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"Gertie" the librarian retires

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  • 1979-05-30

A newspaper article about the retirement of Librarian, Gertie Melbourne in 1979. "The lady who has been largely responsible for building up tehe Bradford Publlic Libbaray retired last week after 14 years of service..."

Bradford Witness

1886 Fire

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  • 1886

Newspaper article from 1886 about a fire that destroyed buildings on the town's main thoroughfare and the fire suppression efforts of firefighters and citizens.

Bradford Witness

A Brush With Art

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  • 1974-09-25

"Bruno Cavallo is having a good time in Bradford. At least you'd think he would be, having sold 'about 10' paintings from his showing at the Royal Bank. Mr. Cavallo has also painted five local scenes from around Bradford and the local countryside,...

George Jackson

A large crowd was on hand

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  • 1975-06-25

"A large crowd was on hand for the 15th annual graduation exercises held at Sir William Osler School last Thursday. Thirty seven grade eight students received their graduation diplomas. The graduation diplomas were presented by the principal, Mel ...

Bradford Witness

A long tradition of newspapering

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  • 1975-06-25

"Stewart Scott McKenzie, a man who was a strong and active force in Bradford for more than 35 years as a politician and publisher for the Bradford Witness and South Simcoe News, died last week in York County Hospital in Newmarket, last Thursday fo...

Bradford Witness

A portrait of Joe

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  • 1977-09-14

"The mayor of all the people in Bradford for many years, Joe Magani (left) has received a great deal of well-deserved tribute for contributions. The latest is a photo portrait donated by the Chamber of Commerce, represented by president John Gaus ...

George Jackson

A warm smile welcomes you

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  • 1976-12-15

"Persons dropping in at the new West End Fashions store in the Anzil Plaza will have a warm smile and a cup of coffee waiting for them from Bette Hare. Mrs. Hare opened the store primarily to meet people. "I love meeting people," she said, "and yo...

Bradford Witness

Alexander Sutherland Death Announcement

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  • 1931-07-24

An announcement of the death of Bradford businessman and owner of Sutherland’s Grocery, Alexander Sutherland on July 24th, 1931. Appeared in the July 29th, 1931 issue of the Bradford Witness.

Bradford Witness

Art Evans cuts ribbon

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"Arthur Evans of Bradford, former Simcoe Centre MPP, was among the dignitaries at the official opening of the new Simcoe County courthouse in Barrie last Friday. Mr. Evans who represented Simcoe Centre for 16 years, was joined in the plaque unveil...

Bradford Witness

Atom Champs

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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

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