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Work on Reilly Wall, ticket booth set for summer

April 14, 2013

SALEM — The Salem Preservation Society's Reilly Wall Committee remains about $20,000 short of its goal of $170,000, but construction is expected to begin this summer on the replica of the stadium's......

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Apr-14-13 4:43 PM

(But yet, you couldn't refrain from plopping your big butts on it for a photo op "atta boy" shot!)

"One of the biggest contributions came from the Salem Community Foundation, which committed $34,500 to pay for the ticket booth replica."

Meaning the wrong people were in the picture for today's news article!!

Guess where all my future charity donations will go too? The one's deserving the credit!

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Apr-14-13 4:39 PM

"As a gift to Salem...$600,000 dollar dream project presented to the public for charity collection to a reduced reality, $170,000 dollar (oops) maybe we can salvage this.

Dreaming big and living in reality will bite you every time.

Let's see, what they should be saying is, thank you Salem taxpayers for picking up the tab of neglect by the school board through out the years and shouldering the forced bailout for the SPS as they condemn the public for destroying it on their official website. Using tax dollars was a tough decision, earning that pat on the back for you, right Bailey?

"Today, the wear of time. the elements and people abuse have eroded its foundation and walls. Snow with encasement of salt thrown from the street lay at its base for months, sun, wind, rain and sleet contributed to its deterioration. People abuse abounds from walking on it, pushing bricks out who have lost their mortar and graffiti have tarnished its appearance."

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