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By Don Ogle
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Legion Takes On Improvement Projects In Park


September 14, 2018

Don Ogle

A new wall stands ready to accept memorial plaques at the Legion Park War Memorial. The project was one of a pair taken on by American Legion Post #17 this summer.

Sidney's American Legion Post #17 has been busy this summer on a couple of highly visual projects in Legion Park.

First of those has been work on the lighting system at the Legion Baseball Field. The park has been "dark" since a spring storm blew over one of the light poles in right field. Since then, Legion games were played earlier in the day because of the dark spot.

Legion officials have been working to check the field and potential solutions since the pole was blown over. In checking the remaining poles, Legionnaire Al Jung said they found one other pole that had mild softening under g...

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