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    RIP Bill Steel

    Peacefully, at St. Peter's Hospital, on Thursday, February 13, 2020 in his 92nd year. Beloved husband of the late Janet. Devoted father of Charles, Connie Chainey (Gilbert) and Valorie Schur (the late Douglas). Devoted grandfather of James Steel, Adam Chainey (Anj), Kevin Chainey (Heather)...
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    Beach Blvd resurfacing (full length) - bicycle lanes

    Update from the City The City of Hamilton would like to inform you that your street has been identified for road resurfacing in the upcoming months. One of the reasons for letting you know of this upcoming work is to provide you with an opportunity to coordinate any work that would require a...
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    Plan 2014 (High Lake Levels)

    River board says high Lake Ontario water levels foreseeable as wet conditions persist Belleville, ON, Canada / Quinte News David Foot February 13, 2020 03:59 pm Lake Ontario is again near record highs for this time of year and the risk of high levels this spring...
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    Coke Ovens

    Thanks Sharla _________________________________________________________ Posted with permission from the Hamilton Spectator _____________________________________________________________ Steelmaker ArcelorMittal Dofasco misses deadline to upgrade polluting coke plant But the province says the...
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    Plan 2014 (High Lake Levels)

    Attached is a picture from February 2003 showing a huge distance between the lake level and the rail on the north pier wall, compare this to the picture (above) from today.
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    Plan 2014 (High Lake Levels)

    Not good at all, this picture is from today showing our canal measuring device and the level has come up in the last week, According to the Tidal Observation website, the lake has risen .2 meters since the beginning of the month.
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    Plan 2014 (High Lake Levels)

    What’s going on here at Confederation Beach Park? Shoreline repairs close two sections of Waterfront Trail Community Jan 13, 2020 by Richard Leitner Stoney Creek News...
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    Plan 2014 (High Lake Levels)

    Lakes Erie and Ontario start year with high water levels News January 26th, 2020 The Welland Tribune Winter storms could bring more shoreline erosion and flooding as water levels on the...
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    January 2020 Beach Council Meeting Minutes.

    Attached are the minutes from our January 14th Beach Council meeting. Our nest meeting is scheduled for March 10th, 2020, if you have an agenda item to be brought forward, please email them to hbcf@coegeco.ca
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    January 2020 Beach Banner

    Attached is the January 2020 Beach Banner, many thanks to Lisa Witherington.
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    From the Top of the Lift Bridge

    More info from a past Beach Commissionaire, the building (#41) was used for storage in the winter, but it was the Beach Pavilion. From Gary Evan's book; "During the early days of the 1900s, many visitors were attracted to the area around the canal and as a result, Pavilion Park was developed...
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    Salt Storm(starting) 2012

    As of yesterday the one large was covered, I asked the MOE to have another look at the smaller pile which I am sure they did, as it looks like the one small pile got covered today. From yesterday (Jan7th) The piles finally have been covered, but today (Jan 10th) my vehicle is covered with a...
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    Salt Storm(starting) 2012

    The weekend is here and still two uncovered piles. From January 3rd.
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    Duck Hunters

    Posted with permission from the Hamilton Spectator ____________________________________________________________________ Shots fired on Hamilton’s Beach Strip? It’s duck-hunting season Police confirm there’s no foul fowl play; hunters have permits News January 5th, 2020 by...
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    Duck Hunters

    This photo was sent in today some duck hunters transiting the canal, not the best picture and maybe we can get a better one.
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    It’s time to consider a toll tunnel as a Skyway alternative

    Posted with permission from the Hamilton Spectator _________________________________________________________________________________ It’s time to consider a toll tunnel as a Skyway alternative Considering Niagara’s continuing growth, we need a new option to reduce commuter gridlock, writes Jason...
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    Salt Storm(starting) 2012

    The CEO of the Port knows very well the issues we have with the salt piles, but they make good money from the storage and we come second to that. We had a meeting a couple years ago at the Eastport salt office and I clearly voiced the concerns of the community but the piles are still there. I...
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    Plan 2014 (High Lake Levels)

    Attached is the Lake Ontario daily water levels, once again no real change for the whole month of January and if you check past data listed in this thread, this is the time of year when the levels start to inch back up. We will be watching the levels closely to see if this is the case, hopefully...
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    Salt Storm(starting) 2012

    Many days with salt covering our vehicles and properties, checking the piles back on December 22, two piles were open. Move ahead to today (December 30th) and the same piles are open, added today there were severe wind warnings on the Skyway. Very little respect for our community from the Port...
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    From the Top of the Lift Bridge

    Attached is a cropped photo from the Hamilton Public Library clearly showing the outdoor bowling alleys.
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