- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26888
"A 19-year-old Downsview man, Robert O'Brien, was the second driver to end up in the canal in the past four weeks. Mr. O'Brien lost control of his car on Friday night after freezing rain covered area roads with slick ice. O'Brien was not hurt in t...
Prelude to a child;s tragic death
- CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Accid-2016-08-29-02
" 'Could the life of one child have been saved and the lives of five others been improved if the Children's Aid Society had acted sooner?' This is the question that Mrs. Carol Simone keeps asking herself after the drowning on Monday of her neighbo...
River claims girl, 12
- CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Accid-2016-08-29-03
"Life ended suddenly on Monday afternoon for a 12-year-old Holland Marsh girl who went swimming in the Holland River. Betty Lowder, R.R.2, Newmarket, was swimming under the bridge at the intersection of No. 3 Concession and the Graham sideroad wit...
Victim's mother is charged
- CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Accid-2016-08-29-04
"Charges of neglect have been laid against the mother of the 12-year-old girl who drowned in the Holland River on Monday, August 5, according to the Executive Director of the York Region Children's Aid Society, Donald Van Camp.
Eleanor Lowder, mot...
Out of Fuel Plane Crash Lands on Hochreiter Gardens
- CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Car-2016-09-19-05
"A New York family of five escaped with minor injuries Sunday evening when their small amphibious plane ran out of fuel while returning from a flight to Muskoka and crash landed a few yards from the edge of the Holland river on Hochreiter's new ga...
Dyke construction to cost $1.6-million
- CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-2016-08-04-04
"Protecting the Holland Marsh from another Hurricane Hazel will cost at least $1.6-million, according to figures released by the South Lake Simcoe Conservation Authority...."
The Marsh fears its dykes will not hold off another flood if a big storm...
Hurricane Hazel - Bradford Witness
- CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-2016-09-22-05
Front page of the first Bradford Witness paper after the Holland Marsh flood due to Hurricane Hazel on October 15, 1954. See Related Descriptions below for individual stories of this edition.
Effort to Reclaim East of Highway 400
- CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-2016-09-22-05-2016-09-26-008
"Personal disability adding to the confusion of getting copy written for this week's newspaper, in which it is desirable that as much of the March flooding disaster be recorded as possible, a report of some of the plans as reported in the Globe an...
Danger of Epidemic Must Not Be Forgotten
- CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-2016-09-22-05-2016-09-26-06
"Conditions are never so bad but what they can be worse. The utmost care must be exercised to prevent danger from disease at this flood time.
The Health Department has issued a warning about water. All water must be boiled for at least ten minutes...