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Bocce ball coming to Bessemer's Bluff Valley Park


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BESSEMER — The Bessemer Recreation Committee on Thursday approved 4-0 the instillation of a basic bocce ball court at Bluff Valley Park.

It is believed that bocce ball as a recreational activity for some and a competition sport for others would be popular in the city, said Ron Zaleski, committee president. People are playing bocce ball in their yards and the hope is that courts in the parks will help grow that popularity, he said.

John Turkal, a Bessemer resident and bocci ball aficionado, was present at the meeting and said he would provide...

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