Friday, December 21, 2012
The Trenton Baseball Association have invested over $50,000 into field renovations at various city baseball fields since 2005.
Trenton officials voted in favor of waiving the annual fee for 2013 of $3,000 for the Trenton Baseball Association Monday. Association President Rick Tanguay requested the fee be waived after citing several projects performed and paid for by the TBA dating back to 2005. Here are a list of projects paid for by the TBA and donations from various sources: For the latest Trenton and Grosse Ile news and information, "like" Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and sign up for our daily newsletter.
Friday, September 2, 2011
The land that has long been an open field used to be one of the most important aspects of Trenton.
Neighbors around Slocum Truax Park said the open field isn't much fun for their children. Children like to run on the grass at the park, but there's not much else for them to do. And the few stray pieces of playground equipment are dated, parents say. The park is about to get an extreme makeover, thanks to a grant and the volunteer efforts of the community. (To find out how to help, read on.) But how did Slocum Truax get so under-utilized? It turns out, this park wasn't always a dud. It once had more important responsibilities. The land once housed Slocum Truax High School. A large slab of cement with the school's name once hung high above the entrance of the school, and it now rests at the front of the park. It is the last remaining piece…
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
New playground equipment was purchased for Slocum Park and volunteers are needed to help assemble the equipment on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1.
The buzz on the streets surrounding Slocum Truax Park is getting louder. Parents living in the area are getting excited to have a place for their children to play that is close to home. In July, the city of Trenton received a Community Development Block Grant and used the funds to purchase new playground equipment for Slocum Park. City administrators put a call out to local businesses and members of the community to help assemble the playground equipment on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. Children playing on Fourth Street and Atwood Street said they were excited to hear of a new playground coming to their neighborhood. Area parents said they look forward to the playground equipment because the open field where Slocum High School used to be is not a …