Incorporated in 1871, the village of Arcade in Wyoming County, New York houses roughly 2,000 inhabitants, including Mayor Paul Burkett, village clerk Pam Beiersdorf, and whatever uncredited third grader designed this site.
True to the modern-era implications of the village's name, the Arcade page looks like a video game, albeit of the early-'80s educational variety. Animated GIFs lend the fire department and justice court the dignity they deserve. Passers-through would be wise to avoid speeding tickets and other municipal infractions, lest they run afoul of caricatured police officers and end up incarcerated in a broadly sketched jail cell with a masked cartoon burglar.
Are you concerned that you may be a character trapped in a Tom Waits song? Be smart and learn the warning signs before it's too late. Also, it's too late. It has always been too late.
I'm haunted by a recurring vision of a skeleton flipping me off. To avoid seeing this terrifying image in bumper sticker form, I pay someone with a blank bumper to drive in front of me at all times.
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