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Ramsay 4th of July celebration canceled


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RAMSAY – The Ramsey/Bessemer Township Fourth of July Committee called off it’s annual Independence Day celebration Thursday night as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

“It was a hard decision, but with all the unknowns as far as social distancing, and licenses for raffles, etc., and the health and safety of our area residents, the committee felt it was best to cancel,” said Lisa Selin, president of the Ramsey/Bessemer Fourth of July Committee.

The possibility of having only the fireworks was discussed, according to Selin, but in the end the committ...