposed work on Silver Lake while RPU clarifies its funding intentions.
Rochester City Council will consider a $13.4 million project to modify the park surrounding the area.
The proposed projects are expected to increase pedestrian safety, provide needed community enhancements, improve environmental features, and provide alternative recreation opportunities.
Fire at Silver Lake boat rental causes an estimated $25,000 in damage.

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Rowers from the Rochester Rowing Club practice Wednesday, June 3, 2020, on Silver Lake in Rochester.
Three Owens brothers have acquired the Silver Lake Fun Boat and Bike Rental business on the banks of Rochester's Silver Lake.
Last week, I wrote about animal survival in the Whitewater Valley, but did not mention survival of a tree that towers more than 40 feet above Highway 74 near the former site of Beaver, an extinct town I also recently wrote about.

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