Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Rail Trail Robbery

The local media are reporting that a woman was robbed at gunpoint yesterday (Monday, July 30) at 12:30pm on the Hamilton-Brantford Rail Trail by Bowman and Baxter Streets in West Hamilton.

"Police say that a 38-year-old woman was walking west in the area of Bowman and Baxter sts. when a youth on a bike pulled up in front of her, produced a gun and demanded she give him her bags.
He then biked east. The woman was not harmed but her ID, some cash and a cell phone were taken.
The youth is described as white, between 15 and 18, tall, thin, dressed in black and wearing a dark hat." (source: http://www.cbc.ca/hamilton/news/story/2012/07/31/hamilton-gunpoint-robbery.html)

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Monday, July 30, 2012

Monday, July 16, 2012

Bridge over Binkley

Work was underway on a hot sunny day in Dundas, as workers installed the steel understructure for the replacement pedestrian/cycling bridge over Binkley Hollow. I wonder how many cyclists will opt to continue using the detour path after the bridge is in place?
The project was originally intended to be completed by June, but apparently we are looking at late July or early August.
It will be great to have it back in place, especially for elderly people and people using mobility devices to get places like University Plaza, Dundana School, etc, off the rail trail.


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