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Band shell to get a makeover

By CHARITY SMITH

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BESSEMER — The band shell on Massie Field will be getting a “makeover,” and just in time for the July 10 graduation ceremony at A.D. Johnston High School in Bessemer.

The Bessemer Area School Board on Monday approved a band shell booster project to put new vinyl siding on the band shell as well as painting the interior.

“So it’s getting a little facelift,” said Dan Niemi, school district superintendent and principal of A.D. Johnston High School.

The project volunteers include Dick Matrella a school board member, along with Nick Heikkila...