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A grateful town pays tribute to a great lady

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26975
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  • 1975-05-07

"Scores of friends, relatives and politicians, undaunted by Sunday's rainy weather, gathered to honor Gwen Kilkenny, Bradford's Citizen of the Year for 1975. During the afternoon, the Community Centre was filled with well wishers who have known Mr...

C.E. Jackson

Atom Champs

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26968
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  • 1975-04-06

"Dodds Esso defeated Red & White 8-4 to win the Atom championship. Members of the team are Mark Bowles, Jim Madigan, Scott Shepard, Paul Taucar, Jeff Dodds, Mike Hemelaar, William Britnell, Don Harrison, Steve Heilemann, Tery Shiels, Gary Vanderpo...

C.E. Jackson

Club welcomes new members

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26997
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  • 1975-06-25

"Rotary President Gary Vasey welcomed two new members to the Bradford Club recently. The new members are Ian Jones and Gordon Biddie. Rotary Director, George Hartman, was also on hand to make the two new members feel at home."

C.E. Jackson

Flowers ruined

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26985
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  • 1975-05-28

"This was the scene in a greenhouse operated by Ferragine Brothers on Simcoe Road. They estimate their losses in flowers and stock at between $20-30,000. Mud and water, 10 inches deep, swept through the greenhouse."

C.E. Jackson

Officials discuss office future

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27004
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  • 1975-06-11

"A meeting was held Sunday evening to discuss the future of the Bond Head Post Office. Above, [left to right], A.R. Secor, area manager; Bradford postmaster, Keith Stevens and the organizer of the meeting, Mrs. Lynda Usher, consider the future. Al...

C.E. Jackson

Picket duty

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27031
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  • 1975-11-19

"When the Canadian Union of Postal Workers national headquarters learned that inside workers at the Bradford Post Office intended to return to work last Wednesday, the union ordered the Barrie local to picket the Bradford building. Five picketers ...

Bradford Witness

Picketers strike Post Office

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27030
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  • 1975-11-19

"Bradford's six inside postal workers will remain on the job until they and almost 22,000 other members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers across Canada have the chance to vote on the federal government's last contract offer, despite threats ...

Bradford Witness

Stiff measures

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27029
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  • 1975-10-29

"Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau spoke to members of the Ontario Weekly Newspaper Association last Friday. He answered questions about the government's wage and price controls and threatened stiffer measures if the controls do not stop inflation. Th...

Bradford Witness

They died for freedom

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27023
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  • 1975-11-12

"Rev. H. Heustin read the memorial preayer while flanked by the Bradford Legion's Color Guard during Sunday's Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Legion Hall. Representatives of most town and township organizations were on hand to lay wreaths in mem...

Bradford Witness

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