Bill Ruffett remembers...
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26737
"On the eve of his 92nd birthday, Tuesday, Bill Ruffett told the story of the booming ice industry of yesteryear. Bell Ewart - "I started on the ice when I was 12 yeards old. Father had rented the old hotel on the south side of the dock of 1897 fo...
Copeland, Russell and Myrtle 65th Anniversary
- CA BWGPL LHC-FamFil-OS9763
Myrtle and Russell Copeland celebrate their 65th Wedding Anniversary.
Accompanying story by Susan Stein:
"It was a day for memories, a day always to be cherished by Russel and Myrtle Copeland, by friends and family , who came to celebrate with th...
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26951
"The Stroud Brownies who have earned the honor of flying up to Guides are front row L to R: Kirsten Sejrup, Tracey Reed, and Wendy Noble. Two of the girls are wearing costumes suitable for the Japanese theme of the evening. In the back row, Debra ...
For any old phone just call Doug Bone
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26812
"Doug Bone, who began collecting old telephones only three years ago, says he now has the largest private collection of antique and unusual phones in Canada. He stumbled into his hobby quiet by accident. Doug and his wife, Joan, who shares his int...
Former Lefroy area mail carrier dies
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 74/75-PH27036
"Harold Stephens, rural mail carrier on the Lefroy route for 22 years, died January 13 in his 71st year. He had been in failing health for some time and for that reason gave up the mail route two years ago. Mr. Stephens had seen many changes in In...
In your Easter bonnet
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26958
"The Easter Parade at Sunnybrae School in Stroud was a lively event. The children of the Junior Division marched around the gym with musical accompaniment of 'In Your Easter Bonnet' to proudly model their handmade bonnets and top hats."
Innisfil, Iggy, monster grand
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26804
"Everyone knows Barrie has its Kempenfelt Kelly, reportedly seen from time to time in the bay. But did you know Innisfil Township has a monster, too? Grades 5 and 6 at Innisfil Central school built a 30-foot Innisfil Iggy as a snow sculpture exhib...
Jerry gets his wheels
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76/77/78-PH26765
"Legless almost since birth, Jerry Hiscock of Alcona Beach will be able to get around fairly well this Christmas. The Innisfil Lions Club and Canadian Honda Motor Limited have refurbished his three-wheel all-terrain vehicle. The 17-year-old studen...
Lefroy arena opened, large crowd enjoys day
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26980
"The South Innisfil Community Centre was officially opened last Saturday with a full day of activities ranging from skating races to moccasin dancing. The program started at 8:00 a.m. and carried on through to the evening ending with a dance in th...
Lions raise $1,700
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26811
"More than $1,700 in pledges was recorded at the ski and skate-a-thon Saturday, sponsored by the Gilford and District Lions Club at Ski Haven. It was estimated that Harv Speiran of Gilford was the oldest of the 100 participants. It was also he who...