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Massie Field to host Fourth of July


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BESSEMER — The Bessemer Area School District on Thursday approved the use of Massie Field for the annual Fourth of July fireworks celebration.

The board’s 4-1 decision followed discussion regarding concerns about trash, certain fireworks that litter the field with casings, preventing the consumption of alcohol and use of tobacco on school property, and planning the flow of crowds in and out of the stadium. The approval stipulated that the Fourth of July Committee assume responsibility for field clean up and the fire department to clean up the rema...