The atmosphere at our last county board meeting was somber for December, or for any other month, as far as that goes. The light from a single candle glowed on the desk of Supervisor Tim Schiefelbein, who passed away on Dec. 4. Although Tim was only in his first term on the board, he had a long association with the county.
Many locals and tourists who view the Riviera understandably have the impression that the building has been here forever. The magnificent building that sits like a crown at the head of Geneva Bay is so formidable that is exudes a sense of timelessness. But looks are deceptive and so they are in the instance of the Riviera.