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Massie Field to have bluff view


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BESSEMER — Visitors to Massie Field will soon have a full view of the bluff, as the Bessemer city council voted Monday to allow the Bessemer Area Schools to cut down a large portion of the trees behind the field.

According to city manager Charly Loper, the request to remove the trees came from Bill Steiger, who noticed from old school photographs that the bluff used to be viewable from anywhere in the stands, but now that view is limited because of the trees. Loper said that there are some concerns with erosion so something would have to be done in th...